Indian agriculture

Mandi prices rule below their minimum support prices as rabi arrivals peak

While wheat prices may firm up once the official procurement begins in all the producing states, the government will have to implement a robust procurement system for other crops to support the prices fetched by farmers.

Taking Indian agriculture beyond MSP & APMC

There has to be a focus on developing secondary agriculture and unlocking the growth potential from India’s agri-tech spurt

Apart from higher MSP for many crops and increased procurement by government agencies, the government seems to be moving forward with many farmers-oriented policies.

From plate to plough: Revitalising Indian agriculture

States must move from a production-centric approach to a value-chain approach with FPOs at its centre. Larger Govt investment in infrastructure Is essential, too

Budget 2021: A much-needed pill for ailing economy; new agri-infra cess to help modernise agriculture sector

Union Budget 2021: After being battered by the Covid-19 induced lockdowns and shutdowns, Union Budget 2021 was largely expected to reaffirm the Government’s commitment to the economy and signal an era of recovery.

Union Budget 2021

Agri financing, warehousing key requirements for Indian agri economy; these two sectors may benefit farmers

Agriculture inarguably is the mainstay of the Indian economy and the role of the agriculture sector in India’s economy cannot be understated.

Indian Agriculture, Agri financing, scientific warehousing

Union Budget 2021: Select sectors to drive earnings; buy these stocks ahead of Budget

Global investors are bullish on India, and with the intent to capitalize this opportunity govt could raise funds through overseas bonds.

Union Budget 2021, India VIX, Sensex, Nifty,

2020-21 rabi foodgrains output may surpass previous record: Agri Minister Tomar

In the 2019-20 crop year, the country's overall foodgrains production stood at a record 296.65 million tonne, as per the government's fourth advance estimate.

Budget 2021-22, Union Budget 2021

A lonely furrow: Why farmers need more than a rewriting of regulations

Farmers' protest has brought into sharper focus the fundamental flaws in handling of the Indian agriculture. Be it around the risks of mixing up of regulations with policy or attempting a one nation-one market solution.

Farmers Protest, MSP in India

कोरोना महामारी के बीच कृषि और फॉर्मा निर्यात बढ़ा, खराब प्रदर्शन वाले सेक्टर पर करना होगा फोकस

कॉमर्स सेक्रेटरी के मुताबिक भारत जल्द ही कोरोना से पहले की स्थिति में पहुंच जाएगा.

Commerce Secretary Anup Wadhawan said Agri and pharma exports grew during COVID-19 pandemic

कृषि कानून को लेकर बड़ा सर्वे, आधे से अधिक किसानों को नहीं पता क्यों कर रहे विरोध-समर्थन

कृषि को लेकर बनाए गए लिए तीन कृषि कानूनों का विरोध या समर्थन कर रहे आधे से अधिक किसानों

More than half farmers supporting or opposing farm laws have no information about them 

हालात सुधरने तक अर्थव्यवस्था की गाड़ी दौड़ाने का इंजन बन सकता है कृषि क्षेत्र: रिपोर्ट

इंडिया रेटिंग्स की रिपोर्ट में कहा गया कि अर्थव्यवस्था को पटरी पर लाने में रूरल डिमां

agri sector, agriculture, farm sector, indian economy, agri economy, economic development

Agri reforms implementation will be ‘1991 moment for agriculture and rural economy’

If implemented in letter and spirit, these agri reforms are going to be the ‘1991 moment for the agriculture and rural economy’

farm sector, agriculture, farmer, crops

Doubling farmers’ income: Are we already there yet? Farm income shoots up this much in ten years

In a move to boost innovation in agritech startups, investments worth USD 248 million has been received in H1 2019.

agritech, agri startup, doubling farmers income, farm income, farm growth

Sweet spot: Double cheer for sugar industry; new window opens for exports amid high production

More export opportunities to India at a time when the production is also expected to rise may help to cut India’s trade gap.

sugar, sugarcane industry, surplus production, exports of sugar, indonesia lifts restriction

RCEP: Experts warn of adverse impact on agriculture, dairy sector ahead of PM Modi’s Bangkok visit

RCEP: Farmers have called for a nationwide protest on November 4 when PM Modi will be meeting with the leaders of ASEAN and five other countries in Bangkok.

RCEP, India Asean, Asean plus six, Narendra Modi, Agriculture, New Zealand, Australia

Rural push: PM Modi to launch mega farmer welfare schemes from Mathura

PM Modi is expected to announce several programmes that are crucial for his target of doubling the farmer's income by 2022.

PM Modi, foot and mouth disease, farmer's welfare

Why a good monsoon may not bring good news for economy

Agriculture: A better than average monsoon may not help the government to tide over the economic slowdown.

Monsoon ,Rain, Agriculture,

IE Edit: Onion prices have crashed because government band-aid is a poor solution

There is enough evidence to show that excessive regulation has hurt not just agricultural productivity but also farmers and, eventually, consumers.

Budget 2016 has shown strong commitment to farmers

Budget 2016: The first four of the nine pillars of the Budget focus on agriculture, rural, social sector and skill development

Farm sector shrinks for first time in 5 years as drought fears intensify

Drought in India: The meteorological department (IMD) cut this year's monsoon forecast on an El Nino weather pattern that has raised fears of the first drought in six years.

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Arun Jaitley rebuts Manmohan’s comments, says economy not fragile

Arun Jaitley said the services sector is moving towards a double digit growth rate while there is an upward movement in the manufacturing sector.

Arun Jaitley

Shifting Monsoons

Deforestation in the upper reaches of the Northern hemisphere spells monsoon decline for India

Column: Govt must fast-track agri reforms

Doing so would benefit millions of small farmers, but so far that govt vision or initiative has not been seen...

Farmers’ rich harvest ends as prices slide globally

Over the last five to six months, corn, wheat and soybean prices have crashed.

Air pollution in India cuts wheat yields by half: Study

The significant decreases in yield could be attributed to two air pollutants - black carbon and ground level ozone.

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