More weighing machines demanded

ERODE: Farmers affiliated to the Tamil Nadu Vivasayeegal Sangam has urged the district administration

and Tamil Nadu Civil Supplies Corporation to increase weighing machines at

paddy procurement centres.

In a release, the Sangam says since the

harvest has been good this season, farmers are thronging the procurement centres in large numbers,

because of which there is a delay.

To avoid the delay, the farmers have suggested that the Corporation

will do well to

increase the weighing machines.

It further urges

the district administration to ensure that

sugar mills pay farmers’ money as promised and also bear transport charges and incentive.

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