As per the latest updates on the data acquired on paddy procurement, new figures about the wheat procurement done by the government of India have been a record-breaking amount in 2021. With no surprises, the lead farmers and contributors of this procurement are, yet again, the state of Punjab this time around. The numbers as of 29th May is 405 Lakh metric tonnes, which is 4% more than the last year. The MSP in this procurement was also hiked for several food items. As per the FCI, this time around, the wheat procurement has been at an all-time high, similarly as seen with paddy. This is the first time that the wheat procurement levels have crossed the 400 Lakh Mt. in India. Watch to find out more about this achievement.
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