7500 metric ton Wheat and 4000 metric ton Rice from Central Pool Stock granted to deserving countries through MEA in 2020-21

New Delhi : The Union Minister of State for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today informed that the total stock of foodgrains in the Central Pool as on 16.07.2021 was 882.77 lakh tons consisting of 589.06 lakh tons of wheat and 293.71 lakh tons of rice.

Quantity of rice (Basmati and Non Basmati) and wheat exported from India during 2019-20 and 2020-21(provisional) is as under;-

(In metric ton)

 Years Wheat Rice
Basmati Other than basmati
2019-20 219693 4454747 5056259
2020-21 2088489 4630465 13095147

 

Grant from Central Pool Stock through humanitarian aid through Ministry of External Affair (MEA) to deserving countries is as under;-

(In metric ton)

 Years Wheat Rice
2019-20 1584.117 600
2020-21 75000 4000