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. Pulse growers continue to suffer low prices for the second year in a row. This is sure to impact planting intentions for the upcoming kharif crop.