During 2018-19, the SIMA Cotton Development & Research Association (SIMA CD&RA) had an opening stock of 32.66 quintals (q) of raw, unginned cotton (kapas), and procured 943.39 q of kapas, 318.58 q of lint and 612.71 q of seeds, according to Chairman R Elango, who said the association distributed 372.95 q of cotton seed, 11 per cent higher than previous fiscal’s figures.