New Delhi: State-run MMTC has invited bids for sale of 4,000 tonnes of imported pulses such as tur, chana and masoor dal in the domestic market.
Bids will close on 11 January and the decision on the tender will be taken by 15 January, the company said on its website.
According to a tender notice, MMTC will sell 2,000 tonnes of tur and 1,000 tonnes each of chana (desi chick peas) and masoor dal (red lentils).
Currently, red lentils are lying at Kolkata port, while the rest are in Mumbai, it said, adding that bidders have to quote in Indian rupees.
The pulses offered for sale are from the 2009 crop year and grown in Tanzania, Malawi, Australia and Canada, it added.
MMTC imports pulses in order to meet domestic shortages.