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Government agencies and private millers procure 17869258 tonnes of paddy till December 06

Chandigarh, December 6:

The Punjab Government agencies and private millers have procured total 17869258 tonnes of Paddy in Punjab till today evening which included 8980 tonnes procured on 6th December.

Disclosing this here today, an official Spokesman of Punjab Government said that out of total procurement of 17869258 tonnes of paddy in all the procurement centers of Punjab, the Government agencies procured 17597974 tonnes of paddy (98.5%) till date whereas 271284 tonnes (1.5%) of paddy has been procured by millers.

He said that PUNGRAIN had procured 5979119 tonnes (33.5%), MARKFED procured 3884679 tonnes (21.7%). PUNSUP procured 3832424 tonnes (21.4%), PSWC procured 1750761 tonnes (9.8%) and PAFC was able to procure 1770406 tonnes  (9.9%) of paddy. The Central Government agency FCI had been able to procure 380585 tonnes (2.1%).