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Minister visits rain-hit paddy polders in Kuttanad
The Hindu | 18/04/2022 09:39 PM | Click to read full article
Steps will be taken to provide insurance benefits to many paddy farmers who incurred losses in the recent rain fury, Minister for Food and Civil Supplies G.R. Anil has said.
Amidst reports of mills demanding wastage of up to 15 kg per quintal, citing high moisture content in the rain-soaked paddy, Mr. Anil said the entire harvest would be procured.