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Over 125 lakh tonnes wheat arrives in Punjab

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

Over 125 lakh tonnes of has arrived in mandis of in the ongoing Rabi marketing season.

"Out of the total 125.71 lakh tonnes of arrivals in the mandis across the state, the government agencies have procured 125.17 lakh tonnes," said an

Private traders procured 54,192 tonnes, added

As much as 120.17 lakh tonnes of the procured by government agencies has been lifted from the mandis in the ongoing procurement process.

A sum of Rs 18,456 crore has been released as a payment to growers through commission agents, said an

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First Published: Tue, May 15 2018. 20:25 IST