8.52L tonne of wheat procured: Ludhiana DC

8.52L tonne of wheat procured: Ludhiana DC

Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, May 1

During the ongoing Rabi season, the district administration claimed to have procured 8,52,270 metric tonnes of wheat in grain markets/mandis of the district till date.

Deputy Commissioner Varinder Kumar Sharma said since the starting of procurement of grains in the district, 8,52,270 MT of wheat had arrived in mandis across the district and the entire stock had been purchased by various agencies.

Sharma said in the past 72 hours, 7,90,266 MT had been lifted till date. So far, payment worth Rs 1,479.38 crore had been made to farmers.

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