Mobile Vans to Sell Pulses in Delhi
Ram Vilas Paswan flagging off the mobile vans for selling pulses at reasonable prices in Delhi, in New Delhi on June 15, 2016
India’s Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Ram Vilas Paswan flagged off mobile vans on Wednesday for selling pulses in Delhi.
These mobile vans run by National Cooperative Consumer Federation of India (NCCF) will sell pulses mainly Tur and Urad at Rs. 120/kg in various parts of Delhi.
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Outlets of Kendriya Bhandar and Safal are already selling pulses in Delhi and NCR at these rates. Paswan said that the government has procured about 1,46,000 MT pulses for buffer stock.
State governments have been urged to take the pulses from the buffer stock and sell them for not more than Rs. 120/kg to ensure availability at reasonable prices.
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Paswan expressed the hope with the recent increase in the MSP and expected good monsoon, pulses production will get desired boost.
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