- The hikes in minimum support prices (MSP) have been the highest for pulses.
- While it is the combination of higher MSPs and procurement that makes farmers grow more of a crop,
- getting FCI or other state agencies to step up procurement may not always be possible.
- And these are the 2 main reasons which incentivise the farmer. But how do you fix the math behind the MSP policy?
Above all, most important thing – India needs to produce more pulses since pulse inflation is very high.