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  • Centre plans mega sale of pulses as stocks pile up

    Centre plans mega sale of pulses as stocks pile up The Centre is planning to provide 70 million households in selected districts with 2 kg of pulses monthly at a price that is about 50 percent cheaper than market prices. Read More

  • Farmers await Rs 879 crore from sale under MSP

    Farmers await Rs 879 crore from sale under MSP MUMBAI: Happiness over the Centre hiking the minimum support .. Read more at: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/64911124.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst Read more

  • Peas rise on retailers’ demand

    Peas rise on retailers' demand New Delhi, Jul 7 Barring a rise in peas prices on mild demand from retailers, other pulses held steady at the wholesale pulses market today. Marketmen said scattered demand from retailers against restricted supplies from producing regions, mainly led to rise in peas prices. In

  • Raised support price to boost farmers’ income

    Raised support price to boost farmers’ income PATNA: Deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi said a substantial increa .. Read more at: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/64860070.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst Read more

  • Rising demand lifts chana futures

    Rising demand lifts chana futures N Read more ew Delhi, Jul 4 (PTI) Chana prices rose 1.64 per cent to Rs 3,635 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

  • Limits to MSP

    Limits to MSP Policymakers need to shift from price support to income support Read more With possibly an eye on 2019, the Centre has stuck to its Budget promise of fixing kharif support prices at 50 per cent or more over the cost of production, which includes family labour but

  • Kabuli gram, other pulses climb on stockists’ buying

    Kabuli gram, other pulses climb on stockists' buying Firm conditions emerged at the wholesale pulses market today, as prices of Kabuli gram and other pulses surged by up to Rs 300 per quintal on brisk buying by stockists following uptick in demand from dal mills and retailers. Marketmen said increased buying by stockists following pick-up in

  • Ban on peas lifts chana price

    Ban on peas lifts chana price The Centre’s move to ban import of yellow peas for the next three months has lifted chana prices in Indore mandis with chana (kanta) on Tuesday rising to ₹3,625-50 a quintal, while chana (desi) ruled at ₹3,525 a quintal. Chana dal ruled firm with chana dal

  • Centre to announce new MSP of paddy, maize, summer sown pulses and other Kharif crops tomorrow

    Centre to announce new MSP of paddy, maize, summer sown pulses and other Kharif crops tomorrow NEW DELHI: The Centre will on Wednesday announce new Minimum Support Price (MSP) of all Kharif (summer-sown) crops for the 2018-19 marketing season. As announced by the government in its budget, the Union Cabinet

  • Govt weighs proposal to sell pulses through PDS

    Govt weighs proposal to sell pulses through PDS New Delhi: Faced with the twin challenges of large public stocks of pulses and dismal nutritional indicators, the centre is considering a proposal to introduce pulses under the subsidised public distribution system (PDS). The idea behind the scheme is driven by the fact