Chandigarh: The Punjab Government led by Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann stands absolutely dedicated to making sure hassle-free wheat procurement operations throughout the present Rabi Marketing Season (RMS) and safeguarding the pursuits of all of the stakeholders.
Disclosing this right here immediately whereas chairing a gathering to evaluation procurement course of, the Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Minister Mr. Lal Chand Kataruchak directed the officers of Food Department to make sure that the funds to Mandi Labourers, Handling Labourers and Transporters, that are price practically 600 Crores, should be launched in well timed method to them.
Apart from this, practically 700 Sub Mandi yards and Temporary mandis have closed until immediately after profitable completion of procurement operations in such mandis, stated the Minister including that until May tenth, greater than 123 Lakh Metric Tonnes (LMT) of wheat has been procured and funds to the tune of greater than Rs. 24000 crores have been launched to the farmers. He expressed satisfaction that regardless of inclement climate, there was no delay in releasing funds to the farmers.
The Minister additional directed that every one District degree officers be requested to maintain a strict vigil on the procurement operations of their respective areas and make sure that the farmers don’t face any problem in promoting their produce within the mandies.