MIS for white areca from May 24

According to a press release issued by Campco, the president of the cooperative society Konkodi Padmanabha received an approval from Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa over the phone on Wednesday to resume the procurement of white arecanut from farmers.

Accordingly, the CAMPCO will purchase white arecanut from farmers in Dakshina Kannada, Udupi and Uttara Kannada districts from May 24 to June 30.

On achieving the target set by government, the CAMPCO had decided to temporarily suspend the procurement from Thursday.

It had so far purchased 2,130 tones of white arecanut from 9,592 farmers, between February 16 and May 19, worth Rs 16.11 crores. Of which, the government had released Rs 8 crores and the balance had been adjusted by CAMPCO from its own resources, the release stated.

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