Tuesday, June 22, 2021

13 % more wheat procured during current Rabi Marketing Season: Govt

Government has said that 13 per cent more wheat has been procured during current Rabi Marketing Season in comparison to corresponding period last year. Consumer Affairs Ministry said, a quantity of over 406 lakh tonnes of Wheat has been procured against the last year corresponding purchase of 360 lakh tonnes.

The Ministry said, about 43 lakh 55 thousand farmers have already been benefitted from the ongoing procurement operations with MSP value of over 80 thousand 334 Crore rupees. It said, procurement of Wheat is continuing smoothly in the procuring States of Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Rajasthan, Delhi and Jammu and Kashmir.

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