30 July, 2021

Farmer's Sorrow

Farmer's Sorrow
Total paddy harvest in Punjab:

Over 110 lakh tonnes

Minimum support price:

Rs 510 to Rs 540 per quintal

Distress sales by farmers:

Rs 250 to Rs 475 per quintal

Losses suffered by farmers:

Rs 135 crore

Profit made by millers and traders:

Rs 250-Rs 300 per quintal

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