Apr 22, 2016 at 14:48 | Source: PTI
"The financial situation of Punjab, particularly with respect to liquidity, has remained quite precarious over the past few years... The situation has deteriorated considerably now," the agency said in a note today.
Apr 19, 2016 at 10:04 | Source: PTI
The decision was taken by a consortium of banks which held a meeting in New Delhi today to take stock of the development wherein they have found foodgrain worth Rs 20,000 crore are missing from the FCI godowns in Punjab, which the state claimed to have procured after taking loans from the banks.
Apr 18, 2016 at 18:56 | Source: PTI
"We are working with the regulators as well as the banks and various other government agencies to ensure the matter with respect to the food stocks in Punjab is satisfactorily resolved," Jayant Sinha told reporters here.
Apr 14, 2016 at 12:48 | Source: PTI
"The state has set a target to produce 172.08 lakh tonnes of foodgrains in 2016-17 as against 136.73 lakh tonnes in 2015-16," Agriculture Minister Prattipati Pulla Rao said.
Apr 13, 2016 at 18:02 | Source: PTI
Jammu and Kashmir Chief MinisterMehbooba Mufti today called on Prime Minister Narendra Modihere and sought inclusion of Srinagar and Jammu among smartcities besides allocation of an additional over four lakhmetric tonnes of foodgrains to the state.
Apr 12, 2016 at 20:32 | Source: PTI
"As per IMD forecast, definitely agriculture production will be better in 2016-17," Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh said on the sidelines of a national kharif conference here.
Apr 04, 2016 at 07:28 | Source: PTI
The LJP chief said if NDA, in which his party is also an ally, comes to power in the state following 2017 election, they would provide subsidy and bear the expense.
Mar 17, 2016 at 17:58 | Source: PTI
To bring transparency and minimise storage losses of foodgrains, state-run FCI today made operations online at its 30 godowns and aims to bring 524 more depots under the system by July.
Feb 12, 2016 at 21:22 | Source: PTI
All major markets, includingbullion, metal, oil and oilseeds, foodgrain and jaggery, willremain closed tomorrow on account of 'Saraswati Puja'..
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.