Wheat procurement in Ravi Marketing Season, 2012-13 has crossed the mark of 350 lakh tonne. As on June 4, 2012 total procurement of 353, 23, 772 tonne has been made by various Government agencies which is a record. The procurement last year on the day was 263,88,624 tonne.
Highest procurement has been made in Punjab, i.e. 128,00257 tonne followed by Haryana 86,52,786 tonne and Madhya Pradesh 84,85,818 tonne. Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan have also made significant procurement by procuring 32,25,393 tonne and 15,93,674 tonne respectively.
05 June 2012