During review meetings through video-conferencing, he directed the Collectors to ensure smooth procurement work, an official release said on Monday.

Wheat is being procured from farmers through 2,985 procurement centres. Farmers are being given Rs 150 per quintal bonus, apart from support price of Rs 1,400 per quintal.

So far, state Civil Supplies Corporation has procured 41.92 lakh MT and MARKFED 18.11 lakh MT wheat.

The procurement will continue till May 25, the release added.


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