26% higher paddy arrival this year - ECAS Punjab

26% higher paddy arrival this year

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Chandigarh, November 4

Amid seamless procurement in mandis, paddy arrival in the state has crossed 160 LMT to date, up 26 per cent against arrivals during the corresponding period of last season.

Punjab Mandi Board Chairman Lal Singh today said during the current kharif season, 160.65 LMT paddy had so far arrived in the state mandis, of which 158.52 LMT had been procured. During the corresponding period last year, the arrival stood at 127.46 LMT.

Referring to the arrangements made by the board to ensure a staggered movement of paddy in mandis amid Covid-19, Singh said 28.69 lakh passes had been issued by the board to farmers. — TNS

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