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CCEA approves MSP for Kharif marketing season 2020-21

Highest increase in MSP is proposed for nigerseed (Rs 755 per quintal) followed by sesamum (Rs 370 per quintal), urad (Rs 300 per quintal) and cotton (long staple) (Rs 275 per quintal)

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Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the Minimum Support Prices (MSPs) for all mandated Kharif crops for marketing season 2020-21.

MSP for all Kharif crops

Crops

MSP for Kharif 2020-21 (in Rs)

Increase in MSP (in Rs)

Paddy (Common)

1,868

53

 

Paddy (Grade A)

1,888

53

 

Jowar (Hybrid)

2,620

70

 

Jowar (Maldandi)

2,640

70

 

Bajra

2,150

150

 

Ragi

3,295

145

 

Maize

1,850

90

 

Tur (Arhar)

6,000

200

 

Moong

7,196

146

 

Urad

6,000

300

 

Groundnut

5,275

185

 

Sunflower Seed

5,885

235

 

Soybean (yellow)

3,880

170

 

Sesamum

6,855

370

 

Nigerseed

6,695

755

 

Cotton (Medium Staple)

5,515

260

 

Cotton (Long Staple)

5,825

275

 

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