minimum support price

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

Will form committee on MSP after Assembly polls: Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar at Rajya Sabha

The minister said that the matter of forming the Committee on MSP is under consideration of the ministry and will be formed after the elections are over.

published on : 4th February 2022

Procurement under MSP cut as government plans Kisan drones

The Union Budget 2022-23 has cut crop procurement under the Minimum Support Price compared with the last year.

published on : 2nd February 2022

Attempt to placate farmers? Government commits paying Rs 2.37 lakh crore for crops under MSP

The fiscal 2022-23 has been announced as International Year of Millets, the finance minister said while presenting the Union Budget for 2022-23.

published on : 1st February 2022

‘Poll fighters can’t be part of MSP panel’: Farmer leader Rakesh Tikait

Fault lines among farmer outfits over contesting the polls are already visible as only 18 among the 32 unions in Punjab are showing intention to fight the polls as of now while many have backed out.

published on : 2nd January 2022

Rakesh Tikait says bigger issue of MSP persists, questions Modi government's intention

The national spokesperson of the Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) continued his attack on the Centre as he returned home after 383 days of protest at Ghazipur on Delhi's border.

published on : 17th December 2021

BJP MP Varun Gandhi submits private members' bill for legal guarantee of MSP

The bill aims to provide legally guaranteed MSP for 22 crops that should be set at a profit margin of 50 per cent over the comprehensive cost of production.

published on : 12th December 2021

Wary SKM wants proposal rework on setting up MSP panel, axing cases 

The SKM is unwilling to allow space to outfits that were not part of the agitation, said senior leader Balbir Singh Rajewal.

published on : 8th December 2021

Centre seeks farmer names for MSP panel as protestors prepare to retreat from Delhi borders

Samyukta Kisan Morcha to nominate five at Dec 4 meeting, reiterates demand for withdrawal of criminal cases

published on : 1st December 2021
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