More than 73.17 lakh metric tonnes (MT) of paddy has so far arrived in Mandis of Haryana as compared to over 72.32 lakh MT of paddy arrived during the corresponding period last year.

  • Chandigarh December 1: More than 73.17 lakh metric tonnes (MT) of paddy has so far arrived in Mandis of Haryana as compared to over 72.32 lakh MT of paddy arrived during the corresponding period last year.
  • While stating this here today, a spokesman of Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Department said that out of the total arrival of paddy, government agencies had so far procured over 64.13 lakh MT of paddy whereas the remaining quantity of over 9.04 lakh MT of paddy was procured by the millers and dealers.
  • He said that more than 34.871 lakh MT of paddy have been purchased by the Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Department whereas, over 19.838 lakh MT of paddy has been procured  by Hafed, over 9.374 lakh MT by the Haryana Warehousing Corporation and 4,725 MT by the Food Corporation of India.
  • He further said that more than 17.499 lakh MT paddy has arrived in mandis of district Karnal followed by over 11.425 lakh MT in district Kurukshetra, over 8.822 lakh MT in district Ambala, over 8.342 lakh MT in Fatehabad, over 7.553 lakh MT in Kaithal, over 7.284 lakh MT in Yamunanagar, over 2.367 lakh MT in Sonepat, over 1.996 lakh MT in Sirsa, over 1.906 lakh MT in Jind, over 1.613 lakh MT in Panchkula, over 1.393 lakh MT in Panipat, over 1.215 lakh MT in Palwal, 1.157 lakh MT in Hisar, 36,947 MT in Rohtak, 14,148 MT in Faridabad, and 8,653 MT in Mewat.