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UP govt to buy 1 lakh mt potato at Rs 487 per quintal

UP govt to buy 1 lakh mt potato at Rs 487 per quintal
In an effort to end the miseries of potato growers in Uttar Pradesh, the state government on Tuesday decided to purchase one lakh metric tonnes of potato from farmers at Rs 487 per quintal. "Government aims at giving adequate price to potato growers, if we cannot give them profit, we want to give them price of their produce," Cabinet minister Shrikant Sharma told reporters.There have been reports that the potato farmers in the state were unable to get a proper price because of the presence of intermediaries.
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