Minimum Support Price
Tikait wants to take farmer protests to election-bound West Bengal in coming days.
The Cotton Corporation of India (CCI), which is governed by the Union Ministry of Textiles, has reportedly purchased 85% of kapas (raw cotton) marketed for the month of December in Punjab.
Explained – The political crisis over crop procurement in Chhattisgarh and why paddy procurement has been stopped in the state
As mandis in Chhattisgarh overflow due to bonus announced by govt, both Congress and BJP blaming each other
Reliance Retail has struck a deal with Swasthya Farmers Producing Company (SFPC), which has 1100 registered paddy farmers.
Chhattisgarh CM writes to PM, demands procurement of Paddy above limit: Read exclusive details about how he is wrong
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Under the MOU with states on crop procurement, if states declare bonus above MSP, central pool procurement will be limited
Demands to legalise MSPs is retrograde, can destroy the farm sector and hurt the Indian economy: Explained
Setting MSP as a floor price legally will effectively derail the market for other players. Legalising MSP is also retrograde and anti-market, which can devastate the Indian farm sector.
West Bengal: Unavailibity of cold storage, inefficient policies blamed for loss to potato farmers in the state
While the State produces 11.5 million tonnes of potatoes annually, there is a storage capacity of only 7 million tonnes.
Massive hike in MSP by Modi govt: 150% MSP of Kharif crops among others, farmers ensured 50% profit margin
The increase is likely to cost an additional 33,500 crores.