The Fact News Service
S.A.S. Town, October 8
In the 27 sub-divisions set up for the procurement of paddy in the sub divisions of Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar district, the procurement of paddy has been carried out without any hindrance. Today 100 per cent of the paddy has been procured by the farmers in the mandis. Disclosing this here today Deputy Commissioner Mr. Girish Dayalan said that today 7389 metric tonnes of paddy had arrived in various procurement centers of the district and 7389 metric tonnes of paddy had been procured by the procurement agencies.
Disclosing this here today the Deputy Commissioner said that 54769 metric tonnes of paddy has so far reached the procurement centers out of which 54055 metric tonnes of paddy has been procured by various procurement agencies and 25923 metric tonnes of paddy has been lifted. Punjab procured 12649 metric tonnes, Markfed procured 22615 metric tonnes, PUNSUP procured 7081 metric tonnes, Punjab State Warehousing Corporation procured 8569 metric tonnes, FCI procured 3053 metric tonnes and traders procured 88 metric tonnes of paddy.
The Deputy Commissioner appealed to the farmers to bring fully ripe and dry crop in the mandis to ensure smooth and smooth procurement. Farmers should also ensure that they do not burn paddy straw / waste to protect the environment of Punjab from being polluted.