Tiruchirapalli

DPCs to function at 26 places

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Direct Purchase Centres (DPCs) would function at 26 places in the district from Wednesday to procure paddy from the farmers, Collector K.S.Palanisamy has said. The DPCs were functioning at Anbil, Komakudi, Mettupatti, Poovalur, Thinniyam, T.Kalvikudi, Nagar, Ariyur, Nathamankudi, Kattur, Vellanur, Punjai Sangenthi, L.Abishekapuram and Sembarai in Lalgudi taluk; Tiruverumbur and Melakalkandarkottai in Tiruverumbur taluk; Nochiyam in Manchanallur taluk; Musiri, Kattuputhur and Gunaseelam in Musiri taluk; Thottiyam in Thottiyam taluk; and B.Mettur and Alathudayanpatti in Thuraiyur taluk. Farmers would be paid Rs.1,520 a quintal for grade-A variety and Rs.1460 a quintal for common variety. Farmers can get the payment credited into their bank accounts or by cash, Mr.Palanisamy said.

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