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Essential Commodities Act amended: All you need to know

Updated : May 16, 2020 08:46 AM IST

However, there is a rider that the Essential Commodities Act can be imposed on these commodities under exceptional circumstances.
The act came into being in 1955 when the economy was dealing with food shortage and famine.
The NITI Aayog has in past called the Essential Commodity Act as a hindrance to farm exports.
Essential Commodities Act amended: All you need to know

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