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144 Lakh MT Of Paddy Procured In Punjab

A total payment of Rs 25,424.86 crore has been released directly into the bank accounts of 6.50 lakh farmers till Saturday, as per a government statement.

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Punjab Food and Civil Supplies Minister Lal Chand Kataruchak on Sunday said 144 lakh metric tonnes of paddy have been purchased so far in the Kharif marketing season.

A total payment of Rs 25,424.86 crore has been released directly into the bank accounts of 6.50 lakh farmers till Saturday, as per a government statement.

He reaffirmed the commitment of the state government to purchase every single grain produced by farmers.

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