HAFED deliverd 6.57 lakh metric tonnes Custom Milled Rice to FCI
Chandigarh, September 22- Haryana State Co-operative Supply and Marketing Federation Limited (HAFED) has delivered approximately 6.57 lakh metric tonnes Custom Milled Rice (CMR) to the Food Corporation of India (FCI) till date, which constitutes about 99.60 per cent of the total rice to be delivered.
While giving this information here today, Haryana Minister of State for Cooperation, Mr Bikram Singh Yadav, said that HAFED had sold consumer products worth Rs 22.89 crore from April 1, 2015, to July 31, 2015.
He said that the Federation had sold 1.67 lakh metric tonnes of urea and 0.43 lakh metric tonnes of DAP from April 1, 2015, to August 27, 2015. Similarly, HAFED had purchased 29.55 lakh metric tonnes of wheat during the current Rabi-2015 season and dispatched 23.23 lakh metric tonnes of wheat till August 18, 2015, in the financial year 2015-16. The Federation has made adequate arrangements for procurement and storage of wheat in the subsequent Rabi-2015 season, he added.
Mr Yadav said that 30.88 lakh quintals of sugarcane have been crushed by the HAFED Sugar Mill at Assandh during the current crushing season and so far, an average of 10.19 per cent sugar recovery has been achieved.