NAFED resumes sunflower seed purchase in Telangana, buys 115 tonne.

The National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India has resumed procurement of sunflower seed in Telangana after it had wound up operations in May-end. The agency procured 115 tonne of sunflower seed under the price support scheme in the state on its first day. The procurement drive is underway at the Medak procurement centre. The agency has also started procurement of groundnut in Odisha and bought 282 tonne on its first day on Tuesday under the price support scheme.