Over 72.3 LMT paddy arrives in Haryana mandis.

More than 72.35 lakh metric tonnes (LMT) of paddy has so far arrived in Mandis of Haryana as compared to over 70.78 LMT during the corresponding period last year. Out of the total arrival of paddy, government agencies had so far procured over 63.98 LMT of paddy whereas the remaining quantity of over 8.37 LMT of paddy procured by the millers and dealers. More than 34.85 LMT of paddy have been purchased by the Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs department whereas, over 19.76 LMT of paddy has been procured by Hafed, over 9.31 LMT by the Haryana Warehousing Corporation and 4,725 MT by the Food Corporation of India.More than 2.69 LMT of bajra has arrived in the mandis of Haryana so far as compared to 1.80 LMT of bajra arrived during the corresponding period last year. Out of the total arrival of bajra, more than 2.67 LMT have been procured by government procurement agencies.