Centre to provide Rs 15/kg discount on pulses for poor 

Centre to provide Rs 15/kg discount on pulses for poor 

The Union Cabinet today decided to provide a discount of Rs 15 per kilogram on pulses over wholesale market price to states for distribution under welfare schemes.
States and UTs will be offered to lift 34.88 lakh tonnes of  Tur, Chana, Masoor, Moong and Urad at discount of Rs 15 per Kg over the prevailing wholesale market price on first come first serve basis.
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This will be one-time dispensation for a period of 12 months or complete disposal of 34.88 lakh tonnes of pulses stock,whichever is earlier.