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Risk Mitigation Mechanisms in Agriculture

Risk Mitigation Mechanisms in Agriculture

The risks in the Indian Agriculture sector are accentuated by a variety of factors including natural calamities, uncertain weather conditions, …

CII: Wishing 2018 a year of action

CII: Wishing 2018 a year of action

Though the government has taken certain progressive initiatives in 2017 such as excluding the primary agricultural produce from taxing under …

ASSOCHAM: Focus on Policy Implementation

ASSOCHAM: Focus on Policy Implementation

The agriculture sector in India which did not perform well in 2017 needs greater attention in 2018. Also, there should …

PMFBY- Have better days arrived for farmers?

PMFBY- Have better days arrived for farmers?

Kolli N Rao, PhD
India primarily adopted parametric crop insurance – ‘yield’ as index with a pilot program initiated in 1979, …

Tea production declines in November 2017

Tea production declines in November 2017

KOLKATA: Tea production in the country decline in the month of November 2017 primarily due to crop loss in north …

FDI equity inflow of US$6492.19 million in the food processing sector during 2010-11 to 2016-17

FDI equity inflow of US$6492.19 million in ...

According to Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP), Ministry of Commerce & Industry, there has been FDI equity inflow of …

Efforts to deal with fragmented supply chain in the food processing sector and scheme for skill development in food processing sector

Efforts to deal with fragmented supply chain ...

Twenty-one States have adopted contract farming provision in their Agricultural Produce Market Committee (APMC) Act and Government of Punjab has …

Training in Food Processing Technology

Training in Food Processing Technology

Two academic cum research Institutes under administrative control of Ministry of Food Processing Industries namely; National Institute of Food Technology …

Availability of Urea in 45 Kg bags instead of 50 Kg bags may bring down consumption of Urea by 10%: Rao Inderjit Singh

Availability of Urea in 45 Kg bags ...

Minister of State for Planning (IC) and Chemicals & Fertilizers, Rao Inderjit Singh, in a written reply to a question on innovative …

Year-End Review-2017: Department of Consumer Affairs

Year-End Review-2017: Department of Consumer Affairs

Following are the major highlights of the activities of the Department of Consumer Affairs during the year 2017:
PRICE MONITORING CELL (PMC)
A)    Price Stabilization …