In Punjab, nearly 125.5 lakh tonnes of wheat has been procured so far. Over 99 per cent of this was procured by government agencies.
Officials in Punjab said that over 118.86 lakh tonnes of the procured wheat had already been lifted from grain markets for storage.
In Haryana, over 87.07 lakh tonnes had been procured so far this season, which is higher than the total procurement of 74.25 lakh tonnes of wheat last year.
Procurement of wheat in both states started on April 1.
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