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10 Lakh Farmers Likely To Be Affected By Restricted Procurement Of Parboiled Rice In Odisha

In Odisha during KMS 2020-21, around 14 lakh farmers have sold 77.33 lakh MT of paddy to the state government which include 52.35 lakh MT of rice. During 2021-22, an estimated 52 lakh tonnes of rice is expected to be procured. Out of which 24 lakh MT goes for state’s own requirements. And 4 lakh MT include raw rice and remaining 24 lakh MT of parboiled rice are for evacuation by FCI. But since DFPD has already restricted procurement of parboiled rice, it is expected to affect 10 lakh farmers in Odisha.