WB Kharif Paddy Procurement Scheme 2021 has been rolled out by the West Bengal government. Rice Mill Registration Form is available at the official website at procurement.wbfood.in. The state govt. plans to roll out scheme to procure Kharif paddy for its public distribution system (PDS). It is because the govt. seeks to maintain unhindered supply of free rice to around 10 crore people till June 2021.
WB Kharif Paddy Procurement Scheme 2021 Apply Online at procurement.wbfood.in
In the WB Kharif Paddy Procurement Scheme 2021, the state govt. aims to enrol over 30 lakh farmers. Approx. 13 lakh of an estimated 72 lakh paddy farmers in West Bengal have registered themselves for the Karif Paddy Procurement Scheme so far. The WB state govt. is planning to reach out to as many farmers as possible.
|Name of Scheme||WB Kharif Paddy Procurement Scheme (WB KPPS)|
|in Language||পশ্চিমবঙ্গ খরিফ ধান সংগ্রহ প্রকল্প|
|Launched by||West Bengal government|
|Name of Department||Department of Food & Supplies, Govt. of West Bengal.|
|Major Benefit||Online Paddy Procurement System|
|Scheme Objective||Providing an uninterrupted supply of rice|
|Scheme under||State Government|
|Name of State||West Bengal|
|Post Category||Scheme/ Yojana/ Yojna|
|Starting Date to Apply Online||NA|
|Last Date to Apply Online||NA|
|Apply Online||Registration | Login|
|West Bengal Kharif Paddy Procurement Scheme 2021||Official Website|
The new WB Kharif Paddy Procurement Scheme aims to procure paddy to maintain unhindered supply of rice for our public distribution system.
Rice Mill Online Registration Form & Login
Here is the complete process to how to fill Rice Mill online registration form and make subsequent login:-
STEP 1: Firstly visit the official website at https://procurement.wbfood.in/
STEP 2: At the homepage, click at the “Rice Mill Registration” tab present in the main menu or directly click https://procurement.wbfood.in/Home/ricemilllogin
STEP 3: Then the WB Kharif Paddy Procurement Scheme Rice Mill Login page will appear as below:-
STEP 4: Here click at the “New User? Please register here” link or directly click https://procurement.wbfood.in/Ricemilltransaction/frmregistration to open the WB Kharif Paddy Procurement Rice Mill Online Registration Form as shown below:-
Here enter the rice mill description, district, name, address, mobile number, OTP, e-mail ID, verification code and click at the “Submit” button to complete the rice mill registration process for WB Kharif Paddy Procurement Scheme.
Need for Kharif Paddy Procurement Scheme
There is a super harvest of paddy in this Kharif season and low demand have hit paddy prices. The prices of Paddy in this season have fallen below the government announced minimum support price (MSP). The West Bengal govt. is planning to impose a ceiling on the amount of paddy to be procured from each farmer. This will help us enrol more and more farmers under this WB Kharif Paddy Procurement Scheme 2021.
Procurement Details for KMS 2021
No. of Farmer Registration – 20,61,830
Value Of Procured Paddy (Rs.) – 5815,97,49,530
Procurement Quantity (Qtl.) – 3,09,45,290.88
Dispatch To Rice Mill (Qtl.) – 2,88,77,133.05
Decentralized Procurement of Rice for KMS 2021
The decentralized procurement of rice by the WB state govt. which started during Kharif Marketing season 1997-98 will continue for KMS 2021. The government order can be checked using the link – https://procurement.wbfood.in/Notification/Procurment%20Order%20KMS%202020-21.pdf
Procurement of Paddy by West Bengal Government
The state government of West Bengal is planning to procure around 45 quintals of paddy from each farmer. In the FY 2019, the maximum procurement of paddy went up to 90 quintals for every farmer at an MSP of Rs. 1,868 per quintal. The price of paddy this time, is yet to be fixed. It will be done keeping in mind the interest of the farmers.
The state also has plans to set up a special surveillance system to ensure that the enrolled farmers sell their harvest to the government and not to hoarders.
Objectives of WB Kharif Paddy Procurement Scheme 2021
The West Bengal Government is planning to reach out to as many farmers as possible with WB Kharif Paddy Procurement Scheme 2021. With the rollout of scheme, govt. aims to procure paddy to maintain an unhindered supply of rice for our public distribution system. The Government is planning to impose a ceiling on the amount of paddy to be procured from each farmer. This will help us enroll more and more farmers under this scheme.
Major Benefits to Paddy Beneficiaries
The government will also purchase about 45 quintals of paddy from each farmer.The maximum procurement was 90 quintals at an MSP of Rs 1,868 per quintal last year; the maximum procurement at MSP this year will be 45 quintals. Paddy prices in the market are way below the MSP, hovering around Rs 1,200-Rs 1,300 a quintal.
Key Features of Scheme
The government will be providing free rice to approximately 10 crore people in the West Bengal State till the month of June 2021. The government will start procuring the rest of 22 lakh tonne from the first week of May and that will shortly ease pressures from the market. The state announced procuring 52 lakh tonne of paddy this year out of which 30 lakh tonne has already been procured.
Under the West Bengal Kharif paddy procurement scheme, around 13 lakh farmers are enrolled by the concerned organization. Around 7200000 paddy farmers will be registered in the WB Kharif paddy procurement scheme. The state also has plans to set up a special surveillance system to ensure that the enrolled farmers sell their harvest to the government and not to hoarders.
Helpline Number / Contact Address
Khadyashree Bhawan 11A, Mirza Ghalib Street, Kolkata – 700087, West Bengal1800 345 5505 / 1967 (TOLL FREE)