Wheat procurement to start from Apr 20

Wheat procurement would start from April 20 in the division, official sources said.

Deputy Director Food Rao Toheed Khan told APP here Tuesday that some 652,000 metric ton wheat would be procured from the division, of which, 242,000 metric ton would be procured from Bahawalpur district, 214,000 metric ton from Bahawalnagar and 196,000 from Rahim Yar Khan district.

He said wheat bags were being provided to the growers and farmers at the rate of eight bags per acre.

He said all the arrangements, in this regard, had been finalized and the farmers would not face any problem in the process.

Source: APP