Pulses

India is a regular importer of pulses. STC undertakes import of pulses under various schemes of the Government of India as announced from time to time for supply to state governments and / or sales in the open market also imports on commercial account. 

STC imports various types of pulses like black mapte, green moong, chick peas, dun peas, lemon tur, yellow peas, etc.

Typical Specifications of Pulses imported by STC :



Parameter
Tur Whole
Pigeon Peas Pigeon Peas Desi Chick Peas Green Moong Urad (Black Matpe) Burmese Lemon Toor Yellow Peas

(Max%) (Max %) (Max%) (Max %) (Max %) (Max %) (Max %) (Max%)
FOREIGN MATTER 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 0.5
WEEVILED SEEDS 1 3 3 1 2 1 2 -
DAMAGED* OTHERWISE 2 4 5 3 3 2.5 4 5
SISTER BEANS 0.5
0.5 0.5 - 3 3 -
FOREIGN BEANS 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 1 - - -
BROKEN/SPLIT 0.5 2 0.5 1
-
-
MOISTURE 12 12 12 12 10 12 12 14
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN /SOURCE


Malawi/ Mozambique
Tanzania Tanzania/ Kenya

Canada


In addition, the imported pulses need to comply with Indian Phytosanitary Norms and should be free from live infestation.

 

*  Including immature, shriveled, heated fungi and discolored grain.