The Madhya Pradesh the leading state in India in wheat production will procure huge 100 lakh tones of it in minimum support price. The Government purchase will start from March 15 from Indore-Malwa region. The Malvi wheat is a very superior quality of wheat.
The purchase will be carried out in three phase. The first in Indore-Malwa region, the second phase in Bhopal-Hoshangabad division and in the third phase the rest of the Madhya Pradesh will be covered. The Procurement will be carried out by the cooperative societies.
Every year the food procurement programme faced the difficulties and bottle-neck in transportation and lack of godowns. Large quantity of foodgrains were damaged and destroyed. This year in the district road map has been prepared to shift grain bags from purchasing centre to the godown immediately.
This year due to short winter season the wheat crop have come early. The cameras are installed at the purchasing centre and godowns with server and internet to keep updated informations all the time.
The farmers will get payment online in their bank account. About 15 lakh farmers have registered themselves as sellers of wheat.