open view news desk
Government has decided to enhance the import limit on Tur under Quantitative Restriction from 2 Lakh MT (LMT) to 4 LMT for the year 2019-20.
Government has decided to release 2 LMT of Tur (whole) available in the buffer stock of pulses under the Price Stabilization Fund (PSF) to States/UTs as well as through open market operations. Government of India signed a MoU, valid for five years, with Republic of Mozambique, in July 2016 to improve domestic availability and facilitate price stability of Tur and other pulses.
This information was given in a written reply by the Minister of State for Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution, Shri Danve Raosaheb Dadarao in the Lok Sabha today.
July 2, 2019