Says, 478953 mt produce lifted in opposition to 576989 mt procurement
Payment value Rs. 1010.10 crore made to farmers
Jalandhar: By lifting 85 % of the full wheat crop and making cost of over Rs. 1000 crore to farmers, Jalandhar has emerged as a leading district in the state in the wheat procurement season.
Divulging the main points, Deputy Commissioner Ghanshyam Thori stated that as many as 478953 Metric Tons (MTs) produce has been lifted by the procurement companies out of a complete of 576989 MT bought crops. He stated that not solely buy and lifting, the administration has additionally laid the thrust on funds as a whopping quantity of Rs. 1010.10 crore was paid to the farmers thus far, which was 91 % of the full invoices generated putting Jalandhar among the many top-performing districts in procurement.
The DC additional stated that to make sure the buying and lifting of each single meals grain of the farmers, all of the involved departments have labored in tandem to realize this purpose. He additionally added that elaborate preparations have been made in any respect 137 buy facilities in order that farmers don’t face any sort of hassle whereas promoting their crops in the Mandi, particularly amid the Corona Virus pandemic. He talked about that Covid acceptable habits was correctly adopted in the grain markets starting from particular passes for farmers, particular pits, sanitization, distribution of face masks, to vaccination or RT-PCR testing.
Pointing out additional, District Food and Civil Supplies Controller Narinder Singh acknowledged that by buying 172676 MTs wheat, Pungrain has made the very best procurement in the district adopted by Markfed, Punsup, PSWC, and FCI with 160077, 120925, 75352, and 47818 MTs buy. He acknowledged that the enough quantity of Bardana was made accessible in the grain markets to make sure immediate lifting of the crops including that the district administration has left no stone unturned to make this procurement easy and hassle-free affair.