MINIMUM SUPPORT PRICES
  (According to Crop Year)

As on 11.08.2004

   

(Rs. per quintal)

Sl. No. Commodity Variety 1998-99 1999-2000 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 (#) increase in
              Spl. Drought

 relief price

    MSP 2004-05
                  over 2003-04
1 PADDY Common 440 490 510 530 530 20 550 560 10(1.8)
    Grade 'A' 470 520 540 560 560 20 580 590 10(1.7)
2 JOWAR   390 415 445 485 485 5 505 515 10(2.0)
3 BAJRA   390 415 445 485 485 10 505 515 10(2.0)
4 MAIZE   390 415 445 485 485 5 505 525 20(4.0)
5 RAGI   390 415 445 485 485 5 505 515 10(2.0)
6 WHEAT   550 580 610 620 620 10 630    
7 BARLEY   385 430 500 500 500 5 525    
8 GRAM   895 1015 1100 1200 1220 5 1400    
9 ARHAR(Tur)   960 1105 1200 1320 1320 5 1360 1390 30(2.2)
10 MOONG   960 1105 1200 1320 1330 5 1370 1410 40(2.9)
11 URAD   960 1105 1200 1320 1330 5 1370 1410 40(2.9)
12 MASUR (LENTIL)*    - - 1200 1300 1320 5 1500    
13 SUGARCANE@   52.70 56.10 59.50 62.05 69.50 - 73    
14 COTTON F-414/H-777/J34 1440 1575 1625 1675 1675 20 1725 1760 35(2.0)
    H-4 1650 1775 1825 1875 1875 20 1925 1960 35(1.8)
15 GROUNDNUT IN SHELL   1040 1155 1220 1340 1355 20 1400 1500 100(7.1)
16 JUTE TD-5 650 750 785 810 850 - 860 890 30(3.5)
17 RAPESEED/MUSTARD   1000 1100 1200 1300 1330 10 1600    
18 SUNFLOWER SEED   1060 1155 1170 1185 1195 15 1250 1340 90(7.2)
19 SOYABEEN BLACK 705 755 775 795 795 10 840 900 60(7.1)
    YELLOW 795 845 865 885 885 10 930 1000 70(7.5)
20 SAFFLOWER   990 1100 1200 1300 1300 5 1500    
21 TORIA   965 1065 1165 1265 1295 10 1565    
22 TOBACCO(VFC) Black Soil(F2 Gr) 22.50 25.00 26.00 27.00 28.00 - 31.00    
  (Rs. per kg.) Light Soil (L2 Gr) 25.50 27.00 28.00 29.00 30.00 - 33.00    
23 COPRA Miling 2900 3100 3250 3300 3300 - 3320 3500 180(5.4)
  (Calender Year) Ball 3125 3325 3500 3550 3550 - 3570 3750 180(5.0)
24 SESAMUM   1060 1205 1300 1400 1450 5 1485 1500 15(1.0)
25 NIGERSEED   850 915 1025 1100 1120 - 1155 1180 25(2.2)
                       
@ Statutory Minimum Price (SMP) linked to a basic recovery of 8.5 % with proportionate premium for every     
  0.1% increase in recovery above that level. The SMP for 2002-03 includes the one time drought relief      
  of Rs. 5 per quintal recommended by CACP.      
         
* The MSP for masur(lentil) has been fixed from the crop year 2000-01.      
       
# Figures in brackets indicate percentage increase.      
       
                 DESKTOP\JAIN\MSP according to crop year