The Government agencies and private Traders have procured 622649 metric tonnes of wheat in Punjab on thirteenth day of procurement.
Disclosing this here today, an official Spokesperson said that out of the total 622649 procurement from various procurement centres in the State, the Government agencies procured 622272 MT of wheat 377 MT has been procured by the private traders (arhtias).
He further said that PUNGRAIN has procured 111078 metric tonnes, MARKFED 150487 metric tonnes and PUNSUP procured 150718 metric tonnes while Punjab State Warehousing Corporation 99142 MT wheat respectively. The Centre government agancy FCI has procured 67448 MT wheat. Apart from this Pungrain Procured 43399 MT wheat for public distribution in the Punjab.
Progressive procurement by all the procuring agency is 6681429 MT.