Banana News: widely in Nandurbar district banana (banana) production is taken. However, the banana crop is not getting the desired price. Due to this, the NCP has become aggressive for the banana farmers in the district. Nandurbar District President of NCP told that NCP is trying to get the guaranteed price of bananas. Posted by Abhijit More Due to the lack of control of the market committee on the purchase of bananas in the district, the traders are doing arbitrariness. There has been a demand from the NCP that the government should announce the guaranteed price of bananas to bear the burden of private traders as there is a huge amount of arbitrariness in paying the price to the farmers. He has also demanded to set up a banana research center in the district.
Banana is cultivated in an area of 45 thousand hectares in northern Maharashtra. Out of which 15 hectare area is in Nandurbar district alone. Banana cultivation is done on a large scale in the district. There is a large area of banana in Nandurbar, Shahada, Taloda, Akkalkuva taluks of the district. However, the NCP has alleged that the traders are doing arbitrariness due to the lack of control of the market committee over the purchase of bananas in the district.
Banana production cost higher
Guaranteed price of banana crop is not available. Due to this, the farmers are in financial trouble because even the expenses incurred by the farmers for bananas are not being paid. A lot of money is being spent on banana crop. Banana crop requires many materials like expensive manure, mulch, mulch, irrigation, mulching paper. At present the wages of laborers have also increased. There has also been a huge increase in the cases of fraud by traders. Due to this the farmer is in double trouble. The NCP has demanded that the sale and purchase of bananas in Nandurbar district should be brought under the control of the market committee and the government should announce the guaranteed price.
Since the government has not announced the guaranteed price, there is a possibility of looting the farmers.
MaharashtraAfter Jalgaon district, Nandurbar district produces a large amount of bananas. It has rained well this year. Banana production has also been good. However, the government has not announced the guaranteed price, which leaves the possibility of robbing the farmers, Nandurbar District NCP District President Dr. Abhijit More expressed. Those who are private traders buy bananas at low prices, many parrot traders are also coming to the district. Last year also, at some places, such traders bought truckloads of goods from farmers and did not pay the farmers. So Peacock has demanded that the government immediately announce the guaranteed price of bananas. Guaranteed price of banana crop is not available. Due to this, the farmers are in financial trouble because even the expenses incurred by the farmers for bananas are not being paid. A lot of money is being spent on banana crop.
Banana cultivation: Banana Farmers Union has demanded from the Chief Minister that bananas should get guaranteed price on the basis of cost of production.