FCI, agencies purchase 39 mt of wheat by admin- Wednesday, May 26th, 2021 08:23:40 AM
forty.Eighty one lakh farmers have benefited with authorities companies procuring wheat well worth around ₹77,160 crore
The Food Corporation of India and State procurement groups have procured nearly 39.1 million tonnes (mt) of wheat, thirteen in keeping with cent more than approximately 34.Five mt procured for the duration of the same period ultimate yr from farmers in 12 States and Union Territories, an authentic assertion stated on Tuesday.
The authorities has set a wheat procurement goal of forty two.7 mt for the present day 12 months and procurement continues to be on in lots of States. The declaration stated as many as forty.Eighty one lakh farmers have benefited for the duration of the contemporary rabi advertising and marketing season with government companies purchasing wheat well worth around ₹seventy seven,160 crore.
Similarly, around 77.Three mt of paddy, at a value of ₹1,forty five,928 crore, has been procured until date — up 60 lt more than previous 12 months.