Feb 20, 2017 at 11:26 | Source: PTI
The new rake will further enhance the carrying capacity of onions by 30 percent and will be in addition to the existing three freight trains operated by Central Railways to carry the bulbs from Nashik.
Feb 18, 2017 at 12:54 | Source: PTI
As per the first estimate released by the Agriculture Ministry, onion production is pegged at 197.13 lakh tonnes for 2016-17 crop year (July-June) as against actual output of 209.31 lakh tonnes last year.
Jan 16, 2017 at 12:39 | Source: Moneycontrol.com
Demonetisation impact seen in food inflation with vegetable, fruit and poultry prices decelerating in the main trade markets and mandis following the cash crunch
Jan 02, 2017 at 13:14 | Source: PTI
Wholesale prices fell by up to 42 percent to Rs 7.40 per kg at Lasalgoan (Maharasthra), Asia's biggest onion market, during last month from an average Rs 12.80 per kg in the year-ago period on expected good production.
Oct 18, 2016 at 09:22 | Source: PTI
According to G Lakshmi Bai, Additional Director of Marketing, the higher production of onions in neighbouring Maharashtra and Karnataka, results in Telangana markets being flooded with the commodity, bringing its price down to almost Rs 2,000 per tonne (Rs 2 per kg).
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.