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New high for wheat arrivals in Haryana

Wheat arrival in wholesale markets has touched a new high of over 55.93 lakh tonnes

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Publish Date: Apr 23 2016 3:12PM | Updated Date: Apr 23 2016 3:12PM

New high for wheat arrivals in Haryana

Wheat arrival in Haryana mandis has touched a new high of over 55.93 lakh tonnes this year, an official said.

 
The wheat arrival in the corresponding period last year was only 25.26 lakh tonnes, said a food and supplies department spokesman.
 
Procurement in state started on April 1 through bulk stocks started arriving after April 10.
 
He said that out of the total arrival, over 55.92 lakh tonnes of wheat has been purchased by the government procurement agencies.
 
Sirsa district was leading in wheat arrival with more than 7.42 lakh tonnes, followed by Karnal district (6.01 lakh tonnes) and Jind (5.71 lakh tonnes).