MSP OPERATIONS OF
PADDY AND PROCUREMENT OF RICE
Objective: The main objective of the MSP operations is to
provide remunerative price to the farmers.Government of Telangana
has been implementing the M.S.P. operations for the
purchase of paddy, maize and other coarsegrains and pulses. The
Government have taken timely and prompt action by opening of
required number of paddy / maize purchase centres in the
districts by the Collector(CS) concerned.
Commodities covered under MSP operations:
5) Ragi and
MSP rates fixed by the Government of India for
Uniform Specifications of Paddy, Maize, Bajra, Jowar, Ragi and
Rice for the KMS 2015-16 are as follows:
Paddy will be classified into Grade 'A' and Common groups.
Schedule of specification.
As there is no statutory levy for procurement of paddy, to
ensure remunerative price for the paddy, Government have
undertaken a pro-active and massive MSP operations for paddy.
The main instrument to ensure remunerative price to the paddy
farmers, is procurement of rice through
State Civil Supplies Coorporation.
The second instrument is to effectively intervene in
procurement of paddy through State Agencies.
Guidlines for MSP
1) The farmers before
bringing the paddy and coarsegrains
to the PPCs / Market Yards / have to
their produce exposed to the sun
so that the moisture content will be
reduced and there will
problem at the PPCs for purchase.
2) To segregate the foreign matter
from the paddy, coarsegrains etc so
that the farmers will get
remunerative price for their
District Administration in brief:
Collector shall be the overall in charge
for ensuring MSP operations assisted by the DSO
at the district level and RDO at the divisional
A control room shall be opened at the
Collectorate. The DSO shall get the information
from time to time and transmit to the Joint
Collector, Collector and Commissioner of Civil
Supplies through on line facility.
The District Level Committee with Joint
Collector as Chairman, Joint Director,
Agriculture, District Supply Officer, Dist.
Manager, Civil Supplies Corporation, Dy.
Director / Assistant Director, Marketing shall
review the arrangements from time to time to
ensure MSP for paddy arriving in the markets,
Paddy Purchase Centres set up by the Government
and notified mill purchase points.
The Dist. Collector shall identify and
notify various markets over and above the
existing market yards within his/her district
jurisdiction and inform to the farmers, traders
and millers about the procurement of paddy of
FAQ under MSP.
A Grievance Redressal Cell shall be opened
in the MRO’s Office. The complaints received
shall be registered properly. They shall be got
enquired into by the supervisory teams having
jurisdiction over the area on priority. The
result of enquiry should be recorded in the
register. The complainant should be informed of
the result of enquiry. This shall also be made
available to the senior officers to enable them
to cross check during their visits