The Punjab Government has made all preparations for the wheat procurement season commencing from April 10. Keeping in view the Covid situation, instructions have also been given to adopt safety protocols strictly in all grain markets of the state.
Punjab Mandi Board Chairman Lal Singh today reviewed the procurement arrangements during a meeting with board secretary Ravi Bhagat and other officers.
The procurement would be carried out through 156 market committees and 3,972 grain markets have been notified. In Punjab, the target for wheat production is 177 LMT, of which 130 LMT would reach the grain markets.