More than 243 lakh tonnes of wheat procured

The Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution has said that during the ongoing rabi marketing season, government agencies have procured more than 243 lakh tonnes of wheat. 

As per data till May 17, total wheat procured during the season in various states is 243,57,056 tonnes, according to a release. Punjab has led the procurement with 107,98,688 tonnes followed by Madhya Pradesh with 59,89,800 tonnes and Haryana with 58,54,104 tonnes. 

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