India rice procurement crosses 10 mn tonnes in Kharif

download (2) NEW DELHI (Commodity Online): Rice procurement in the Kharif Marketing season 2011-12 (October-September) has crossed the 10 million mark. According to statistics 101,04,088 million tonnes (Mts). rice has been procured by November 17, 2011 by the various government agencies during the current kharif season.

Punjab has led the States by procuring 76,04,255 Mts. followed by Haryana 19,30,703 Mts., Tamil Nadu 2,39,051 and Uttar Pradesh 1,14,903 Mts.

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