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Paddy procurement crosses target in Lohian Khas

Dilbag singh | October 12, 2017 01:19 PM

LOHIAN KHAS: The total purchase of paddy by the state government and private agencies from farmers crossed 174008 quintals on Thursday, more than last year’s purchase of 162711 quintals on this day in grain markets under the jurisdiction of the Lohian Khas market committee. Committee secretary Amandeep Singh said that paddy arrival is slowly picking up and the government agencies are aiming at purchasing close to Seven lakh quintals of paddy with expectations of bumper paddy crop.

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