Govt hikes minimum support price of Rabi crops for 2020-21

Prime News, National, Agriculture, New Delhi, October 24:- The Union Cabinet has decided to hike Minimum Support Price (MSP) for Rabi crops for marketing season 2020-21.

Briefing reporters in Delhi today, Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar said, MSP of wheat has been increased by Rs 85 per quintal to Rs 1,925 per quintal.

While MSP of gram has been increased by Rs 255, barley Rs 85, mustard oil Rs 225 and sunflower Rs 270 per quintal. Javadekar said, the move will help increase farmers’ income. (Inputs: Agencies, NGB)

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