Last Updated: Friday, December 06, 2013, 16:01
The Finance Ministry has asked financial institutions to provide more credit to farmers in view of good monsoon and it may be willing to increase budget amount for farm sector, Minister of State for Finance J D Seelam said on Friday.
Last Updated: Monday, November 18, 2013, 16:07
The agriculture sector is likely to grow in the range of 5.2-5.7 percent in 2013-14, nearly three times more than the last year as good monsoon has raised the prospects of bumper harvest, a CACP discussion paper said.
Last Updated: Friday, November 01, 2013, 20:13
P Chidambaram also said that the agriculture credit has grown by 12.1 percent during April-August period of this fiscal.
Last Updated: Friday, October 25, 2013, 12:34
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy reviewed the situation caused due to heavy rains at a high-level meeting here on Friday and directed the administration to carry out relief works on a war-footing.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 14:34
A farmer of Wardha district in the Vidarbha region of Maharashtra, who suffered losses of around Rs.15,000 during the last monsoon floods, was aghast to receive a compensation amount of Rs.80.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 16, 2013, 20:13
India's tea production is expected to grow by five percent to 1,180 million kg in the 2013 calendar year on account of good monsoon, a senior official of Wagh Bakri Tea Group said on Wednesday.
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 15, 2013, 21:02
After impacting the withdrawal of southwest monsoon, cyclonic storm Phailin is likely to delay the onset of northeast monsoon this year.
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 15, 2013, 19:17
Despite favourable impact of monsoon, the sharp decline in overall inflation is unlikely in near future, rating agency India Ratings & Research said on Tuesday.
Last Updated: Friday, October 11, 2013, 14:24
Chidambaram pointed out that the Indian growth trend for the last 21 years was caused by several microeconomic fundamentals.
Last Updated: Friday, October 11, 2013, 09:49
Heavy rains lashed the national capital on Friday morning giving a harrowing time to hundreds of morning commuters as they found themselves stuck in traffic jams caused by water-logging.
Last Updated: Thursday, October 10, 2013, 14:55
Healthy monsoon season leading to lesser agricultural demand and higher hydro power generation narrowed the country's peak electricity shortage in September to 3.6 percent, according to official data.
Last Updated: Monday, October 07, 2013, 23:08
This year`s monsoon in Delhi is tipped to be of longest duration in more than 50 years with another spell of light to moderate rainfall likely this weekend while Dussehra revelries are on in the city.
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