Every single grain of wheat arrived in the market will be procured & the value of patience & hard work done by the farmers will be provided to them on top priority. Stating this, Deputy Commissioner Tejinder Pal Singh Sidhu said that relevant measures have been taken to facilitate the farmers & for procurement of wheat in the market, So as to facilitate the procurement process & to ensure timely payment to the farmers.Sh. Sidhu said that wheat stock estimated for this season is approximately 1 lacs 8 thousand metric ton. He said that procurement of wheat is being done in 12 grain markets in the district and 90 thousand 874 metric ton wheat has been procured so far. Sh. Sidhu further explained that 18 thousand 675 metric ton wheat has been procured from Banur market, 1768 metric ton from Dera Bassi market, 13 thousand 953 metric ton from Lalru Mandi market, 2062 metric ton from Samgoli market, from Jarout 1907 metric ton, from Amlala 469 metric ton, from Kharar 14 thousand 557 metric ton, from Daun Majra market 1607 metric ton, from Bhago majra 474 metric ton, from Kurali market 23 thousand 174 metric ton and from Khijrabad market 7713 metric ton what has been procured.
Sidhu said that various Govt. procurement agencies have procured 82 thousand 630 metric wheat from various markets in the district, whereas dealers have procured 8244 metric ton wheat. He said that govt. procurement agency Pungrain has procured 14360 metric ton, Punsup has procured 11725 metric ton, Punjab state ware House Corporation has procured 12595 metric ton, Punjab Agro has procured 10464 metric ton, & FCI has procured 11098 metric ton wheat so far.