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Around one-fourth of registered farmers in Chhattisgarh's Bastar zone fail to sell paddy on MSP

On an average around fifty percent farmers living in hamlets close to the naxal epicentre of the four districts in south Bastar reportedly couldn't access the paddy procurement centres.

published on : 13th February 2019

Competition Commission of India dismisses Snapdeal's complaint against KAFF on minimum resale price

Snapdeal's parent company Jasper lnfotech Pvt Ltd, alleged in 2014 that KAFF was attempting to impose a price restriction to make sales at a minimum price.

published on : 15th January 2019

Naveen raps NDA over MSP, demands financial autonomy

Naveen said that the continuing apathy of Central Government to increase the MSP of paddy had forced the BJD to come to New Delhi and raise its voice.

published on : 9th January 2019

Need more time to decide on Mahagathbandhan: Naveen Patnaik

Patnaik was in Delhi to participate in a farmers' protest held by BJD for its demand to fix MSP for paddy at Rs 2,930 per quintal from the current Rs 1,750.

published on : 8th January 2019

Chattisgarh MSP hike, Odisha farmers’ gain

Hike of minimum support price (MSP) of paddy in Chhattisgarh has come as a boon for both farmers and millers of Nabarangpur.

published on : 23rd December 2018

BJD may take call on farm loan waiver in Odisha in New Year

According to ruling-BJD, the government may take steps on farm loan waiver and MSP hike after evaluating the pros and cons and after a rally of BJD in New Delhi on January 8.

published on : 20th December 2018

Out-of-the-box NITI Aayog idea for agriculture: 'Replace MSP with crop auction at reserve price'

A better way would be to auction the farm produce at mandis using a minimum reserve price (MRP), says the think tank’s strategy document titled ‘New India@75’. 

published on : 20th December 2018

BJD demonstration before Parliament on January 8 over MSP

Acharya alleged that by raising the MSP on paddy by only `200 per quintal, the Centre maintained that it has implemented the recommendations of MS Swaminathan Committee.

published on : 18th December 2018

Odisha leader of opposition Narasingh Mishra writes to governor for security of farmers

Throughout the State farmers are agitating for price, prestige and pension, Mishra said, adding, each of their demand is justified.

published on : 2nd December 2018

Delhi braces for mega farmers' rally as one lakh throng to national capital

Protestors from 200 farmers' organisations begin a two-day rally seeking loan waiver, better MSP and implementation of the MS Swaminathan Committee report.

published on : 29th November 2018

Odisha government warns action on paddy procurement agencies for failure in MSP payment

The State Government has asked cooperative agencies to upload purchase data and keep tab of signatures, failing which stringent action will be taken.

published on : 22nd November 2018

BJD raises MSP issue in Odisha Assembly

The BJD raised the issue of Central neglect in the Assembly on Tuesday.

published on : 21st November 2018

Odisha govt. told to take steps to ensure MSP for farmers

The recommendations were made following complaints that benefits of MSP are not reaching small and marginal farmers. 

published on : 21st November 2018

Committee by state assembly on paddy MSP to meet today

The Assembly had last year passed an unanimous resolution to make minimum support price of paddy `2,930 per quintal.

published on : 15th November 2018

Cabinet hikes minimum support prices of Rabi crops for 2018-19

Addressing a press conference here, Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh said that the MSP for wheat would provide 112.5 per cent profit over its production cost of Rs 866 per quintal.

published on : 3rd October 2018
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