S.A.S. Nagar, May 16, 2020: The District had a total of 132613 MT of wheat arriving in the 28 mandis throughout the district till 16th May and all of it has been purchased. However, the lifting stood at 114896 MT which comes to about 86.14 percent.
Besides 92.65 percent payment which is to the tune of Rs 212.53 crore has been made by various procurement agencies The PUNGRAIN procured 27851 metric tones, MARKFED 26820 procured metric tonnes and PUNSUP procured 25797 metric tonnes while Punjab State Warehousing Corporation procured 18509 MT wheat respectively. The Central government agency FCI procured 20192 MT wheat.