Minimum Support Price

Jantar Mantar protest: Farmers charm the lot with traditional attire, emotional connect 

For several hours,  Sriaj Kodyuriv from Kerala stood at Jantar Mantar holding placards that read Implement MSP, Save farmer'.

published on : 22nd August 2022

MSP committee holds key discussions in first meeting, Samyukta Kisan Morcha skips

While announcing the repeal of three farm laws in November last year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had promised to set up a committee to look into farmers' MSP issues.

published on : 22nd August 2022

'No hopes from it': SKM rejects August 22 meeting of Committee on MSP, calls the panel 'farce'

The committee on MSP is scheduled to hold its first meeting on August 22 to discuss future strategies, according to official sources.

published on : 16th August 2022

NITI meet: CMs of non-BJP ruled states ask Centre not to force its decisions, Telangana Finance Minister slams NDA

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee emphasised that the Centre should look into the demands of the state governments 'more seriously', according to official sources.

published on : 7th August 2022

Punjab farmers squat on rail tracks as part of SKM's protest against Centre over MSP, Lakhimpur violence

Bhartiya Kisan Union (Lakhowal) general secretary Harinder Singh Lakhowal said trains will be stopped from 11 am till 3 pm in Punjab.

published on : 31st July 2022

'Insult to Punjab': CM Bhagwant Mann slams Centre for not giving representation to the state in MSP panel

AAP leader and the party's Rajya Sabha MP alleged the exclusion of Punjab from the Minimum Support Price (MSP) panel was 'deliberate' and termed it an 'insult' to the people of the state.

published on : 20th July 2022

'These so-called leaders supported farm laws': SKM rejects MSP panel

The government on Monday formed a committee on Minimum Support Price (MSP), eight months after it promised to set up such a panel while withdrawing the three contentious farm laws.

published on : 19th July 2022

Modi government forms panel to make 'more effective and transparent' MSP

The panel, headed by former agriculture secretary Sanjay Agrawal, will have 26 members including farmer representatives, agri-scientists and Agri economists as well as government officials.

published on : 19th July 2022

SKM meeting Tuesday on whether to recommend names for Centre's MSP panel

The government on Monday formed a committee on Minimum Support Price (MSP), eight months after it promised to set up such a panel while withdrawing the three contentious farm laws.

published on : 19th July 2022

'Farmers will wage fierce battle if there is no law on MSP': Satya Pal Malik

Speaking at a Jat community programme in Jaipur, Malik said he will also join the movement once he completes his term as Meghalaya governor.

published on : 13th June 2022

Govt still awaiting names from farmers' unions for setting up panel on MSP: Tomar

The panel will have representatives of the central government, state governments, farmers, agricultural scientists, and agricultural economists.

published on : 13th April 2022

Agri minister Gopal Rai reviews wheat procurement

A meeting of the agriculture department, mandi officials and the FCI was held at the Delhi Secretariat on Friday to ensure procurement of wheat on the basis of MSP.

published on : 9th April 2022

SKM refuses to nominate members for Centre's MSP committee, seeks clarifications

It said that SKM coordination committee member Yudhvir Singh had received a call from the agriculture secretary on March 22, inviting 2-3 names from the outfit for the committee.

published on : 2nd April 2022

Copra arrival up in Thanjavur regulated markets, 170 tonnes procured in 40 days

Milling copra is being procured from coconut farmers at the rate of Rs 105.98 a kg at these markets. A total target of procuring 4,200 tonnes of milling copra has been fixed for the two regulated mark

published on : 12th March 2022

Farmers block road with unsold paddy in Odisha

Farmers blocked the Kendrapara-Chandabali road at Tarasa in Rajkanika block on Saturday demanding procurement of their unsold paddy under MSP fixed by government.

published on : 6th March 2022

MSP hike misleading, a ploy for 2019 Lok Sabha polls: Congress

Congress communications chief Randeep Surjewala said the MSP hike was misleading as it was less than the promised input cost plus 50 percent by PM Modi in 2014.

published on : 4th July 2018

Hike in MSP is a welcome step but has to be followed up with more action: Professor MS Swaminathan

Professor MS Swaminathan the Central government's approval to hike in the MSP for Kharif crops was a 'welcome first step in the process of overcoming agrarian crisis.'

published on : 4th July 2018

Government committed to growth of agriculture sector: PM Modi on MSP hike

The government today hiked the minimum support price for paddy by a steep Rs 200 per quintal as it looked to fulfil its poll promise to give farmers 50 per cent more rate than their cost of production

published on : 4th July 2018

Union Cabinet approves proposal to hike MSP by 50 per cent for 14 crops for Kharif season

Union Minister for Home Affairs Rajnath Singh said that the Wednesday decision is not an ordinary one as he had never imagined that a government could give such a hike in one go.

published on : 4th July 2018

Niti Aayog misses deadline to suggest MSP procurement model, farmers continue to bear brunt

The government’s ambitious minimum support price scheme to improve farmers’ income has hit a roadblock as Niti Aayog missed the deadline to suggest a viable procurement model.

published on : 7th April 2018
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