December 18, 2018 2:24 pm
Immediately after taking oath as chief minister of Chhattisgarh, Bhupesh Baghel had announced a hike in the MSP of paddy to Rs 2,500 per quintal for this year.
October 07, 2018 7:01 pm
The RBI, in its Monetary Policy Report released on Friday, however, did not elaborate on the assertion beyond a visual chart depicting the MSP hikes for different commodities for multiple years.
October 05, 2018 12:07 am
Relatively moderate raises for rabi crops are a relief. Restraint must now be followed by a review of policy.
October 03, 2018 6:31 pm
The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in its meeting approved minimum support prices (MSP) of Rabi crops.
September 12, 2018 2:06 pm
Under the new policy, the state governments will be given an option to choose multiple schemes to protect farmers when prices fall below the MSP.
September 11, 2018 7:49 am
For the last few days, wholesale markets in Maharashtra have been through a major upheaval with traders refusing to participate in auctions. This was to protest against the state Cabinet’s decision to penalise traders for below-MSP procurement with a year’s jail term as well as a fine of Rs 50,000.
September 05, 2018 3:56 am
The state has received an average rainfall of 823 mm between June 1 and September 4. In terms of percentage, it comes to 86.1 per cent. The water level in dams has been recorded at 66.1 per cent.
August 28, 2018 5:55 am
Under a limited procurement system, government would procure excess farm produce and leave rest to be cleared at market price. For it to work, MSP must not be at a level to which market price will not rise.
August 26, 2018 3:52 am
The Maharashtra government has decided to penalise trade below the government-mandated Minimum Support Price (MSP) by introducing amendments in the Agricultural Produce Marketing (Development and Regulation) Act, 1963.
August 09, 2018 6:00 am
Double whammy on top of costlier diesel neutralises MSP hike benefits
August 15, 2018 8:00 am
"A lot of people raise doubts about this. But we are firm in our decision. We want to excel in innovation and bring0-in record production of food grains," PM Modi said, talking about blue revolution, fish revolution, sweet revolution in the country.