TABLE 5.11
                            Central Pool Stocks               
                                                          (Million Tonnes)
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As on Ist January             	Rice      	Wheat          	Total
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1980                          	8.58       	8.15	        16.73
1981                          	6.21       	4.91          	11.12
1982                          	5.34       	5.01          	10.35
1983                          	4.77       	6.99          	11.76
1984                          	4.34           10.45          	14.79
1985                          	6.74           14.54          	21.28
1986                         	9.06           14.93          	23.99
1987                         	8.50           13.93          	22.43
1988                          	5.91            7.35          	13.26
1989                          	4.09       	4.44           	 8.53
1990                          	5.65       	5.61          	11.26
1991                         	8.66       	9.24          	17.90
1992                        	8.63       	5.28          	13.91
1993                        	8.52       	3.28          	11.80
1994	                       11.17	       10.82	        21.99
1995 	                       17.42	       12.88	        30.30
1996 Provisional	       15.41	       13.15	        28.56
1997 Provisional	       12.90	        6.90	        19.80
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Buffer Norms for
Ist January	                7.70	        7.70	        15.40
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