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Wheat procurement in Haryana up 11% to 64.83 lakh tonnes

Purchase of the commodity stood at 58.66 lakh MT during the corresponding period last year

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

procurement in Haryana rose 11% to 64.83 lakh tonnes (MT) during the current procurement season.

purchase stood at 58.66 lakh MT during the corresponding period last year.

The government agencies have procured 64.80 lakh MT of whereas 2,788 MT of wheat has been purchased by traders, said an official of the Food and Supplies Department.

He said has purchased the highest -- 25.12 lakh MT of wheat -- followed by over 17.95 lakh MT purchased by Food and Supplies Department.

Similarly, has purchased over 5.76 lakh MT, Haryana Warehousing Corporation (over 6.34 lakh MT), (over 1.62 lakh MT) and Food Corporation of India had procured over 7.99 lakh MT of wheat during the current procurement season so far.

First Published: Sat, May 24 2014. 18:10 IST
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