Amid expectations of normal rain, the government approved a hike of Rs 60 in paddy support price (MSP) to Rs 1,310 per quintal in order to encourage farmers to grow more in ongoing kharif season.
Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Wednesday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to provide a bonus on minimum support price of wheat to the farmers.
A special commission will soon be set up to fix the Minimum Support Price (MSP) for the forest produces used by tribals to earn their livelihoods.
Rashtriya Lok Dal
President Choudhry Ajit Singh today asked the Central
government to announce the minimum support price of the
sugarcane before the start of the crushing season.
The government on Thursday hiked the Minimum Support Price (MSP) of wheat by Rs 20 and chana (gram) by Rs 30 per quintal as sowing for the Rabi season has begun.
The government may announce a
bonus over and above the the minimum price paid to paddy farmers for the next season starting October.
Apprehending shortfall in rice procurement due to monsoon failure, the government on Thursday increased the minimum price paid to farmers for paddy by Rs 100 a quintal and that for pulses by up to Rs 240 a quintal.
Day in Pics: 27th August
August 27, 2014
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