The Government will provide pulses at fixed rates to states and Union Territories to reduce the retail price of pulses, and to benefit consumers.
New Delhi: Due to the lockdown due to Kovid-19, the country’s economy is already staggering that now the increase in food prices is increasing the burden on the pockets of the common people. Prices of cereals, pulses, and oil have been increasing rapidly since the lockdown. In such a situation, the central government has taken an important decision to provide some relief to the people.
Center Decided for the relief of the people
After the decision of the government, the price of Kharif-18 variety of dhuli urad dal will be Rs 79 per kg and the price of Kharif-19 variety dhuli urad dal will be Rs 81 per kg. On the other hand, tur dal’s pulses will be available for Rs 85 per kg. Let us know that the price of arhar dal was running from 85 to 95 rupees two or three months ago but now it has increased to Rs 135. The price of moong and lentils has also increased.
According to the government statement, the central government has proposed to all states and union territories to distribute the stock to pulses in 500 grams and 1 kg retail packs on the basis of need. The Minister of the Ministry of Consumer Affairs says, “Keeping the interest of consumers, this decision has been taken to reduce the increase in retail prices of Tur and Urad and increase the supply of pulses.”