Normal monsoon to help achieve record in agri output: Agri Secy

Apr 16 2018

Pattanayak today said the country's foodgrain production may surpass this years record high of 277.49 million tonne(MT).

Haryana offers price guarantee to farmers growing vegetables

Mar 05 2018

The Haryana govt is offering guarantee to the farmers cultivating potato, onion, tomato and cauliflower that they will never incur any loss, said Solanki.

HDFC Bank pegs FY19 growth at 7.3% on pvt consumption, capex

Feb 27 2018

Improvement in private consumption, increase in capacity utilisation and private capex cycle revival will be driving higher growth, a report by HDFC Bank economists said.

RBI Guv Patel opted for cautious approach at MPC meet

Feb 21 2018

Patel adopted a cautious approach in the latest monetary policy review, taking into account the twin factors of rising inflation risk and nascent economic recovery.

MSP for kharif crops to be 1.5 times input cost: Jaitley

Feb 01 2018

Jaitley announced that the MSP for notified kharif crops would be 1.5 times the input cost along with formation of a concrete mechanism to ensure higher farm income.

Agri credit target for FY19 up 10% at Rs 11 trn: Jaitley

Feb 01 2018

Jaitley reiterated the govt's commitment to welfare of farmers saying that the emphasis is to generate higher income for farmers.

Bihar legislature's budget session from February 26

Jan 16 2018

The budget session of the bicameral Bihar legislature is likely to commence on Feb 26 and the state budget would be presented the next day, an official said.

Onion price up at Rs 50-60/kg; govt says will cool down soon

Jan 11 2018

Retail onion price have risen to Rs 50-60/kg in some parts of the country but the government said it is a "temporary phase" and the rates will cool down by the month-end.

Microsoft AI helping Indian farmers increase crop yields

Dec 17 2017

Microsoft AI are empowering small-holder farmers in India to increase their income through higher crop yield and greater price control.

Punjab, Haryana procure nearly 249 lakh tonnes of paddy

Dec 02 2017

The officials from the Food and Supplies Department said Punjab and Haryana have procured nearly 249 lakh tonnes of paddy so far.

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