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27-Oct2016

Government agencies procures 34,546.69 MT pulses during ongoing Kharif season

The Government agencies have procured 34,546.69 MT pulses- Moong and Urad as on October 25, 2016 during ongoing Kharif Marketing Season (KMS). FCI, NAFED and SFAC are procuring Kharif pulses from the farmers to ensure Minimum Support Price (MSP) for their crops in pulses producing states.

So far, FCI has procured 8166.71 MT, NAFED 23510.13 MT and SFAC 2869.85 MT Moong and Urad since the arrival of Kharif crop during ongoing KMS 2016-17.

The government has set up the procurement target of 50,000 MT Kharif pulses during current KMS for its buffer stock.



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