Haryana State Warehousing Corporation is operating 108 warehouses in the state
Chandigarh, December 30 – Haryana State Warehousing Corporation is operating 108 warehouses in the state with a total average capacity of 19 lakh metric tonnes with 105 per cent utilization and now it has been decided to construct 97,796 MT capacity new godowns at nine places in the state.
While stating this here today, Minister of State for Food and Supplies Mr. Karan Dev Kamboj said that these godowns would be constructed under the Rural Infrastructure Development Fund (RIDF) scheme at Jullana, Hansi, Barwala, Cheeka, Rajaund, Gheer, Baroli, Israna and Gharaunda.
The Minister said that State Government has approved the guarantee at the rate of 2 per cent for a loan of over Rs 30.61 crore availed by the Haryana State Warehousing Corporation from NABARD for the construction of these godowns. With the construction of these nine godowns, the number of godowns being operated by Haryana Warehouse Corporation would increase to 117 and the total average storage capacity would also be considerably increased.