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Rabi Crop Minimum Support Prices (MSP) List 2021-22
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the increase in the Minimum Support Prices (MSPs) for all mandated Rabi crops for marketing season 2021-22. This increase in MSP is in line with the recommendations of the Swaminathan Commission.
In view of nutritional requirements and changing dietary patterns and to achieve self-sufficiency in pulses and oilseeds production, the Government has fixed relatively higher MSP for these crops.
The highest increase in MSP has been announced for lentil (Rs. 300 per quintal) followed by the gram and rapeseed & mustard (Rs. 225 per quintal each) and safflower (Rs. 112 per quintal). For barley and wheat, an increase of Rs. 75 per quintal and Rs 50 per quintal respectively has been announced. The differential remuneration is aimed at encouraging crop diversification
Minimum Support Prices for all Rabi crops for marketing season 2021-22
|Crops||MSP for RMS 2020-21
|MSP for RMS 2021-22
|Cost* of production 2021-22 (Rs/quintal)||Increase in MSP
|Return over cost (in percent)|
The increase in MSP for Rabi Crops for marketing season 2021-22 is in line with the principle of fixing the MSPs at a level of at least 1.5 times of the All-India weighted average Cost of Production as announced in Union Budget 2018-19. The expected returns to farmers over their cost of production are estimated to be highest in the case of Wheat (106%) followed by rapeseed & mustard (93%), gram, and lentil (78%). For barley, the return to farmers over their cost of production is estimated at 65% and for safflower, it is 50%.
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