2563153 MT PADDY PROCURED
CHANDIGARH, OCTOBER 19: The Government agencies and private millers have procured 2563153 metric tonnes of Paddy in Punjab till October 18.
Disclosing this here today, an official spokesman of the Government of Punjab informed that out of the total procurement from various procurement centres in the State, the Government agencies procured 2521732 MT of paddy while 41421 MT has been procured by the millers.
Giving the details, the spokesman said that PUNGRAIN had procured 822512 tonnes, MARKFED 605455 tonnes and PUNSUP procured 526674 tonnes while Punjab State Warehousing Corporation and Punjab Agro Foodgrains Corporation procured 256454 and 263113 MT paddy respectively. The Centre government agency FCI has procured 47524 MT paddy.