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maund

 (mônd)
n.
A unit of weight varying in different countries of Asia from 11.2 to 37.4 kilograms (24.8 to 82.6 pounds) avoirdupois, the latter being the official maund in India.

[Hindi mān, from Sanskrit mānam, measure, from mimīte, mā-, he measures; see mē- in Indo-European roots.]

maund

(mɔːnd)
n
(Units) a unit of weight used in Asia, esp India, having different values in different localities. A common value in India is 82 pounds or 37 kilograms
[C17: from Hindi man, from Sanskrit manā]
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Noun1.maund - a unit of weight used in Asiamaund - a unit of weight used in Asia; has different values in different countries; "the official maund in India is 82.6 pounds avoirdupois"
weight unit, weight - a unit used to measure weight; "he placed two weights in the scale pan"
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The Supreme Court has ordered Rs180 per maund as offical price, but sugar mill owners are purchasing sugar cane at Rs135 to Rs150 per maund.
160 per maund while Pakistan Sugar Mill Association (PSMA) also agreed on such price.
Initially, the notified price for this season was Rs182 per maund (40 kilograms).
Responding to a question raised by Jamat-e-Islami legislator Dr Waseem Akhtar on a point of order at Punjab Assembly on Thursday, he said that giving price of less than Rs180 per maund on CPR was a crime.
He said that on the directions of CM Punjab Shahbaz Sharif, Punjab government has fixed Rs180 rupees per maund of sugarcane.
Talking to reporter here, he said that seed cotton (phutti) was fetching Rs 3100-3300 per maund to farmers; however, ginners were facing Rs 200 loss per maund and most of them were now waiting for better times.
0 billion before or on March 30, 2015 otherwise notices would be served to them in default of payment of tax at the rate of Rs 6 per maund on "Binola" (cotton Seed) according to the agreement reached between the PCGA and Ministry of Finance.
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1848 per maund and was selling further on an average Rs.
They also demanded a support price of Rs 4000/- per maund for raw-cotton (Phutti) to compensate them.
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