Managing Director, Esarco Exim Pvt. Ltd
GPC Interview with Anurag Tulshan from Esarco Exim Pvt. Ltd
Anurag is actively involved in India’s pulse industry. In addition to running Esarco, a fourth-generation, family-owned brokerage enterprise, he is a distinguished executive board member of the India Pulses and Grains Association, the apex body of India’s pulses and grains industry.
In this interview, Anurag discusses India’s quest for pulse self-sufficiency and its goal to transition from a net importer to a significant player in pulse export markets, as well as the impact this is having both in and outside of India.
Tell us about the IPGA: when and why it was established? 0:41
The government of India is building up a buffer stock of pulses in order to control wild price swings. How is this affecting India’s domestic pulse sector? 1:37
What can you tell us about India's growing pulse exports? 2:27
What pulses is India exporting? 3:18
The government of India has been purchasing pulses directly from growers. How is this affecting the domestic market? 3:41
What has been the impact on pulse imports? 4:48
Where does IPGA stand on the recent measures of the Indian Government? 5:21
Do you see potential for pulse consumption in India to increase? 5:48
From IPGA’s experience, what is the value the GPC offers national pulse industry associations? 6:37