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Expressing satisfaction over the continuing authorities procurement of paddy within the grain mandis of the district, DC Mohali Garish Dayalan mentioned that until now the procurement of paddy within the mandis goes properly. He mentioned that following the directions of the federal government has been ensured severely and the services of the farmers are being given precedence within the mandis.
The DC mentioned that other than the acquisition of paddy within the grain mandis of the district, the lifting work has additionally been expedited. So far 82 per cent of the bought paddy has been taken up and farmers are being paid. 158.99 crore has been paid in lieu of paddy, which is 72 % of the quantity due. He mentioned that thus far 1 lakh 17 thousand 793 MT paddy has come within the mandis, out of which 1 lakh 17 thousand 653 MT paddy has been procured.
He mentioned that procurement company Pungren procured 28 thousand 515 MT, Markfed 45 thousand 859 MT, Pansap 19 thousand 789 MT, Punjab State Warehousing Corporation 15 thousand 097 MT and FCI 08 thousand 259 MT. MT and merchants bought 134 MT of paddy.