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Centre agrees to bear wheat minimum support price cut after Kairon, Paswan meet
Times of India

House panel for 50% profit margin to farmers on all crops unde...

Government decided to give relief to farmers who lost their crop to unseasonal rains by reimbursing states for their expenditure in giving farmers a better value of grains. NEW DELHI: Parliament's committee on agriculture has urged the government to ensure ... Economic Times, 6 days ago
India Infoline

Govt announces MSP operations of cotton for year 2014-15

Minimum support price for cotton was fixed at Rs. 3,750 for medium staple and Rs. 4,050 for long staple for the year 2014-15. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Wednesday gave its ex-post facto ...
 India Infoline6 days ago Govt fixes support prices of 10 minor forest produce  Business Standard6 days ago Rs. 100 Crore Disbursed to States and Trifed for Minimum Support Price for Minor Forest Produce  PIB1 month ago MSP for Minor Forest Produce  PIB1 month ago

Raj govt to bear cost of damaged foodgrains

government will bear the cost of partial damage caused to wheat grains and farmers would be paid the minimum support price of Rs 1,450 per quintal without any deduction. Under calamity relief measures, the state government would pay Rs 7.25 per quintal for ...
 Business Standard2 weeks ago Family says farmer dies of shock from crop damage  The Gulf Today3 days ago Punjab offers to bail out farmers on damaged wheat  Prokerala1 week ago State will procure grains from farmers: Haryana Minister  Business Standard2 months ago

Are crop price thresholds a failure?

Government notified minimum support prices are aimed at ensuring that every farmer gets a fair price for his crop. However is the system working? Why is the farmer suffering despite these pricing thresholds? As part of our series 'what's ailing rural India?', ...
 Money Control1 month ago Onion exporters expect removal of Minimum Export Price  Economic Times2 months ago Minimum Support Price  PIB2 months ago We have committed on minimum support price, we will do it: Ravi Shankar Prasad  Economic Times2 months ago
Business Standard

NDA is anti-farmer, Rahul tells LS

Rahul lists out various actions by the NDA to show them as anti-farmer. 'We paid better minimum support price to the farmer, what has the NDA done? MSP is where it was. Agricultural credit has not improved.'    'What is the result of this? Agriculture grew at 4.1 pc in our UPA's time. During the first NDA regime it was 2.6 pc, now it as around one pc How can you talk of improving the plight of the farmer?' ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago Congress to rev up its research wing  Business Standard2 months ago

PMK will come to power after 2016 polls: Anbumani Ramadoss

PMK leader, S Ramadoss would lead an agitation seeking a minimum support price for tea leaves, major economy of Nilgiris District. UDHAGAMANDALAM: Former Union Health Minister and PMK MP, Anbumani Ramadoss today claimed that his party would come to power in ...
 Economic Times4 weeks ago

Minimum support price cannot be 50% more than cost of produce, Centre to SC

A PIL filed by Consortium of Indian Farmers Association had complained that agriculture had become non-remunerative and was driving farmers to borrow heavily from local money-lenders.
 Times of India2 months ago Raising MSPs may distort market: Centre to SC  Deccan Herald2 months ago

Maharashtra farmers accuse BJP over MSP, waiver of loans

Debt-hit farmers of Maharashtra's Vidarbha region have accused the BJP of treating the issue of minimum support prices (MSP) and waiver of farm loans as a 'jumla' (empty election promise) and demanded that the government seek a fresh mandate, an NGO ...
 Business Standard2 months ago

#Budget2015: Punjab CM flags wish-list to boost farm sector

The Minimum Support Price (MSP) for agricultural crops should be raised by 50% of the production cost as suggested by the committee headed by M S Swaminathan, he told reporters after the meeting.
 DNA2 months ago 'MSP 50 percent more than agriculture produce's cost can distort market'  Prokerala2 months ago
India Infoline

Food Subsidy Bill shows an increase of 20% yoy, says Eco Survey

Provision of minimum nutritional support to the poor through subsidized foodgrains and ensuring price stability in different states are the twin objectives of the food security system. The Economic Survey 2014-15 has acknowledged that the Food Subsidy Bill ...
 India Infoline2 months ago Food subsidy bill rises 20% in April-January  Rediff.com2 months ago
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