The State Government on Tuesday extended the deadline for registration of farmers for procurement of this year’s kharif paddy till September 17.
Food Supplies Minister Ranendra Pratap Swain said, “Though the last day for the registration was today (September 10), the State Government has extended it for next seven days. The concerned departments have been informed about the extension of date and asked to complete the process as early as possible.”
Farmers can go to PACSs, SHGs or Pani Panchayats to complete their registration.
Till date, around 10 lakh farmers have registered.
Notably, the paddy procurement process is scheduled to begin from November 1.