Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has that the government has started procuring wheat and other Rabi crops at support price from the farmers at a wide scale. Farmers should reach the procurement centers to sell their crops at the procurement centers on fixed date only on getting informed through SMS. Use masks, sanitizer, frequent washing of hands and follow full social distancing, he added.
Chouhan further mentioned that in this time of Corona crisis, a facility has been provided to the farmers by the government to sell crop through Souda Patrak (Sale Letter) directly to the traders. Farmers can sell produce to the registered traders at their home itself or on private centers through Souda Patrak. Chouhan told the farmers that if they get correct price for their produce, then only they should give their consent on the Souda Patrak. You have the security cover of the support price.
Moreover, the Chief Minister urged the farmers to follow total lockdown and be vigilant towards their health. Use Gamchha if mask is not available. Sell Rabi crops by maintaining sufficient distance at the procurement centers.