MSP FOR KHARIF CROPS
Centre keen to run trains, but you and your govt not performing duties: J P Nadda to Amarinder Singh
Punjab Chief Minister Singh had on Sunday written an open letter to Nadda expressing concern over the continued suspension of goods trains by the railways and warned of its dangerous consequence on national security and on the armed forces.
Tractor sales may grow 10-12 pc in FY21 due to strong rural income: Ind-Ra
During April-September period of this fiscal, tractor sale volumes...
Government procures over 11 lakh tonnes paddy at MSP in last 10 days
Procurement of paddy, the main kharif crop, began from September 26 in P...
MSP procurement of kharif paddy begins immediately in Punjab and Haryana: Centre
According to the ministry, state procuring agencies including Food Corporation of India (FCI) are in a state of readiness for smoothly undertaking procurement operations. The Centre has fixed MSP for 'common variety' paddy at Rs 1,868 per quintal and for 'A' grade variety at Rs 1,888 per quintal for the current year.
Tractor makers hope to ride on festive demand for sales growth
The country’s largest tractor maker, Mahindra & Mahindra, which managed 100% capacity utilisation a few times in June and early July along with rivals Tafe, Escorts and Sonalika, said it was on path to improved sales from August to December driven by positive sentiments.
Sugar stocks rally on rising demand, MSP hopes
Balrampur Chini Mills gained 12%, Avadh Sugar gained 10% & Shree Renuka ended up 5%.
Agri sector likely to remain resilient from COVID-19 impact; to grow 2.5% in FY21: Crisil
With the pandemic and the ensuing lockdown, demand for horticultural produce is likely to be impacted more than that of food grains. Food grains have the government's minimum support price (MSP) and procurement support, the report explained.
Hike in MSP of kharif crops; new definition, 50K cr equity infusion for MSMEs: Watch cabinet briefing highlights
The Union Cabinet Monday took some important decisions regarding MSMEs, farm sector - thereby enabling them to reap maximum benefits under t...
Government hikes paddy MSP by Rs 53/qtl for 2020-21
The decision, taken by the Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, will give respite to farmers and also help them take a call on which kharif (summer) crop to grow as sowing picks up with the arrival of southwest monsoon.
Agriculture price panel for raising kharif crops’ minimum support price
The Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices (CACP) has recommended higher support prices for 17 summer-sown, or kharif, crops. The cabinet will consider the proposed new rates, officials said.
National-level video conference on evolving Kharif sowing strategy next week
The Centre on Thursday called a national-level video conference on April 16 for chalking out a strategy for sowing the rain-fed kharif crops, such as rice, and ensuring safety of farmers in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak.
Higher wholesale prices, strong reservoir levels to help farmers in FY20
The central government's spending on the rural sector has increased 21% in the first seven months of fiscal 2020, the fastest growth in 11 years. All these factors, the unusually strong water reservoir levels and pick-up in rabi crop sowing activity, are initial signs pointing toward the rural sector bottoming out, Motilal Oswal says.
Higher mandi prices for kharif crop, likely bumper rabi harvest spell gains for farmers: Crisil Research
In crop year 2018-19, farm profits jumped 26% on-year over a low base of the preceding year (2017-18), which had seen per-hectare profits decline due to low mandi prices following a bumper crop. The outlook for this year is muted in comparison, though a rise in mandi prices for kharif and higher productivity for rabi crop would lend support to overall profitability.
Cabinet approves higher minimum support prices for Kharif crops
Labour code on wages, proposal to lease out 3 airport projects to Adani also approved.
Modi Cabinet approves increase in MSP for kharif crops
In a major step to boost farmers' income, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Wednesday approved an increase in the minimum ...