A ministerial group likely to meet early next week could clear cotton exports over and above the already approved 5.5 m bales for 2010-11.
In a letter to the PM in April, the council said several questions needed to be answered before the programme was implemented across the country.
The food ministry is set to oppose the mandatory 5% ethanol blending programme, fearing diversion of foodgrain for manufacture of ethanol.
Several experts have warned that the NAC recommendations would force the government to substantially raise its grain procurement, which in turn would lead to a larger subsidy burden on its already stretched finances.
The Centre plans to pressurise states on making registration of warehouses mandatory.
If the FCI's efficiency were to reach the level of private traders then the optimal stock for rice would be 6.5 mt but for wheat it would remain 0.5 mt.
We place agriculture technologies entirely at the disposal of India: Orit Noked, Israeli agriculture minister
"We place our technologies and most advanced know-how entirely at the disposal of India. I believe this is a win-win situation," says Orit Noked, Israeli agriculture minister.
Mr B K Sabharwal and Mr R C Maheshwari have respectively been elected CPAI' s Alternate President and Vice President to assist Mr Aggarwal.
Agriculture minister Sharad Pawar has been consistently batting for opening up exports in order to allow the farmer get a better price for his produce.
The Centre's fertiliser subsidy bill is set to shoot up by an estimated Rs 8000 crore mark with DoF mooting higher P and K nutrient subsidy to companies.
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