NAFED buys 60,119 tonne chana of 2016-17 crop from 4 states.

The National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India has procured over 60,119 tonne of chana from the 2016-17 (Jul-Jun) rabi crop as of Saturday from four states. Procurement drive in Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, and Haryana. Procurement operations have been reined in as prices have risen above minimum support price in most key spot markets. NAFED has been buying chana under the price stabilization fund since June when prices fell below the minimum support price of 4,000 rupees per 100 kg. The highest quantity–44,094 tonne–has been procured from Rajasthan, where NAFED has 33 procurement centres, while in Madhya Pradesh 14,572 tonne has been bought from 25 centres set across the state.