TABLE 5.10                   
                  Procurement of Wheat and Rice
                       (Central Pool)
                                               (Million Tonnes)
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Marketing	     Wheat	             Rice
Year	        (April - March)	         (Oct - Sept)
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	          Qty	%change	          Qty	 %change
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1985-86	        10.34	    11.3	 8.86	  1.2
1986-87	        10.53	     1.8	 8.24	 -7.0
1987-88	         7.88	   -25.2	 6.33	 23.0
1988-89	         6.58	   -16.5	 6.94 	  9.6
1989-90	         8.94	    35.9 	10.88	 56.8
1990-91	        11.07	    23.7	11.74	  7.9
1991-92	         7.75	   -29.9	 9.24	-21.3
1992-93	         6.38	   -17.7	11.79	 27.6
1993-94 	12.83	   101.1	13.65	 15.7
1994-95	        11.87	    -7.5	13.40	 -1.8
1995-96 	12.33	     3.9	 9.95	-25.7
1996-97	         8.18	   -33.6	 8.06*
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(*) as on 28.1.1997.
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