MSP for Kharif Crops for marketing season 2020-21

MSP for Kharif Crops for marketing season 2020-21

  • Government has increased the MSP of Kharif crops for marketing season 2020-21, to ensure remunerative prices to the growers for their produce.
  • The highest increase in MSP is proposed for nigerseed followed by sesamum, urad and cotton (long staple).
  • The expected returns to farmers over their cost of production are estimated to be highest in case of Bajra (83%) followed by urad (64%), tur (58%) and maize (53%) and for rest of the crops at least 50%.

 

Sl. No Crops MSP for Kharif 2020-21 Increase in MSP (Absolute)

 

1 Paddy (Common) 1,868 53

 

2 Paddy (Grade A)^ 1,888 53

 

3 Jowar (Hybrid) 2,620 70

 

4 Jowar (Maldandi)^ 2,640 70

 

5 Bajra 2,150 150

 

6 Ragi 3,295 145

 

7 Maize 1,850 90

 

8 Tur (Arhar) 6,000 200

 

9 Moong 7,196 146

 

10 Urad 6,000 300

 

11 Groundnut 5,275 185

 

12 Sunflower Seed 5,885 235

 

13 Soybean (yellow) 3,880 170

 

14 Sesamum 6,855 370

 

15 Nigerseed 6,695 755

 

16 Cotton (Medium Staple) 5,515 260

 

17 Cotton (Long Staple)^ 5,825 275

 

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