Punjab & Region

217547 MT Paddy procured on 9th day: Ashu

The Fact News Service
Chandigarh, October 12

The Government procurement agencies have procured 217547 metric tonnes of paddy in Punjab on ninth day of procurement of this Kharif Season.

Disclosing this here today, Food and Civil Supplies Minister Punjab Bharat Bhushan Ashu said the Government procurement agencies procured total  1064991 MT and 15308 MT paddy procured by private Millers.

He said that  222161.50  MT paddy has been arrived in  mandis of state today  and  so far a total of 1155567 metric tonnes of paddy has arrived in the state out of which 1080299 metric tonnes of paddy has been Procured.

Ashu said department has cleared 1052 Cr. Rupee of farmers.

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