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Minimum support prices

Government hikes MSPs of 22 agricultural crops, FRP for Sugarcane

In addition, MSP for Toria and De-Husked coconut is also fixed on the basis of MSPs of Rapeseed/Mustard and Copra respectively.

Dec 12, 2018, 15:40 PM IST

Commodity prices, construction key for rural economy

 While favourable monsoon will be vital for rural recovery, the trend in commodity prices and recovery in construction activities also hold equal importance, domestic rating agency Icra said.

Jul 10, 2016, 13:41 PM IST

Commodity prices, construction key for rural economy: Icra

While favourable monsoon will be vital for rural recovery, the trend in commodity prices and recovery in construction activities also hold equal importance, domestic rating agency Icra said.

Jul 10, 2016, 13:01 PM IST

Govt to soon announce MSPs of Kharif crops: Jaitley

The government will soon decide on minimum support prices (MSPs) for kharif crops such as paddy and is also working on ways to contain the rise in prices of pulses by boosting supplies, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said Thursday.

Jun 04, 2015, 20:23 PM IST

Cash-starved FCI asks govt to clear Rs 50,000 cr dues

Faced with liquidity crunch, state-run Food Corporation of India (FCI) has asked government to clear dues of Rs 50,000 crore in a phased manner.

Aug 18, 2014, 20:35 PM IST

RBI governor says lower minimum support prices will help curb inflation

Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan said a moderation in the minimum support prices for agricultural products would help curb inflation in the country.

Feb 13, 2014, 20:19 PM IST

Agri Min proposes Rs 60/quintal hike in paddy MSP for 2013-14

In view of surplus rice stocks, the Agriculture Ministry has proposed a hike of Rs 60 in support price of paddy at Rs 1,310 per quintal for 2013-14.

May 19, 2013, 11:09 AM IST