Mumbai, Jun 5 (PTI) The Centre should declare Rs 4,000 per quintal as minimum support price for rabi jowar, a prominent farmers' leader from Maharashtra said here today. "The state government has asked for Rs 3,202 as minimum support price for rabi ... Press Trust of India, 2 weeks ago
Pune: Most parts of Maharashtra face drought almost every year. At times it is due to natural reasons, many a times, it is man-made. 2013 has been dubbed as a man-made drought, simply because of wrong policies and rampant corruption in the water ...NDTV, 3 weeks ago
Maharashtra is offering its farmers government-subsidized overseas study tours to learn innovative agricultural techniques that they can adopt to boost the productivity of their farms back home, but critics complain that it's only meant for the rich ...Individual.com, 2 months ago
A group of farmers bodies under the banner of a Kisan Coordination Committee have petitioned the Prime Minister in strong opposition to the revised National Food Security Bill. They say it would discourage small and marginal farmers, since the Bill would encourage the government to restrict the Minimum Support Price (MSP) for any food crop and also the retail sales prices. “The Bill will virtually lead to nationalisation of agriculture, by making the government the biggest buyer, hoarder ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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