Covid-19 impact: State border curbs disrupt farm, food supply chain

The clampdown imposed by the Governing administration in controlling the unfold of the dreaded Covid-19 has thrown the agri-source chain in a condition of disarray. The agri-marketplaces have begun downing their shutters for investing pursuits and are anticipated to stay closed till the end of this thirty day period.

This has impacted the place investing of foodgrains and other agri-commodities in these marketplaces, where arrivals have thinned down with farmers hesitant to go to the sector.

In Gujarat, most of the APMCs are closed till April two and the arrivals of seasonal commodities these types of as wheat, chana, coriander and mustard have come to a halt. “We typically have a shutdown at APMCs from March 25 for our yearly account closing, but this yr we have closed early from March 21 thanks to the virus danger. Arrivals are suspended till April two and there will be no auctions for

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