In Parliament, Govt states this on restricted import of pulses

Government has restricted import of pulses like tur, moong and urad since August, 2017 with annual Quota Restriction of

5 lakh MT (2 lak MT for tur, 1.5 lakh MT each for urad and moong) in order to stabilise the prices and protect the interest of the farmers.

All varieties of pulses, including organic pulses, have been made ‘Free’ for export without any quantitative ceiling.

The export has been allowed through Customs EDI ports.

However, export through the non-EDI Land Custom Stations (LCS) on Indo-Bangladesh and Indo-Nepal border has also been allowed subject to registration of quantity with DGFT.

Under the Merchandise Exports from India Scheme (MEIS) of the Foreign Trade Policy 2015-2020,

Bengal Gram with HS Code 07132020 was provided rewards at the rate of 7% for exports made between 20.03.2018 to 20.09.2018.

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