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May 04, 2021
10:10PM

About 65 % more wheat procured during current Rabi Marketing Season: Govt

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Government today said that about 65 per cent more wheat has been procured during current Rabi Marketing Season in comparison to corresponding period last year.
 
Consumer Affairs Ministry said, the procurement of Wheat is continuing smoothly in the procuring States of Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, Chandigarh, Himachal Pradesh, Delhi, Gujarat Jammu and Kashmir and Bihar at Minimum Support Price.
 
The Ministry said, a quantity of over 299 lakh tonnes of Wheat has been procured against the last year corresponding purchase of around 181 lakh tonnes.
 
t said, about 29 lakh 46 thousand farmers have already been benefitted from the ongoing procurement operations with MSP value of over 59 thousand Crore rupees.
 
The Ministry said, over 721 lakh tonnes of paddy has been procured in ongoing Kharif Marketing Season 2020-21 and Rabi Marketing Season.
 
About one crore eight lakh farmers have been benefited from the ongoing procurement operations.

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