“The full buy of wheat touched 17 lakh MT on April 13 which was the very best buy on this date within the final 15 years,” stated an official spokesperson.
The spokesperson additional stated this 12 months the state authorities has already credited cost value Rs 828 crore into the financial institution accounts of farmers for wheat buy.
Further cost value Rs 871 crore has been cleared and might be credited into the accounts of farmers, he stated.
The spokesperson additional stated wheat buy by non-public gamers has reached 1 lakh MT.
Punjab has made preparations for procuring 135 lakh MT of wheat within the ongoing season.