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.
Reliance Retail has struck a deal with Swasthya Farmers Producing Company (SFPC), which has 1100 registered paddy farmers.
If such trends continue, countries which traditionally import rice from Thailand and Vietnam might eventually turn towards India.
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Under the MOU with states on crop procurement, if states declare bonus above MSP, central pool procurement will be limited
Despite baseless allegations about ‘abolishment of MSP’, govt continues purchase of crops, 49% of total paddy purchase made from Punjab alone
Paddy procurement under MSP during Kharif Marketing Season 2020-21 went up by more than 25% compared to the last year
Chinese President XI Jinping had launched Operation Empty Plate in the country in August to prevent wastage of food.
There have also been reports about plastic sugar and plastic eggs