Government’s preparations for smooth procurement of paddy – Hon
– Orders to purchase paddy, payment and payment of crop to farmers from the first day
– Digital gate passes will prevent illegal arrival of paddy
– A large number of gates will be constructed to stop the unauthorized movement of paddy
CHANDIGARH, (AZAD SOCH NEWS):- In view of the purchase of paddy starting from October 1, Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann today made preparations with the aim of smooth and smooth purchase of paddy. The chief minister said while presiding over the meeting, “Every single grain of the crop produced by the hard work of the farmers will be bought,” stressing on the immediate purchase of paddy, Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann (Punjab Chief Minister) Bhagwant Mann) from the first day ordered the purchase of paddy, lifting and payment of the sold crop to the farmers, he also warned to take strict action if a farmer faces any difficulty.
While presiding over the meeting with the officials of the procurement agencies, Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann (Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann) informed the procurement agencies of the state and the Food Corporation of India (FCI). Ordering to be fully prepared for the purchase of paddy in the coming season, he expressed satisfaction and said that the state has already arranged for adequate paddy for the purchase season and ordered to supply it in all the markets.
It is to be mentioned here that the Mandi Board has notified 1804 procurement centers across the state, temporary procurement centers are being identified to buy the crop to avoid the situation of paddy inundation in the markets, during the meeting it was It was also decided that this year, unlike the previous years, no temporary market will be set up in any sheller in the state. Monopolies have been abolished in tenders for procurement, which has reduced the price by more than 15 per cent.
Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann has directed the officials to deal with the situation arising in the markets due to unseasonal rains and to ensure the restoration of paddy procurement operations within 24 hours of the cessation of rains. (SOP) (Standard Operating Procedure (SOP)) has been ordered to be developed, the department informed the Chief Minister that the record of land in the state has been linked with the grain procurement portal and the basis of estimated production of the land. The purchase of paddy has been fixed according to each Khasra number, the data of E-Girdavari By Punjab Mandi Board is also being added by Punjab Mandi Board which will be completed before September 30, 2022.
Under the Punjab Customs Milling Policy-2022-23 approved by the Cabinet, e-verification of mills is being done in all rice mills to ensure strict compliance with the guidelines of this policy, under this till now 3854 Mills have been verified online, likewise FCI. (FCI) all the processes related to paddy supply, payment, on-site verification and registration have been shifted to online mode and most of the processes have become faceless which means the concerned person has to go to the offices for this work. There is no need to go in.
During the meeting, it was also told that for the first time rice mills are being connected with mandis through automatic software based on the principle of minimum distance, which will save a lot of money for the state government, Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann. Mann) PSPSL. (PSPSL) has ordered strict monitoring of power consumption in each mill as per the foodgrain procurement portal linked to the portal. He further said that the delivery of paddy should be according to the recorded electricity consumption so that fake purchase and recycling of Public Distribution System (PDS) can be prevented.
Expressing satisfaction over the arrangements for the procurement work, the Chief Minister released the GPS of transporters, aartis, market committees and millers. Also ordered to create integrated digital gate passes. He DGP asked to set up police checkpoints across the state, especially in the border districts. The Chief Minister directed that strict action should be taken against the truck carrying paddy if it is not registered on the Mandi Board portal.