Wheat procurement kicks off, government gears up for kharif

Wheat procurement kicks off, government gears up for kharif

CHANDIGARH | NEW DELHI: Government Crop procurement, the biggest economic activity in most parts of northern and central India, began smoothly on Wednesday boosting rural sentiment and calming farmers who were anxious about a two-week delay in the harvest. Now the government’s top priority is the kharif, or summer sown crop, which accounts for 90% […]