Graduation of rabi procurement is just a week away (expected April ten), but no close is in sight to the stand-off concerning the Centre and the Punjab governing administration in excess of immediate payments for the foodgrains procured. Ironically, no person, together with farmers who are ostensibly the beneficiaries of the immediate funds transfer, is happy with the shift.
The Ministry of Consumer Affair, Foodstuff and Community Distribution experienced educated the Punjab governing administration that DBT to farmers is required for the coming rabi wheat procurement period. Nevertheless, the Condition has refused to put into practice it, and has sought appointment with Primary Minister Narendra Modi to focus on the difficulty and defer the plan for at minimum one particular yr.
Arhtiyas opposed to shift
Arhtiyas, or fee brokers, in Punjab are up in arms from the shift. In accordance to them, it is aimed at destroying APMC (Agricultural