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Uttarakhand govt to buy natural fibre from farmers
25
Jan '16
The Uttarakhand government will purchase natural fibres grown in the state from farmers from February 1 to 15, intending to strengthen the rural economy, according to media reports. For this purpose the Uttarakhand Khadi Evam Gramudhyog Board has set up purchase centres in villages.

Chief minister Harish Rawat directed the board to take the required steps towards purchase natural fibres from farmers. The minimum support price (MSP) for prominent kandali, bhimal and rambans fibres has been kept at Rs 55 per kg, Rs 15 per kg and Rs 60 per kg respectively.

The purchase of fibre would take place at gram panchayat buildings of Mori, Badkot, Gajoli, Netwad, Purola, Dharasu, Tehri, Guttu, Hindolakhal, Budakedar, Chikutia, Chamba, Ghanshali, Bhilangana, Bachelikhal, Chakrata, Shahiya, Maldevta, Haripur Kala and Shantikunj.

Also Rudraprayag, Jakholi, Ukhimath, Gaurikund, Ghat, Tilawara, Ratura, Tastgarh, Mundoli, Joshimath, Urgam, Thalisain, Nainidanda, Kilbokhal, Duggada, Dandamandi, Kimsar, Satpuli and Pabbo gram panchayat buildings will be used for purchasing fibre.

Khadi Board office at Chamba in Tehri district will supervise buying proceedings in Dehradun, Haridwar, Tehri and Uttarkashi districts. Further, the purchase activity in Chamoli, Pauri and Rudraprayag district will be supervised by Srinagar Garhwal Khadi Board office.

The natural fibre purchase activity in Almora, Bageshwar and Pithoragarh districts will supervised by Khadi Board office at Almora. The fibre purchase activity in Champawat, Nainital and Udham Singh Nagar districts will be looked after by office at Jaspur in Udham Singh Nagar district. (NA)

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