The Central government has set-up a high-level committee headed by chief economic adviser Arvind Subramanian to consider increase in minimum support price for pulses and bonus for farmers.
A ministerial committee chaired by Finance Minister Arun Jatley also decided to increase the buffer stocks to 20 lakh tonnes from the existing 8 lakh tonnes. India will import 1 lakh tonne of arhar and tur dal annually from Mozambique. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, during his visit to African countries including Mozambique, signed an agreement in this regard. Earlier in June, the government had sent one team each to Myanmar and Mozambique to explore the possibility of growing dal in these countries to meet the domestic demand in India.
So let’s do:
1. The Central government has set-up a high-level committee to consider increase in minimum support price for pulses and bonus for farmers headed by whom?
Source – The Hindu