Mumbai: Two state-run buying and selling firms have floated two affectionate to import 330,00 tonnes of non-genetically customized corn, as the administration tries to get better supplies of the grain to keep a cover on local prices. In December 2016 and January 2017, PEC Limited has commenced a tender to import 200,000 tonnes of corn for shipment. The corporation has also further conveyed that, the most recent date for submitting bids is July 29. In August the State buying and selling Corp of India has sought 130,000 tonnes of corn for shipments.
They also further conveyed that, the last date for submitting bids is July 28. India had complexity in sourcing non-GM corn in late 2015 and previous this year. It only permits the planting and utilization of genetically modified cotton. Sources have also conveyed that, this month that the administration had asked a trader backed by it to import half a million tonnes of corn. Farmers in the nation plant corn twice a year. In October the winter crop is planted, with harvests in March and April. The summer crop planting has started, and supplies will become obtainable only from end-September.