Government made declaration of wheat stock positions mandatroy for all traders/ wholesalers, retailers, big chain retailers and precessor across States and Union territories with effective from April 1st 2024, according to the news sources. The centre said that the move is for manage the overall food situations and prevent hoarding and unscrupilious speculation. The FCI has procured over 100,000 tons of wheat for 2024-25 rabi season, from more than a fortnight.