Govt to buy pulses till Apr 22 but only from farmers: Paswan
Friday, April 14, 2017, 7:36 PM
The government has created buffer stocks of 18 lakh tonnes of pulses so far and also decided to procure dals from farmers till April 22, Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said. "We have extended the timeline for pulses procurement till April 22. But I have asked that procurement should be from farmers only and not traders," Paswan told reporters.