S.A.S. Nagar, May 17, 2020: The District had a total of 132638 MT of wheat arriving in the 28 mandis throughout the district till 17th May and all of it has been purchased. However, the lifting stood at 118128 MT which comes to about 89.06 percent.
Besides 93.50 percent payment which is to the tune of Rs 215.20 crore has been made by various procurement agencies The PUNGRAIN procured 27954 metric tones, MARKFED 26820 procured metric tonnes and PUNSUP procured 25866 metric tonnes while Punjab State Warehousing Corporation procured 18659 MT wheat respectively. The Central government agency FCI procured 20267 MT wheat.