Wednesday, April 11, 2012 - Karachi—The Sindh Food Department has started wheat procurement of the wheat crop. An official statement here on Tuesday said that the drive has commenced in Hyderabad and Mirpurkhas regions. It said the Department has opened 75 Procurement Centres (WPCs) in Hyderabad Region and 88 WPCs in Mirpurkhas Region along with all the necessary arrangements viz posting of staff and attachments of bank booths. The required bardana (Jute bags) as per target has been dispatched to all the WPCs. However, the wheat procurement in Sukkur and Larkana regions will commence from April 15 and the Department has already opened 161 WPCs in Sukkur Region and 64 WPCs in Larkana Region along with all other necessary arrangements in both the regions.