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37.15 lakh MT wheat arrive in Haryana mandis

Statesman News Service | Chandigarh |

So far more than 37.15 lakh metric tonne (MT) of wheat has arrived in the mandis of Haryana. Out of the total arrived wheat, the five government procuring agencies have purchased 37.12 lakh MT and traders have purchased 3,000 MT of wheat.

Giving details of the wheat procured by government agencies, An official spokesperson said that more than 9.36 lakh MT of wheat has been procured by Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Department, whereas Haryana State Co-operative Supply and Marketing Federation Limited (HAFED) has purchased more than 12.54 lakh MT.

Food Corporation of India has purchased more than 4.25 lakh MT of wheat, Haryana Agro Industries Corporation have purchased more than 3.09 lakh MT while more than 7.85 lakh MT of wheat has been procured by Haryana Warehousing Corporation.

District Kaithal is leading in wheat arrival where more than 4.71 lakh MT of the crop had been procured followed by district Karnal, which recorded more than 4.61 lakh MT arrival.