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Rabi Crop-wise Increase / Decrease in wholesale price from 2014-15 to 2017-18

March 20, 2019 Author : OGD PMU Team

During 2017-18 over 2016-17, we have seen Rabi Crops named Wheat, Barley, Gram, Masur (lentil) and Rapeseed/mustard with decrease of Rs. -61, Rs. -176, Rs. -1912, Rs. -1821 and Rs. -312 per quintal respectively in wholesale price, and Safflower with increase of Rs. 554 per quintal in wholesale price. During 2016-17 over 2015-16, Rabi Crops named Wheat, Barley, Gram, Rapeseed/mustard and Safflower has been observed with increase of Rs. 192, Rs. 234, Rs. 2705, Rs. 104 and Rs. 166 per quintal respectively in wholesale price, and Masur (lentil) with decrease of Rs. -436 per quintal in wholesale price.

Maximum per quintal decrease of Rs. -61, Rs. -176, Rs. -1912, Rs. -1821 and Rs. -312 has been found in wholesale price in Wheat, Barley, Gram, Masur (lentil) and Rapeseed/mustard respectively in 2017-18 over 2016-17; and Rs. -716 in Safflower in 2014-15 over 2013-14 during the period under consideration.

Maximum per quintal increase of Rs. 192, Rs. 234, Rs. 2705 has been observed in wholesale price in Wheat, Barley and Gram respectively in 2016-17 over 2015-16; and Rs. 1319 in Masur (lentil) and Rs. 509 in Rapeseed/mustard in 2015-16 over 2014-15; and Rs. 554 in Safflower in 2017-18 over 2016-17 during the period under consideration.

Note: Source: RAJYA SABHA SESSION – 245 UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 3236; Rs. per quintal.

Dataset URL: https://data.gov.in/resources/crop-wise-increasedecrease-minimum-support-prices-msps-and-wholesale-price-2013-14-2017-18

Resource Title: Crop-wise Increase/Decrease in Minimum Support Prices (MSPs) and Wholesale Price from 2013-14 to 2017-18 (From: Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare)

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Source: Rajya Sabha
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