The administration has opened up additional direct procurement centres for paddy here in the district. According to an administration release, an additional 128 DPCs have been opened up to augment paddy procurement process here. This includes 73 DPCs in Nagapattinam and five DPCs in Mayiladuthurai. The additional DPCs would function along with the existing 62 DPCs in the district. Allowance has been made for moisture content from 17 per cent up to 20 per cent. Farmers are requested to avail the DPCs for their produce. — Staff Reporter

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