There has been a big hike in the minimum support price (MSP) of oilseeds and pulses, which was announced by the Indian government on June 9, 2021 for the Kharif Marketing Season 2021-22. Kharif (summer-sown) crops are planted in the early summer months in India, and are harvested in late-autumn (October) and early winters (November).
As per the government announcement, the maximum hike has been in the price of sesamum, which is Rs 452 per quintal higher than the 2020-21 Kharif Marketing Season. The MSP of tur (arhar) and urad has been raised by Rs 300 per quintal from last year. Groundnut MSP has been increased by Rs 275 per quintal.
Among the food grain crops, the MSP of paddy has been raised by Rs 72 per quintal from the 2020-21 Kharif Marketing Season. The MSP of maize has seen an increase of Rs 20 per quintal this year.
There has been a rise of at least Rs 200 per quintal in the MSP of both long and medium staples of cotton from the last season.
Please click below to download the file for the complete list of MSP for various Kharif crops for the 2021-22 season: