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Registration of wheat e-procurement extended to February 28

Bhopal. The Department of Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Protection has extended the date of registration of farmers for e-procurement of wheat in Rabi Market Year 2018-19 in the state to February 28, 2018. Now the farmers can get registered for wheat purchase on support price till February 28. Earlier, February 22 was the last date for registration and February 20 was the last date for verification.

The Department gave the information that till February 22, total 14 lakh 98 thousand 351 farmers have been registered for wheat purchase. Compared to registration, verification work of 9 lakh 31 thousand 375 registered farmers has been undertaken by the patwari, tehsildar and sub divisional officer revenue.

In a letter to the District Collector, the Department has told to speed up the verification work of remaining 5 lakh 66 thousand 976 farmers. Keeping this in mind the department has extended the date of registration and verification of farmers in the wheat procurement work till February 28. The Collectors have been directed to complete verification of sown rakba, bank account and mobile numbers of registered farmers and register the information in the e-procurement software within the prescribed time limit.