CONSUMER AFFAIRS,FOOD AND CIVIL SUPPLIES Government of Telangana State - India
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Objective: The main objective of the MSP operations is to provide remunerative price to the farmers.Government of Telangana has been implementing the M.S.P. operations for the purchase of paddy, maize and other coarsegrains and pulses. The Government have taken timely and prompt action by opening of required number of paddy / maize purchase centres in the districts by the Collector(CS) concerned.

Commodities covered under MSP operations:
1) Paddy
2) Maize
3) Jowar
4) Bajra
5) Ragi and
6) Pulses

MSP rates fixed by the Government of India for 2015-16 .
Uniform Specifications of Paddy, Maize, Bajra, Jowar, Ragi and Rice for the KMS 2015-16 are as follows:
Paddy will be classified into Grade 'A' and Common groups.
Schedule of specification.

As there is no statutory levy for procurement of paddy, to ensure remunerative price for the paddy, Government have undertaken a pro-active and massive MSP operations for paddy. The main instrument to ensure remunerative price to the paddy farmers, is procurement of rice through State Civil Supplies Coorporation. The second instrument is to effectively intervene in procurement of paddy through State Agencies.
Guidlines for MSP
                   1) The farmers before bringing the paddy and coarsegrains to the PPCs / Market Yards / have to dry
                        their produce exposed to the sun so that the moisture content will be reduced and there will
                       not any problem at the PPCs for purchase.

                 2) To segregate the foreign matter from the paddy, coarsegrains etc so that the farmers will get
                       remunerative price for their produce.
Role of District Administration in brief:
     Collector shall be the overall in charge for  ensuring MSP operations assisted by the DSO at the district level and RDO at the divisional  level.
      A control room shall be opened at the Collectorate. The DSO shall get the information from time to time  and transmit to the Joint Collector, Collector and Commissioner of Civil Supplies through on line facility. 
    The District Level Committee with Joint Collector as Chairman, Joint Director, Agriculture,  District Supply Officer, Dist. Manager, Civil Supplies Corporation,        Dy. Director / Assistant Director, Marketing shall review the arrangements from time to time to ensure MSP for paddy arriving in the markets, Paddy Purchase Centres set up by the Government and notified mill purchase points.
     The Dist. Collector shall identify and notify various markets over and above the existing market yards within his/her district jurisdiction  and inform to the farmers, traders and millers about the procurement of  paddy of FAQ under MSP.
     A Grievance Redressal Cell shall be opened in the MRO’s Office. The complaints received shall be registered  properly. They shall be got enquired into by  the supervisory teams having jurisdiction over the area on priority.  The result of enquiry should be recorded in the register.  The complainant should be informed of the result of enquiry.  This shall also be made available to the senior officers to enable them to cross check during their visits