Procurement of Foodgrains on MSP



Procurement of Foodgrains on MSP


           
          National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India Ltd. (NAFED), Small Farmers Agri-Business Consortium (SFAC), National Consumer Cooperative Federation of India Ltd. (NCCF), Central Warehousing Corporation (CWC) have been designated as central agencies for procurement of oilseeds & pulses, under Price Support Scheme (PSS). Besides, NAFED is also designated a central agency for procurement of cotton, in addition to Cotton Corporation of India (CCI). These central agencies undertake the procurement operations, as and when prices of these commodities fall below the Minimum Support Price (MSP) declared by the Government of India. The details of the procurement made by NAFED and SFAC during 2013-14 season, are as under: -


NAFED
                           SFAC
Commodity
Quantity (in MT)
Commodity
Quantity (in MT)
Gram
3.14 (lac)
Urad
     5
Arhar (toor)
46,700
Tur
6394
Mustard seed
1,700
Sunflower
516
Groundnut
3.46 (lac)
Groundnut
14,680


Gram
50,285
  

This information was given today by Minister of State for Agriculture Dr. Sanjeev Kumar Balyan in a written reply to a Lok Sabha question.
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