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
Govt mulls curbs on sugar sales at mill level to check prices - Times of India, 4 weeks ago
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.in, 2 weeks ago
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 India, 2 months ago
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.com, 2 weeks ago Centre may buy more onions to protect farmers Business Standard India, 2 weeks ago
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 Journal, 1 month ago
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 Hindu, 1 week ago
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 India, 4 weeks ago
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 India, 1 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.com, 1 month ago
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