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NITI Aayog vice-chairman terms Modi govt's performance 'miraculous', says macroeconomic parameters improved in 4 years
Business

NITI Aayog vice-chairman terms Modi govt's performance 'miraculous', says macroeconomic parameters improved in 4 years

NITI Aayog vice-chairman Rajiv Kumar on Sunday termed the performance of the Modi government as 'miraculous'.

Agriculture sector growth likely to be higher than CSO estimate of 2.1%, says ministry
Business

Agriculture sector growth likely to be higher than CSO estimate of 2.1%, says ministry

The agriculture sector is expected to grow higher than projected 2.1 percent growth by the Central Statistics Office for the current fiscal, following better Rabi crop prospects

India's water reservoirs at 34% capacity in week to June 2
Business

India's water reservoirs at 34% capacity in week to June 2

The latest levels were higher than the last 10 years' average of 33 percent, and were 5 percentage points more compared with the previous week

Remove inequality in the farm sector; good monsoon alone cannot push growth
Business

Remove inequality in the farm sector; good monsoon alone cannot push growth

If the government really wants to get the benefit out of expected good monsoon, it has to put effort into the agricultural sector

Govt extends interest subvention but it's a flawed solution for farm woes
Business

Govt extends interest subvention but it's a flawed solution for farm woes

The bottomline is the current funding structure of India’s ailing agriculture sector is flawed primarily due to absence of mechanism to monitor the end-use of the money

Farm sector will lose 4 mn workers in 12th Plan period, says govt
Economy

Farm sector will lose 4 mn workers in 12th Plan period, says govt

The country's agriculture sector is projected to lose four million workers in the 12th Plan period, the government informed Parliament today.

Farm sector will benefit from FDI in retail greatly, says Kamal Nath
Economy

Farm sector will benefit from FDI in retail greatly, says Kamal Nath

Union Minister Kamal Nath today strongly defended FDI in multi-brand retail, saying the agricultural sector would benefit from the move in a big way.