Punjab Food Department procures 217,709 tons of wheat
May 04, 2013
Punjab Food Department has so far procured 217,709 tonnes of wheat during current wheat procurement drive against the target of four million tonnes. According to the departmental sources, the department which started procurement from May 01, 2013, is registering now upward trend in coming of wheat to its procurement centers set up across the province to facilitate the growers.
On Thursday, the department procured 104,253 tonnes of wheat while on day before that it had procured around 59,000 tonnes of wheat. The department has so far distributed gunny bags sufficient for packing of over 1.436 million tonnes of wheat. It distributed gunny bags for 182,997 tonnes of wheat on Thursday, the sources concluded. Source Business Recorder
Published: Zarai Media Team
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