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 18-Septembert-2012

MORE THAN 800 LAKH TONNES FOODGRAINS IN CENTRAL POOL

    BACKGROUNDER

 

  As a result of record foodgrains production and procurement in recent times, the Central pool  has record stock of foodgrains.  As on 1st July, 2012 there was 805.16 lakh tonnes foodgrains in the pool against the minimum buffer norms of 319 lakh tonnes.  Actual stock of the wheat on the day was 498.08 lakh tonnesagainst the minimum number of norms of 201 lakh tonnes.  Similarly, rice stock in the pool was 307.08 lakhtonnes against the buffer norms of 118 lakh tonnes.

 

      Stock position in the central pool for the last few years was follows:

 

 

 

As on

wheat

Rice

Total

Actual stock

Minimum

buffer norms

Actual stock

Minimum

buffer norms

Actual stock

Minimum

buffer norms

1.1.2010

230.92

112

243.53

138

474.45

250

1.4.2010

161.25

70

267.13

142

428.38

212

1.7.2010

335.84

201

242.66

118

578.5

319

1.10.2010

277.77

140

184.44

72

462.21

212

1.1.2011

215.40

112

255.80

138

471.20

250

1.4.2011

153.64

70

288.2

142

441.84

212

1.7.2011

371.49

201

268.57

118

640.06

319

1.10.2011

314.26

140

203.59

72

517.85

212

1.1.2012

256.76

112

297.18

138

553.94

250

1.4.2012

199.52

70

333.5

142

533.02

212

1.7.2012

498.08

201

307.08

118

805.16

319

 

 

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