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Crop procurement


71% of procure wheat yet to be lifted: Within first 10 days, wheat arrival up 45% compared to last year

April 21, 2021 10:21 am

Last year, only 36.66 LMT wheat had arrived in mandis in first ten days of procurement this time last year compared to 53.33 LMT this year.

Major relief for arhtiyas in Haryana

April 01, 2021 9:07 am

40% interest waiver on outstanding amount, 100% waiver of penal interest.

For procured crop, Haryana farmers to get payment in 3 days or 9% interest for delay

April 01, 2021 8:58 am

Arhtiyas will be extended a 40 per cent interest waiver on default amount and 100 per cent waiver of penal interest.

Bumper problem

February 24, 2020 1:45 am

Open-ended procurement of paddy and wheat at MSPs out of sync with market prices is unsustainable.

To curb irregularities: Groundnut procurement to be videographed, says Gujarat govt

October 24, 2018 1:03 am

Agriculture Minister R C Faldu and Food & Civil Supplies Minister Jayesh Radadiya said that the National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation Of India Ltd. (NAFED) and Gujarat State Civil Supplies Corporation will jointly carry out the procurement of groundnut.

Madhya Pradesh cabinet clears funds for colleges, procuring farm produce on MSP

October 02, 2018 5:18 am

The government estimates that it will need Rs 4,450 crore on purchasing various produce on MSP. Tuar will be procured between March 1 and June 30.

No. 234 in the mandi queue: A story of a father and a son in line for six days

June 10, 2018 11:24 am

A new procurement policy and bumper crops have meant long queues outside mandis in Madhya Pradesh. As two farmers die standing in such lines, a story of a father and son waiting six days for their turn in Vidisha

Will reduce food wastage by 50% in 2 yrs: Harsimrat Kaur

July 06, 2014 9:09 am

Harsimrat announced that soon a “food map” of India will be prepared.

Cool weather lifts wheat crop outlook but delays harvest

April 08, 2011 3:44 am

Even as favourable weather conditions augur a bumper wheat harvest in Punjab after last year’s low,the cool temperatures have led to a sluggish start to crop procurement.