The Government has approved creation of buffer stock of pulses upto 20 lakh tonnes including Arhar. For the buffer stock of pulses, the tentative targets fixed for procurement of Arhar and Moong are 2.65 lakh tonnes and 1.03 lakh tonnes respectively. The Procuring agencies have procured around 204,030.859 tonnes of Arhar and 82,859.59 tonnes of Moong.
This information was given by The Minister of State for Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution, Shri C.R Chaudhary while replying to a written in Lok Sabha today
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