Last Updated: Tuesday, December 17, 2013, 19:13
State-owned Food Corporation of India (FCI) is expecting to earn more than Rs 3,400 crore from wheat exports in the current fiscal.
Last Updated: Tuesday, December 17, 2013, 17:36
In August, the CCEA had allowed 20 lakh tonne (LT) of wheat exports from FCI's godowns in 2013-14 fiscal through public sector trading firms such as STC, PEC and MMTC.
Last Updated: Tuesday, December 10, 2013, 14:24
Government has so far sold 1.8 million tonnes of wheat to bulk buyers such as floor millers and traders under the Open Market Sale Scheme (OMSS).
Last Updated: Friday, November 01, 2013, 20:11
Acreage of wheat, a major rabi (winter-sown) crop, rose by five times to 4.15 lakh hectares from 0.83 lakh hectares in the year-ago period, on account of good monsoon.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 30, 2013, 18:55
The government on Wednesday reduced the minimum export price of wheat by USD 40 per tonne to USD 260 per tonne as it found no buyer at the higher floor price of USD 300.
Last Updated: Friday, October 25, 2013, 18:36
Around 20 million tonnes of wheat is wasted in India every year due to inadequate storage infrastructure, Institution of Mechanical Engineers said on Friday.
Last Updated: Friday, October 18, 2013, 13:10
The BJP expressed disappointment over "marginal" increase in minimum support price for wheat by the government.
Last Updated: Thursday, October 17, 2013, 13:46
The government on Thursday raised the minimum support price (MSP) for wheat by Rs 50 to Rs 1,400 per quintal to encourage farmers to cover more area under the crop in the ongoing rabi season.
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 15, 2013, 20:01
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) is likely to approve this Thursday a proposal to raise the minimum support price (MSP) of wheat by Rs 50 per quintal to Rs 1,400 for the year starting April 2014.
Last Updated: Monday, September 30, 2013, 22:38
Himachal Pradesh Monday asked the central government to provide wheat flour in place of wheat grain under the National Food Security Act that will enable over 37 lakh people to get subsidised food grains in the state.
Last Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013, 15:27
The government on Thursday said the country's wheat production this year may surpass the previous record of 94.88 million tonnes after good rains took water reservoir levels to a 10-year high.
Last Updated: Wednesday, September 11, 2013, 15:35
Government allowed the FCI to export 2 million tonnes of wheat as part of its efforts to cut down huge stocks at its warehouses.
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