The Kerala State Co-operative Rubber Marketing Federation Limited has begun procuring RSS 4 and 5 grade rubber directly from farmers by providing Rs. 5 per kg more than the rates fixed by Rubber Board, under the Kerala Government’s rubber procurement scheme.
The federation is procuring rubber through its branches and rubber marketing cooperatives. Farmers have to produce either their Rubber Board registration number, tax receipt or certificate given by agriculture office to avail of this facility, said a press release.
– The Hindu