Sep 08, 2016 at 07:34 | Source: PTI
The state government also urged the Centre to provide relief to the farmers of which 50 percent share should be borne by the Centre. After the meeting Gadkari said the Centre will look into the demands made by the Maharashtra government.
Sep 06, 2016 at 10:40 | Source: PTI
Tomato production also rose 12 percent to 18.4 mt in 2015-16 crop year as against 16.3 mt in the previous year.
Aug 30, 2016 at 17:00 | Source: PTI
In a relief to onion growers in Maharashtra after prices of the crop fell to a record low, the state government today decided to provide grant of Rs 100 per quintal to these farmers.
Aug 26, 2016 at 21:40 | Source: PTI
To arrest steep fall in onion prices and protect farmers interest, government today decided to extend export duty benefits to onion for promoting its outbound shipments.
Aug 11, 2016 at 09:38 | Source: PTI
Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan, Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh, NCP chief and former Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar and three ministers from Maharashtra were present in the meeting.
Jul 21, 2016 at 08:46 | Source: PTI
SBI Research said if investigated a little further, it might be found that episodes of pulse and cereal price increase have been repeated every 2.2 years and thereafter.
Jun 13, 2016 at 15:34 | Source: PTI
Onion exports stood at 9,80,566 tonnes during the 11 months of 2015-16 as against 9,70,442 tonnes in the same period of the previous financial year, according to data compiled by the National Horticultural Research and Development Foundation (NHRDF).
May 31, 2016 at 14:48 | Source: PTI
To reduce wastage of onion, the government has decided to add 56,800 tonnes of storage capacity for the vegetable in three different states
May 24, 2016 at 12:36 | Source: PTI
The delegation has demanded that the state government allow increase in export quantities, compensate onion producers or buy additional onions to stop heavy losses to farmers.
May 04, 2016 at 15:02 | Source: PTI
Government will purchase 15,000tonnes of onions in a move to help the growers in the wake ofa bumper crop that has sharply brought down prices, the LokSabha was informed today.