Which committee has been constituted to tackle the shortage of pulses in India?
[A]Sanjay Mitra committee
[B]NK Singh committee
[C]Arvind Subramanian committee
[D]Divakar Reddy committee
Arvind Subramanian committee
The Union Government has recently constituted a high-level committee headed by Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian to tackle the shortage of pulses in India. The committee will consider a reasonable hike in the Minimum Support Price (MSP) for pulses and bonus for the farmers to promote pulse cultivation and frame an appropriate policy to promote cultivation of lentils in India. The committee will submit its report within 2- weeks. Beside this, the Government of India (GoI ) has decided to increase the buffer stock of pulses from 8 lakh to 20 lakh tonnes.