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Waiting for wheat procurement, farmers stay overnight at Bathinda mandi, with ‘no light, water, soap’

April 16, 2020 10:44 pm

Though the procurement season started on Wednesday, Burj Sema is yet to be cleaned even as farmers wait it out in the dark to sell their stock of wheat.

Wheat procurement operation gets off to a slow start, mandis wear a deserted look

April 16, 2020 5:24 am

Against arrival of 18,309 MT of wheat on first day of procurement last year, only 4,855 MT wheat made it to the mandis across the state on Day 1 this year.

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.

Punjab authorises DCs to declare new mandis

April 10, 2020 10:33 pm

The new mandis will be declared to meet the demands of social distancing while ensuring smooth procurement of the farmers' produce.

Agri-marketing: DTH from Farm

January 24, 2019 12:59 am

These farmers have shown that the future lies in selling directly from fields and not in mandis.

Madhya Pradesh govt postpones polls for mandi panels

July 07, 2018 2:05 am

“If the government claims it has run pro-farmer schemes, has clocked highest agriculture growth rate in the country and has won Krishi Karman awards, why has it postponed the polls twice?’’ said state Congress chief Kamal Nath.

Traders in MP mandis begin 3-day strike against Govt's eNAM

June 21, 2018 7:59 pm

Traders of grain markets spread across 270 cities and towns in Madhya Pradesh are participating in the three-day strike.

Mandis to line proposed expressway

July 23, 2014 2:40 pm

About 50 acres of land each in Agra and Kannauj have been identified.

Lens on Maharashtra in onion crisis meet

August 14, 2013 2:49 am

The meeting,to be chaired by Cabinet Secretary Ajit Seth.