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Maharashtra govt to make provision of Rs 1,000 crore to procure tur

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday said the government will make a provision of Rs 1,000 crore to procure tur that has reached the NAFED centres by April 22.

 

Government agencies to buy pulses directly from farmers

The government Thursday directed procurement agencies, including NAFED, to buy tur, urad and moong directly from farmers in all producing states for creating buffer stock to supply lentils at cheaper rates and ensuring support price for growers.

Govt procures 1.11 lakh tonne of pulses to cool retail prices

Govt procures 1.11 lakh tonne of pulses to cool retail prices

New Delhi: The government has procured 1.11 lakh tonnes of pulses so far from farmers for creating buffer stock and also contracted to import 38,500 tonnes as part of its effort to control the retail prices.

Agriculture Minister proposes pulses buffer stock of 3.5 lac ton this year

Agriculture Minister proposes pulses buffer stock of 3.5 lac ton this year

Indian government is planning to create a buffer stock of 3.5 lakh tonnes of pulses during the current 2015-16 crop year through domestic purchase or imports to check high pulses prices.

Cabinet approves reimbursement to 4 government agencies for import of pulses

Cabinet approves reimbursement to 4 government agencies for import of pulses

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday cleared reimbursement of Rs 113 crore of losses on pulses imported between 2006-11 by four government agencies.

Will onion prices fall as govt asks MMTC to import 10,000 tonnes of onion?

Will onion prices fall as govt asks MMTC to import 10,000 tonnes of onion?

Government has also directed cooperative Nafed to cancel its tender.

Will onion prices fall as NAFED floats tender to import 10,000 tonnes?

The availability of imported onions would further improve supplies and check price rise, Agriculture Secretary Siraj Hussain said.

Agriculture Ministryseeks import duty exemption on potato to boost supply

The Agriculture Ministry has demanded that potato be exempted from import duties to boost domestic supplies of the vegetable and curb rise in its prices.

NAFED to invite EoI for import of 25K tonnes potatoes

In order to boost supply and contain rising potato prices, co-operative major NAFED today said it will invite expression of interest (EoI) this weekend from global suppliers for supplying 25,000 tonnes of potatoes.

Onion prices to come down in next 10 days: Thomas

Onion prices have been ruling at Rs 70-90 per kg in most parts of the country and even touched Rs 100 per kg in some cities like Patna and Jammu.

Onion price touches Rs100/kg; to remain high for 2-3 weeks

Refusing to ban export of onion, the Centre asked state governments to invoke Essential Commodities Act to crackdown on hoarders.

NAFED floats tender to import Onions amid high domestic prices

After Onions touched an all time high of Rs 90 per kg, co-operative major NAFED on Wednesday floated tender for import of the bulb from Pakistan, Iran, China and Egypt.

Onion wholesale prices down Rs 5/kg; retail rates still high

Wholesale prices of onion Tuesday declined by Rs 5 at Rs 40-45 per kg, although retail rates continued to rule at the uncomfortable level of Rs 60-70 a kilo.

Onion price: Centre mulls MEP hike; asks states to check speculation

The Centre has directed states to take action against traders who create an artificial shortage of onions and is considering curbs on overseas sales by increasing the minimum export price to USD 900 a tonne.

Onion prices jump back to Rs 80/kg; Nafed floats import tender

Onion retail prices jumped back to Rs 70-80 per kg today, up by 10 per kg from yesterday's level.

Nafed sells onions at Rs 55/kg in Delhi; import tender next wk

Cooperative major Nafed may float a tender early next week for importing onions to boost domestic supplies and curb prices that have risen to Rs 70-80 per kg in retail markets across major cities.