Damage yet to be assessed but economists feel rain may have positive overall impact.
The shortfall is majorly due to decline in the production of pulses due to prevailing drought like conditions in pulses growing regions of Maharashtra, Gujarat and Karnataka during the last Kharif season.
the state-wide raids have been conducted on 410 shops and subsequently 207 samples have been drawn for examination.
As per official data, water storage in 107 reservoirs across India rose to 106.6 billion cubic metres (BCM) till August 14, compared to the 10-year average of 87.5 BCM.
Panel to make changes in Essential Commodities Act to remove stock limits.
Conditions are ripe for a good harvest of the kharif crop & higher farm incomes, which should boost demand.
While the contentious move may take time as some state governments have opposed introduction of GM crops, the Chief Minister’s Panel on Agriculture has decided to make substantial changes in the Essential Commodities Act
MSP for procurement won’t be routed via middlemen in these two states; agents or arthiyas likely to oppose new system.
The government has a stock of close to 3.5 million tonnes of pulses, including a buffer of 1.4 million tonnes, said industry executives.
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The exports of fresh fruits, processed vegetables and fruits, juices and processed meat have shown growth over last year.
Under the PM-KMY, a monthly pension of Rs 3,000 will be provided to farmers holding up to 2 hectares of farmland.
The govt is focusing on delivering state-of-the-art machines to farmers to manage the stubble and make Punjab a zero stubble burning state.
The pension is dispensed under the scheme “Pradhan Mantri Kisan Maan-Dhan Yojana (PM-KMY) which was announced in the Budget 2019-20.
The PM-KMY scheme is being implemented across the country, including Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh (both newly created Union Territories), Tyagi said.
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