The government has procured 707.24 akh tonnes of paddy worth ₹1,38,619.58 crores at MSP from the farmers.
The informed data is up till February 27.
The procurement has been made by the government agency Food Corporation of India (FCI).
The procurement program has benefitted more than 96 lakh farmers.
Paddy procurement started in October 2021 and continues till September 2022.