Sunday, Feb 05, 2023

Agriculture industry


Services, agriculture raise growth estimate to 7%; poor demand, weak exports concern

January 07, 2023 8:33 am

This is slower than the 8.7 per cent GDP growth in 2021-22, but slightly higher than the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) forecast of 6.8 per cent for the current financial year.

Punjab to conclude procurement as wheat arrival declines: Centre yet to take call on shrivelled grains, mandis to start shutting from May 5

May 04, 2022 6:02 am

There is a huge demand for Indian wheat amid sharp decline in availability of the grain in the global market due to the ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine. Both nations are major producers and exporters of wheat.

GCCI writes to govt, requests to allow agriculture industries to operate

March 25, 2020 8:56 pm

It also stated that Gujarat should emulate Karnataka, Telengana, Jammu and Kashmir Punjab and Haryana, which have decided "to exempt the production and logistics of these agri-inputs manufacturing industries".

A roller-coaster ride

August 02, 2018 5:07 am

Agricultural exports from India have started picking up again, which is good news for farmers

How maximum residue levels have become a tool to block our farm produce exports

July 19, 2018 1:13 am

India has no system to monitor pesticide residues in imported foods, even as its own shipments are getting detained in overseas ports.

Band-aid solutions

May 02, 2016 12:01 am

India’s agriculture needs less regulation, greater play of market forces.

To create rural assets, govt seeks to link NREGS to agri

June 19, 2014 9:59 pm

This, the note says, is expected to bring at least Rs 25,000 crore of investment into agriculture.

NDA to bring broad changes in MNREGA

June 19, 2014 8:04 pm

This is expected to bring at least Rs 25,000 crore of investment into agriculture, says the ministry note.

Karnataka hobbling

March 23, 2012 12:24 am

Agriculture and industry show negative growth in survey