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CCEA okays sale of 10 million tonnes of wheat in open market

CCEA okays sale of 10 million tonnes of wheat in open market

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 18:15

The government today approved sale of 10 million tonnes of wheat from FCI stock in the open market in order to boost domestic supply and check prices.

CCEA approves sale of 10 mn tonnes of wheat in open market

CCEA approves sale of 10 mn tonnes of wheat in open market

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 11:07

The wheat sale programme aims to boost domestic supply and check price rise.

Rising temperatures hinder Indian wheat production: Study

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 19:05

Geographers at the University of Southampton have found a link between increasing average temperatures in India and a reduction in wheat production.

CCEA likely to discuss tomorrow 10 mn tonnes open market wheat sale

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 23:18

To check price rise, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) is likely to discuss Wednesday a proposal to sell 10 million tonnes of wheat from FCI stocks in the open market.

Genetic blueprint of wheat unlocked to boost production

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 11:46

Here is some good news for farmers as researchers have cracked genetic blueprint of wheat.

Centre asks states not to announce bonus on rice,wheat this year

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 15:42

To check inflation and encourage farmers to shift from mono-cropping, the Centre has asked state governments not to announce bonus over and above the minimum support price (MSP) on rice and wheat this year.

International seminar on wheat in Chennai in September

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 17:53

Challenges faced by Indian wheat industry in global market would come up for discussion at a two-day international seminar to be held here in coming September.

India-born crop scientist Dr Sanjaya Rajaram gets 2014 World Food Prize

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 20:02

India-born and crop scientist Dr Sanjaya Rajaram has been honoured with the 2014 World Food Prize for his outstanding contribution to global wheat production.

Indian cultivates rice and wheat for first time in UAE

Last Updated: Friday, June 06, 2014, 00:53

An Indian expatriate in the UAE is set to enter record books by becoming the first person to cultivate rice and wheat as a crop in the Gulf nation.

Wheat procurement in Haryana reaches targeted level of 65 LT

Last Updated: Friday, May 30, 2014, 14:12

Wheat procurement in Haryana has reached almost the targeted level of 65 lakh tonnes (LT) in the ongoing rabi marketing season.

World Bank sounds alarm on rising global food prices

Last Updated: Friday, May 30, 2014, 04:11

World food prices rose in the first quarter of the year for the first time since their all-time high in August 2012, driven by rising demand in China, drought in the United States and unrest in Ukraine.

Madhya Pradesh procures 72 lakh MT of wheat

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 15:31

Madhya Pradesh Chief Secretary Anthony Desa said Rs 11,000 crore have been paid to farmers in the state against the procurement of wheat made between March and May this year.