Barnala, April 19
The wheat procurement in district Barnala grain markets is going on in full swing with the wheat stock arriving in market being procured the same day. The procurement is being conducted amidst covid related precautions.
Till April 18, 2,08,443 MT of wheat had reached the district’s grains markets. Farmer Mandeep Singh son of Chainchal Singh from village Gumti had arrived in Gumti mandi with 50 quintals of his produce that was procured by evening. Expressing satisfaction over the procurement procedure he said that the crop was being procured timely.
Farmer Sukhjinder Singh son of Chamkaur Singh from village Pakho Kalan said that he had brough his produce in market in the morning and by same day evening it had been procured.
DFSC Mrs Atinder Kaur said that the moisture free crop was being procured timely in the grain markets. She added that till April 18, 2,08,443 MT wheat had arrived in various mandis.
Of this 1,50,591 MT has been purchased. Lifting of the same is also being done timely. She appealed farmers to bring properly dried crops and follow covid protocols.