Centre, states to discuss ways to ensure MSP for farmers

Feb 15 2018

The Centre will consult state govts early next month to set up a mechanism for protecting farmers income when market prices fall below MSP, Pattanayak said.

Expert Views: India's consumer inflation eases to 5.07% in Jan

Feb 12 2018

”Going forward, the main factor will come into play somewhere around June when the government will announce MSP."

Higher MSP: Govt needs to balance farmer, consumer interest

Feb 12 2018

"The Budget with a huge focus on agriculture has raised expectation level in rural landscape," Assocham President said.

Fears regarding MSP schemes are exaggerated: SBI Ecowrap

Feb 12 2018

The govt's decision to fix the minimum support price (MSP) at 1.5 times the cost of production is unlikely to raise prices as envisaged, said an SBI report

FM reveals formula for fixing MSP 50% over production cost

Feb 09 2018

Arun Jaitley said the government will take into account the actual input cost plus unpaid value of family labour while fixing MSP 50 percent over production cost.

RBI should refrain from hiking rates on Feb 7 policy: Assocham

Feb 04 2018

The Reserve Bank should not "over-react" to high yield pressures in the bond market and refrain from hiking interest rates in its next monetary policy review on Feb 7.

Budget spurs inflation worries ahead of RBI policy

Feb 02 2018

According to analysts India’s annual budget could push up inflation and prompt the central bank to raise interest rates sooner. That could hurt the economic recovery.

Union Budget 2018-19: Balancing populism with economics

Feb 01 2018

The Budget is finally out and Mr Jaitley did not disappoint. The government managed to do a commendable job of balancing economic populism with prudent economics.

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.

Haryana government to purchase maize on MSP: CM Khattar

Jan 20 2018

Khattar said that after restarting the process for the purchase of bajra and sunflower seeds on MSP, it has now been decided to purchase maize also on MSP.

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