Tuesday, Oct 04, 2022

Cotton Corporation of India


AEPC urges govt to put restrictions on cotton yarn exports

March 27, 2021 4:06 pm

AEPC Chairman A Sakthivel said despite several efforts by the government to reduce the price of cotton yarn, it has consistently increased in the last four months and was affecting the entire value chain.

Kapas prices cross govt-declared MSP, CCI stops procurement in over 300 centres

February 01, 2021 11:12 pm

Despite external factors such as drought in USA, bullish procurement by China and Covid-19, Indian growers have benefited from CCI's procurement centres.

Cotton procurement: Harsimrat Kaur Badal seeks PM's intervention

December 28, 2020 6:24 am

Harsimrat said “a clear-cut directive needs to be issued by you guaranteeing government procurement of all agricultural products listed under the MSP system".

Farmers flock to sell kapas, CCI reports double procurement figures

December 24, 2020 11:21 pm

Telangana recorded the highest procurement, where 4.83 lakh farmers sold 21.86 lakh bales of cotton to the CCI. Maharashtra with 2.05 lakh farmers selling 10.99 lakh bales has come second.

Not just farmers, Union government’s own body had backed making MSP legal

December 13, 2020 10:41 am

While CACP recommends the MSP of 23 crops every year, its recommendations have no legal binding on anyone including the government and mostly wheat and paddy are procured by the government on MSP.

Ginners expected to produce 8-10 lakh bales of 'branded' Kasturi cotton this season

October 07, 2020 11:54 pm

Earlier this year, the CCI has unveiled its brand Kastur, with specifications such as staple length, to allow ginners to brand and sell their cotton under the brand.

Gujarat: Cotton prices stay low despite CCI’s purchase of 11 lakh bales

July 01, 2020 5:34 am

CCI officials said they have purchased more than 11 lakh bales (each containing 170 kg of lint) or 55 lakh quintals of kapas (raw, unginned seed cotton)in the 2019-20 season, the highest procurement from Gujarat since 2008.

Bombay HC steps in to check allegations against CCI of non-procurement of cotton from farmers

June 10, 2020 1:26 am

Assuring protection to farmers, the court said farmers’ counsel need not file vakalatnama and can be heard as amicus curiae. The assistant government pleader has been asked to convey the order to the concerned.

Farm activist demands action against ginners who fail to reopen

April 23, 2020 9:22 pm

While the Cotton Corporation of India (CCI) has signaled the restarting of Minimum Support Price (MSP) operations, ginners are reluctant to restart due to labour shortage and fear of infection.

Cotton procurement restarts in Malwa belt

April 14, 2020 10:45 pm

Procurement was started in Bathinda and Mansa on Tuesday and will also begin in Faridkot, Abohar, Fazilka and Muktsar mandis.