Chandigarh, March 31, 2020 (Yes Punjab News)
In view of the lockdown imposed in the state to check the spread of Cronovirus, the Punjab Government has decided to commence the wheat procurement from April 15, 2020. It was disclosed by Mr. Bharat Bhushan Ashu, Food Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Minister in a press communiqué released here today.
Mr. Ashu said that this decision has been taken in the face of emergent situation continued in the country due the spread of Cronovirus and the nationwide lockdown imposed to maintain the social distancing. He said that health is paramount importance in this hour of crisis. He said that this procurement would continue till June 15,2020. He reiterated that Punjab
Government is committed to procure every single food grain. He appealed the Farmers to get ready to bring their crop in the mandis from April 15, 2020.