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Has India systematically underestimated minimum support prices?
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Health group supports proposed law that sets cigarette floor p...

We are for a measure establishing minimum prices for cigarettes. Minimum price laws have been recognized as a strategy to counter the effects of manufacturers selling at very low prices or discounts, said Irene Patricia N. Reyes, managing director ... Business World, 1 week ago
Minimum cigarette price backed Manila Times, 1 week ago
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What Maharashtra wants | Part VI

The rich don't bother about agricultural handouts or minimum support prices or loan waivers, while these are high on the agenda of the poor. Photo: Indranil Bhoumik/Mint The Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR), in association with Daksh, a ...
 Livemint.com6 days ago
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India's complex welfare system

The government subsidises wheat and rice farmers by paying above-market minimum support prices, as well as offering subsidies for credit, power and irrigation. This has led India to accumulate vast surplus stockpiles
 Money Control1 week ago Are India's tactics against the WTO pact sensible?  Rediff.com2 months ago UPDATE 2-India will not back WTO protocol unless concerns addressed - sources  Sify2 months ago India to stick to its stance on food issue at WTO: Nirmala  Moneycontrol.com5 days ago
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Kapurthala farmers forced to sell paddy below minimum support price

Even as four days have passed since paddy procurement began in Punjab, farmers are forced to sell their produce much below the minimum support price (MSP) since the government-owned procurement agencies are not coming forward to make purchase at the ...
 Hindustan Times2 weeks ago

Naidu advocates higher MSP for farmers

today said that he favoured minimum support price for farmers to be at least 50 per cent more than the average cost of farm production. "I am of the strong view that slowly we must move to a system where farmers get adequate prices for his produces. We should ...
 Business Standard1 month ago Venkaiah Naidu advocates higher MSP for farmers  Economic Times1 month ago Letters: MSP menace?  Business Standard2 months ago
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Review procedure for fixing MSP for crops: Badal to Centre

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today urged the Centre to review the procedure for fixing Minimum Support Price (MSP) for crops to make it "more remunerative in order to improve the viability of farming". Badal has taken up the methodological issues ...
 Business Standard1 month ago Badal wants review of minimum support price procedure  News Chennai Online1 month ago Parkash Singh Badal wants review of minimum support price procedure  IBN Live1 month ago Punjab Tenancy Act amended, to benefit farmers vis-à-vis MSP  Times of India6 days ago
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BKU (L) for framing set policy to determine MSP

rtiya Kisan Union (Lakhowal) today demanded formation of a policy to determine the Minimum Support Price for agriculture produce and said the MSPs should be linked with current rate of inflation. President and Punjab State Mandi Board Chairman Ajmer Singh ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
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NREGA spiked rural wages only 10%, rest is due to rise in minimum support price : Raghuram Rajan

Raghuram Rajan has dismissed the notion that the rural employment guarantee programme is behind the massive spurt in wages in rural areas. MUMBAI: Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan has dismissed the notion that the rural employment guarantee programme is ...
 Economic Times2 months ago RBI: Hike in MSP up rural wages  Asian Age2 months ago NREGA spiked rural wages only by 10%: Raghuram Rajan  Asian Age2 months ago 'NREGA spiked rural wages only 10%, rest is from MSPs'  Deccan Herald2 months ago
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Government to ensure MSP for minor forest produce

A scheme for 'Marketing of Minor Forest Produce (MFP) through Minimum Support Price (MSP) and Development of Value Chain for MFP' was launched recently by the government. It is aimed at ensuring that forest dwellers get minimum support price for MFP. "The ...
 Economic Times2 months ago Scheme for marketing of minor forest produce  Business Standard2 months ago Govt to ensure MSP for minor forest produce  Business Standard2 months ago
Down to Earth

Procurement prices low in Maharashtra since 1996; farmers bear the brunt

Low minimum support price has led to severe agrarian crisis in Maharashtra Sunflower, wheat and sorghum farmers in Maharashtra are able to recover only 45 to 70 per cent of their cost of production via the government’s minimum support price (MSP), says ...
 Down to Earth3 weeks ago Farmers, traders unhappy with onions inclusion in Essential Commodities Act  Economic Times1 month ago Farmers unhappy with onions inclusion in EC Act  Economic Times1 month ago
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