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Over 51,732 MT seized pulses disposed in the market to increase availability



Over 51,732 MT seized pulses disposed in the market to increase availability
            A per reports received from the State Governments, till yesterday, 51,732.27 MT pulses seized under de-holding operations have been auctioned or offloaded through other options in the market to increase availability. This will help to moderate the prices further.
     
State wise details of disposal of seized pulses as on 02.12.2015   is as under:
02.12.2015


Sl No.  No
State

Raids conducted, quantity seized & quantity disposed (MT)
Raids
Qty seized
Qty disposed
Balance
1.
Chhattisgarh
112
5447.93
2471.39
2976.54
2
Haryana
1108
14.60
Nil
14.60
3
Karnataka*
1351
25545.82
1483.00
24062.82
4
Madhya Pradesh
969
3373.60
1972.90
1400.70
5
Maharashtra
5250

86709.39
     43778.88
42930.51
6
Telangana
1924
3152.38
Nil
3152.38
7
Rajasthan
797
2643.77
261.61
2382.16
8
Jharkhand
140
282.02
Nil
282.02
9
Odisha
180
1410.26

1403.86
6.40
10
Andhra Pradesh
1300
1361.52
352.50
1009.02
11
Gujarat
203
53.01

Nil
53.01

12
Himachal Pradesh
500
3.42

Nil
3.42

13
NCT Delhi
01
81.29
8.13
73.16
14.
Bihar
299
360.41
Nil
360.41

Total
14134
130439.42
51732.27
78707.15




























* The High Court of Karnataka on 23.11.2015 declared the Department of Food & Civil Supplies’ seizure of pulses stored by traders as “illegal” and ordered the release of pulses, edible oils and oilseeds from them.

            Since imposition of the stockholding limits on pulses by the States, 1, 30,439.42 MT pulses have been seized till December 02, 2015. Efforts are being made also by other States to expedite disposal of seized pulses as per the provisions of Essential Commodities Act.


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