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  • Pulses prices rise 1-8% after govt raises MSP this season.

    Pulses prices rise 1-8% after govt raises MSP this season. Pulses prices have risen by 1-8 per cent after the government raised the minimum support prices (MSP) for the ongoing kharif season. Traders and analysts expect the prices to increase further, with most pulses are selling below the MSP. They

  • Kharif sowing at 5-yr low due to sluggish monsoon

    Kharif sowing at 5-yr low due to sluggish monsoon On July 3, t Read More he Union Cabinet approved an increase of 1% to 9% in the minimum support price (MSP) towards Kharif crops—or the price the government assures to pay farmers for produce sold to it—for the 2019-20 season. While this

  • Pulses witness bearishness

    Pulses witness bearishness Bearish sentiment prevailed in the majority of pulse seeds in Indore mandis on weak physical demand. Tur (Maharashtra) quoted at ₹5,900 a quintal, while tur (Madhya Pradesh) ruled at ₹5,000-5,400. Tur dal (sawa no) quoted at ₹7,200-7,300, tur dal (full) at ₹7,400-7,600, while tur marka ruled at ₹7,900-8,100 a quintal. Moong (bold)

  • Centre hikes MSPs for all kharif crops

    Centre hikes MSPs for all kharif crops Giving a major boost to the farmers’ income, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on Wednesday approved the increase in the Minimum Support Prices (MSPs) for all kharif crops for 2019-20 Season. The move will lead to increased investment and production through assured

  • Govt to enhance import limit on Tur Dal

    Govt to enhance import limit on Tur Dal Government has decided to enhance the import limit on Tur Dal from two lakh metric tonne to four lakh metric tonne for the year 2019 – 20. Minister of State for Consumer Affairs, Danve Raosaheb Dadarao said this in a written reply in

  • Govt extends parched farm sector higher MSP manna

    Govt extends parched farm sector higher MSP manna With the monsoon playing truant, the Union Cabinet on Wednesday tried to alleviate the suffering of farmers by announcing new floor prices for major kharif crops. The hike in minimum support price (MSP) announced ranged from 1 per cent to 9 per

  • Pulses stable on sluggish demand

    Pulses stable on sluggish demand Barring tur, the majority of pulse seeds and pulses in Indore mandis on Wednesday traded low or ruled stable on sluggish demand. On Wednesday, tur (Maharashtra) quoted at ₹5,800-5,850 a quintal (up ₹100), while tur (Madhya Pradesh) ruled at ₹5,000-5,200. Tur dal remained stable with tur dal (sawa

  • Sluggish trend in pulse continues

    Sluggish trend in pulse continues The sluggish trend in pulse seeds and pulses continued on slack physical demand, with chana (kanta) quoted at ₹4,150 a quintal, while chana (desi) at ₹4,050 and chana (vishal) at ₹4,100. Chana dal (average) quoted at ₹5,050-5,150, chana dal (medium) at ₹5,250-5,350, while chana dal (bold) ruled at ₹5,450-5,550. Dollar chana

  • Weak demand drags chana

    Weak demand drags chana Speculation and weak demand have capped the uptrend in the prices of chana with chana (kanta) in Indore mandis quoted at ₹4,200- 4,250 a quintal, while chana (desi) ruled at ₹4,150 and chana (vishal) at ₹4,000- 4,100 a quintal. Chana dal remained stable with chana dal (average) quoted at ₹5,100-5,200

  • As on date Government is not planning to import pulses: Ram Vilas Paswan

    As on date Government is not planning to import pulses: Ram Vilas Paswan Government has approved creation of dynamic buffer stock of pulses of upto 20 lakh tonnes The Union Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution, Ram Vilas Paswan has informed in Lok Sabha that as on date Government is not planning