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Cabinet approves India's stand on food security at WTO

Jan 20, 2016

Cabinet approves India's stand on food security at WTO

The food security issue is related to several developing nations which provide subsidised foodgrains to the poor. #Economy #NewsTracker #Agriculture #World Trade Organisation #Food security #Foodgrains #Nairobi Package #Special Safeguard Mechanism
The economy has found its mojo this century, but work is only half done on the reforms front

Dec 31, 2015

The economy has found its mojo this century, but work is only half done on the reforms front

The Indian economy has grown six fold in size between 2001 and 2015 and now stands at Rs 125.41 lakh crore in fiscal year 2015 from Rs 21.77 lakh crore in fiscal year 2001 at the start of this millennium. #Inflation #Economy #GDP #ConnectTheDots #fiscal deficit #Growth #forex reserves #External debt #bank deposits #foreign trade #Bank credit #foodgrain production #FRewind
Govt to give farmers power, seeds subsidy in case rains fail

Jun 05, 2015

Govt to give farmers power, seeds subsidy in case rains fail

Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh today held a meeting with senior officials of India Meteorological Department, which earlier in the week had revised monsoon forecast to "deficient", triggering drought fears. #Economy #NewsTracker #Agriculture #Monsoon #IMD #Diesel #Rural development #Foodgrains #Radha Mohan Singh #water resource
FY15 foodgrains production estimated to fall by 3% due to erratic rain

Feb 18, 2015

FY15 foodgrains production estimated to fall by 3% due to erratic rain

foodgrains production is estimated to fall by three percent to 257.07 million tonnes in 2014-15 crop year on expected decline in output of rice, coarse cereals and pulses due to erratic rain. #GDP #Agriculture #Central Statistical Organisation #Sugarcane #Oilseeds #foodgrain production #Agriculture Ministry
Food ministry not keen to cut subsidy after BJP rout in Delhi polls

Feb 18, 2015

Food ministry not keen to cut subsidy after BJP rout in Delhi polls

The eight-member panel -- which was set up in August 2014 under the chairmanship of BJP MP Shanta Kumar to recommend a complete overhaul of FCI -- had submitted its report last month. #Economy #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #BPL #FCI #Food Ministry #Food subsidy #Foodgrains #Shanta Kumar panel
WPI inflation may be negative between March-September 2015. Here's why

Jan 15, 2015

WPI inflation may be negative between March-September 2015. Here's why

WPI inflation continues to be benign and could even turn negative some time between March and September, as long as oil prices behave. #HowThisWorks #Inflation #Economy #Wholesale price index #foodgrain #CPI
India's stance on food security vindicated at WTO: Sitharaman

Nov 28, 2014

India's stance on food security vindicated at WTO: Sitharaman

Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Friday said India's stand on food security at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) has been vindicated. #Food security #Nirmala Sitharaman #foodgrain #WTO #Commerce
Ready to supply foodgrains to cyclone Hudhud-hit Andhra: Paswan

Oct 14, 2014

Ready to supply foodgrains to cyclone Hudhud-hit Andhra: Paswan

Amidst shortage of essential food items in the Hudhud-hit Andhra Pradesh, the Centre said it is ready to supply foodgrains to the affected region. #India #NewsTracker #Andhra Pradesh #foodgrain #Odisha #Storm #Visakhapatnam #Vizag #Food minister #hurricane #Cyclone Hudhud