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Aug 28, 2014 at 15:02 | Source: Moneycontrol.com
State-run Food Corporation of India (FCI) can save as much as Rs 80,000 crore if it cuts down on the additional stock that it maintains over and above the mandated buffer, according to a report by Antique Broking, which calls for restructuring the foodgrains-procuring behemoth.
Jul 30, 2014 at 17:51 | Source: Reuters
India has threatened to block a worldwide reform of custom rules, saying it must be accompanied by a parallel agreement allowing developing countries more freedom to subsidise and stockpile foodgrains.
Jul 21, 2014 at 21:42 | Source: PTI
The Cabinet meeting on Wednesday comes close to the July 31 deadline for ratification on protocol of trade facilitation agreement (TFA)
Jul 01, 2014 at 21:20 | Source: IBNLive.com
Targeting UPA government for criticising the BJP-led NDA government on the issue of inflation, he said that the present government was in office for nearly 35 days and it is trying to improve the system.
May 16, 2014 at 20:45 | Source: PTI
"India is likely to produce 264.38 million tonnes of foodgrains during 2013-14 compared to 257.13 million tonnes last year," the Agriculture Ministry said in a statement while releasing the 3rd Advance Estimates of crop production in the 2013-14 crop year (July-June).
Apr 09, 2014 at 15:58 | Source: PTI
The study also said that only 12 percent of the total warehouse capacity accounts for agricultural commodities, while the maximum is industrial warehousing.
Feb 21, 2014 at 15:56 | Source: PTI
Replying to a supplementary to a Short Notice Question, KV Thomas said central warehouses might be providing storage facilities to items other than foodgrains.
Jan 15, 2014 at 12:55 | Source: PTI
The country had a record foodgrain production of 259.29 million tonnes in 2011-12 crop year (July-June). However, the output fell marginally to 255.36 million tonnes in the next year due to drought in some parts.
Jan 09, 2014 at 09:15 | Source: PTI
The godowns will be constructed by the Bihar State Building Construction Corporation at an estimated cost of Rs 506.15 crore, a loan for which has been approved by the NABARD under infrastructure development fund to the Bihar State Food and Civil Supplies Corporation
Nov 01, 2013 at 22:24 | Source: PTI
"On agriculture, we estimate this would be a very good year. The first advance estimates of Kharif foodgrains production shows that output will be 10.3 percent higher than the first advance estimates of the last year," Chidambaram told reporters here.
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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

7.26 PM Jul 3rd

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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

4.04 PM Jun 27th

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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