Farmers brought 67 lakh quintals of foodgrains for sale in market yards across the state

The APMCs of the state have been booming with abundant supply of agri produce since the day they were restarted on 15th April, 2020.

66,49,254 quintals of grains have been sold by the farmers till date in the APMCs. A large part of this comprises of 19,37, 161 quintals of wheat, 14,66,492 quintals of castor, 3,53,182 quintals of cottonseed, 1,83,794 quintals of tobacco and 2,85,197 quintals of gram.

The purchase of agri produce is done keeping in mind the necessary safety protocols. At the same time, everyone undergoes thermal screening as well.

Gujarat State Civil Supplies Corporation has purchased 23,437 metric tons of wheat and 11,583 metric tons of tuar dal till date. GUJCOMSOL has purchased 73,574 metric tons of gram and 12,213 metric tons of mustard.