Stock limit of pulses for retailers has been reducedtocheck the rising prices.
Chandigarh, June 22- Haryana Food and Supplies Minister, Mr Karan Dev Kamboj said that with a view to check the rising prices of pulses, the State Government has announced to reduce the stock limit of pulses for traders, dealers and millers. This would help in ensuring proper supply of pulses in market and control their prices.
Mr Kamboj said that according to new amendments, millers would be able to keep only 1/24th of total annual milling done for raw material and 1/48th of total annual milling done for finished material. Similarly, the stock limit for dealers including wholesalers, distributing agents and selling agents has been reduced to 150 quintals from earlier 250 quintals.
He said that the stock limit of pulses for retailers has been reduced to 15 quintals from earlier 25 quintals. In order to strictly implement these new amendments, raids would be conducted throughout the State. Legal action would be taken against those found with pulses more than the fixed limit of stock and their pulses would be seized.