Agriculture ministry has decided to link the allocation of National Agriculture Development Plan funds with states' performance in market reforms.
The commerce ministry has recommended the scrapping of an import duty on coffee equipment like vending machines and harvesters.
According to industry estimates, India exported 2.3 million tonne of rice including basmati between October 2011 and January 2012.
International Development Association will provide Rs 1,584 crore towards the project and the rest Rs 176 crore will come from the Union government.
The Union agriculture ministry has drawn up plans to invest in cold chain infrastructure for fruits in the upcoming financial year.
Union agriculture ministry looks confident of ensuring food security in the country even if this year's monsoon falls short of expectations.
The fertiliser ministry may seek more funds from the finance ministry to meet its subsidy obligations as it needs more than the allocated amount.
The consumer affairs department will recommend scrapping this scheme as states are not keen to lift supply, an official said.
The food ministry has proposed a 30 per cent increase in the price of sugar sold in ration shops to reduce the food subsidy bill.
Starbucks, the world's largest coffee shop chain, will open its first outlet in India later this year in tie-up with Tata Coffee.
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