paddy farmer in chhattisgarh The government of Chhattisgarh has taken a big decision in the interest of forest rights farmers in the state, this year, it has also decided to purchase paddy from forest rights lease holders on support price. On the instructions of Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel, the Food Department is making necessary provisions in the software for registration of such farmers. Besides, instructions have also been issued to collectors for registration of such farmers.
In a directive issued to the collectors on behalf of the Secretary of the Food Department, it has been said that farmers who have a forest rights lease and have sown paddy crops on this land should also be registered for purchasing paddy. Information about the total number of such farmers and total area of paddy in the district should be conveyed to NIC, the department through e-mail and letter.