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Haryana sets new record in wheat procurement

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

As much as record 87.20 lakh tonnes of has been procured by state agencies in 2017-18 procurement season, higher than the previous record of 87.16 lakh tonnes in 2012-13, a of food, department said here today.

He added that while state agencies had procured over 87.20 lakh tonnes of wheat, traders have procured 1,214 tonnes.

Giving details of the procured by government agencies, he said that over 35.15 lakh tonnes has been procured by State and (HAFED), whereas Food, and Affairs Department has purchased more than 26.17 lakh tonnes of

Apart from above procurement, Corporation of (FCI) has purchased over 10.52 lakh tonnes of wheat and warehousing corporation has purchased over 15.33 lakh tonnes of wheat.

district was leading in wheat arrival where over 12.03 lakh tonnes of the crop had been procured followed by district which recorded more than 9.16 lakh tonnes of the crop arrival, said the

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First Published: Tue, May 15 2018. 21:30 IST