55.03 lakh metric tonnes of Paddy has been arrived so far in mandis.

Chandigarh, October 28- In Haryana, more than 55.03 lakh metric tonnes of Paddy has been arrived so far in mandis.c, out of which government procuring agencies have procured over 52.07 lakh metric tonnes whereas over 2.96 lakh metric tonnes of Paddy is purchased by millers and dealers.

While stating this here today, a spokesman of the Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Department said that out of the total arrival, more than 24.06 lakh metric tonnes of paddy has been purchased by Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Department, over 17.57 lakh metric tonnes by HAFED, over 4.82 lakh metric tonnes by the Haryana Agro Industries Corporation, over 5.49 lakh metric tonnes by Haryana Warehousing Corporation and 12,030 metric tonnes has been purchased by the Food Corporation of India.

Giving details of arrival in mandi’s of different districts, the spokesman said that out of the total arrival of paddy, the maximum quantity of paddy has arrived in district Karnal which is over 13.22 lakh metric tonnes followed by district Kurukshetra with paddy arrival of more than 11.11 lakh metric tonnes. Similarly, district Kaithal received over 7.37 lakh metric tonnes of paddy, district Ambala over 7.17 lakh metric tonnes, Fatehabad over 6 lakh metric tonnes, Yamunanagar over 4.91 lakh metric tonnes, Jind over 1.68 lakh metric tonnes, Panchkula 1.15 lakh metric tonnes, Sirsa 1.07 lakh metric tonnes, Panipat 59,146 metric tonnes, Palwal 52,695 metric tonnes, Rohtak 8,539 metric tonnes and Jhajjar 7,695 metric tonnes.

He said that 30,794 metric tonnes of Bajra has been arrived so far in mandis, out of which government procuring agencies have procured 23,586 metric tonnes, whereas 7,208 metric tonnes of Bajra is purchased by traders.

He said that out of the total arrival, 3,702 metric tonnes of bajra has been purchased by Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Department, 17,559 metric tonnes by HAFED and 2,325 metric tonnes has been purchased by the Haryana Warehousing Corporation.

While referring to arrival of Bajra in mandis of different districts, the spokesman said that 9,455 metric tonnes of Bajra has arrived in district Jhajjar, 7,504 metric tonnes in Rewari, 4,584 metric tonnes in Narnaul, 3,791metric tonnes in Bhiwani, 4,156 metric tonnes in Gurgaon, 983 metric tonnes in Rohtak and 321 metric tonnes in Jind.

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