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Stocks from Egypt, south India will protect your wallet from onions soon

Aug 25, 2015

Stocks from Egypt, south India will protect your wallet from onions soon

One of the reasons for the steep hike in onion prices has been put down to hoarding of crops. #APMC #Chikki scam #onion price hike #Gujarat Onion Company #Sanjay Pingale #Ashok Walunj
Another onion theft: 2,000 kg onions stolen from Nashik farmer's storehouse

Aug 25, 2015

Another onion theft: 2,000 kg onions stolen from Nashik farmer's storehouse

After the theft of 700 kg of onion from a Mumbai shop, robbers have now decamped with about 2,000 kg of the pricey kitchen staple from the godown of a Nashik farmer. #NewsTracker #Nashik #Onion #APMC #Lasalgaon #Santhara #Jain traders
Agriculture can be highly profitable, but the gains are not easy to sustain

Jul 25, 2015

Agriculture can be highly profitable, but the gains are not easy to sustain

India's farmers are good at production. Their Achilles' Heels are marketing and nature's waywardness. If the government could be more proactive, farming can be viable for many, though not all, farmers #Kharif crop #Weather #APMC #Crop insurance #Paddy #National Sample Survey #Indian Agricultural Research Institute #Smart Agriculture #Farm Viability #Farm Investments #FPCs #maize hybridisation
Inflation to moderate soon but must improve food supply chain : Mayaram

Jan 09, 2014

Inflation to moderate soon but must improve food supply chain : Mayaram

WPI inflation rose to a 14-month high of 7.52 percent, while the retail inflation was in double digits at 11.24 percent in November. The rise in inflation can be attributed mainly to price rise in vegetables and protein-rich items. #Inflation #TheySaidIt #WPI #Agricultural Produce Market Committee #APMC #Arvind Mayaram
India Inc agrees with PM, asks for measures to create jobs & curb inflation

Jan 03, 2014

India Inc agrees with PM, asks for measures to create jobs & curb inflation

Assocham President Rana Kapoor said: "The manufacturing sector could not generate the desired number of jobs...SMEs hold the key to job creation, which should be encouraged." #Manmohan Singh #UPA #NewsTracker #ASSOCHAM #SME #FICCI #CII #MSME #APMC Act
Good monsoon sets ground for record grain production, 5% growth in 2013

Dec 29, 2013

Good monsoon sets ground for record grain production, 5% growth in 2013

Passage of the landmark food security law in Parliament and the decontrol of sugar sector were two major highlights of the year. However, the recommendation of the Supreme Court appointed committee to put a moratorium on the field trials of GM food crops was seen as a big setback. #Sharad Pawar #Agriculture #PDS #SC #WTO #APMC #Food Security Law #RearView2013 #GM food crop
Quick, Modi is coming: Fear spooks Cong into reform action

Dec 28, 2013

Quick, Modi is coming: Fear spooks Cong into reform action

The Poochandi effect: Is the Congress getting spooked into action mode? And is each of its actions well thought out? #Inflation #Rahul Gandhi #Reforms #Essential Commodities Act #Modi Effect #APMC Act #Agri Reforms
Onion prices go north as supply dries up

Jul 10, 2013

Onion prices go north as supply dries up

The below-average rainfall in the district in the last two years resulted in shrinking of the area under onion cultivation, sources said. #Economy #NewsTracker #Nashik #Onion #APMC
Nasik onion traders face losses of up to Rs 20 cr daily on wagons scarcity

Feb 06, 2013

Nasik onion traders face losses of up to Rs 20 cr daily on wagons scarcity

Traders are being forced to sell their stock to the Agriculture Produce Market Committees (APMC) in the district at low prices, resulting in falling onion prices #NewsTracker #Nashik #Onion #wagons #Lasalgaon APMC