Orissa government lifted stockholding limits on edible oils and oilseeds.

The Orissa government has lifted stockholding limits on pulses, edible oilseeds and edible oils in view of the adequate supply and drop in prices. The stockholding limits on pulses have been lifted with immediate effect, as there is no shortage of pulses in the country and prices have fallen. Prior to the new order, a wholesaler was allowed to store upto 2,000 quintal of pulses, 1,000 quintal of edible oil seeds and 500 quintals of edible oils. Similarly, retailers were allowed to stock up to 50 quintal each of pulses and edible oil seeds and 20 quintals of oils.