ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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beginning in exporting computer software. Commenting on the prospects of the soya solvent extraction industry, J M Rajan Pillai, chairman, says that the present capacity in the industry is not being mobilised adequately due to shortage of availability of beans. Import of soyabeans would be a much more economic way of utilising the present capacity in the industry. Instead, the government is importing large quantities of soyabean oil to bridge the gap in availability of vegetable oils. The processing of beans in India, while providing equivalent oil will also increase the production of protein rich extractions for which there is demand both in the domestic and export markets.

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