“We will take suggestions and feedback from all the states and stakeholders before implementing this programme,” said Paswan.
Banks are collating these suggestions from grassroots employees, refining them and are likely to handover the suggestions to the government in the first week of September.
The officials said that till August 6, only 33.69 per cent of plantation was completed.
The proposed scheme, similar to the one launched in Madhya Pradesh two years ago, would support farmers without distorting the market.
The US and South East Asia, particularly China, are the major buyers of Indian seafood.
Weather system is one of the most important factors that determine the production of crops.
Among the states, farm power availability in Punjab, Haryana, Western Uttar Pradesh and western part of Rajasthan is higher than the National average of 2.02 kW/ha.
Damage yet to be assessed but economists feel rain may have positive overall impact.
The shortfall is majorly due to decline in the production of pulses due to prevailing drought like conditions in pulses growing regions of Maharashtra, Gujarat and Karnataka during the last Kharif season.
the state-wide raids have been conducted on 410 shops and subsequently 207 samples have been drawn for examination.
As per official data, water storage in 107 reservoirs across India rose to 106.6 billion cubic metres (BCM) till August 14, compared to the 10-year average of 87.5 BCM.
Panel to make changes in Essential Commodities Act to remove stock limits.
Conditions are ripe for a good harvest of the kharif crop & higher farm incomes, which should boost demand.
While the contentious move may take time as some state governments have opposed introduction of GM crops, the Chief Minister’s Panel on Agriculture has decided to make substantial changes in the Essential Commodities Act
MSP for procurement won’t be routed via middlemen in these two states; agents or arthiyas likely to oppose new system.
The government has a stock of close to 3.5 million tonnes of pulses, including a buffer of 1.4 million tonnes, said industry executives.
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