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Govt makes declaration of wheat stock position mandatory

New Delhi: The Centre on Friday said that traders/wholesalers, retailers, big chain retailers, and processors in all states and Union Territories have to declare their stock position of wheat.

Centre to offload 50 LMT of wheat and 25 LMT of rice in open market

New Delhi: Food Corporation of India (FCI) will offload 50 lakh metric tonnes (LMT) of wheat and 25 LMT of rice in the open market, the Ministry of Food & Public Distribution said on Wednesday.

18.05 LMT wheat sold in open market in three e-auctions

New Delhi/IBNS: Food Corporation of India (FCI) has sold 18.05 lakh MT wheat in the open market in a bid to cool down sharply rising prices of wheat and flour, the Food Ministry said Friday.

Centre lowers Wheat Reserve Price to reduce price of atta

New Delhi/IBNS: In order to reduce the price of wheat and atta, the Centre has decided to reduce the reserve price for the sale of wheat under the open market sales scheme from Rs 2300/Qtl (Pan India) from Rs 2350/Qtl (Pan India).

Second sale of wheat through e-auction on Feb 15

New Delhi/IBNS: The second sale of wheat through e-auction will be held throughout the country on 15th February Wednesday, 2023.

Food Corporation of India sells 9.2 LMT wheat in two days of e-auction

New Delhi/IBNS: The Food Corporation of India (FCI) sold 9.2 LMT of wheat across the country in two days of e-auction, Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution said Friday.

Govt to start sale of 25 LMT wheat from Feb 1 under Open Market Sale Scheme

New Delhi/IBNS: Twenty-five lakh MT of wheat will be offered for sale starting from the first week of February (1st February, 2023) under Open Market Sale Scheme (Domestic) or OMSS (D), the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution said on Friday.

Enough wheat to feed people; no plan to import: Govt

New Delhi: India has enough wheat to meet the domestic demand, the government has said rejecting a Bloomberg report that claimed that lower production and price rises worsened by a severe heatwave may force it to buy the grain from outside.

India's wheat output to slide by 3 pc to 106.41 million tonnes in 2021-22

New Delhi: India's wheat output is estimated to go down by about 3 percent to 106.41 million tonnes in the 2021-22 crop year (July-June) from the previous year, the agriculture ministry said Thursday.

India bans wheat export with immediate effect

New Delhi: The Centre on Saturday announced it has decided to ban wheat export with immediate effect in an attempt to control the rise in prices at home.

Centre raises MSP by 2% amid farmers' protest

New Delhi/IBNS: The Centre has raised the price it will pay for new season wheat by 2% to Rs 2,015 per 100 kg.

Punjab expecting record wheat production

Moga, Apr 1 (UNI) Punjab agriculture department expects a bumper wheat crop production of 180 lakh tonnes this year.