Minimum Support Prices (MSP) and bonus for Kharif Crops of 2017-18 season




Minimum Support Prices (MSP) for Kharif Crops of 2017-18 season

The government has approved for the increase in the Minimum Support Prices (MSPs) for all Kharif Crops of 2017-18 Season. Further, to incentivize cultivation of pulses and oilseeds in the country, Government has announced a bonus of Rs.200/- per quintal for Arhar (Tur), Urad, Moong, Groundnut-in-shell and Soybean and a bonus of Rs 100/- per quintal for Sunflowerseed, Sesamum and Niger seed. This bonus is payable over and above the approved MSP. The details of MSPs and bonus for all Kharif Crops of 2017-18 season are given in the table below:









Source: http://eands.dacnet.nic.in/PDF/English2017-18.pdf

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