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If needed, use private godowns to store procured tur: minister

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Cooperation today instructed officials of the State Warehousing Corporation to use private godowns for storing the tur dal purchased from farmers, if necessary.

The ongoing procurement of tur from farmers should not be hindered on the pretext of unavailability of godowns, he warned, an said here.

The today reviewed the procurement of tur by the government at a meeting.

The informed that 21,50,645 quintals of tur has been purchased through 191 centres as of April 9, the said.

Small-size private godowns with storage capacity of less than 1,000 tons should be preferred, the said.

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First Published: Wed, April 11 2018. 21:40 IST