The Centre has extended the wheat industry’s stock disclosure requirement beyond March 31.

“The Department of Food and Public Distribution directs traders, wholesalers, retailers, big chain retailers, and processors in all states and union territories to declare their stock position on the portal beginning April 1, 2024, and continuing every Friday until further orders,” according to the order issued by the Department of Food and Public Distribution on…

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The government has set a modest aim of 30-32 million tons of wheat procurement for the 2024–2025 season

According to the food ministry, the government has set a cautious objective for the purchase of wheat during the 2024–25 rabi marketing season, which is in the region of 30-32 million tons. Despite the Ministry of Agriculture’s hopes for a record wheat production of 114–115 million tonnes in the 2023–24 crop year (July–June), the lower…

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The government tightens wheat stock regulations in order to increase supply holding limits

The government on Thursday cut in half the maximum amount of wheat that traders, wholesalers, large retailers, and processors could store in stock while extending the restrictions until March 31, 2024, in an effort to increase wheat supplies and discourage hoarding. Up until the end of the current fiscal year, stock holding limits for wheat…

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Record wheat production could allay worries over shortages Production of Rabi was recorded at 114 MT

The government anticipates a strong rabi crop this year, with yields reaching an all-time high of 114 million tones, despite worries about wheat inventories falling to a seven-year low. This allays worries that a grain scarcity might drive up retail costs. Wheat prices have been high for over a year, although they have somewhat decreased…

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Due to festival demand and a lack of supply, wheat prices in India reached an eight-month high

Due to increased demand for major holidays, tight supply, and the fact that import taxes prevent domestic flour mills from purchasing wheat abroad, Indian wheat prices soared to an eight-month high on Tuesday. In order to boost supplies and regulate prices in front of crucial state assembly elections and a general election next year, the…

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