Maharashtra extends registration date for urad, moong procurement.

The Maharashtra government has extended the registration date for procurement of urad and moong under the minimum support price to Oct 24 from Oct 9. Procurement of moong and urad will commence from Oct 11. Output of kharif moong in the country in 2018-19 (Jul-Jun) is estimated at 1.58 mln tn, while urad production is expected to be 2.65 mln tn. As of now, a total of 20,341 farmers have registered themselves for the procurement, of which 6,183 have registered for moong procurement, 8,851 for urad.