FAISALABAD: The food department had so far distributed 785,427 gunny bags to farmers in all four districts of Faisalabad division for the procurement of wheat at government fixed rates.
Deputy Director Saifullah Joyia said on Friday that 186,123 gunny bags were distributed in Faisalabad district, 137,591 bags in TT Singh, 402,557 in Jhang and 59,156 bags in Chiniot district. He added that the food department had so far procured 358 metric tonnes of wheat against the total target of 592 metric tonnes of wheat across the division.
He further said that supply of government wheat quota to 223 flour mills and 711 chakkis had been suspended.
Published in The Express Tribune, May 16th, 2020.
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