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Last Updated : Jun 11, 2019 10:10 PM IST | Source: PTI

Tur import limit doubled to 4 lakh tonnes for pvt traders till October; NAFED to sell 2 lakh tonnes from buffer: Govt

A decision in this regard was taken at the inter-ministerial committee meeting chaired by Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan.

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The Centre June 11 decided to raise the import limit on tur dal to 4 lakh tonnes (LT) on private traders till October and also asked cooperative Nafed to off-load 2 lakh tonnes of the dal in the open market on no-profit no-loss basis, a move aimed at checking possible price rise.

A decision in this regard was taken at the inter-ministerial committee meeting chaired by Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan.

Secretaries of Food, Consumer Affairs and Commerce Ministries as well as senior officials of Nafed and DGFT attended the meeting.

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"There are only media reports about price rise in tur dal. Otherwise, the government has enough buffer stock of pulses including tur dal. The committee has taken 2-3 key decisions in this regard," Paswan told reporters after the meeting.

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First Published on Jun 11, 2019 10:10 pm
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