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  • Prices of urad, peas up 8% as SC rejects exemption on import curbs

    Prices of urad, peas up 8% as SC rejects exemption on import curbs Prices of key pulses such as urad and peas have jumped 8-10% in the past three-four days after the Supreme Court rejected a number of petitions seeking exemption from restrictions on import of pulses. Reports of likely

  • Production of pulses & oilseeds declines to 2.68% & 5.36% respectively

    Production of pulses & oilseeds declines to 2.68% & 5.36% respectively In the current assessment, the production of pulses and oilseeds have marginally pushed themselves further in the negative region with an expected decline of 2.68 per cent and 5.36 per cent over the last estimate. As per the first

  • 52.8 lakh tonnes of pulses, oilseeds bought under price support scheme

    52.8 lakh tonnes of pulses, oilseeds bought under price support scheme The Centre has procured 52.83 lakh tonnes of pulses and oilseeds worth ₹24,503 crore so far under the price support scheme (PSS), according to the Agriculture Ministry. The PSS is operationalised on the State governments’ request when the prices fall

  • Chana futures gain 0.59% on strong demand

    Chana futures gain 0.59% on strong demand Chana prices went up by 0.59 per cent to Rs 25,255 per quintal in the futures trade Tuesday, as participants enlarged their positions, tracking a firm trend at the spot market on surging demand. At the National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange, chana for delivery in

  • NAFED to procure green pulses directly from farmers

    NAFED to procure green pulses directly from farmers Virudhunagar district Agriculture Department has planned for direct procurement of green pulses through National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India from February 1 up to April 30. A total of 1,000 tonnes of green pulses at a minimum Read More price of

  • Panels to monitor supply of pulses at subsidised rates

    Panels to monitor supply of pulses at subsidised rates The Tamil Nadu government has constituted State-level and district-level monitoring committees to oversee the supply of pulses under the Central scheme at a subsidy of ₹15 per kg. In line with the policy guidelines framed by the Centre, the Chief Secretary

  • Drought Impact: Weak tur output may send ‘pulse’rate soaring in Maharashtra

    Drought Impact: Weak tur output may send ‘pulse’rate soaring in Maharashtra Arhar (tur) prices are likely to remain firm and go upwards in Maharashtra on the back of shortage of supply for the pulse due to drought in the state. Traders fear the situation will be similar in other states

  • Pulse prices are rising, but only a little

    Pulse prices are rising, but only a little The prices of pulses may have improved slightly since government agencies began procurement, but normalisation of market prices may have to wait till the end of the year, experts have said. “The government’s efforts of encouraging farmers through higher minimum support prices

  • Fall in output may raise pulses prices

    Fall in output may raise pulses prices Prices of pulses are likely to remain firm in the coming days, with an expected shortfall in the production of pulses this year. Retail prices of moong and tur have already jumped Rs 4-10 a kg in the past 15 days. “There is

  • Different types of beans

    Different type of beans Beans are said to have been introduced to the local cuisine by the missionaries. They were popularized because, in addition to being a source of proteins, which were scarce in most African diets, they also contain carbohydrates. This means that the missionaries were killing two birds