Center will release 10,000 tonnes of unmilled Tur dal and Urad dal
NEW DELHI: Government of India has decided to release 10,000 tonnes of unmilled Tur dal @ Rs.66 per kg and unmilled Urad dal @ Rs.82 per kg to the States for retail distribution of milled/processed dals at not more than Rs.120 per kg.
States have been requested to immediately place their requirement for making allotment of Tur and Urad dals for retail distribution through their channels.
Government of India has built a buffer of 50,000 tonnes by way of domestic procurement. Additionally about 26,000 MT of Tur and Urad dals have been contracted for imports.