October 15, 2020 5:16 am
Usually, NAFED mandates packing of 35 kg groundnut per bag. However, an exception was made in 2018 and 2019 when the government had revised its standard procedure to allow packing of 30 kg groundnut per bag.
September 04, 2020 12:22 am
Yogesh Thorat, managing director of MahaFPC, said this e-mandi is aimed at allowing FPCs to tap into retail grocery shops in and around Pune for the supply of specific commodities.
April 24, 2020 8:01 am
According to sources, the National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India Ltd (NAFED), which comes under administrative control of the Agriculture Ministry, has been tasked with ensuring supply of pulses from the buffer stocks it maintains.
November 03, 2019 7:21 am
Since Oct 14, there have been a series of attacks on outsiders by suspected militants in South Kashmir. For Hashim and his brothers, truck drivers from Mewat, the fear is real, but now they have little option but to wait for their trucks to be loaded.
November 02, 2019 6:01 am
The Centre has appointed National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India Limited (NAFED) as the nodal agency for procuring the oilseed from farmers of Gujarat.
September 11, 2019 7:07 am
NAFED has been tasked with purchasing all the apples that growers bring to sell at mandis in the Valley. A bumper crop, for which there would hardly be any private buyers with all the current movement restrictions, makes it all the more challenging.
November 18, 2018 4:22 am
NAFED purportedly cited “paucity of scientific warehouses’’ in Gujarat and “the Gujarat State Warehousing Corporation (GSWC) not following the standard operating procedure for safe storage of procured stock’’.
November 05, 2018 6:21 am
Procurement of groundnut is due to begin next week in the shadow of the irregularities that marred the procurement process last season. The Indian Express tracks the amendments made by the government to avoid a repeat.
November 05, 2018 5:21 am
The registration process will go till the end of the month and government will start procuring groundnut from farmers through NAFED from November 15.
August 30, 2018 5:18 am
At the meeting, SOMA demanded that NAFED give timely delivery of groundnut to traders. This is the second meeting between NAFED and oil millers this year after the meeting in May.