Punjab

73,166 metric tonne wheat arrives in mandis of Barnala

By Jasjeet Singh

April 16, 2016

Barnala: To review the ongoing wheat procurement, Barnala Deputy Commissioner Bhupinder Singh Rai visited the grain market on Friday. He interacted with the farmers and officials of the grain market to inquire about their problem. He assured that the farmer will not face any problem this wheat season. He gave instructions to the officials in this regard after listening to the farmers’ problems. He asked the officials to ensure fair and quick procurement of farmer produce. Speaking during the occasion, the Deputy Commissioner Bhupinder Singh Rai said that there are as many as 89 procurement centres in Barnala.

He said that so for 73,166 metric tonne wheat has already been arrived in various mandis of district Barnala. As many as 50,345 metric tonne wheat has been procured. As many as 7,240 metric tonne wheat is procured by pun grain, 14,505 metric tonne wheat procured by Markfed, 7,945 metric tonne wheat procured by Punsup, 6,320 metric tonne wheat procured by Punjab State Warehouse Corporation, 8,615 metric tonne wheat procured by Punjab Agro, 5,720 metric tonne wheat procured by FCI. District Mandi officer Sikander Singh, District food and supply controller Sweety Devgan, Deputy Chairman of Market Committee Parveen Bansal, president of the Commission Agent Association Darshan Singh, Dheeraj Kumar Dadhahoor and farmers were also present.