Govt agencies and Private Miller procure 8395354 tonnes of Paddy
CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Government agencies and private millers have procured total 8395354 tonnes of Paddy in Punjab till today evening which included 677578 tonnes procured on 23rd October. Disclosing this here today, an official Spokesman of Punjab Government said that out of total procurement of 8395354 tonnes of paddy in all the procurement centers of Punjab, the Government agencies procured 8197315 tonnes of paddy (97.6%) till date whereas 198039 tonnes (2.4%) of paddy has been procured by millers.He said that PUNGRAIN had procured 2636216 tonnes (31.4%), MARKFED procured 1889879 tonnes (22.5%). PUNSUP procured 1750608 tonnes (20.9%), PSWC procured 887876 tonnes (10.6%) and PAFC was able to procure 833038 tonnes (9.9%) of paddy. The Central Government agency FCI had been able to procure 199698 tonnes (2.4%).
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