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Government agencies and private millers procure 17860278 tonnes of paddy till December 05

Chandigarh, December 5:

The Punjab Government agencies and private millers have procured total 17860278 tonnes of Paddy in Punjab till today evening which included 10808 tonnes procured on 5th December.

Disclosing this here today, an official Spokesman of Punjab Government said that out of total procurement of 17860278 tonnes of paddy in all the procurement centers of Punjab, the Government agencies procured 17591751 tonnes of paddy (98.5%) till date whereas 268527 tonnes (1.5%) of paddy has been procured by millers.

He said that PUNGRAIN had procured 5976616 tonnes (33.5%), MARKFED procured 3883225 tonnes (21.7%). PUNSUP procured 3831896 tonnes (21.5%), PSWC procured 1749369 tonnes (9.8%) and PAFC was able to procure 1770060 tonnes  (9.9%) of paddy. The Central Government agency FCI had been able to procure 380585 tonnes (2.1%).