Bhubaneswar: The Government of Odisha has extended the deadline for registration of farmers for collection of paddy in Kharif season till September 17, informed Food Supplies & Consumer Welfare Minister Ranendra Pratap Swain on Tuesday.
The last date for the registration of farmers was earlier fixed on September 10.
“Though the last day for the registration of farmers was today, the State government has extended it for next seven days,” Swain tweeted.
ଚାଷୀ ପଞ୍ଜିକରଣ ସମୟସୀମା ଆଜି ଶେଷ ଦିନ ଥିବାବେଳେ ଆଉ ୭ଦିନ ପର୍ଯ୍ୟନ୍ତ ବୃଦ୍ଧି କରାଯାଇ ୧୭ ତାରିଖ କରାଯାଇଛି।
— Ranendra Pratap Swain (@rajaaswain) September 10, 2019
As many as 10 lakh farmers have been registered so far, the Minister said.