As much as 47.83 lakh tonnes of wheat has so far arrived in the mandis of Haryana during the current procurement season.
Leader of Opposition in Madhya Pradesh Assembly, Ajay Singh, has charged the state government with making false claims about various issues related to wheat purchase.
Digvijay Singh has urged K V Thomas to set up a Central team to look into various allegations about wheat procurement by MP govt.
Madhya Pradesh has witnessed a record procurement of wheat as a result of bumper production of the crop in the state this year, an official press release said here Wednesday.
During the surprise inspection of the wheat procurement centre by Akhilesh, shortcomings were detected after which the CM directed for the stern action.
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has instructed that persons committing irregularities in wheat procurement be arrested immediately and strict action should be taken against them.
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has asked officials to make foolproof arrangements to ensure wheat stock procured from farmers is not damaged or stolen.
Wheat procurement in Punjab, a
major producer, has reached just 6.05 lakh tonne which is 90
percent down against crop buying in corresponding period of
Procurement of wheat from Punjab
and Haryana, the bread baskets of the country, has come down
by 4.02% and 7.04% respectively in the ongoing
rabi marketing season (from April to Sept), due to the
heat-induced fall in yield.
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