Farmers to bring neat and clean wheat at procurement centres to avoid any problem


FAISALABAD: A spokesman for the Food Department encouraged farmers to cooperate with the officials of Food Department and bring neat and clean wheat at procurement centres to avoid any problem. He said that as many as 138,690 gunny bags have so far been distributed among wheat growers during the last five days across the division for wheat procurement campaign. The Food Department would be distributing 5,040,000 bags. He said the Punjab government had fixed 10 per cent moist riser in wheat and moist riser meters had been provided to the staff at all wheat procurement centres to check the wheat. He said that wheat procurement campaign was being monitored strictly to facilitate farmers in selling their commodity. He said that interest of farmers would be protected at all cost and transparency must be ensured during the wheat procurement drive.