IEP Chandigarh, November 14
Haryana Government has directed to ensure complete procurement of paddy by November 15, 2022 in the grain markets of the state.
Giving information in this regard, an official spokesperson of the Food and Civil Supplies Department said that for the convenience of farmers of the state, adequate arrangements including drinking water, sheds for grain storage and uninterrupted electricity supply have been made in the grain markets for smooth procurement of paddy in the state. He further informed that till November 13, 2022, about 58.33 lakh metric tonnes of paddy have been procured in the grain markets across the state.
Notably, the Central Government had fixed a time period from October 1 to November 15, 2022 for paddy procurement.