1. GOVERNMENT ABOLISHES CURBS ON EXPORT OF PULSES- TO HELP FARMERS GET GOOD PRICES
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has abolished all restrictions on export of pulses to allow farmers to seek remunerative prices for their output.
Advantages to farmers
Production of pulses in India
Review committee on export and import policy for pulses
The Cabinet’s economic panel decided that the export and import policy for pulses will be reviewed by a committee of top officials, which would also be empowered to consider changes in import duties and impose quantitative restrictions on trade based on domestic and international production and demand trends
The committee will be chaired by the Secretary in the Department of Food & Public Distribution and will include the Secretaries in the Ministries of Commerce, Agriculture, Revenue and Consumer Affairs.