May 27, 2021 10:23 PM IST
The procurement has reached an all-time high, as it has exceeded previous high of 389.92 lakh tonnes achieved in the entire RMS 2020-21, an official statement said.
- Mar 06, 2021 09:11 PM IST
Darshan Pal, a senior member of the Samkyukta Kisan Morcha which is spearheading the going protest, said farmer unions stand firm on the demand of repeal of three agri laws.
- Dec 23, 2020 09:05 PM IST
Nodal agencies like FCI and others have also procured 217,449 MT of moong, urad, groundnut pods and soybean having an MSP value of Rs 1164.71 crore.
- Dec 03, 2020 07:30 PM IST
Farmers' leaders told the government to focus on resolving the issues instead of trying to be a good host by offering lunch, Shinde said.
- Oct 30, 2020 08:21 AM IST
Kerala's MSP: The initiative is fraught with challenges, but there is a fighting chance of success
- Oct 23, 2020 08:01 PM IST
Speaking at a virtual event, Manpreet Badal said the Centre should not tinker with the existing system of the minimum support price (MSP) and procurement as it has stood the test of time.
- Oct 01, 2020 05:19 PM IST
Rajnath Singh also hit out at Congress for the burning of a tractor by protesters from their youth wing, saying, "As a weapon is sacred to soldiers, so is a tractor for farmers and by burning them, they are insulting our farmers.”
- Jun 17, 2020 06:49 PM IST
All over India, 42 lakh farmers have been benefitted and a total amount of about Rs 73,500 crore has been paid to them towards Minimum Support Price (MSP) for wheat, according to a Food Ministry statement.
- Jul 07, 2019 08:02 AM IST
Delayed rains have affected sowing of pulses, particularly short-duration crops. Acreage may be much behind last year's level, particularly for tur dal
- Jul 03, 2019 07:28 PM IST
Paddy is the main kharif crop, the sowing of which begins with the onset of southwest monsoons.
- Aug 13, 2018 05:43 PM IST
The Marathas' call for greater representation in education and government jobs could be as much a product of the stress on the agrarian economy, as the role of age-old caste equations
- Jun 28, 2018 06:22 PM IST
According to a research report by HDFC Bank, the extent of pick up in rural demand is dependent on a number of factors, as a good monsoon alone will not do the trick.
- Apr 11, 2017 07:23 PM IST
The UP government is planning to sign an MoU with the Centre for 'power to all' scheme to ensure that there is power supply in various parts of the state.
- Apr 10, 2017 05:09 PM IST
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said farm loan waiver in the year 2008 barely helped 30-40 percent farmers.
- Feb 13, 2017 12:50 PM IST
Tur dal yards remain shut down across market yards in Maharashtra, despite the fact that minimum support price (MSP) of the lentil continued to fall steadily.
- Nov 01, 2016 06:32 PM IST
As preparations begin for the rabi
sowing season, the Cabinet is expected to take a call on a
proposal to hike minimum support price (MSP) by up to Rs
600/per quintal for pulses.
- Oct 12, 2016 04:46 PM IST
With paddy arrivals picking up in Punjab and Haryana, farmers in both agrarian states have claimed they are not getting full MSP for their crop, and blamed the nexus between rice shellers, officials of procurement agencies and others for the "scam".
- Oct 04, 2016 01:40 PM IST
Moong, tur and urad are the key kharif pulses, harvesting of which have begun in key growing states like Karnataka and Maharashtra.
- Sep 27, 2016 06:04 PM IST
An inter-ministerial meeting was held here today under the chairmanship of Consumer Affairs Secretary Hem Pande to review prices and availability of pulses.
- Sep 16, 2016 05:55 PM IST
To provide farmers with better incentives for pulses relative to competing crops, a government-appointed committee under the Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian Friday proposed a hike in minimum support price (MSP) in a report to the Finance Minister.
- Jul 07, 2016 03:18 PM IST
Higher minimum support price (MSP) will increase the availability of pulses and help contain food inflation, Finance Ministry said on July 7
- Jun 30, 2016 04:08 PM IST
Farm recovery may be delayed despite a favourable monsoon this year and India needs more such spells because drought in the last two years has created much more severe stress, the latest report from India Ratings and Research said
- Jun 26, 2016 05:14 PM IST
Besides, there has been a shift in dietary habit in which pulses have become core of food habits among the Indian people, but there was inadequate production to meet the demand, Subramanian told an international conference here.
- Jun 17, 2016 08:04 PM IST
Area under pulses, whose prices are on the rise, is down 27 percent at 3.32 lakh hectares in the ongoing 2016-17 kharif season, despite higher support prices announced by the government
- Jun 06, 2016 05:58 PM IST
CNBC-TV18 has constituted its own citizens monetary policy committee to shadow the Reserve Bank of India's policy. At the inaugural panel meet, members agreed that the RBI will keep its rates unchanged.