Once the US sanctions are put in place, Iran is also likely to shift sourcing of sugar and soymeal from Brazil & Argentina to India.
The government had in March revised Bt cotton seed prices.
A Delhi High Court bench had said in an April 11 ruling that Monsanto’s patent was not valid under Section 3(j) of the Patent Act.
To help exporters and insulate them against foreign exchange fluctuation, GJEPC has proposed assessing the working capital limit in dollars, in line with a central bank circular of September 2013.
In 2016-17, India had exported 78,000 tonnes of dairy products, including casein, cheese, flavour milk and ghee, valued at Rs 1,500 crore.
Till the last rabi season, on a pilot basis in 16 districts across 11 states, companies were getting subsidy after farmers purchased fertilisers post Aadhar identification
Paswan added that it was not necessary all suggestions will be implemented, and that another round of meetings could take place.
The inter-mandi trade will facilitate more competition among trader and more choices to farmers, say agriculture ministry officials.
The agriculture secretary said normal monsoon forecast by the weather office was a shot in the arm for the sector and good for the agriculture economy.
UP owes Rs 8,869 crore of the total outstanding arrears of around Rs 19,246 crore, said officials, who did not wish to be identified.
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