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  • 31.91 lakh tonnes of pulses, oilseeds procured

    31.91 lakh tonnes of pulses, oilseeds procured New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation (Nafed) has procured 31.91 lakh tonnes of pulses and oilseeds in 2017-18, benefitting over 20 lakh farmers, an official statement said on Thursday. Money was directly transferred to farmers' accounts and Nafed is

  • Pulses: Focus on expanding demand

    Pulses: Focus on expanding demand. The government seems to be at its wit’s end in addressing the issues confronting the pulses market. New Delhi finds itself in an awkward position of having to face growers’ ire despite a spate of policy interventions that have had little impact on farm-gate prices.

  • Madhya Pradesh-like scheme for tur, gram to cost Maharashtra Rs 250 crore.

    Madhya Pradesh-like scheme for tur, gram to cost Maharashtra Rs 250 crore MUMBAI: The state government will require Rs 250 crore to implement a cabinet decision to give Rs 1,000 per quintal subsidy to tur and gram farmers whose produce it could not buy. Similar to the Bhavantar Bhugtan scheme

  • Maharashtra to provide financial aid to tur farmers

    Maharashtra to provide financial aid to tur farmers. The Maharashtra government would provide financial grant of Rs 1,000 per quintal to those farmers whose tur and gram could not be purchased by the administration before the May 31 deadline, chief minister Devendra Fadnavis has said after the state cabinet meet.

  • Mixed trend in pulses

    Mixed trend in pulses Most of the pulse seeds and pulses, barring moong, ruled stable at the mandis in Indore amid adequate supplies and subdued demand. On Wednesday, tur (Maharashtra) went for ₹4,000 (down ₹100 from last week), while tur (Madhya Pradesh) ruled at ₹3,750. Tur dal (sawa no) was at ₹5,000-5,100, tur dal

  • Peas prices rise on pick up in demand

    Peas prices rise on pick up in demand New Delhi, Jun 6 () Prices of peas traded higher by Rs 100 per quintal at the wholesale pulses market today amid pick up in demand from retailers against restricted arrivals from producing belts. Traders said, besides rising demand from retailers, fall

  • Chana futures rise 0.28% as demand picks up

    Chana futures rise 0.28% as demand picks up Amid uptick in demand at the domestic spot market and restricted arrivals from producing belts, chana prices edged higher by 0.28 per cent to Rs 3,621 per quintal in futures trade today as speculators created fresh positions. Read more

  • Select pulses up on good demand

    Select pulses up on good demand Select pulses rose by upto Rs 100 per quintal at the wholesale pulses market today due to pick up in demand from retailers and dal mills. Traders said besides upsurge in demand from retailers and dal mills, fall in supplies from producing regions mainly pushed up select pulses prices. In

  • Govt introduces quota system for import of pulses to check domestic prices.

    Govt introduces quota system for import of pulses to check domestic prices New Delhi, May 14 (KNN) To ensure that the domestic prices of pulses do not fall below the minimum support price, the government has tightened norms for the import of pulses. A quota system has been introduced by the

  • Rising demand lifts chana futures by 1.50 pc.

    Rising demand lifts chana futures by 1.50 pc. Chana prices rose 1.50 per cent to Rs 3,585 per quintal in futures trade today as participants created fresh positions, driven by rising demand from dal mills at the spot market. Besides, tight stocks positions following drop in arrivals from producing regions fuelled the