Apr 25, 2017 at 16:54 | Source: PTI
The country is likely to produce an all-time high 273 million tonnes (MT) of foodgrain in the 2017-18 crop year starting July and maintain 4 percent farm growth, anticipating a good monsoon.
Apr 25, 2017 at 12:42 | Source: PTI
Foodgrain production is estimated to touch a record 271.98 million tonnes in the current year (July-June), as per the second estimate of the agriculture ministry.
Apr 24, 2017 at 15:05 | Source: PTI
Wheat and rice are being sold through PDS (public distribution system) shops, also known as fair price or ration shops, at a highly-subsidised rate of Rs 2 and Rs 3 per kg, respectively, as per the Food Security Law.
Apr 06, 2017 at 15:50 | Source: PTI
In its first bi-monthly monetary policy of 2017-18, it said several indicators are pointing to a modest improvement in the macroeconomic outlook. These include record production of foodgrains and pulses and recovery in industrial output on the back of turnaround in the manufacturing sector.
Mar 28, 2017 at 13:32 | Source: PTI
Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said changes in prices of the 22 items including pulses, onion and tomato vis-a-vis on the day of demonetisation are being monitored on a daily basis.
Mar 08, 2017 at 08:50 | Source: PTI
THe foodgrains production increased to a record high of 271.98 million tonnes. It was a great achievement despite all the difficulties farming community face today and it may be attributed to the Scientists of KVK who desperately working with farming community at the field level, he said.
Feb 15, 2017 at 18:36 | Source: PTI
India's foodgrain output is likely to hit a record 271.98 million tonnes in the 2016-17 crop year ending June, buoyed by good monsoon after two years of drought.
Dec 19, 2016 at 12:02 | Source: PTI
The prices of gram dal,soojiincreased while that of thoor dal,urad dal,moong dal decreasedin the wholesale foodgrain market here today.
Nov 23, 2016 at 09:54 | Source: PTI
This year is likely to see a record foodgrain production of 270 million tonnes and also a significant rise in output of pulses. However, the recent cash crunch in the wake of demonetisation threatens to wipe out gains for farmers, NCML Managing Director and CEO Sanjay Kaul said in a release here.
Nov 03, 2016 at 13:25 | Source: PTI
Under the law, which was passed by Parliament in 2013, the government provides 5 kg of highly subsidised foodgrains per person, per month at Rs 1-3 per kg.