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Farmers’ instruct: SC-appointed panel discusses farm regulations with Meals Company of India, NABARD


Fresh Delhi: The Supreme Court-appointed panel on the novel farm regulations on Thursday said it held consultations with high officials of the ministries of agriculture, food processing industries and person affairs on the legislations against which farmers were protesting at Delhi’s borders for nearly three months now.

That is the ninth meeting the panel has held thus a ways. The three-member committee is holding consultations with stakeholders each online and in person.

In a observation, the committee said it held in-person interaction with the Agriculture Secretary, Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices (CACP) Chairman, Extra Secretary and Joint Secretary within the Consumer Affairs Division as smartly as cooperative NABARD Director.

The NABARD Chairman and Deputy Managing Director, Diminutive Farmers’ Agri-Industry Consortium (SFAC) Managing Director, Meals Company of India (FCI) Advisor, Meals Processing Industries Secretary and Nationwide Horticultural Board Managing Director attended the meeting by technique of video convention, it said.

The committee members requested the taking share officers to present their views on the three farm regulations. “All of the taking share officers gave their detailed views and suggestions…,” the observation said.

The Supreme Court had on 12 January stayed the implementation of the three contentious farm regulations for two months and asked the committee to post a document within two months after consulting the stakeholders.

Hundreds of farmers, notably from Punjab, Haryana and aspects of Uttar Pradesh, were camping at Delhi’s borders for nearly three months now searching for repeal of the novel legislations, launched by the Centre final three hundred and sixty five days, announcing they’re pro-company and must weaken the mandi system.

Eleven rounds of the talks between the Centre and 41 protesting farmer unions beget thus a ways remained deadlocked. The authorities has provided concessions together with suspension of the legislations for 18 months, which the unions beget rejected.

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