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Jan 21, 2016 at 17:45 | Source: PTI
Till now, 25 states and UTs have rolled out the law while 11 are in the process of doing so, Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said. The law was passed by Parliament in 2013 and state governments were given one year to implement it.
Jan 06, 2016 at 21:37 | Source: PTI
The ministry, in its cabinet note, has proposed an average premium of upto 2.5 percent for foodgrain and oilseeds crops and 5 percent for horticulture crops.
Dec 31, 2015 at 15:37 | Source: SME Mentor
Battling two extremes of drought and unseasonal rains in various states, agriculture sector faced a "difficult year" in 2015 resulting in severe distress for farmers and even suicides, while the foodgrain output is likely to decline for the second straight year in 2016
Dec 31, 2015 at 11:55 | Source: PTI
To salvage the situation, the government launched Rs 50,000 crore worth irrigation and soil health schemes and is all set to unveil a new insurance scheme and electronic agri-market in New Year to ensure that the farmers earn 50 percent profit from produce.
Dec 10, 2015 at 11:07 | Source: SME Mentor
The government approved mandatory use of jute packaging material for foodgrains and sugar, a move which will provide relief to 3.7 lakh jute mill workers.
Dec 09, 2015 at 22:09 | Source: PTI
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs in its meeting on Wednesday decided that at least 90 percent of foodgrain output and 20 percent of sugar production has been reserved for packaging in jute.
Sep 16, 2015 at 22:20 | Source: PTI
Foodgrain output was 126.31 million tonnes (MT) in the kharif (summer) season of the 2014-15 crop year (July-June). The country had achieved a record 131.27 MT foodgrain production in 2011-12.
Aug 31, 2015 at 15:25 | Source: PTI
According to the Met Department, the country received 12 percent less rains so far. Much affected areas are parts of Maharasthra, north interior Karnataka, Bihar, Odisha and Jharkhand, among others.
Aug 19, 2015 at 21:10 | Source: PTI
As per CRISIL's deficient rainfall impact parameter (DRIP), four states of Bihar, Karnataka, Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh will be most hurt by deficient rains and these states contribute 34 percent of total foodgrain production in India.
Aug 17, 2015 at 19:22 | Source: PTI
The country had registered a record foodgrain production of 265.04 MT in 2013-14 crop year (July-June). Wheat, rice, coarse cereals and pulses are part of the foodgrain basket.
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in its cooler state, called La Nina, or neutral. Rainfall was 22 percent below the 50-year average in 2009 in India, reducing food-grain output and more than doubling inflation from the previous year, official data show. The seasonal showers are the main source of irrigation for the nation’s 263 million

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.29 lakh tonnes of foodgrains, a record. This included 83.22 lakh tonnes of rice, 61.74 lakh tonnes of wheat and 27.55 lakh tonnes of maize. Singh took pride in the successful experimentation with SRI (system of root intensification) method of cultivation for paddy and wheat to boost output. He said

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, it is a story of remarkable success. Foodgrain production has grown five-fold over sixty years to reach its highest level this decade, even while total cropped area has increased only by half during this period. In cereals, cotton, vegetables, fruits, milk and eggs, India ranks among the top three in the world

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America has adopted GM crops and some European countries have not, but cancer rates are almost the same in these countries.” India cannot resist GM crops due to the increasing demand for foodgrain in the country, he said. Also pitching for GM crops, Mr Raghav Rao, Managing Director of Kohinoor

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" FCI is Unable to Dump/transports Lakhs of Tonnes of Foodgrains rotting in Pathetic/Worst kinds of Warehouses in Haryana, just 2 hrs from Delhi. There is Total Absence of "Last in First out Methods", probably Unknown to FCI Officials/Staff/Cadre at Every Level, and Thousands of OLD Stocks

7.51 PM Jun 15th 2014

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.Also, the union government introduced free trade agreement (FTA) with a numberof agriculture products deficient countries. Most importantly, the government allowedexports of foodgrains and other agricultural commodities on quota basis withimpeccable positive response. Most recently, India allowed a limited

9.19 PM Jun 14th 2014

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Monsoon forecast not alarming but government keeping watch: Finance Secretary Arvind Mayaram on Saturday said the forecast of below normal monsoon is not "alarming" as of now but the government is keeping a watch. He said the country has strong foodgrains reserves to tackle any shortfall

8.51 PM Jun 14th 2014

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, such activities will strictly be allowed on such non-cultivable land, which cannot be reclaimed. The other remaining non-cultivable land will be reclaimed scientifically for agriculture purpose. As high price of food-grains continues to bother the common man, the new government will accord topmost priority

6.37 PM Jun 10th 2014

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Source:Economic Times - NEW DELHI: Delhi government will track the trucks carrying foodgrains with the help of Global Positioning System ( GPS) and Radio-frequency identification ( RFID) devices to curb the menace of diversion of rations meant for lakhs of families which are below the poverty line

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Agriculture 8. We are proud of the stellar performance of the agriculture sector. Foodgrain production in 2012-13 was 255.36 million tonnes and the estimate for the current year is 263 million tonnes. Estimates of production of su garcane, cotton, pulses, oilseeds and quality seeds point to new

1.21 PM Jun 9th 2014

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