Chandigarh: Wheat procurement started by FCI and Market committee
Chandigarh, April 11, 2021:
Wheat procurement operation has been started today at Sector 39 grain market here.
All arrangements for the wheat procurement have been done in mandi by following the COVID-19 protocols. The market committee requested to all stakeholders to bring their produce with maximum 12% moisture content. Notably, the price of Rs 1,975 has been fixed by the government per quintal.
The market committee is expecting that 2.5 to 3 lakhs bags of wheat can arrive in Mandi during this season.
Harjit Singh Sandhu, PCS, Chandigarh Administration, Jarnail Singh, Secretary MC, Inspector FCI, Arthiyas, Farmers and other officials were present at the grain market today.