Government announces MSP of copra

January 10th, 2008 - 7:29 pm ICT by admin  

New Delhi, Jan 10 (ANI): In order to safeguard the interest of coconut growers in the country, the Union Government today approved the MSP (Minimum Support Price) of copra for this year.
While the MSP for Fair Average Quality (FAQ) of Milling Copra has been fixed at Rs.3660 per quintal, the MSP for Fair Average Quality of Ball Copra has been fixed at Rs.3910 per quintal.
This represents an increase of Rs 40 per quintal for both Milling and Ball copra over the MSP announced for the last season.
The increase in the MSP of copra is expected to encourage the farmers to step up investment in coconut cultivation and increase production and productivity of coconut in the country. (ANI)

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