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Pulses MSP

Govt procures pulses, oilseeds worth Rs 44,142 cr from farmers in last 4 years

Procurement of 78.84 Lakh MT amounting to Rs 35,800 crore alone has been contributed by the states of Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Telangana & Andhra Pradesh, the government said.

Dec 05, 2018, 13:05 PM IST

Fall in price of pulses to reflect in retail market soon: Govt

Wholesale prices of pulses are gradually falling and its impact will be reflected soon in retail markets as hoarders can not hold the stock for long with arrival of new crop from next month, Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said Thursday.

Sep 01, 2016, 15:10 PM IST

Government sets up committee to relook at pulse MSP, bonus

 Trying out all possible ways to control pulse prices that have neared Rs 200 per kg, the Centre today decided to set up a committee to relook at the minimum support price and bonus to promote pulse cultivation.

Jul 11, 2016, 15:29 PM IST

Good news for farmers! Govt hikes pulses MSP by Rs 425 per quintal to boost domestic production

The government on Wednesday hiked the minimum support price (MSP) of pulses by Rs 425 to Rs 5,000-5,225 per quintal for the 2016-17 kharif season.

Jun 01, 2016, 15:06 PM IST

Pulses sowing up by 13% to 38.91 lakh hectares

Buoyed by higher support price, farmers have planted pulses in more area at 38.91 lakh hectares in this rabi season so far against 34.42 lakh hectares area in the year-ago period.

 

Nov 13, 2015, 20:50 PM IST