Haryana State Cooperative Supply and Marketing Federation Ltd. (HAFED) will open markets in every district of the state to give farmers an ideal price for their crops to promote cooperatives in the area of agricultural production, announced Dr Banwari Lal, Minister of Haryana Cooperation, on Friday, November 20.
As reported by a national daily, the Minister, while speaking at a state-level programme on a cooperative day in Karnal, said, “Dairy products, as well as daily use items, will be available at these open markets by HAFED. Apart from this, a letter has been sent to all deputy commissioners to enhance the number of VITA booths and these booths will sell fruits and vegetables other than milk products.”
Adding on, the Minister added that HAFED, with his apt quality standards has a good reputation in the country. Moreover, Kaithal, Palwal and Meham Sugar mills have started producing sugar and jaggery through Sugarfed. Apart from this, Shahabad will start producing ethanol soon while Kaithal Sugar Mill will start the work of producing bagasse briquette. For this stubble will be purchased from the farmers at Rs 120 per quintal.