Chandigarh: Over 63.12 lakh tonnes (lt) of wheat has arrived in various grain markets in Haryana so far during the current procurement season.
The Government agencies have procured 63.09 lt of wheat, whereas 2,229 tonnes of wheat has been purchased by traders, a Food and Supplies Department spokesman said here today.
He said HAFED has purchased the highest quantity of 24.33 lt of wheat, followed by 17.53 lt purchased by the Food and Supplies Department.
Similarly, Agro Industries Corporation has purchased 5.59 lt, Haryana Warehousing Corporation 6.20 lt, CONFED 1.57 lt and Food Corporation of India has procured 7.85 lt of wheat in the current procurement season so far,” he said.
He said Sirsa district led in wheat arrivals with 8.87 lt of wheat arriving in the mandis, followed by Fatehabad with 6.84 lt.
The spokesman said farmers have been asked to bring dry and properly cleaned wheat to the mandis so that they do not face any difficulty in selling their produce.