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Open Market Sale Scheme

Food Corporation of India sells surplus stocks of wheat and rice under Open Market Sale Scheme (Domestic) at pre-determined prices through e-auction in the open market from time to time to enhance the supply of food grains, especially wheat during the lean season and thereby moderate the open market prices specially in the deficit regions. Quantum for sale of wheat and rice under OMSS(D) during 2020-21 has been fixed as 150 LMT and 50 LMT, respectively.

Sale of food grains , reserveprice & MSP under OMSS (D) during the last 5 years

Year

Total Sale ( in LMT)

MSP (in Rs./Qtl)

Reserve Price (in Rs./Qtl)

Wheat

Rice

Wheat

Rice(MSP derived price)

Wheat

Rice

2015-16

70.77

11.11

1450/-

2090/-

1550/-

2300/-

2016-17

45.68

17.77

1525/-

2164/-

1640/-

2400/-

2017-18

14.21

4.90

1625/-

2254/-

1790/-

2500/-

2018-19

81.84

8.460

1735/-

2373/-

1875/1900/

1925/1950/-**

2655/-

2019-20

36.36

16.12

1840/-

2641

2080/2135/2190/2245/-*
2135/- for FAQ wheat**
2080/- for URS wheat of crop year 2019-20**

2785/- upto 30.12.2019
2250/- from 31.12.2019



*Reserve price for 1st ,2nd , 3rd & 4th quarter. In 4th quarter, reserve price of wheat i.e. Rs. 2245/- per qtl. was upto 16.01.2020.

**Reserve price from 17.01.2020.





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