Gargi Parsai

NEW DELHI: The Government on Friday announced a bonus of Rs. 100 a quintal the highest ever on the minimum support price (MSP) of wheat to be procured for the rabi marketing season for the Public Distribution System (PDS). This enhances the MSP this year to Rs. 850 a quintal and adds about Rs. 1,250 crore to the Food Subsidy Bill, as the issue price is untouched.

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