Haryana

Haryana procured 87.21 lakh metric tonnes of wheat

Devinder Singh Kohli | May 15, 2018 05:02 PM
 Haryana procured 87.21 lakh metric tonnes of wheat

 

Chandigarh, During the current procurement season, wheat procurement in the Haryana has surpassed all previous records with more than 87.21 lakh metric tonnes of wheat procured by the state agencies this year. In 2012-13, about 87.16 lakh metric tonnes of wheat was procured.
While stating this here today, a spokesman of Haryana Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Department said that while state agencies have procured over 87.20 lakh metric tonnes, the traders have procured 1,214 metric tonnes.
Giving details of the wheat procured by government agencies, he said that over 35.15 lakh metric tonnes has been procured by Haryana State Co-operative Supply and Marketing Federation Limited (HAFED), whereas Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Department has purchased more than 26.17 lakh metric tonnes of wheat. He said that Food Corporation of India has purchased over 10.52 lakh metric tonnes of wheat and Haryana Warehousing Corporation has purchased over 15.33 lakh metric tonnes of wheat.
The spokesman said that district Sirsa was leading in wheat arrival where over 12.03 lakh metric tonnes of the crop had been procured followed by district Karnal, which recorded more than 9.16 lakh metric tonnes of wheat arrival. Similarly, over 7.54 lakh metric tonnes of wheat have been procured in Jind, over 7.28 lakh metric tonnes in Fatehabad, over 7.06 lakh metric tonnes in Kaithal, over 5.94 lakh metric tonnes in Kurukshetra, over 5.94 lakh metric tonnes in Hisar, over 4.75 lakh metric tonnes in Sonipat, over 4.21 lakh metric tonnes in Palwal, over 3.75 lakh metric tonnes in Yamunanagar, over 3.25 lakh metric tonnes in Ambala, over 3.20 lakh metric tonnes in Panipat, over 3.21 lakh metric tonnes in Bhiwani, over 2.97 lakh metric tonnes in Rohtak, over two lakh metric tonnes in Jhajjar, over 1.32 lakh metric tonnes in Faridabad, over 1.01 lakh metric tonnes in Mewat, 73,406 metric tonnes in Gurugram, 69,517 metric tonnes in Rewari, 58,195 metric tonnes in Narnaul and 50,023 metric tonnes in Panchkula.

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