Essential Commodities Act will be amended to de-regulate agri products: FM Sitharaman

New Delhi, May 15 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on May 15 announced that the central government will amend the Essential Commodities Act to enable better price realization for farmers. In a press conference, Sitharaman said, “Government to amend the Essential Commodities Act to enable better price realization for farmers; agriculture products including cereals, edible oils, oilseeds, pulses, onions and potatoes to be de-regulated.”