In a recent development, the Indian government has authorized the export of a substantial quantity of non-basmati white rice, totaling 10,34,800 tonnes. This rice will be supplied to seven different countries, including Nepal, Cameroon, and Malaysia. This export authorization was issued by the Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) and will be executed through the National Cooperative Exports Limited (NCEL).
Food Security Needs and Export Permissions
The decision to allow the export of non-basmati white rice comes in the context of efforts to address the food security needs of specific nations. Despite an earlier ban on non-basmati white rice exports, the Indian government has granted permission for these exports. The countries set to receive this rice include Nepal, Cameroon, Cote D’Ivoire, Guinea, Malaysia, Philippines, and Seychelles.
The Hindustan Herald Is Your Source For The Latest In Business, Entertainment, Lifestyle, Breaking News, And Other News. Please Follow Us On Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, And LinkedIn To Receive Instantaneous Updates. Also Don’t Forget To Subscribe Our Telegram Channel @hindustanherald