Govt Buys 1.5 Lakh MT of Wheat in Haryana

The government agencies have purchased 1.5 lakh metric tones of wheat in Haryana during the ongoing Rabi marketing season. A spokes person of Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Department said in Haryana that five government procuring agencies in Haryana have purchased 1,50,447 metric tones of wheat at Minimum Support price out of the total arrival of 1,50,462 metric tones of wheat till yesterday.

Giving a break up of the wheat procured by the agencies, he said that 36,942 metric tonnes has been procured by Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Department, whereas Haryana State Co-operative Supply and Marketing Federation Limited (HAFED) has purchased 44,855 metric tonnes.

He said that Food Corporation of India has purchased 21,596 metric tonnes, Haryana Agro Industries Corporation purchased 378 metric tonnes while 46,676 metric tonnes of wheat has been procured by Haryana Warehousing Corporation.

By BOA Bureau