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Tuesday, October 26, 2021



IAS officer Khemka points out anomalies in Kharif procurement in Haryana: bogus registrations, price as per eye estimation

October 12, 2021 6:32 pm

As administrative secretary, Khemka is incharge of Nuh and has written to Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar and other senior officers of the state government seeking remedial measures.

Food grain production estimated to reach new high of 150 million tonnes in 2021-22: Centre

September 22, 2021 7:39 am

However, kharif oilseed production is estimated at 2.33 million, which is lower than its target of 26 million tonnes and last year’s production of 24.03 million tonnes.

Punjab: Custom milling policy for paddy procurement approved, state to seek 42k cr CCL

September 17, 2021 9:40 pm

The Kharif Marketing Season (KMS) 2021-22 would start from October 1, 2021, and the operations would be completed by December 15, 2021.

UP Cabinet clears kharif rice MSP of Rs 1,960/qn

September 16, 2021 5:40 am

The Cabinet also cleared a proposal for giving financial and non-financial assistance for setting up medical colleges under public private partnership (PPP) model in 16 unserved districts of the state.

In bid to control price of pulses, Centre imposes stock limits

July 03, 2021 8:17 am

On Friday, the Centre brought into effect Stock Limits and Movement Restrictions on Specified Foodstuffs (Amendment) Order 2021, wherein stock limits have been imposed on wholesalers, retailers, millers and importers of pulses.

Don’t rush for kharif sowing: Maharashtra govt to farmers

June 21, 2021 2:27 am

Agriculture centres across 355 talukas have directed farmers to wait for a while to ensure adequate showers.

MSP hike too little, too late: Farm leaders

June 10, 2021 5:20 am

The government raised the minimum support price of paddy marginally by Rs 72 per quintal to Rs 1,940 for the 2021-22 crop year, while the rates of pulses, oilseeds and cereals were hiked substantially.

Gujarat: Coop members urged to sell fertilisers at old rates

May 15, 2021 2:01 am

DAP is a key fertiliser used by farmers during sowing. In his letter written on May 13, Sanghani stated that “till the next 24 hours or till further notice, the phosphatic fertilisers should not be sold at the new rates”.

Area under Kharif crop rises to record 1,082 lakh ha

August 29, 2020 7:52 am

Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said that a record area of 1,082.22 lakh ha has been covered under Kharif crops till August 28 during the current season, which is 13 lakh ha higher than 1,069.5 lakh ha area under Kharif crops during 2019.

Maharashtra farmers set to sow non-approved GM seeds this kharif season

June 02, 2020 8:28 pm

In India, storage, usage, transport, sale, or possession of Genetically Modified (GM) seeds can attract a jail term of five years, as well as a fine of Rs 1 lakh.