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Tur (Pigeon Pea) News - Govt . Plans To Release 40,000MT Tur Dal From Buffer Stock To Ease Supply Side
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Govt . Plans To Release 40,000MT Tur Dal From Buffer Stock To Ease Supply Side

In a bid to check the increasing prices of pulses the govt. has planned to release 40,000MT tur dal from buffer stock into retail markets. Five states are interested in buying one lakhMt dal from buffer stock at MSP.They will distribute it at subsidized rates in the states.Tur and urad dal have increased unexpectedly by 20 %  during last two weeks. Urad dal increased around 40 % in comparison to last year while tur dal is 24% higher.Last month, the DoCA introduced a mechanism to use the buffer stock of the National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India (NAFED), which procures pulses from farmers at MSP rates, to moderate retail prices by supplying pulses to the States and the Union Territories.