Ranchi, Jan 17 (PTI) Jharkhand government Thursday announced a bonus of Rs 150 per quintal on paddy, over the Centres minimum support price of Rs 1,750 for Kharif crops for 2018-19. Also Read - India to be Under Lockdown For 21 Days, Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Spike to 536

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A total Rs 52 crore has been approved by the Cabinet, presided by Chief Minister Raghubar Das, in this connection, an official release said here. Also Read - India vs South Africa 1st ODI, Highlights: Match Abandoned Without Toss in Dharamsala Due to Rain

The state Cabinet also approved the MoU between the statement government and the Airports Authority of India for the development of the airport at East Singhbhums Dhalbhumgarh and other airports in the state.

The Cabinet also approved a joint venture to run them, the release added.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.