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Wheat procurement


India exported 1.5 LMT wheat to Bangladesh since ban

June 22, 2022 11:39 pm

Responding to questions, Das, who heads the committee that considers other countries’ requests for wheat import from India, said requests have been received from quite a few countries and those are “under consideration”.

Haryana extends wheat procurement date, but supply at mandis dries up

May 21, 2022 5:26 am

This year, a little less than 50% of the last year’s wheat has been procured in the mandis of Haryana. As per official figures, only as much as 42.74 lakh MT of wheat has been procured till May 19 in the state mandis.

Centre relaxes procurement norms for shrivelled, broken wheat grains

May 16, 2022 2:45 am

The move is aimed at providing relief to Punjab and Haryana farmers during the ongoing rabi marketing season.

Explained: Why ban of wheat exports is knee-jerk reaction, hits farmers and dents policy credibility

May 17, 2022 12:45 pm

The government could have announced a bonus of Rs 200-250/quintal on top of MSP to augment its wheat procurement.

Demand up, output down: Atta prices at record high

May 09, 2022 6:53 am

Bakery bread prices up as well with 8.39% inflation in March

Private wheat purchases at Punjab mandis hit 15-year high, but farmers struggle to recover costs

May 06, 2022 11:15 am

The lower premium over MSP that the farmers in Punjab are receiving is being attributed to the high levies payable on grain purchases from the state's APMC mandis.

Centre cuts wheat quota under PMGKAY, adds rice to fill gap

May 05, 2022 5:46 am

As per the revised allocation, three states — Bihar, Kerala and Uttar Pradesh — will not receive any wheat for free distribution under the PMGKAY.

Rajasthan wheat mandis empty as pvt buyers go directly to farmers

April 28, 2022 10:30 am

The labourers complain about lack of work. And the farmers say they have come from Jordkia village in the district's Padampur tehsil — not to sell kanak (wheat), but sarson (mustard).

Demand up, Centre's procurement of Punjab wheat hits 15-year low

April 25, 2022 10:07 am

Government wheat purchases from Punjab — which is also the largest contributor to the Central pool — hit a record 132.14 lt in the 2021 season. The last time that procurement fell below 100 lt was back in 2007 and 2006, when these totaled 70.99 lt and 69.07 lt respectively.

Government needs to factor in that both production and procurement are likely to be below expectations

April 23, 2022 11:08 am

Indian wheat is highly competitive in the global market today and there’s scope to ship out, maybe 10 mt in 2022-23 over and above the 7.85 mt last fiscal.