Arrangements made for wheat procurement


Bashir Ahmad Rehmani


PASSCO and District Administration have made all arrangements to start procurement of 7,75,000 bags of wheat (100 kg each) and in this connection nine token centres have been set up for the supply of empty sacks and 19 procurement centres in the district.
In this connection a meeting of the District Agricultural Advisory Committee was held under the chairmanship of Acting DC A.D. Warraich to review the arrangements for transparent draw of ballot for the distribution of empty sacks and procurement of wheat.
The DC stressed upon the officers to take prompt action against the complaints of corruption. He particularly said that ACs Hafizabad and Pindi Bhattian tehsils would be personally responsible for resolving the complaints regarding supply of empty sacks.
The Deputy Director Agriculture MeharRabNawaz told the meeting that 5,855 growers have so far been registered under E-credit Kisan package of which 636 growers have been disbursed first installment while 513 have been given second installment.