Consider the following statements:

  1. In the case of all cereals, pulses and oil-seeds, the procurement at Minimum Support Price (MSP) is unlimited in any State/UT of India.
  2. In the case of cereals and pulses, the MSP is fixed in any State/UT at a level to which the market price will never rise.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[UPSC Civil Services Exam – 2020 Prelims]

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2


Answer: (d)        

Explanation:

  • While procurement is open-ended, it is not unlimited since our buffer stock is limited. Hence statement 1 is incorrect.
  • Market price has no link with Minimum Support Prices and it can go below or above of MSP depends upon the demand of crop in the market, hence statement 2 is incorrect.

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