Dall Mill: Annual Consumption will Reach 24 Million Tonnes by 2020, Dal, Dhal Mill, Dried Pulse, Peas (Pisum Sativum), Chickpeas (Garbanzos), Moong, Urad, Lentils (Masur), Pigeon Peas (Tur), Dal Milling Industry, Pulses Processing Unit

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Dall Mill:  Annual Consumption will Reach 24 Million Tonnes by 2020, Dal, Dhal Mill, Dried Pulse, Peas (Pisum Sativum), Chickpeas (Garbanzos), Moong, Urad, Lentils (Masur), Pigeon Peas (Tur), Dal Milling Industry, Pulses Processing Unit, Split and whole pulses Manufacturing Plant, Detailed Project Report, Profile, Business Plan, Industry Trends, Market Research, Survey, Manufacturing Process, Machinery, Raw Materials, Feasibility Study, Investment Opportunities, Cost and Revenue, Plant Economics, Production Schedule, Working Capital Requirement, Plant Layout, Process Flow Sheet, Cost of Project, Projected Balance Sheets, Profitability Ratios, Break Even Analysis


The dal milling industry in India is one of the major agro processing industries in the country. From an annual production of 14.5 million tonnes of pulse in the country, 75% of these pulses are processed by dal mills.To minimize these losses, the dal milling industry can maximize the use of improved dal mills. These new and improved dal mills are highly versatile, technology savvy & energy efficient than the traditional dal mills.

India is the largest producer of pulses around 14.5 million tones annually. Pulses commonly known as dal in India are an important component of both the vegetarian as well as the nonvegetarian diet in India. Pulses constitute one of the main sources of protein in the Indian diet. There are different varieties of pulses namely Chana, Mung, Masur, Urad and Tuvar dal. The important part of pulses play as a source of dietary protein, energy, minerals and vitamins for the redominantly vegetarian population of India, needs no reiteration and nutritionists regards pulses as an essential means to correct malnutrition.

The creation of a dal mill and surrounding procurement & marketing capabilities would allow farmers to engage in value addition and thereby receive more equitable returns for their hard work.  More than 1,000 beneficiaries could participate in the venture and stand to see a 15-50% improvement in incomes.

In India most of the pulses are consumed in dehusked and split form. Thus processing of pulses assumes a lot of importance. Pulses processing industry helps in processing the raw grain legumes/ pulses into edible form. Pulses are mostly consumed whole or split, apart from desi chickpea which is usually consumed in the form of flour/besan and has growing demand.

India is the biggest importer and consumer of pulses and India government has initiated various to ensure that pulses output by the nation remain robust. Technology upgraded, highly versatile and energy efficient dal mills are very profitable venture to start with substantial capital investment. Due to variety of applications the demand for pulses is growing at very fast rate.

Few Indian Major Players are as under

·         Asian Health &Nutri Foods Ltd.

·         B G H Exim Pvt. Ltd.

·         Bafna Agro Inds. Ltd.

·         Edible Products (India) Ltd.

·         Emmsons International Ltd.

·         Navjivan Roller Flour & Pulse Mills Pvt. Ltd.

·         Olam Exports (India) Ltd.

·         Poona Dal & Oil Inds. Ltd.

·         PoonamRasayan Ltd.

·         Ruchi Soya Inds. Ltd.

·         Shakti Bhog Snacks Ltd.

·         State Trading Corpn. Of India Ltd.

·         Tamil Nadu Civil Supplies Corpn. Ltd.


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