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Jun 25, 2016 at 12:16 | Source: PTI
The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) said a production of270 million tons of foodgrains was expected during the kharif and rabi seasons this year, thanks to the forecast of a normal monsoon
Jun 24, 2016 at 08:48 | Source: PTI
The Food Corporation of India (FCI), the nodal agency for procurement and distribution of foodgrains, had procured 28 million tonnes of wheat in the 2015-16 marketing year (April- March). Bulk of the procurement is done during April-June.
Jun 01, 2016 at 07:50 | Source: PTI
FCI, a government of India enterprise, had contended that it only occupies the godowns which are owned by the union government and such properties are exempted from local taxes.
May 31, 2016 at 18:12 | Source: PTI
India will "definitely" see higher foodgrain output and overall growth in the agriculture sector in case the IMD prediction of a good monsoon "comes true", Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh said on May 31
May 28, 2016 at 12:54 | Source: PTI
Food, Health and various other ministries have assigned the mandate to Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) to come up with standards for fortification of foodgrains such as wheat flour and rice which will add to the nutrient value of food intake, said Subhasish Panda, Joint Secretary in the Department of Food.
May 25, 2016 at 08:50 | Source: PTI
The country had last achieved a record output of 265.04 million tonnes (MT) in 2013-15. However, the production in 2014-15 and 2015-16 fell to 252.02 MT and 253.23 MT, respectively, due to drought in more than ten states.
May 09, 2016 at 21:20 | Source: PTI
Releasing the third advance estimate of foodgrain production for this year, the Agriculture Ministry said the overall foodgrains production is pegged at 252.23 MT for 2015-16 as against 252.02 MT in the previous year.
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.
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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

4.04 PM Jun 27th 2014

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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

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