ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Liberalisation of Pulses Sector

This paper examines the issues related to the opening up of the Indian pulses sector as well as the relationship between production, prices and imports. Though import duty on pulses has generally been low, it has not depressed prices significantly. However, the option of greater pulses imports has never been seriously considered. There is a strong case for further opening up of the Indian market for pulses, in view of stagnating domestic production and the nutritional significance of the crop.

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