Wheat procurement in full swing: SDAO

SDAO Marh, Dr. Ashwani Jojra interacting with farmers.

JAMMU: Sub Divisional Agriculture Officer (SDAO) Marh Dr. Ashwani Jojra during the inspection it is observed that Wheat Procurement is in full swing at Procurement centers/ Mandis at Bhadrode.
While Interacting with the farmers/ beneficiaries namely Manohar Lal, Uttam Singh, Sodagar Singh, Thoru Ram, Vikram Singh, Gurdeep Singh and Ved Singh, Dr. Jojra got a healthy input from the farmers and the Mandi Level Contractor (MLC) Dhanmesh Singh that purpose of establishing these Procurement Mandis by the government is fulfilled up to the climax as farmers are getting good return in shape of better rate of Rs 1975.00 / Qtl and the mode of payment is also very decent, eliminating malpractices prevalent in the trade and business previously.
Farming community lauded the role of joint initiative of Food Corporation of India (FCI) assisted by the Department of Agriculture & Farmer Welfare.
Dr. Ashwani Jojra said that it will be projected the demands of farmers to the higher authorities.
Others present were Tirath Singh Bhalwal AEO Pounichak, Tanu Gandotra AEA, Vishal Manny AEA and Rakesh Singh AEA.