The Uttar Pradesh authorities has relaxed norms concerning wheat high quality through the present market season to make it attainable for farmers to sell their wheat broken by unseasonal rain to the federal government on the minimal assist worth (MSP) with none deduction offered the harm shouldn’t be past the fastened restrict, a authorities spokesman stated right here on Friday.
The transfer comes following the Centre permitting relaxations after its groups not too long ago carried out area surveys to assess the wheat loss due to rain and hailstorms in a number of districts in Uttar Pradesh since mid-March.
“The wheat that has suffered lustre loss up to 80% and the wheat that has shrivelled and damaged to the extent of 18% due to premature rain and hailstorms may also be bought from farmers at the MSP with none deduction,” the spokesman stated.
The federal government businesses are buying wheat direct from farmers by means of 5,674 procurement centres arrange throughout the state at the MSP of ₹2125 per quintal. The procurement will proceed until the center of June.