Day: January 20, 2021

Telangana hints at shutting down village-level paddy procurement centres

The Telangana government, which experienced introduced village-degree paddy procurement final summer season, has hinted at closing down these procurement centres from this rabi time.

Telangana Agriculture and Marketing and advertising Minister S Niranjan Reddy has questioned the officials to inform the farmers properly forward of the rabi advertising and marketing time that the Condition government may well not open procurement centres this time.

Nonetheless, there is no clarity nonetheless on regardless of whether the Condition Authorities will totally end the procurement or it is going to end the procurement at the village degree as it did throughout final summer season.

At a recent critique meeting, Main Minister K Chandrashekar Rao explained that there was no require for the government to established up procurement centres at the village degree. “What we did in the summer season was just a just one-off gesture to help farmers deal with the problems posed by

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CPCRI launches portable coconut sap chiller

The Kasaragod-dependent Central Plantation Crops Investigation Institute (CPCRI) has introduced a moveable coconut sap chiller for the collection of hygienic and unfermented sap (‘Kalparasa’) from the coconut spadix.

KB Hebbar, Head of Plant Physiology, Biochemistry and Write-up-Harvest Technology of CPCRI, advised BusinessLine that even though the institute had earlier made a coconut sap chiller, producing of it was a time-consuming approach as it had to be assembled manually. With the improve in demand from customers from the coconut-escalating States for the chiller, the timely source of the unit was a little bit challenging.

He explained now the institute, with the economic aid from the Kochi-dependent Coconut Enhancement Board (CDB), has created and fabricated moulds required for the large-scale production of coconut sap chiller. The moulds have previously been commissioned for the industrial production of the coconut sap chiller.

The new moveable coconut sap chiller is a double jacketed box created

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