Haryana is all set to register a record arrival of paddy this year with more than 68.57 lakh metric tonnes (MT) of paddy already arriving in the mandis of the State.

Chandigarh, Nov 28– Haryana is all set to register a record arrival of paddy this year with more than 68.57 lakh metric tonnes (MT) of paddy already arriving in the mandis of the State as compared to over 69.56 lakh MT of paddy arrived during the last year.
While stating this here today, a spokesman of Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Department said that out of the total arrival of paddy so far, government agencies had procured over 58.71 lakh MT of paddy whereas the remaining over 9.85 lakh MT of paddy was procured by the millers.
He said that more than 27.36 lakh MT of paddy have been purchased by the Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Department, over 19.18 lakh MT by Hafed, over 6.40 lakh MT by the Haryana Warehousing Corporation, over 5.56 lakh MT by the Haryana Agro-industries Corporation and 19,667 MT by the Food Corporation of India.
Giving details of arrival in mandis of different districts, the spokesman said that out of the total arrival of paddy, the maximum quantity of paddy has arrived in Karnal which is over 14.47 lakh MT followed by Kurukshetra over 12.12 lakh metric tonnes. Similarly, over 8.91 lakh MT paddy has arrived in mandis of Kaithal, over 8.22 lakh MT in Fatehabad, over 7.91 lakh MT in Ambala, over 6.04 lakh MT in Yamunanagar, over 4.27 lakh MT in Jind, over 2.30 lakh MT in Sirsa, over 1.30 lakh MT each in Panipat and Panchkula, 79,470 MT in Palwal, 50,650 MT in Rohtak, 33,655 MT in Jhajjar, 2,459 MT in Gurugram and 737 MT in Hisar.

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