Table 5.14
                                 Foodgrains Subsidy
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	                         Rupees per quintal
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Fiscal year	   Economic cost   FCI/ Average	  Consumer Subsidy   Carrying	     Total
		                 Sales Realizaion		         Cost 	      Food  						
                                                                                   subsidy
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	           Wheat     Rice   Wheat    Rice  Wheat     Rice     (Wheat	(Rs.crores)
							              & Rice)
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1991-92	           390.79   497.04  251.68  365.58 139.11   131.46     77.55	     2850 
1992-93	           504.10   585.27  279.36  442.40 224.74   142.87    103.65   	     2800*
1993-94	           532.03   665.10  355.88  500.42 176.15   146.68    117.16	     5537 
1994-95	           551.17   694.71  407.89  600.75 143.28    93.96    125.46	     5100*
1995-96(RE)	   563.57   746.72  415.87  610.70 147.70   136.02    131.44	     5343*
1996-97(RE)	   618.14   814.70  422.74  622.74 195.40   191.96    144.50	     6114*
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*	Inclusive of sugar subsidy.
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