Orphan Food? Nay, Future of Food ! Understanding the Pulse of the Indian Market

Published By: IGIDR on eSS | Published Date: September , 2016

India can substantially increase her production and yield in pulses with a strategic emphasis on research in public and private sector, expanding irrigation infrastructure, provision of MSP to pulses, assured procurement by government for PDS/MDMS, facilitation of mini dal mills and storage at village level, and allowing futures markets to function. Price stability for consumers can also be attained by reduction in middlemen margins through modern warehousing, FDI in wholesale and retail trade, introducing competition to APMC markets, and substantial reduction in import tariffs on substitute products such as chicken. [W. P. No. 2016-09-01]

Author(s): Satish Y Deodhar | Posted on: Sep 23, 2016 | Views() | Download (482)

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