Govt hikes MSP for rabi crops, lowest increase for wheat in a decade

India Today | Sep 8, 2021 at 1:58 PM
  • The Union Cabinet has approved a hike in minimum support prices (MSP) for rabi crops in a bid to encourage diversification in production.
  • The MSP for wheat has been increased by Rs 40 to Rs 2,015 per quintal and by Rs 400 to Rs 5,050 per quintal for mustard seed in the current crop year.
  • Among the pulses, the MSP for gram has been increased by Rs 130 to Rs 5,230 per quintal and that of lentil (masur) has been hiked by Rs 400 to Rs 5,550 per quintal.