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Chhattisgarh's rice export hit by flawed policy, millers demand change

Millers are demanding the state's turn-out ratio be fixed at 55%

R Krishna Das  |  Raipur 

Export of rice has been hit in Chhattisgarh owing to a technical flaw in the exsiting rice milling policy. At present, Chhattisgarh exports over one million tonnes of rice every year. The rice is exported mostly to the African countries where the demand of broken rice is more. The milling policy is restricting millers from showing the actual quantity of broken rice exported. Under the existing policy, the turn-out ratio has been fixed at 67% for raw variety rice, while boiled rice stands at 68%. Chhattisgarh millers have been claiming that the policy was not practical as it ...

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First Published: Thu, December 01 2016. 14:33 IST
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