Wheat procurement gathers motion and govt buys 389,792 tonnes.

FCI has procured 389,792 tonnes higher than around 376,000 tonne procured a year ago. Around 389,000 tonne, almost all of the procured grain has come from Madhya Pradesh. Farmers in Madhya Pradesh are choosing to sell their crop to government agencies as market prices have now fallen below the MSP of offered by the Centre. In Gujarat, about 480 tonnes of wheat has been procured so far, while in Rajasthan is at 312 tonne.