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Government agencies and private millers procure 2392144 tonnes of paddy till today

Chandigarh, October 11:

The Punjab Government agencies and private millers have procured total 2392144 tonnes of Paddy in Punjab till today.

Disclosing this here today, an official Spokesman of Punjab Government said that out of total procurement of 2392144 tonnes of paddy in all the procurement centers of Punjab, the Government agencies procured 2284669 tonnes of paddy (95.5%) till date whereas 107475 tonnes (4.5%) of paddy has been procured by millers.

He said that PUNGRAIN had procured 700877 tonnes (29.3%), MARKFED procured 542134 tonnes (22.7%). PUNSUP procured 478658 tonnes (20.0%), PSWC procured 267534 tonnes (11.2%) and PAFC was able to procure 249846 tonnes (10.4%) of paddy. The Central Government agency FCI had been able to procure 45620 tonnes (1.9%).