Cotton Corporation of India (CCI) has purchased 11 lakh bales of cotton so far this cotton season (October to September) and sold four lakh bales.
Chairman and Managing Director P. Alli Rani of CCI, who was in the city recently for an interactive session with textile mills in the State, spoke about the focus on quality of cotton sold by the CCI. She also felicitated the top five customer mills of the CCI.
Nearly 200 mills in the State are registered with the CCI and 30 to 35 buy cotton regularly through e-auction. The CCI officials and textile mills discussed the present cotton scenario and cotton sales by the CCI this season. The mills also learnt more about the e-auction system of the CCI for sale of cotton that it procures.