Govt caps tur and urad dal stock to curb hoarding, rising prices
The government has imposed a ceiling of 200 tonnes per pulse type for wholesalers and 5 tonnes for retailers, with big-chain retailers permitted 5 tonnes at each outlet
New Delhi: To curb both hoarding and unfair speculation amid soaring prices, the government late Friday imposed limits on the stocks of tur and urad dal. The stock limits will apply to a range of entities such as wholesalers to retailers, millers and importers. The order is effective immediately and will remain in place till 31 October.