6.33L MT paddy arrives in Amritsar district grain markets
Amritsar, October 22
With arrival of 11,727 metric tonne of paddy (parmal selection) on Saturday, a complete of three,12,226 MT of the produce has arrived within the grain markets within the district. Of the full 3,93,354 has been bought by the federal government procurement businesses whereas 8,380 MT has been procured by non-public patrons.
A complete of 6.33 lakh metric tonnes paddy varieties has arrived available in the market thus far. The district officers estimate the full manufacturing of paddy to be round 9 lakh MT.
The district mandi officers said that moreover parmal varieties, a complete of three,21,030 MT of basmati varieties have additionally been bought by the federal government businesses. The officers said that the harvesting of early sown basmati selection is almost over.
The officers additional said that 2,28,152 MT of the full produce procured by the federal government businesses has been lifted from the grain markets. They said that the procurement course of is happening easily and a lot of the crop is procured on the day of the arrival itself and the farmers are going through no drawback.
The district agriculture officers said that of 1.80 lakh hectare of land on which paddy varieties have been grown, 60 per cent have been harvested until date and their remaining is predicted to come back to market over the interval of subsequent fortnight.
The officers said that as a result of Diwali and Vishwakarma Day, the harvesting has slowed down a bit as farmers don’t favor to reap the crop on these festivals however it will decide up tempo after the festivals are over.
In the meantime, the sowing of vegetable crops is at full swing and the greens as beans, peas and potota are being sown within the vegetable belts within the district as Mehta, Jandiala and Bohru.