Jayashree Bhosale

Special Correspondent, ETI write on agriculture, mostly from the grassroots level, on crops, their trends, the farms and farmers. Understand the villages and villagers, try to understand the emerging rural urban relationships, linkages of rural and urban economies, the growing divide between the two. I write on commodities, food, food companies, the agri input andprocessing industry, the farm to fork journey, sometimes developmental issues, The fascinating stories of international journeys food to our plates and the money made along the way, the companies who invest billions to prepare that perfect tiny seed that will feed the future generation, GMOs, CRISPR, re-emergence of traditional super foods! Twitter: @jayashreebET / E-mail: jayashree.bhosale@timesgroup.com
  • To employ migrant workers, industry proposes setting up of jewellery park in Uttar Pradesh

    To employ migrant workers, industry proposes setting up of jewellery park in Uttar Pradesh

    The centuries-old silvery jewellery industry of the state, immortalized in the Bollywood number on Bareilly's jhumkas(ear pendants), has not been able to harness its potential due to the lack of infrastructure facilities that come with organised trade. The approximate turnover of the silver jewellery business in Agra is more than Rs 10,000 crore.

    Indian traders on Alibaba seeing more discounts

    Indian traders on Alibaba seeing more discounts

    ​​Top trade bodies shared this observation at a webinar organised by Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) on plans of expansion of the ban Chinese products campaign.

    More trade bodies join campaign to boycott Chinese goods

    More trade bodies join campaign to boycott Chinese goods

    Sunil Sharma, General Secretary of International Society for Small & Medium Enterprises said that there is a need to implement certain short- to long-term plans to reduce our import dependence on China.

    Working from home increases export demand for night wear

    Working from home increases export demand for night wear

    However, the overall demand in the textile industry remains sluggish. A Confederation of Indian Textile Industry (CITI) survey highlighted lack of demand is the main concern of the textile industry in the present circumstances.

    NDDB promotes 'pashu ayurveda' to control animal diseases

    NDDB promotes 'pashu ayurveda' to control animal diseases

    Cattle and buffaloes account for more than 50% of the livestock population in India, according to the latest census. The National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) is aggressively promoting use of ethno-veterinary medicine after seeing success in a pilot project run at Sabarkantha dairy in Gujarat.

    Sugar output to rise 12% in 2020-21 season: Trade body

    Sugar output to rise 12% in 2020-21 season: Trade body

    "Based on the satellite images procured in the latter part of June 2020, the total acreage under sugarcane in the country is estimated to be around 52.28 lakh hectares in 2020-21 sugar season (SS), which is about 8% higher than 2019-20 sugar season’s cane area of around 48.41 lakh hectares," said a release from ISMA.

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