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Four poll-bound states announce a slew of measures to woo farming community

Business-standard | February 19 2018 Four big states heading for legislative assembly elections in a few months have all announced a slew of measures to woo the farming community. Crop loan waivers, bonuses on procurement and direct fund transfers for dryland agriculture are among the measures announced by Bhartiya Janata Party-ruled Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh, and [...]

2018-02-19T14:22:40+00:00 February 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Govt. to ink pact with ICRISAT

The Hindu | February 19 2018 The territorial administration will sign a memorandum of understanding with the Hyderabad-based International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) to enhance agriculture productivity in Puducherry and Karaikal regions. Chief Minister V. Narayanasamy on Sunday told presspersons that the Agriculture department would enter into an agreement with ICRISAT, an international [...]

2018-02-19T14:21:27+00:00 February 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Private Indian refiners likely to get stake in crude oil reserves

Business-standard | February 19 2018 The government is planning to take private Indian refiners as partners for the next phase of building strategic crude oil reserves. The project, estimated to cost Rs 100 billion, is likely to be done on a public-private partnership mode. Private refiners Reliance Industries and Essar might join hands with the government to build and [...]

2018-02-19T14:20:00+00:00 February 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|

No effect on fertilizers consumption in state

Nyoooz | February 19 2018 Comparatively, the urea consumption was 10.76 lakh MT in 2014-15, 14 lakh MT in 2015-16, and 10.94 lakh MT in 2016-17. PATNA: The initial fear raised in January that the government decision to make Aadhaar number must for purchase of fertilizers at subsidized rates from licensed retailers would hit farmers [...]

2018-02-19T14:19:05+00:00 February 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Kerala Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation gets Centre’s green signal for Spices Park in Thodupuzha

New Indian express | February 19 2018 The Kerala Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation (Kinfra) has obtained the in-principle approval from the Central Government for setting up a spices processing cluster at Thodupuzha in Idukki. Kinfra proposes to establish Spices Park in Idukki for the processing and value addition of spices and its products, offering processor [...]

2018-02-19T14:18:09+00:00 February 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Limited downside for wheat likely

The Hindu Businessline | February 18 2018 Among all the agricultural commodities, the most preferred crop for frequent regulatory interventions is wheat. Policymakers have tweaked wheat import duties eight times between August 2015 and November 2017. Yet another import duty hike is eagerly awaited… Source:https://premium.thehindubusinessline.com/portfolio/real-assets/limited-downside-for-wheat-likely/article22790315.ece

2018-02-19T14:26:10+00:00 February 18th, 2018|Agri Commodities|

Ethanol and its future prospective

State times | February 18 2018 Ethanol is now a days an important product in the fuel market. Its market grew from less than a billion liters in 1975 to more than 39 billion liters in 2006 and is expected to reach 100 billion liters in 2015. Less than 4% of the ethanol is produced [...]

2018-02-19T14:25:03+00:00 February 18th, 2018|Non Agri Commodities|

Focus: Destination Bahrain

The statesman | February 18 2018 India and Bahrain have had economic and trade relations for over several centuries; these relations received fresh impetus from the oil boom of the early seventies. Relative prosperity and higher standard of living in Bahrain boosted global imports of goods and services, including from India. Bahrain government’s policy of [...]

2018-02-19T14:23:53+00:00 February 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|