Foodgrains production stood at 141.71 million tonnes (MT) in the kharif season of the 2018-19 crop year (July-June).
23 Sep 2019 4:48 PM
Rice, the main kharif crop, was sown in 52.47 lakh hectare till last week, down from 68.60 lakh hectare in the year-ago period.
07 Jul 2019 12:18 PM
FCI is the central nodal agency that undertakes mainly the procurement and distribution of wheat and rice at the MSP.
11 Mar 2019 5:27 PM
The saffron party said the decision would directly benefit the poor and would strengthen the public distribution system in states.
11 Aug 2018 12:57 AM
Government will spend Rs 5,237 crore for implementation of this scheme.
09 Aug 2018 6:41 PM
Swapping half a portion of starchy dishes for lentils can significantly improve body's response to carbohydrates.
20 Jun 2018 8:36 AM
According to researchers, the foods fill dieters up quicker so they have fewer cravings for snacks and junk food and end up eating less.
10 May 2018 11:10 AM
The government, for the first time, in October 2015 decided to create a buffer stock of pulses.
30 Mar 2018 2:43 PM
IMD also mentioned that, the weather pattern is changing over the region now.
24 Feb 2018 7:20 AM
From greens, pulses and legumes, here are right dietary requirements to reverse effects of diabetes.
02 Feb 2018 1:46 PM
About 20 lakh tonnes of buffer were created through local procurement and imports.
14 Nov 2017 9:11 AM
NPAs of PSBs have increased to Rs 7.33 lakh crore as of June 2017, from Rs 2.78 lakh crore in March 2015.
14 Nov 2017 9:07 AM
Government had announced the bonus during last two years in a bid to boost production of pulses and oilseeds.
06 Nov 2017 4:57 PM
To encourage the cultivation of gram and masoor, their MSPs have been raised by Rs 200 per quintal.
24 Oct 2017 12:51 PM
Around 2 lakh tonnes of pulses will be given for consumption under various central welfare schemes.
04 Oct 2017 5:26 PM
However, exports of these varieties of pulses can be undertaken after taking permission from agri export promotion body APEDA.
16 Sep 2017 10:25 AM
Profit margins of all pulses except gram declined an average 30 per cent in agriculture year 2016-17.
11 Sep 2017 6:11 PM
So far this season 95.8 per cent of the full-season area has been cultivated -- largely similar to that of last year.
28 Aug 2017 5:21 PM
Total sown area as on July 7, 2017, as per reports received from states, stands at 404.27 lakh hectare.
07 Jul 2017 8:14 PM
Branded grains, rice, sugar and atta will be levied five per cent GST.
30 Jun 2017 2:58 PM