CHANDIGARH, NOVEMBER 30:
The Punjab Government agencies and private millers have procured total 17822553 tonnes of Paddy in Punjab till today evening which included 36080 tonnes procured on 30th November.
Disclosing this here today, an official Spokesman of Punjab Government said that out of total procurement of 17822553 tonnes of paddy in all the procurement centers of Punjab, the Government agencies procured 17555377 tonnes of paddy (98.5%) till date whereas 267176 tonnes (1.5%) of paddy has been procured by millers.
He said that PUNGRAIN had procured 5959462 tonnes (33.4%), MARKFED procured 3879088 tonnes (21.8%). PUNSUP procured 3820655 tonnes (21.4%), PSWC procured 1747648 tonnes (9.8%) and PAFC was able to procure 1768051 tonnes (9.9%) of paddy. The Central Government agency FCI had been able to procure 380473 tonnes (2.1%).