Govt plans to revolutionise retail sector to make India a global shopping hub, with new labour laws to support 24-hour business.
Parliamentary Standing Committee likely to submit its report on Food Security Bill during the winter session
Committee chairman Vilas Muttemwar summoned senior food ministry officials to study the availability of grains and the ministry’s readiness to roll out the project.
In the new sugar season starting October, mill owners seeking to export sugar will have to obtain a release order (RO) from the sugar directorate.
Tight global supply and rising wheat prices at global markets are boding well for the government's plan to liquidate excess wheat lying in its godowns.
It's game India for rice exports this year.The country toppled Thailand for the first time in three decades to emerge as the top rice exporter but the latter won the day in sugar exports.
The food ministry has withdrawn its proposal to raise price of sugar sold in ration shops, fearing severe criticism from opposition parties.
According to industry, the revenue from ethanol blending for the Rs 80,000-crore sugar industry will go up more than three times from Rs 1,200 crore to around Rs 4,000 crore.
Sugar from Pakistan, which is at least Rs 5 a kg cheaper than the Indian variety, is finding favour with traders in the country, especially across the border in Punjab.
The fresh registration rules will be applicable to all food products, all processed and manufactured products, and animal products.
Cabinet had asked CACP to review its recommendation of not raising MSP after the agri ministry suggested a revision to Rs 1,400 per quintal.
- No blogs yet have been written by the author, we’re sure the author will contribute one soon