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New Delhi , January 19,2012 17:51 IST
Rice procurement in the Kharif Marketing Season 2011-12 (October-September) has crossed the mark of more than 196 lakh tonne. According to statistics 196,50,122 tonne rice has been procured by the various government agencies by January 19, 2012.
Chhatisgarh procured 29,43,058 tonne followed by Andhra 24,98,224 and Haryana 197,00,20 tonne of rice. This procurement is 1,11,984 tonne more than the corresponding day of last marketing season.
Source: Press Information Bureau, Mumbai