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.