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1 lakh+ MT of pulses released in market

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New Delhi: Till yesterday, 1,12,545.96 metric tonnes of pulses seized under de-holding operations have been auctioned or offloaded through other options in the market to increase availability. This will help moderate the prices further.

State-wise details of disposal of seized pulses as on 31 December 2015 is as under:

Sl No. No State  

Raids conducted, quantity seized & quantity disposed (MT)

Raids Qty seized Qty disposed Balance
1. Chhattisgarh 112 5447.93 4138.33 1309.45
2. Haryana 1652 14.60 0.80 13.80
3.  Karnataka 1351 25545.83 22421.42 3124.40
4. Madhya Pradesh 969 3373.60 2020.01 1353.59
5. Maharashtra 5250 87167.44 81473.70 5693.74
6. Telangana 1924 3316.84 5.12 3311.72
7. Rajasthan 840 2610.28 722.09 1888.18
8. Jharkhand 140 282.02 Nil 282.02
9. Odisha 180 1410.26 1403.86 6.40
10. Andhra Pradesh 1300 1361.52 352.50 1009.02
11. Gujarat 212 54.11 Nil 54.11
12. Himachal Pradesh 500 3.42 Nil 3.42
13. NCT Delhi 01 81.29 8.13 73.16
14. Bihar 299 360.41 Nil 360.41
Total  14726 131029.55 112545.96 18483.42

This is the result since the time of imposition of stockholding limits on pulses. Efforts are being made by other States also to expedite disposal of seized pulses as per the provisions of the Essential Commodities Act.

 

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