A paddy procurement mandi was launched at Chatra Krushak Bazar here on Tuesday. ADM, Jagatsinghpur Satchidananda Sahoo inaugurated the mandi.
Speaking at the inaugural event ADM Sahoo informed that for current fiscal 2020-21 district’s first mandi was inaugurated where farmers can fetch their paddy. He asked Supply Department officials and cooperative agency staffers to be cooperative and helpful to farmers. Civil Supply Officer Bibekananda Korakera said for grade A paddy an amount Rs 1,818 will be paid per quintal and for general paddy rate fixed is Rs 1,868 per quintal.