April 19, 2022 6:55 am
According to the Ministry, wheat procurement has commenced in nine states--Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Chandigarh, Himachal Pradesh, Gujarat and Rajasthan.
February 09, 2022 5:22 pm
The government will procure mustard at the minimum support price (MSP) of Rs 5,050 per quintal, gram at Rs 5,230 per quintal and sunflower at Rs 6,015 per quintal, says chief secretary Sanjeev Kaushal
January 15, 2022 8:47 am
🔴 M S Sriram writes: A legal guarantee will only assure the farmers that they will not be bankrupted
December 12, 2021 7:56 am
Himanshu writes: It requires the government to intervene when market prices fall below a pre-defined level, not buy all the produce
November 30, 2021 11:55 am
🔴 The unions want the Modi government to enact legislation conferring mandatory status to MSP, rather than just being an indicative or desired price.
November 25, 2021 7:37 am
A R Vasavi writes: It needs reforms that will revive the health of its soil and water resources, provide employment for people and enhance quality of life
November 24, 2021 9:20 am
At present, the government announces MSPs for 23 crops, but procurement happens only for a few among them. Also, procurement varies quite a lot across states.
November 24, 2021 7:15 am
Manraj Grewal Sharma writes: It has thrown light on the crisis in agriculture, and made farmers aware. State, unions must tap the energy, build new future
November 19, 2021 10:25 pm
Farmers will continue protest at border sites until the 3 laws are repealed
July 26, 2021 7:24 pm
The US has slipped down the line of producers cotton prodecers due to the drought in Texas. As a result, cotton prices firmed up post December with Indian farmers being able to command prices above the government declared MSP.
June 22, 2020 6:10 pm
Around 30,000 farmers and tribals are marching from Thane to Azad Maidan in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Here’s a list of their long-pending demands.