Authorities procurement of wheat 226 lakh tonnes throughout the nation, past 107 lakh tonnes in Punjab
Regardless of the lockdown, authorities procurement of wheat throughout the nation has exceeded 226 lakh tonnes, of which the utmost 107 lakh tonnes of wheat in Punjab has been bought by authorities companies straight from farmers. The federal government procurement company buys wheat from farmers on the MSP of Rs 1925 per quintal. Based on the most recent knowledge of FCI, the federal government procurement of wheat has exceeded 226.84 lakh tonnes throughout the nation, though until May eight final yr, there was 277.82 lakh tonnes of presidency procurement throughout the nation.
Because of the nationwide lockdown applied for the prevention of coronavirus an infection, authorities procurement of wheat within the present Rabi advertising and marketing yr 2020-21 this yr began solely after April 15, whereas the procurement began on April 1 final yr.
In simply 22-23 days this yr, authorities companies have procured 226.84 lakh tonnes of wheat, of which 19.42 lakh tonnes have been procured by FCI, whereas 207.42 lakh tonnes have been procured by state authorities companies.
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