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Govt sets foodgrain production target at record 298.3 mn tons for 2020-21 crop year on hopes of normal monsoon
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Govt sets foodgrain production target at record 298.3 mn tons for 2020-21 crop year on hopes of normal monsoon

The agriculture ministry aims to increase foodgrain production by 6.35 million tonnes to record 298.3 million tonnes in the 2020-21 crop year riding high on hopes of normal monsoon

RBI likely to maintain status quo on policy amid easing global crude oil prices: Dun & Bradstreet Report
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RBI likely to maintain status quo on policy amid easing global crude oil prices: Dun & Bradstreet Report

According to Dun & Bradstreet Economy forecast, the robust agriculture production and softening of vegetables and fruits prices will also help in keeping the food inflation under check.

Demonetisation dealt a body blow to agriculture; govt should find holistic solution to farmer debt issue
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Demonetisation dealt a body blow to agriculture; govt should find holistic solution to farmer debt issue

The demonetisation was announced at a time when the farmers had just harvested or were about to harvest with an expectation of returns that would also allow a better rabi season, compared with 2015-16