The government of West Bengal is going to launch a new scheme for the farmers to opt for the Public Distribution framework. The main aim to launch this scheme was to supply them free of cost rice to almost 10 crore individuals till the upcoming June 2021. In this article today we will share with you all the important information related to WB Kharif Procurement Scheme 2023 such as the objective of the scheme, its features of the scheme, and the benefits of the WB Kharif Paddy Procurement Scheme. Also, we will share with you all the application procedures to apply for the Scheme
About WB Kharif Paddy Procurement Scheme
Under this scheme, the government expects to add more than 30 lacs farmers said by the state food and civil supplies minister Jyoti Priya Mallick. Around 13 lacs of the expected 72 lakh farmers have enrolled themselves in the scheme up till now. The civil supplies Minister also said that we are trying to contact form us as many as we can to secure paddy to keep an unhampered supply of rice for a Public Distribution framework. As soon as the scheme will begin we will start securing paddy by the end of December 2020.
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Objective Of Kharif Paddy Procurement Scheme
As we all know a bumper kharif harvest coupled with low demand for Swarno Masurie, and scares farmers a lot to pull down paddy prices below the minimum support prices. Keeping this in mind the Government of West Bengal has launched the Kharif Procurement Scheme. Under this scheme, the state government will widen rice procurement among farmers. And will buy around 45 quintals of paddy from them and this will benefit the farmers to lead their life.
Details Of WB Kharif Paddy Procurement Scheme
|Name of the scheme||WB Kharif Paddy Procurement Scheme|
|Launched by||The Government of West Bengal|
|Announced by||Jyotipriya Mallick|
|Department||Food & Civil Supplies|
|Objective||Secure paddy to unhampered supply of rice for public distribution framework|
|Benefits||The government will acquire 45 quintals of Paddy from each farmer|
|Mode of Application||Not yet declared|
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Benefits & Features Of This Scheme
- The scheme has been launched by the government of West Bengal to benefit the farmers.
- Around 12 paddy farmers of an estimate 72 lakh in Bengal has enrolled themselves in this scheme
- The scheme was launched to procure kharif paddy for the public distribution system.
- WB Kharif Procurement Scheme will widen the rice procurement among farmers.
- It will also help farmers to improve Rabi farming and stabilize the price of finer varieties of rice.
- The maximum procurement was 90 Quintals at an MSP of Rs. 1868 per quintals last year.
- The maximum procurement at MSP this year will be 45 quintals.
- The state government has a target of procuring 520 lacks quintal of paddy in upcoming elections 2021.
- Aadhar card
- BPL Ration card
- Address proof
- Passport size photograph
- Mobile number
Process To Apply For WB Kharif Procurement Scheme
The interested applicants who want to apply for the procurement scheme will have to wait for some time as this scheme has just been launched by the government of West Bengal. But still the application procedures have not yet been declared by them. As soon as the government will declare the application procedure we will update you soon through our article to apply for the scheme. If you have any questions or queries related to the kharif procurement scheme you can easily ask us in the comment box given below.
WB Kharif Paddy Procurement Scheme Application Form
As I told you above the government has still not yet declared the official website to apply for the paddy procurement scheme. As soon as the official website will be released by the government of West Bengal we will update you soon with the procedures to download Kharif paddy procurement scheme application forms. If you face any query or to have any questions related to this scheme you can ask us in the comment box whenever you want
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