Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution

Silos for storage of foodgrains

Posted On: 09 FEB 2021 5:51PM by PIB Delhi

Food Corporation of India (FCI) has taken 11 silos with capacity of 7.75 LMT on rent/lease/agreement to store foodgrains. The details of silos taken on rent/lease/agreement and their location, district-wise and state-wise is as follows-

Silos taken on Rent/Lease/Agreement to store food grains by Food Corporation of India

 

Sr. No.

State

District

Capacity in MTs

1

Punjab

Moga

2,00,000

2

Tamilnadu

Chennai

25,000

3

Tamilnadu

Coimbatore

25,000

4

Karnataka

Bangalore

25,000

5

Haryana

Kurukshetra

2,00,000

6

Maharashtra

Raigad

50,000

7

West Bengal

Hoogly

25,000

(presently not in service)

8

Punjab

Faridkot

25,000

9

Punjab

Sangrur

50,000

10

Punjab

Patiala

50,000

11

Punjab

Sangrur

1,00,000

 

 

Total

7,75,000

 

This information was given in a written reply by the Union Minister of State for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Shri DanveRaosahebDadarao in Lok Sabha today.

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