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Cabinet approves hike in DAP fertiliser subsidy by Rs 700 per bag

The hike is part of the government's effort to ensure that farmers gets the key soil nutrient at old rates despite rise in global prices

17 Jun 2021 1:24 AM

Delhi govt to sell onion at Rs 23.90 per kg from Saturday

‘One person can get a maximum of 5-kg onion for their family,’ Kejriwal said.

27 Sep 2019 5:41 PM

WTO to set up dispute settlement panel to review India's sugar subsidy

India has stated that the measures were consistent with its WTO obligations.

17 Aug 2019 10:03 AM

Non-subsidised cooking gas price cut by Rs 62.50 per cylinder

Quota of 12 cylinders of 14.2-kg each at subsidised rates, will now cost Rs 574.50.

01 Aug 2019 11:03 AM

Economic Survey: Rationalisation of burgeoning food subsidy bill

Govt had pegged food subsidy bill at Rs 1,84,220 crore for 2019-20 as against Rs 1,71,298 crore last year.

04 Jul 2019 2:16 PM


Government considering rolling out second phase of fertiliser DBT

The transfer of fertiliser subsidy directly into farmers' bank accounts was to be taken up in the second phase.

06 Jun 2019 2:07 PM

Tripura to provide subsidy on setting up of large industries

Decision to provide subsidies on capital investment for large industries was taken in a ministers meeting recently.

05 Jun 2019 1:54 PM

LPG cylinder prices hiked for first time in 3 months

Price of a 14.2 kg subsidised LPG cylinder was hiked by Rs 2.08 and that of a non-subsidised cylinder by Rs 42.50 in New Delhi.

02 Apr 2019 11:31 AM

India's subsidies to farmers very low as compared to western countries: Wadhawan

European Union, US, have alleged in the World Trade Organization that India provides huge subsidies to its farmers.

27 Mar 2019 4:22 PM

RBI notifies 2 pc interest subsidy scheme for short-term crop loans

Under the scheme, an additional 2 per cent interest subvention is provided to farmers repaying loans promptly.

08 Mar 2019 10:57 AM


Govt may hold back Q4 fertiliser subsidy to meet fiscal deficit goal

The subsidy payment through special banking arrangement attracts interest liability for the government.

31 Jan 2019 10:10 AM

Rs 18,000 crore subsidy in works for stressed gas-based power projects

This scheme ran for two years between 2015 and 2017 and got financial support from the Power System Development Fund.

10 Jan 2019 10:56 AM

Subsidised LPG price cut by Rs 6.5; market price LPG cut by Rs 133

A 14.2-kg subsidised LPG cylinder will cost Rs 500.90 in the national capital from midnight.

30 Nov 2018 5:49 PM

Govt may not burden OMCs further with fuel subsidy

The market capitalisation of six large oil companies has falled by Rs 1.2 lakh crore.

12 Oct 2018 8:57 AM

Govt plans DBT of power subsidy for domestic users

The draft amendments to National Tariff Policy 2016 that is under finalisation by the power ministry.

01 Oct 2018 8:20 AM


Cabinet defers Rs 4,500 cr sugar package; proposal may come up next week

India's sugar output is set to increase further to 35 million tonnes in the next marketing year from 32 million tonnes.

19 Sep 2018 3:12 PM

Rs 225 cr subsidy to milk farmers pending for want of bank a/c details

Maharashtra govt had taken a decision some months back to provide a subsidy of Rs 5 per for every litre of milk.

19 Sep 2018 11:19 AM

Need to blend subsidy with investment to enhance agri sector growth: Jaitley

Govt year after year has taken conditional steps in order to make investments in agriculture in terms of subsidy support, price support.

18 Sep 2018 3:03 PM

Now, a government subsidy for cheaper air travel in Asia

So far, only Assam has shown an interest in supporting international flights from its capital city of Guwahati.

23 Aug 2018 9:09 AM

World sugar exporters ask India, Pakistan, EU to cut subsidies

World sugar price has dropped to a level below the cost of production of even the most efficient producers in the world.

20 Jul 2018 9:02 AM