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Government Of Assam Department of Agriculture & Horticulture Assam State Agricultural Marketing Board

Paddy procurement status

INTRODUCTION:

The Paddy procurement programme under Kharif Marketing Season (KMS) was entrusted on Assam State Agricultural Marketing Board by the Government as per the decision taken by a high power committee under the Chairmanship of the Chief Secretary on 27-07-2012. For this purpose the Government had released a sum of Rs. 13, 92, 30,000.00 (Rupees thirteen crore ninety two lac thirty thousand) only as revolving fund. Another sum of Rs.15, 75,000.00 (Rupees fifteen lacs seventy five thousand) only was released by the Government under RKVY for purchase of quality control equipment.

Year wise Paddy procurement figures are as follows:

KMSTargetAchievementNo. of PPCRemarks
2012-1314,600 MT7,895.343 MT211st crop
2013-1440,000 MT251.060 MT401st crop
2014-1540,000 MT7,577.150 MT401st crop
2014-153,500 MT2,976.680 MT42nd crop
2015-1620,000 MT9,090.319 MT401st crop
2015-1611,500 MT1,040.380 MT62nd crop
2016-1731,900 MT15,964.866 MT411st crop