Rabi trends reveal big shift from paddy to alternatives

The acreage of maize, groundnut, pulses like Bengal gram, Black gram and Green gram and millets has especially increased in the state.

published on : 29th November 2021

Centre exempts pulses' importers from stock limits; norms for millers, wholesalers also relaxed

The move comes amid several representations from pulses associations against the government's earlier orders limiting the stocks of pulses that wholesalers, retailers and millers could store.

published on : 19th July 2021

Stock limits on pulses: IGPA says 'utterly shocked', demands immediate withdrawal of order

The government on July 2 issued a notification imposing stock holding limits on all pulses except moong on wholesalers, retailers, millers and importers.

published on : 3rd July 2021

Odisha government to procure pulses, oilseeds from May 13

The State government will start procurement of oilseeds and pulses at minimum support price (MSP) from farmers starting May 13.

published on : 13th May 2021