SSUM president Soraijam Yaima said that the organisation in its general body meeting decided to prohibit the paddy owners from collecting paddy from the tenant farmers for this year.
Exclusive: According to official reports, the state is facing rainfall deficit of nearly 64 per cent that makes most of the farmers wait to sow their paddy.
IFP Editorial: Today price of local rice is greatly influenced by the price of imported rice. What the state government needs to do now is to fix a Minimum Support Price for agriculture produce including paddy and procure the same from the farmers, so as to cover their losses during the pandemic.
The Aspirational Districts Programme (ADP) focuses on 112 of India’s most developmentally challenged districts across sectors.
IFP Editorial: MOMA has been running around buying up vegetables from farmers in the state. But, it is not simply enough to cut the large-scale losses faced by the farmers. The time has come for agriculture and allied departments to put their heads together to work out a solution.
The 150 tins of paddy were donated personally by the president of BJP Churachandpur Mahila Morcha to the 60 destitute children from different parts of the state and foreign countries which include HIV victims.