States unable to implement support price schemes for farmers: NAFED official

the hindu | 26th April 2018

The Centre’s proposals to decentralise price support schemes for farmers are not viable as State governments do not possess the infrastructure or willingness required to implement them, said S.K. Singh, Additional Managing Director of the National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India (NAFED), on the on the sidelines of the Agriculture Ministry’s annual kharif conference on Thursday. “First and foremost, without infrastructure, it is not possible,” Mr. Singh told The Hindu.NAFED is responsible for the procurement of oilseed, pulses and copra under the current central price support scheme…

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