Over 93,507 MT seized pulses disposed in the market to increase availability



Over 93,507 MT seized pulses disposed in the market to increase availability 
      A per reports received from the State Governments, till yesterday, 93,507.83 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 15.12.2015   is as under:
(Qty. in MT)
State

Raids conducted, quantity seized & quantity disposed (MT)
Raids
Qty seized
Qty disposed
Balance
Chhattisgarh
112
5447.93
3747.24
1700.69
Haryana
1652
14.60
0.20
14.40
Karnataka*
1351
25545.82
5787.75
19758.08
Madhya Pradesh
969
3373.60
2020.01
1115.60
Maharashtra
5250

86709.39
        79478.91
7230.48
Telangana
1924
3316.84
5.12
3311.72
Rajasthan
840
2653.11
704.11
1949.00
Jharkhand
140
                             282.02
Nil
282.02
Odisha
180
1410.26

1403.86
6.40
Andhra Pradesh
1300
1361.52
352.50
1009.02
Gujarat
203
53.01

Nil
53.01

Himachal Pradesh
500
3.42

Nil
3.42

NCT Delhi
01
81.29
8.13
73.16
Bihar
299
360.41
Nil
360.41

Total
         14721
130613.22
93507.83
36967.41





































Source:  State Governments.

*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, 1,30,613.22 MT pulses have been seized till December 15, 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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