The missing non-food does cause a little problem in terms of creating the right model and also competing with the domestic retailers because it doesn’t provide a level plane.
Agriculture experts said there are some concerns about crops in parts of the country even as the overall farm situation remains positive.
People aware of the matter said another plea by Monsanto challenging the CCI’s order of investigation into alleged anti-competition activities by the company is listed for September 15.
Areas growing pulses have increased 29% from the previous year to 143.95 lakh hectares. Planting of arhar has increased more than 39.81% from last year.
Weathermen said wind pattern in the area is still south westerly. "The establishment of anticyclone over central Pakistan and adjoining Rajasthan has not come.
Food Processing Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal to meet UK firms like Tesco, Marks & Spencer for FDI boost
The aggressive move to showcase India’s food retail sector is on account of a lack of interest shown by international companies to setup shop in India.
The long-staple local or desi seeds and short-duration American cotton varieties were developed by the Central Institute for Cotton Research (CICR) in Nagpur.
The increase is largely in acreage of pulses followed by coarse cereals, rice and oilseeds. Sugarcane and cotton, however, have seen a dip in planting.
The country will require good rains in September to close the deficit, an official said. The season’s total rainfall from June 1 to August 31 was 3% below average at 693.1 mm.
Paswan said that farmers have started approaching him to get them out of the distress situation. "The government will buy pulses from farmers.
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