Over 35 lakh tonne paddy arrives in Haryana mandis

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Chandigarh, Nov 17 (UNI) As many as 35.85 lakh metric tonnes of paddy has arrived in the mandis of the state so far out of which 17.55 lakh metric tonnes has been procured by six government procuring agencies.

A spokesman for the Food and Supplies Department said that out of total arrival 28.16 lakh tonnes was leviable paddy while 9.22 lakh paddy was non-leviable.

He said that HAFED had procured 7.10 lakh MTs of paddy, Food and Supplies Department had procured 5.57 lakh MTs, Agro Industries Corporation 2.21 lakh MTs, Confed 1.98 lakh MTs and Haryana Warehousing Corporation 58,739 MTs and Food Corporation of India 9312 MTs.

He said that Kurukshetra district was on the top in arrival of paddy in all the districts of the state with the arrival of 6.86 lakh MTs of paddy followed by Karnal 5.92 lakh MTs, Fatehabad 4.66 lakh MTs, Kaithal 4.26 lakh MTs, Ambala 2.98 lakh MTs, Yamunanagar 2.12 lakh MTs, Sirsa 1.65 MTs and Faridabad 1.36 lakh MTs and Panchkula 46,150 MTs.

UNI

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