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Govt mulls curbs on sugar sales at mill level to check prices
Deccan Chronicle

As sugar prices soar, Narendra Modi govt scrambles to nip cris...

Earlier during the day, former agriculture minister Sharad Pawar said sugar prices are expected to remain under pressure due to an estimated supply gap of 3.5-4 million tonne in 2016-17 marketing year. Food secretary Vrinda Sarup reviewed the price ... Financial Express, 4 weeks ago

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For a better supply chain, farmers need greater control

In the 1960s, the Indian government decided to ensure fair prices to farmers on agricultural produce by increasing transparency in trade. And so came into existence the Agricultural Produce Market Committee Act (APMC). Under this, farmers have to ...
 Yourstory.in2 weeks ago

Nashikites feast on Ramzan delights

It's that time of the year when Nashik markets are flooded with mouth-watering food stalls. The holy month of Ramzan calls for prayers, fasting and celebrations. It also calls for kebabs, seviyan and biryanis. Nashikties can't resist the food safari ...
 Times of India2 months ago

Faced with bumper supplies, Centre may buy more onions to protect farmers

The Centre, along with the state governments, is planning to intervene in the market to purchase onions directly from farmers in Maharashtra and other places where prices have slumped sharply in the last few days due to bumper harvest. Officials said a decision to this effect was taken a high-level meeting attended by Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari, Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh, Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan and a host of top politicians from Maharashtra, including former ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago Centre may buy more onions to protect farmers  Business Standard India2 weeks ago

Grappling with food inflation and cartels

12:57 am FOLLOW US: Food inflation is becoming a cause of concern for the Government. Before it goes out of hand, there should be urgent steps taken to contain it. Latest figures released on Thursday revealed that Wholesale Price Index had moved up ...
 The Freepress Journal1 month ago
The Hindu

Truly farm fresh

Vegetable selling may seem like an odd choice for a 21-year-old. But for Chennai-based Sanjay Dasari, it gives the opportunity to tackle food wastage This was never part of the plan, smiles Sanjay Dasari, absent-mindedly juggling a hefty pumpkin, ...
 The Hindu1 week ago

Government plans to re-introduce release order mechanism to check surging sugar prices

A sample of sugar crystals are seen on the desk of a trader at a wholesale market in Kolkata In a throwback to the release order mechanism days, the central government is mulling whether to impose stock limits for sugar millers and restrictions on ...
 Business Standard India4 weeks ago
Times of India

Activists to present their anti-GM mustard stand before central regulator on Monday

NEW DELHI: Moving ahead with the government's call to have wider consultations before taking any decision on commercial release of genetically modified (GM) mustard, the central biotech regulator has invited representatives of anti-GM organisations ...
 Times of India1 month ago

Cut out middlemen: Is Maharashtra govt's plan to delist fruits, vegetables a step in right direction?

Is the government an efficient middleman-Arethe prices at the end of the chain, especially the food supply chain, reasonable? It seems that the answer is no, going by the latest prices of an essential commodity, the tur dal a primary source of ...
 Firstpost.com1 month ago
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