The agriculture sector is the base of the economy. Every effort should be made to strengthen this sector and enable it to emerge as the springboard for inclusive growth. The writer is the director general of CII (This article was published on January 13, 2017) Post Comment. Related. TOPICS. economy, business and finance | agriculture | Get more of your favourite news delivered to your inbox. SEND MY NEWS. Please enter your email.
While agriculture and its allied sectors had shown a decline of 1.1 per cent, the standalone agriculture sector declined by 13.3 per cent during the year. Farmers had to cut down on the paddy area due to non-availability of water. The paddy area fell by 3.69 lakh ha to 10.46 lakh ha. The area under maize too saw a decline to 5.73 lakh ha from the average 7 lakh ha.
The Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) has submitted the Country Status Report (CSR) on the impact of climate change on the coastal fisheries and aquaculture sectors in India. The report was presented during a video conference convened by the SAARC Agriculture Centre (SAC) with
Critical comments from certain interest groups on the government’s recent decision to allow wheat import at nil duty is not just amusing but also seems to be removed from reality. Let’s get the facts clear. That the Agriculture Ministry’s production estimate of 93.5 million tonnes (mt) for
Despite the impact of demonetisation, growth in agriculture for the current year will be still above 5 per cent, Chand told BusinessLine in an interview. Excerpts: How do you assess the impact of demonetisation on farm sector? In case of bulk crops such as paddy, cotton, soyabean and maize among others, neither their arrivals in mandis nor their prices were affected.
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The Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Ministry has sanctioned a market intervention scheme (MIS) for arecanut. A press release by the Central Arecanut and Cocoa Marketing and Processing Cooperative (Campco) Ltd said that the Ministry has sanctioned MIS for arecanut by fixing ₹251 a kg as the price for the white variety and ₹270 for the red variety in Karnataka.
Search by companies and featured topics on Business Line Web site. Multimedia Today's Paper Topics ePaper WealthCheck. SEARCH. Follow. Home News Markets Companies Money & Banking Economy Info-tech Opinion Specials Portfolio Catalyst BLink. ... Over five lakh farmers had traded farm produce worth ₹3,841 crore through the electronic-National Agriculture Market (e-NAM) ...
The Centre told the Delhi High Court on Wednesday that it has decided to allow the continued use of 51 out of the 67 pesticides that have been banned world over, based on the recommendations of an expert panel. The Ministry of Agriculture submitted before a Bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and