Mohan Nag and his family are desperately waiting for the extended Covid-19 lockdown to return home from Telangana.
26 Apr 2020
Lack of demand for vegetables in retail markets continues to trouble farmers across the State despite relaxation on the movement of farm produces amid extended lockdown.
24 Apr 2020
Lockdown coincided with peak season for MFP harvesting
22 Apr 2020
The corporation has entered into agreement with more than 1,200 primary procurement agencies in 23 districts to procure minor forest produce (MFP) at minimum support price set by the government.
20 Apr 2020
Mines operate at less than 30 pc of capacity due to low demand
17 Apr 2020
As per the agreement with the registered farmers, the corporation had decided to accept 30 quintal of paddy seed per ha.
16 Apr 2020
There is a drastic fall in the vegetable demand of the temple after the lockdown as preparation of ‘bhoga’ has been bare minimum due to restriction on devotees and pilgrims.
09 Apr 2020
The closure of the Unit-IV market, the fish hub of the City, has further compounded the problem of retail trading.
07 Apr 2020
Private bus and truck owners’ associations also demand moratorium of six months for loan repayment
05 Apr 2020
Sources in the Agriculture department said the seed processing units and testing labs find it difficult to operate in the absence of labourers due to lockdown.
03 Apr 2020
The decision came in the wake of some unscrupulous traders charging more than the actual price
01 Apr 2020
Use bleaching powder to sanitise public places in Puri and Ganjam.
30 Mar 2020
People were not willing to buy the government's assurance that there is enough stock of essential commodities, as they think that stop on movement of transport vehicles will lead to scarcity.
21 Mar 2020
In effect, the State’s contribution is Rs 4,800 for AWCs, Rs 3,245 for mini-AWCs, and Rs 2,400 for helpers.
20 Mar 2020
Rice millers attached to PACS are not lifting the stock from paddy purchase centres (PPCs) under similar plea.
16 Mar 2020