Procuring and processing operations
Base Price Purchase Scheme
In the season 2008-09, the purchase scheme for purchase of paddy and coarse grains under the base price purchase scheme during the Kharif season was implemented on behalf of the Government of Maharashtra through the Federation as the main agent. A total of 264 shopping centers were opened under this scheme. A total of 17,29,414 quintals of sorghum/millet/maize and paddy were purchased during the reporting year.
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In the year 2008-09, 4,02,185 MT of total fertilizer has been sold. Compared to the previous year, there has been an increase in the sale of fertilizer in the reporting year and the sale has been made in cash.
The details of fertilizer sales for the last four years and the reporting year are as follows.
|Type of fertilizer||2004-05||2005-06||2006-07||2007-08||2008-09|
In the year 2008-09, the turnover of this department was Rs. 257.92 crores and the gross profit amount in this transaction was Rs. 3,31,08,755/- has been made.