In the entire country the Madhya Pradesh has made highest procurement of pulses. It started from 10th April and will continue upto June 9. It is forgone conclusion that this year the state will make record purchases.
So far it has procured more than 10 lakh metric tonnes at 593 purchasing centres. The Channa is being purchased at the support price of 4400 rupees per quintal. Masoor Rs.4225 and mustard 4000 rupee per quintal.
The Chief Minister Mr.Shivraj Singh Chouhan has announced that Government will purchase entire stock that will be offered. In between the open market prices go up than the support price, the farmers can take advantage of it.
The Government has also made record purchase of wheat also. So far it has procured 68 lakh tonnes and it is still continuing. Now Government should ensure stocks shifting in godowns.