Minimum support price



Answer to be written in the exam:  

Minimum Support Price:

  • The FCI purchases wheat and rice from the farmers i n states where there is surplus production. 

  • The farmers are paid a preannounced price for their crops . This price is called Minimum Support Price (MSP).

  • The MSP is declared by the government every year before the sowing season to provide incentives to farmers for raising the production of these crops.
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