Trade and markets
 

Detail

Area
India
Commodity Group
Grains
Commodity
Wheat
Date
01/02/2017
Policy Category
Consumption and marketing
Policy Instrument
Government procurement
Description
Increased the wheat procurement target for 2017-18 rabi marketing season – from 22.96 million tonnes to 33 million tonnes, almost 10 percent higher, with targets to buy more wheat from Punjab, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh States.