Madhya Pradesh to procure 95 lakh tonnes of wheat this year

Lavern Vogel


Irrespective of a delayed start to wheat procurement, Madhya Pradesh has so much procured over 66 lakh tonnes (63.sixty seven lakh tonnes until Monday) as towards 53 lt in the corresponding period of time previous year and is properly on the route to accomplish the upwardly revised procurement concentrate on of ninety five lt, claimed a senior Condition formal on Tuesday.

Until Monday, Food items Company of India (FCI) and Condition agencies that procure wheat for FCI at minimum amount support selling price (MSP), have procured 252.5 lt of wheat from 10 wheat-increasing States in recent rabi advertising and marketing time as againsr 292.61 lt in the corresponding period of time in the previous time.

Procurement centres

“We have elevated the range of procurement details for farmers by practically 1,000 this year. And farmers have to appear to the centre with the text messages that they received from the company.

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Centre sets up new body to promote rice exports

Lavern Vogel

To give further impetus to rice exports, the Centre has established up a new physique – Rice Export Marketing Discussion board (REPF), underneath the aegis of the Agricultural and Processed Foodstuff Export Marketing Growth Authority (Apeda).

Rice, both basmati and non-basmati assortment, is the biggest commodity in India’s agri-export basket. Shipments stood at $7.77 billion in 2018-19, with basmati exports at $four.seventy two billion and non-basmati at $3.05 billion. Final export figures for 2019-20 are however to be introduced by Apeda.

“Considering the significance of export of rice, its inherent potentials and the multifarious difficulties, which are confronted in the procedure, it is determined to constitute a Rice Export Marketing Discussion board,” an Apeda notification explained.


The new physique will comprise associates from the rice field, exporters, officers from Apeda, Commerce Ministry, Agriculture Ministry and Administrators of Agriculture from significant rice manufacturing states these kinds of as West Bengal,

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Kaleshwaram project initiates wet run at Mallannasagar

Lavern Vogel

The Telangana is witness to however a further essential step towards the goal of building the Point out agriculture productive by harnessing the Godavari waters with the Kaleshwaram Elevate Irrigation Plan.

The damp operate commenced currently with the release of water from Komuravelli Mallannasagar pump house, a person of the most critical phases in the mega KLIP.

The Godavari water released from Ranganayaka Sagar reached the Mallannasagar surge pool. Mallannasagar is the biggest manmade reservoir in KLIP with a capacity to retail outlet 50 TMC water.

Megha Engineering and Infrastructures Minimal (MEIL) has built both Mallannasagar and Kondapochamma reservoirs.

In a reduced-vital celebration, the officials started a damp operate on Tuesday evening. As element of this work out, water was released by charging up the equipment.

Point out Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao has been supervising the progress of the mega project noticed to participate in a major role in

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