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Govt Increases Onion Buffer Stock To 5 lakh MT To Control Prices

In a remarkable decision, the Indian Government has increased the onion buffer stock to five lakh metric tonnes this year, surpassing the initial procurement goal of three lakh metric tonnes. To achieve this supplementary target, the Department of Consumer Affairs has instructed the NCCF and Nafed to acquire one lakh tonnes each, while also efficiently […]

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Govt To Procure Tomatoes To Cool Soaring Prices

Amid a sharp spurt in tomato prices across the country, the Central government has directed its agencies – NAFED and NCCF — to immediately procure the staple vegetable from mandis in key growing states of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, and Maharashtra. The rise in tomato prices is reported across the country, and not just limited to […]

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Govt To Release Tur From Buffer Stock To Augment Availability In Market

The central government has decided to release pulses Tur from the national buffer stock in a “calibrated and targeted” manner till imported stocks arrive in the domestic market. The food ministry in a release Tuesday said it has directed National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation (NAFED) and National Cooperative Consumers Federation (NCCF) to dispose of tur […]

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