NAFED procures 53,000 tonne of 2016-17 chana, 25,000 tonne of masur so far.

The National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation has so far procured 53,000 tonne chana and 25,000 tonne masur grown in 2016-17 (Jul-Jun) rabi season in key growing areas of the country. In Madhya Pradesh, NAFED has bought around 18,000 tonne masur from Madhya Pradesh and the rest from Uttar Pradesh. Around 41,600 tonne of chana has been procured in Rajasthan, about 10,800 tonne in Madhya Pradesh, 947 tonne in Uttar Pradesh, and the rest in Haryana. The agency has also bought around 150,000 tonne of summer grown moong, mostly from Madhya Pradesh.