Haryana meets 98 percent wheat procurement target this season

 Haryana has achieved about 98 per cent wheat procurement target with purchase reaching 63.85 lakh tonnes in the ongoing rabi marketing season in the state.

Members in Lok Sabha for speedy aid, loan waiver to help farmers

Cutting across party lines, members in the Lok Sabha on Friday voiced concern over losses caused by unseasonal rains and hailstorms to the farm sector and demanded expeditious assistance to farmers in distress and a loan waiver scheme to help them.

Centre ready to relax quality norms for wheat procurement

The Centre on Tuesday said it is ready to relax quality norms for procurement of wheat from farmers in view of crops being affected by the unseasonal rains and hailstorms in various parts of the country.

Sonia writes to Paswan over crop damage, seeks relaxation of norms for wheat procurement

With unseasonal rains and hailstorms causing widespread damage to standing crops across several states, Congress president Sonia Gandhi has written a letter to Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan seeking relaxation in guidelines for procurement of wheat.

47.83 lakh tonnes of wheat arrives in Haryana

As much as 47.83 lakh tonnes of wheat has so far arrived in the mandis of Haryana during the current procurement season.

BJP, Cong in war of words over wheat procurement

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 seeks probe by Centre into 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.

Record procurement of wheat in MP this year

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.

Wheat procurement: Stern action against Unnao DM

During the surprise inspection of the wheat procurement centre by Akhilesh, shortcomings were detected after which the CM directed for the stern action.

`Action against those hampering wheat procurement`

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.

MP CM reviews wheat procurement progress

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 down by 90%

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
last season.

Wheat procurement dips in Punjab, Haryana

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.