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Rabi Crop Sowing Crosses 619 lakh Hectare Area

Comments Off | 01-12-2014

The total rabi sown area, as per reports received from States, during the week ending 10.1.2014 stands at 619.04 lakh hectare as compared to 587.01 lakh hectare at this time last year.

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Production of Pulses Estimated 19 Million Tonne During 2013-14

Comments Off | 12-7-2013

As per the 1st Advance Estimates of Foodgrains Production released by Department of Agriculture & Cooperation (DAC), the targeted production of pulses is 19 million tonnes  and the 1st Advance Estimates of Kharif Pulses is 6.01 million tonnes for 2013-14.  The demand for pulses as projected by the 12th Plan Working

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Rabi Crop Sowing Crosses 450 Lakh Hectare Area

Comments Off | 12-7-2013

The total rabi sown area, as per reports received from States, during the week ending 06.12.2013 stands at 450.42 lakh hectare as compared to 407.39 lakh hectare at this time last year.

Details of the areas sown so far this year and last year are given below: -

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Anand Sharma Resolute In Defence of Farmers and the Poor Addresses Plenary Session at WTO Ministerial Conference in Bali

Comments Off | 12-5-2013

Taking a resolute stand in defence of farmers and the poor at the 9th Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) in Bali this morning, Shri Anand Sharma, Minister of Commerce and Industry, has said that interests of millions of subsistence farmers, and food security is essential for over 4 billion people world wide.

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Rabi Crop Sowing Covers 396 Lakh Hectare Area

Comments Off | 11-30-2013

The total rabi sown area, as per reports received from States, during the week ending 29.11.2013 stands at 395.87 lakh hectare as compared to 374.87 lakh hectare at this time last year, showing an increase of 5.6% over last year.

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Centre to Support Arunachal Pradesh for fast Agricultural Growth

Comments Off | 11-27-2013

Agriculture Minister, Shri Sharad Pawar, today offered the Central Government’s full support for fast growth in all areas of agriculture and food processing in Arunachal Pradesh.
He made the offer while laying the foundation stone of the State’s first agriculture college and inaugurated a krishi mela at Pasighat today.
The Minister appreciated the recent initiatives taken by

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More than 153 Lakh Tonne Rice procured during ongoing kharif marketing season

Comments Off | 11-15-2013

Over 153 lakh tonne rice has been procured by the Government agencies during Kharif Marketing Season, 2013-14. As per data made available to the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, total 153,83,678 tonne rice has been procured till November 14, 2013 during the season.
Highest procurement has been made in Punjab i.e. 116,77,420 tonne

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Rabi Crops Cover Nearly 109 Lakh Hectare Area

Comments Off | 11-9-2013

The total rabi sown area, as per reports received from States, during the week ending 8.11.2013 stands at 108.88 lakh hectare as compared to 61.20 lakh hectare at this time last year.

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Rabi Crops Cover Nearly 65 Lakh Hectare Area

Comments Off | 11-2-2013

As per preliminary reports from States on the progress of sowing of rabi crops, the sowing has been very brisk in the last one week. Nearly 65 lakh hectare area has been sown so far as compared to 21 lakh hectare at this time last year.

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All-India Consumer Price Index Numbers for Agricultural and Rural Labourers on Base 1986-87=100 –September, 2013

Comments Off | 10-20-2013

The All-India Consumer Price Index Numbers for Agricultural Labourers and Rural Labourers (Base: 1986-87=100) for September, 2013 increased by 5 points  and 6 points respectively to stand at 759  ( Seven hundred and fifty nine) points each.

The rise/fall in index varied from State to State. In case of Agricultural

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