312554 MT Paddy Procured on eleventh day: Ashu
Chandigarh, 13 October (WISHAVWARTA)The Government procurement agencies have procured 312554 metric tonnes of paddy in Punjab on eleventh day of procurement of this Kharif Season.
Disclosing this here today, Food and Civil Supplies Minister Punjab Mr. Bharat Bhushan Ashu said the Government procurement agencies procured total 1645973 MT and 19829 MT paddy procured by private Millers.
He said that 331368.50 MT paddy has been arrived in mandis of state today and so far a total of 1768056.50 metric tonnes of paddy has arrived in the state out of which 1665802 metric tonnes of paddy has been Precoured.
Mr. Ashu said department has cleared 1740.82 Cr. Rupee of farmers.