Crime / क्राइम

Paddy purchase tax limit increased from Rs 10 cr to Rs 50 cr

In an important decision in the interest of paddy producing farmers, Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan has increased tax liability limit on purchase of paddy from Rs. 10 crore to Rs. 50 crore. He directed to issue a notification in this regard immediately. 
Due to it, greater number of farmers will participate in purchase process of paddy and get appropriate price for their produce. Addressing a high-level meeting with paddy traders at Mantralaya here today, the Chief Minister said that farmers will not have to suffer any loss. Urging traders for cooperation, he said that the government is ready to take any step for farmers welfare. 
The Chief Minister said that impediments in status of Basmati producing state being put up by vested business interests will now be removed. Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has also been requested to accord status of paddy producing state to Madhya Pradesh. The traders assured every possible cooperation in paddy purchase in deference to Chief Ministers views.