Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution of Govt of India on 18-November, 2015
A per reports received from the State Governments, till yesterday, 5366.18 MT pulses seized under de-holding operations have been auctioned or offloaded through other options in the market to increase availability. This will help to moderate the prices further.
State wise details of disposal of seized pulses as on 17.11.2015 is as under:
(Qty. in MT)
|Disposed other than by auction||Total Disposed
Since imposition of the stockholding limits on pulses by the States, 1, 32,777.14 MT have been seized till November 17, 2015. Efforts are being made also by other States to expedite disposal of seized pulses as per the provisions of Essential Commodities Act.