Thu, May 04, 2017, 09:05 AM
AP Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu said that Minimum Support Price (MSP) of Rs 5,000 for chilli per quintal announced by the central government is not enough. He stated that the state government is providing a bonus of Rs 1,500 if the MSP is less than Rs 8,000 per quintal of chilli. Chandrababu said that the TDP government will purchase up to 20 quintals from each chilli farmer. The AP CM also met Union Minister Arun Jaitley and discussed modalities for implementing special package to AP.