Wheat Procurement

Government wheat procurement down by 53 per cent to 182 lakh tonnes in 2022-23

The wheat procurement target has been revised downward to 195 lakh tonnes for the current year from the earlier 444 lakh tonnes due to a fall in wheat output and increased exports.

published on : 24th May 2022

Centre allows 18 percent relaxation for shrivelled wheat from Punjab & Haryana; but procurement over

But interestingly the procurement in both states is over.

published on : 14th May 2022

WFP in talks with India on wheat procurement amid global food security challenges due to Ukraine war

India has already committed to supplying 50,000 tonnes of wheat grain to Afghanistan, which will be delivered through Pakistan's land route.

published on : 5th May 2022

Wheat procurement from Punjab expected to remain below 100 lakh MT

It is because of the adverse impact of the early onset of the summer season followed by sudden rise in temperatures. 

published on : 25th April 2022

Wheat procurement down 32 per cent till April 17; private firms buying more grains for exports

The official sources attributed the fall in wheat procurement so far to increased buying activities by private players, especially in Haryana and Madhya Pradesh.

published on : 20th April 2022