About 45.19 lakh metric tonnes (MT) of paddy has so far arrived in Haryana during current Kharif marketing season as compared to over 41.45 lakh MT of paddy in the corresponding period last year.
While stating this here today, a spokesman of Haryana Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs department said out of the total arrival of paddy, government agencies has so far procured 43.52 lakh MT of paddy, whereas the remaining quantity of over 1.66 lakh MT of paddy was procured by the millers.
He said 20.59 lakh MT of paddy purchased by the Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs department, while 14.42 lakh MT was bought by Hafed.
Haryana Agro, Haryana Warehousing Corporation and Food Corporation of India bought 4.02 lakh MT, 4.40 lakh MT and 9,279 MT of crop, respectively.
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