“Reports also reveal the nexus with traders in the Northeast where wholesale onions did not sell below Rs 26-27 per kg. There are reports of mandis being closed down erratically, creating distortion in the demand supply chain,” Central govt letter said.
"Dead currency has come back to circulation as after demonetisation, people were forced to deposit their money in the banks. A policy shift has happened in the country and banking’s base has increased,” said a trustee of Arthakranti Pratishthan.
The figures released by the Directorate of Industries show that Pune is far ahead of other districts in converting the promises into actual investments. In percentage terms, Mumbai has fared better, but only 65 MoUs had been signed for Mumbai at that time.
Only a couple of weeks ago, gaurakshaks impounded a consignment of eight indigenous Gir breed cows that Jadhav had sourced from a farmer in Gujarat’s Amreli district. These animals, whose milk fetches a premium, are currently being housed at a gaushala (cow shelter) near Amreli.
As per the Election Rules of the State Cooperative Election Authority, the onus is on the housing societies to notify the Authority, and to hold elections once the five-year term of the executive body gets over.
Exports of onions play a crucial role in balancing the domestic price of the produce in the wholesale markets. India consumes almost 90 per cent of the home-grown produce, but 10 per cent export is necessary to prevent a price crash.
While civic officials blamed the prolonged effect of note ban, realtors said the high rate of real estate in PMC areas was the prime reason behind them choosing areas located beyond the corporation’s limits for new constructions.
While agricultural commodities are exempted from GST, trademarked commodities have been included under the new tax regime’s ambit. The matter has been made more complicated as clarity regarding a ‘trademark’ seems to be missing.