Minimum Support Prices 2021-22 Kharif

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Government of India has announced Minimum Support Prices for all the mandated crops for the Kharif Season, 2021-22.

Crop MSP 2020-21 MSP 2021-22 Cost* of production 2021-22 (Rs/quintal) Increase in MSP(Absolute) Return over cost (in per cent) 
Paddy (Common) 1868 1940 1293 72 50 
Paddy (GradeA)^ A)A 1888 1960 – 72 – 
Jowar (Hybrid) (Hybrid) 2620 2738 1825 118 50 
Jowar (Maldandi)^ 2640 2758 – 118 – 
Bajra 2150 2250 1213 100 85 
Ragi 3295 3377 2251 82 50 
Maize 1850 1870 1246 20 50 
Tur (Arhar) 6000 6300 3886 300 62 
Moong 7196 7275 4850 79 50 
Urad 6000 6300 3816 300 65 
Groundnut 5275 5550 3699 275 50 
Sunflower Seed 5885 6015 4010 130 50 
Soyabean (yellow) 3880 3950 2633 70 50 
Sesamum 6855 7307 4871 452 50 
Nigerseed 6695 6930 4620 235            50 
Cotton (Medium Staple) 5515 5726 3817 211 50 
Cotton (Long Staple)^ 5825 6025 – 200 – 

* Refers to comprehensive cost which includes all paid on costs such as those incurred on account of hired human labour, bullock labour machine labour, rent paid for leased in land, expenses incurred on use of material inputs like seeds, fertilizers, manures, irrigation charges, depreciation on implements and farm buildings, interest on working capital, diesel/electricity for operation of pump sets etc., miscellaneous expenses and imputed value of family labour.

^ Cost data are not separately compiled for Paddy (Grade A), Jowar (Maldandi) and Cotton (Long staple)

The Kharif Policy Report can be accessed https://cacp.dacnet.nic.in/ViewQuestionare.aspx?Input=2&DocId=1&PageId=39&KeyId=773

Ramanjaneyulu GV

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