71.21 lakh metric tonnes (MTs) of Paddy has been arrived so far in mandis, as against the arrival of 69.56 lakh MT during the same period of last year.

Chandigarh, Dec 10- In Haryana, more than 71.21 lakh metric tonnes (MTs) of Paddy has been arrived so far in mandis, as  against the arrival of 69.56 lakh MT during the same period of last year.
While stating this here today, a spokesman of the Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Department said that out of the total arrival, government procuring agencies have procured over 59.11 lakh metric tonnes whereas over 12.10 lakh metric tonnes of paddy is purchased by millers and dealers.
He said that more than 27.51 lakh MT of paddy have been purchased by the Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Department, over 19.22 lakh MT by Hafed, over 6.49 lakh MT by the Haryana Warehousing Corporation, over 5.68 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, the maximum quantity of paddy has arrived in Karnal which is over 14.62 lakh MT followed by Kurukshetra over 12.12 lakh MT. Similarly, over 9.33 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 4.69 lakh MT in Jind, over 2.38 lakh MT in Sirsa, over 1.47 lakh MT in Hisar, over 1.30 lakh MT each in Panipat and Panchkula, 79,470 MT in Palwal, 58,231 MT in Rohtak, 37,626 MT in Jhajjar and 2,459 MT in Gurugram.

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