Procurement centres where paddy and jowar can be purchased at the support price will be opened across Mysore district from November 15. This was decided at a meeting of the District Task Force, presided over by Deputy Commissioner Harsh Gupta, here on Thursday.

Karnataka Food Corporation and Civil Supplies Corporation Ltd. will open the centres. Ragi can be purchased from the centre from December 1 onwards. Besides Mysore, Nanjangud, T. Narsipur, Periyapatna and K.R. Nagar, centers will be opened at hoblis Bannur and Saligrama also. — Staff Correspondent