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Minimum Support Price for Minor Forest Produce

Minimum Support Price for Minor Forest Produce

Under the scheme "Mechanism for Marketing of Minor Forest Produce through Minimum Support Price and development of Value chain for MFP" Minimum Support Price (MSP) for Minor Forest Produce (MFP) has been fixed for select MFP. The scheme is designed as a social safety net for improvement of livelihood of MFP gatherers by providing them fair price for the MFPs they collect.

Coverage

The Scheme has been implemented in eight States having Schedule areas as listed in the Fifth Schedule of the constitution of India. From November 2016, the scheme is applicable in all States.

Commodities covered

Minimum Support Price Scheme covers the following non-nationalized / non-monopolized MFPs.

Tamarind (with seeds) - Tamarindus indica

Wild Honey

Gum Karaya - Sterculia urens

Karanj seeds - Pongamia pinnata

Sal seed - Shorea robusta

Mahua seed - Madhuca longifolia

Sal leaves - Shorea robusta

Chironji pods with seeds - Buchanania lanzan

Myrobalan - Terminalia chebula

Lac - Rangeeni Lac, Kusumi Lac

Kusum seeds - (Schleichera oleosa)

Neem seeds - (Azadirachta indica)

Puwad seeds - (Cassia tora)

Baheda - (Terminalia bellirica)

Hill Broom Grass - (Thysanolaena maxima)

Dry Shikakai Pods - (Acacia concinna)

Bael pulp (Dried) -  (Aegle marmelos)

Nagarmotha -  (Cyperus rotundas)

Shatavari Roots (Dried) -  (Asparagus racemosus)

Gudmar / Madhunashini - (Gymnema sylvestre)

Kalmegh - (Andrographis paniculata)

Tamarind (De-seeded) - (Tamarindus indica)

Guggul - (Sterculia urens)

Mahua Flowers (dried) - (Madhuca longifolia)

Tejpatta (dried) - (Cinnamomum tamala and Cinnamomum sp.)

Jamun dried seeds - (Syzgium cumini)

Dried Amla Pulp (deseeded) - (Phyllanthus emblica)

Marking Nut - (Semecarpus anacardium)

Soap Nut (dried) - (Sapindus emarginatus)

Bhava Seed (Amaltas) - (Cassia fistula)

Arjuna Bark - (Terminalia arjuna)

Kokum (Dry) - (Garcinia indica)

Giloe - (Tinospora cordifolia)

Kaunch Seed - (Macuna pruriens)

Chirata - (Swertia chirata)

Vaybidding / Vavding (dry seeds) - (Embelia ribes)

Dhavaiphool dried flowers - (Woodfordia floribunda)

Nux Vomica - (Strychnos nux vomica)

Ban Tulsi Leaves (dried) - (Ocimum tenuiflorum)

Kshirni - (Hemidesmus indicus)

Bakul (dried bark) - (Mimusops elengii)
Kutaj (dried bark) - (Holarrhena pubescens / H. antidysenterica)
Noni / Aal (dried fiuits) - (Morinda citrifolia)
Sonapatha / Syonak pods - (Oroxylum indicum)
Chanothi seeds - (Abrus precatorius)
Kalihari (dried tubers) - (Gloriosa superba)
Makoi (dried fiuits) - (Solanum nigrum)
Apang plant - (Achyranthes aspera)
Sugandhmantri roots/tubers - (Homalomena aromatic)

Any de-nationalized MFP / items removed from the purview of monopoly procurement in future will also qualify for coverage under the Scheme. Similarly, any nationalized/ monopolized procurement, MFP will disqualify for coverage under the Scheme. However, if any State willingly wants any nationalized items to be included in MSP, then it shall have to change its nationalized status accordingly.

Commodity wise MSP

Sl. No.

MFP Item

Existing MSP Rates (Rs./Kg.)

Revised MSP  (Rs / kg) 

1

Tamarind (with seeds)

Tamarindus indica

31

36

2

Wild Honey

195

225

3

Gum Karaya

Sterculia urens

98

114

4

Karanj seeds

Pongamia pinnata

1922

5

Sal seed

Shorea robusta

20

20

6

Mahua seed

Madhuca longifolia

25

29

7

Sal leaves

Shorea robusta

30

35

8

Chironji pods with seeds

Buchanania lanzan

109

126

9

Myrobalan

Terminalia chebula

15

15

10 (A)

Rangeeni Lac

130

200

10 (B)

Kusumi Lac

203

275

11

Kusum seeds

(Schleichera oleosa)

20

23

12

Neem seeds

(Azadirachta indica)

23

27

13

Puwad seeds

(Cassia tora)

14

16

14

Baheda

(Terminalia bellirica)

17

17

15

Hill Broom Grass

(Thysanolaena maxima)

30

50

16

Dry Shikakai Pods

(Acacia concinna)

43

50

17

Bael pulp (Dried)

(Aegle marmelos)

27

30

18

Nagarmotha

(Cyperus rotundas)

27

30

19

Shatavari Roots (Dried)

(Asparagus racemosus)

92

107
 

Gudmar / Madhunashini

(Gymnema sylvestre)

35

41

21

Kalmegh

(Andrographis paniculata)

33

35

22

Tamarind (De-seeded)

(Tamarindus indica)

54

63

23

Guggul (Sterculia urens)*

700

812

24

Mahua Flowers (dried)

(Madhuca longifolia)

17

30

25

Tejpatta (dried)

(Cinnamomum tamala and

Cinnamomum sp.)

33

40

26

Jamun dried seeds

(Syzgium cumini)

36

42

27

Dried Amla Pulp (deseeded)

(Phyllanthus emblica)

45

52

28

Marking Nut

(Semecarpus anacardium)

8

9

29

Soap Nut (dried)

(Sapindus emarginatus)

12

14

30

Bhava Seed (Amaltas)

(Cassia fistula)

11

13

31

Arjuna Bark

(Terminalia arjuna)

18

21

32

Kokum (Dry)

(Garcinia indica)

25

29

33

Giloe

(Tinospora cordifolia)

21

40

34

Kaunch Seed

(Macuna pruriens)

18

21

35

Chirata

(Swertia chirata)

29

34

36

Vaybidding / Vavding (dry seeds)

(Embelia ribes)

81

94

37

Dhavaiphool dried flowers

(Woodfordia floribunda)

32

37

38

Nux Vomica

(Strychnos nux vomica)

36

42

39

Ban Tulsi Leaves (dried)

(Ocimum tenuiflorum)

19

22

40

Kshirni

(Hemidesmus indicus)

30

35

41Bakul (dried bark) - (Mimusops elengii)4046
42Kutaj (dried bark) - (Holarrhena pubescens / H. antidysenterica)2731
43Noni / Aal (dried fiuits) - (Morinda citrifolia)1517
44Sonapatha / Syonak pods - (Oroxylum indicum)1821
45Chanothi seeds - (Abrus precatorius)3945
46Kalihari (dried tubers) - (Gloriosa superba)2731
47Makoi (dried fiuits) - (Solanum nigrum)2124
48Apang plant - (Achyranthes aspera)2428
49Sugandhmantri roots/tubers - (Homalomena aromatic)3338

To get the commodity wise Minimum Support Price of Minor Forest Produce, click here. States have been given freedom for fixing MSP 10% above or below the MSP rate decided by Ministry of Tribal Affairs

Source : TRIFED



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