Price Stabilization Fund (PSF) Scheme
NAFED took initiative for buffer stocking of pulses under PSF and submitted its proposal of Government of India, which was accepted. It procured 19989.041 MT of Toor valuing Rs.17364.22 Lakh (Loose Value) and 1763.900 MT of Urad Valuing Rs.1746.63 Lakh(Loose Value) under PSF during Kharif-2015 in the major producing states. The detail of state-wise/Godown-wise storage position of Toor and Urad procured by NAFED has been provided to the Department of Consumer Affairs, Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Government of India for arranging its disposal.
Price Support Scheme of Govt of India
In order to help the farmers in getting remunerative prices for their produce and with a view to encourage higher investment and enhance production and productivity of a commodity, Government of India declares Minimum Support Price (MSPs) for 25 notified agricultural commodities for each Kharif & Rabi crop season.
Nafed is one of the central Nodal Agencies for procurement of 16 notified agricultural commodities of Oilseeds, Pulses and Cotton under Price Support Scheme (PSS) and continues to be the sole central Nodal Agency for procurement of Milling, Ball Copra and De-husk Copra under Price Support Scheme.
Procurement of agricultural commodities including oilseeds, pulses and cotton under
PSS by Nafed since 2010-11 is as under:
|Year||PSS Operation||Tentative Procured
Qty (in MT)
|MSP in Rs/MT|
|2010-11||Milling Copra 2010||30919.633||44500|
|Sunflower seeds K-10||844.318||22150|
|Sesame Seeds K-2010||1884.616||28500|
|Ball Copra 2010||894.84||47000|
|Toor Kharif 2010||456.355||30000|
|Urad Kharif 2010||129.656||29000|
|2011-12||Milling Copra 2011||336.704||45250|
|Urad Kharif 2011||1.568||33000|
|Milling Copra 2012||66454.145||51000|
|Milling Copra 2012 (AP)||49.45||43350|
|Ball Copra 2012||9229.84||53500|
|2012-13||Sunflower Seeds Kharif 2012||1499.10||37000|
|Urad Khari 2012||79856.407||43000|
|Toor Kharif 2012||16004.835||38500|
|2013-14||Ball Copra 2013||29535.28||55000|
|Groundnut Pods Kharif 2013||340325.330||40000|
|Groundnut Pods Rabi 2013||830.060||37000|
|Milling Copra 2013||4328.711||52500|
|Sunflower seeds Kharif 2013||4382.784||37000|
|Urad Kharif 2013||4654.361||43000|
|Toor Kharif 2013||43772.235||43000|
|2014-15||Mustard Seeds Rabi 2014||1714.821||30500|
|Groundnut Pods Rabi 2014||6229.805||40000|
|Sunflower Seeds Rabi 2014||4153.213||37000|
|Gram Rabi 2014||313917.349||31000|
|2015-16||Sunflower Seeds Rabi 2015||4237.684||37500|
|2016-17||Sunflower Seeds Rabi 2015||Procurement under Progress|
MINIMUM SUPPORT PRICE (MSPs) OF OLISEEDS,PULSES AND COTTON FIXED BY GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
DURING 2015-16 & 2016-17
[ RATE IN RS. PER QTL. FOR FAQ]
|Name of Commodity||2015-16||2016-17|
|Rape Seed/ Mustard||3100||3350|
|Cotton (Medium Staple Length)||3800||3860|
|Cotton (Long Staple Length)||4100||4160|
|Perennial Crops (Based on the calendar year)|
*An incentive bonus of Rs.200/-per qnintal be given over and above the MSP.
**Bonus Rs.75/- per quintal is payable over and above the MSP.
*** Included bonus of Rs.200/- per quintal.
**** Included bonus of Rs.425/- per quintal.