Rajasthan government to start pulses procurement from October.

A total of 76 centres for procurement of moong opened in the state. Similarly, 28 centres for urad, 29 for peanuts and 25 for soybean opened. More procurement centres can be opened considering the interests of farmers and demand of people’s representatives. The move was taken considering the interest of farmers in the state so that they get right price for pulses and oilseed crops. Union government has fixed support price of Rs 5,575 per quintal for moong, which includes bonus of Rs 200. The support price of urad has been announced Rs 5,400 including Rs 200 bonus and Rs 4,450 for groundnut including Rs 200 bonus and Rs 3050 per quintal including bonus for soybean.