Haryana paddy procurement up 11%, reaches 21.25 lakh tonnes

CHANDIGARH, Oct 22, 2012

Paddy Procurement

: Haryana has witnessed a increase of 11 per cent in paddy procurement so far in Haryana as the purchase by government agencies and private mill owners reached 21.25 lakh tonnes in the state during the ongoing Kharif season.

In the comparable previous year period, the paddy lifting stood at 19.10 lakh tonnes.

Of the total paddy arrival, maximum quantity of paddy has arrived in district Kurukshetra which is surpasses 5.72 lakh tones, as per the information revealed by Haryana Food and Supplies Department.

In the similar fashion, Karnal district received over 5.59 lakh tonnes of paddy, district Kaithal over 3.69 lakh tonnes and Fatehabad over 2.08 lakh tonnes.

Out of the total arrival of paddy, six government agencies had so far procured over 20.28 lakh tonnes of paddy whereas the remaining quantity of 97,637 tonnes of paddy was procured by the millers.

Courtesy: SME News

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