UP Cabinet meet: Government to procure potatoes from farmers at Rs. 487 per quintal

Bringing some respite for the farmer community, Uttar Pradesh Government on Tuesday announced that it will buy procure one lakh metric ton potatoes from them. The vegetable would be purchased at the rate of Rs. 487 per quintal. In another major decision taken by the state cabinet, it was decided that malfunctioning transformers of the farmers will be changed within 48 hours by the officials of the power ministry. The decisions were taken during the second cabinet meeting chaired by UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath earlier today.