GOVERNMENT AGENCIES AND PRIVATE MILLERS PROCURE 17756682 TONNES OF PADDY TILL TODAY
CHANDIGARH, NOVEMBER 28:
The Punjab Government agencies and private millers have procured total 17756682 tonnes of Paddy in Punjab till today evening which included 54749 tonnes procured on 28th November.
Disclosing this here today, an official Spokesman of Punjab Government said that out of total procurement of 17756682 tonnes of paddy in all the procurement centers of Punjab, the Government agencies procured 17489787 tonnes of paddy (98.5%) till date whereas 266895 tonnes (1.5%) of paddy has been procured by millers.
He said that PUNGRAIN had procured 5937551 tonnes (33.4%), MARKFED procured 3854316 tonnes (21.7%). PUNSUP procured 3811690 tonnes (21.5%), PSWC procured 1746405 tonnes (9.8%) and PAFC was able to procure 1762289 tonnes (9.9%) of paddy. The Central Government agency FCI had been able to procure 377536 tonnes (2.1%).