India Reports on on further import of 2000 tonnes of Tur dal and 1000 tonnes of Urad dal
Cabinet Secretary directed that all the 400 outlets of Kendriya Bhandar and Safal in Delhi should start distributing imported Tur dal immediately. Over 100 Kendriya Bhandar and Safal outlets have already commenced distribution of imported Tur dal in Delhi at Rs.120/- per kg.
Cabinet Secretary informed the State Governments of the decision to create a buffer stock of pulses through procurement and directed that all State Governments should be ready with their preparatory work for procurement in the ensuing Khariff season starting from November, 2015.
It was also decided that Government would further import 2000 tonnes of Tur dal and 1000 tonnes of Urad dal and tender will be floated by MMTC immediately.