Harvesting of pulses & potato almost complete :Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare

Source : pib.gov.in Minsrtry shared harvesting Status as on 22.04.2020 Wheat: In the major wheat growing States, the status of harvesting is encouraging.  As reported by the States about 98-99% of wheat crop has been harvested in Madhya Pradesh, 88-90% in Rajasthan, 75-78% in Uttar Pradesh, 40-45% in Haryana, 35-40% in Punjab and 82-84% in other […]

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Cabinet approves fixation of Nutrient Based Subsidy (NBS) rates for Phosphatic and Potassic (P&K) fertilizers

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given itsapprovalfor fixation of Nutrient Based Subsidy (NBS) rates for Phosphaticand Potassic (P&K) Fertilizers for the year 2020-21. The approved rates for NBS are as under: Per Kg Subsidy rates (in Rs.) N  P  K  S  18.789  14.888  10.116  2.374 The CCEA […]

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Procurement of Pulses & Oilseeds on MSP in progress :Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare

source :pib.gov.in Ministry of Agriculute & farmer walfare minsitry said in press release that “During Rabi season 2020, the procurement of Pulses & Oilseeds on MSP is currently in progress in twenty (20) States. A quantity of 1,67,570.95 MT of Pulses and 1,11,638.52 MT of Oilseeds has been procured by NAFED and FCI valued at […]

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Under PM-KISAN Scheme Rs. 17,793 crores released for 8.89 crore farmer families :Ministry of Agriculture

Ministry of Agriculture press release said that ” Under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) Scheme during the lockdown period from 24.3.2020 till date, about 8.89 crore farmer families have been benefitted and an amount of Rs. 17,793 crore has been released so far. In order to provide food security during the prevailing situation due to COVID-19 pandemic, […]

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Procurement operations of Pulses and Oilseeds directly from Farmers at MSP :Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare

source :pib.gov.in Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare said in press release “Government of India through Central Nodal Agencies like NAFED and FCI has been striving to assure better returns for the farmers. Procurement of notified commodities at Minimum Support Price (MSP) from the farmers in several States in the Rabi 2020-21 season has started. […]

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Wholesale Price Index for ‘All Commodities’ (Base: 2011-12=100) for the month of March,2020 declined by 0.90%

source : pib.gov.in The official Wholesale Price Index for ‘All Commodities’ (Base: 2011-12=100) for the month of March,2020 declined by 0.90% to 121.1 (provisional) from 122.2 (provisional) for the previous month. The annual rate of inflation, based on monthly WPI, stood at 1.00% (provisional) for the month of March,2020 (over March,2019) as compared to 2.26% […]

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NFL making available urea fertilisers to farmers unhindered

source:pib.gov.in A leading Fertilizer company, National Fertilizers Ltd. under department of fertilizers ,Chemical and Fertilizers ministry,Govt of India,  is ensuring  adequate supply of fertilizers to farmer community  during National level lockdown due to COVID-19 in the country Shri Manoj Mishra, Chairman & Managing  Director ,NFL  has said that production work in Nangal, Bathinda, Panipat and […]

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