125.29 LMT of wheat procured in Punjab ; 95.30% lifting accomplished

May 13, 2018 06:58 PM

Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH: Out of the total of 125.29 LMT of wheat arrival in the grain markets across the State, up to May 12 Government Agencies have procured 124.74 LMT while private traders have procured 53891 MT, informed an official spokesman of the government of Punjab.He added that 95.30% of lifting has been accomplished.

The spokesman further informed that amongst the State procuring agencies, PUNGRAIN is leading with a total procurement of 28.87 LMT, followed by MARKFED with 27.36 LMT. PUNSUP has purchased 24.09 LMT while PSWC has purchased 16.96 LMT and Punjab Agro has procured 12.45 LMT. Similarly, FCI has purchased 14.99 LMT of the wheat sold in the mandis of the State.

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