September 25, 2021 8:02 am
Of the 4-4.5 crore packets of cotton seeds sold in the country this season, 60-65 lakh packets were of the unauthorised herbicide-tolerant (Ht) Bt cotton.
April 07, 2021 6:39 pm
The Centre has said the price of Bt Cotton seeds will be raised to Rs 767 for a 450-gram packet. Earlier, this was Rs 730, thus amounting to an increase of Rs 37 per 450-gram packet.
March 14, 2018 9:04 am
The move will benefit 8 million cotton growers, but will reduce the margin of domestic seed companies and also MMBL. The new prices will come into effect from the 2018 kharif season starting June.
May 19, 2014 12:59 am
Path-breaking infrastructure project like GQ road/highway with efficient execution in road, urbanisation and water sector.
May 06, 2013 1:24 am
The Maharashtra government has lifted the ban on sale of Bt Cotton seeds supplied by Mahyco Seeds for the coming Kharif season in public interest.
August 10, 2012 5:44 am
The state government has banned Maharashtra Hybrid Seeds Company (Mahyco) from selling Bt cotton seeds in the state.
April 21, 2011 2:10 am
The state government has set up a committee headed by Principal Secretary R K Tripathi to look into the demand for raising the Maximum Retail Price of Bt cotton seeds in Gujarat.
April 20, 2009 3:47 am
After ten long years of research punctuated with technical delays,the Central Institute of Cotton Research (CICR) in Nagpur is ready with 20,000 packets....