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Budget 2020: Unless Centre gets states to enact model laws, farm investment and incomes cannot rise
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Budget 2020: Unless Centre gets states to enact model laws, farm investment and incomes cannot rise

Next year’s budgeted outlay for agriculture is 32 percent higher than the revised estimates but just three percent more than the Budget estimate of this year.

NITI Aayog for revamp, modernisation of statistical system; says there is need for real-time data to be captured
Business

NITI Aayog for revamp, modernisation of statistical system; says there is need for real-time data to be captured

NITI Aayog is in touch with the World Bank for modernising the country's statistical system

Agricultural crisis: Why BJP's poll promise of doubling farmers’ income by 2022 is a lofty ambition
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Agricultural crisis: Why BJP's poll promise of doubling farmers’ income by 2022 is a lofty ambition

Doubling farmers’ inflation-adjusted income from the current levels, say in six years, will be possible if the government acts in mission mode.

BJP manifesto 2019: Narendra Modi's promise to keep inflation under control and double farmers' income by 2022 is paradoxical
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BJP manifesto 2019: Narendra Modi's promise to keep inflation under control and double farmers' income by 2022 is paradoxical

The growth in income of farmers has seen a declining trend in the Modi era. And this isn’t surprising, given that food inflation has come down dramatically.

Anti-Pakistan wave helps Modi salvage some rural votes, but farmers still angry about misery of past five years
India

Anti-Pakistan wave helps Modi salvage some rural votes, but farmers still angry about misery of past five years

Bleeding support in the countryside because of falling farm incomes, Prime Minister Narendra Modi could still persuade just enough rural voters to give him a second term after ordering an air strike inside Pakistan last month.

Four-day Agri-Science Congress to discuss farming tech kicks off in Delhi today
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Four-day Agri-Science Congress to discuss farming tech kicks off in Delhi today

Around 2,000 delegates from 17 countries are expected to attend the event, which ends 23 February.

NSSO data confirms India's jobs crisis: Unemployment at 45-year high of 6.1%, way out is to make economy grow
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NSSO data confirms India's jobs crisis: Unemployment at 45-year high of 6.1%, way out is to make economy grow

The problem of unemployment is very serious and the only way to go ahead is to make the economy grow which happens gradually over time.

Food surpluses have led to dip in farmers' income; spending on natural calamities not populist expenditure: Arun Jaitley
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Food surpluses have led to dip in farmers' income; spending on natural calamities not populist expenditure: Arun Jaitley

Jaitley underlined that there have been precedents of interim budgets containing major policy announcements to tackle an urgent situation

NDA govt policies led to improved farm output, quality of lives in rural areas: Arun Jaitley
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NDA govt policies led to improved farm output, quality of lives in rural areas: Arun Jaitley

Arun Jaitley said with the current level of investment in the next two decades, the infrastructure in rural areas will come at par with that in the cities.

Kisan Kranti Yatra: Low income major cause of agrarian distress, but is higher MSP solution to farmers' woes?
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Kisan Kranti Yatra: Low income major cause of agrarian distress, but is higher MSP solution to farmers' woes?

The low income and income disparity are a major cause of the agrarian distress, leading to farmers’ suicides and youngsters leaving farming.

ITC working towards enhancing farmers' income, says chairman YC Deveshwar at company's AGM
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ITC working towards enhancing farmers' income, says chairman YC Deveshwar at company's AGM

Speaking at the company's AGM, ITC chairman YC Deveshwar said "an integrated scheme named 'Baareh Mahine Hariyali' was aimed at maximising farm utilisation over 12 months of the year with the view to multiply farmers' income in locations piloted in select areas of the company's operations."

Narendra Modi reiterates promise to double farmers' income at Midnapore, TMC dismisses assurance
India

Narendra Modi reiterates promise to double farmers' income at Midnapore, TMC dismisses assurance

TMC sought to know how the prime minister is going to fulfill the promise as Mamata Banerjee-led party claimed that the income of farmers in West Bengal has more than tripled in past seven years

MSP hike: Centre's bonanza means little to farmers as govt lacks storage and funds needed to buy most of the produce
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MSP hike: Centre's bonanza means little to farmers as govt lacks storage and funds needed to buy most of the produce

The government announces MSP for most crops to set a benchmark, but state agencies mainly buy limited quantities of staples such as rice and wheat at those prices

Revamping agriculture: Govt scores high on intent, patchy on implementation; litmus test will be persuading states to reform
Business

Revamping agriculture: Govt scores high on intent, patchy on implementation; litmus test will be persuading states to reform

If PM Modi is really serious about doing his bit for agriculture, he and Amit Shah must push BJP governments to execute the needed agriculture reforms.

At NITI Aayog meet, Nitish Kumar warns against farm loan waiver, reiterates special status demand for Bihar
India

At NITI Aayog meet, Nitish Kumar warns against farm loan waiver, reiterates special status demand for Bihar

Nitish Kumar also said that there had been no significant improvement in farmers' income.

PM Narendra Modi to chair fourth meeting of NITI Aayog's governing council today
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PM Narendra Modi to chair fourth meeting of NITI Aayog's governing council today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair the fourth meeting of NITI Aayog's Governing Council on Sunday to discuss various issues, including measures taken to double farmers' income and progress of flagship schemes

Mills ordered not to sell sugar below Rs 29 per kg; must adhere to stock holding limits: Govt
Business

Mills ordered not to sell sugar below Rs 29 per kg; must adhere to stock holding limits: Govt

The ministry also issued an order directing the quantity of white/refined sugar stock that every producer of sugar shall hold at the end of June 2018.

Stable trade policy regime, reforms in APMC Act needed to boost agriculture exports: Draft policy
Business

Stable trade policy regime, reforms in APMC Act needed to boost agriculture exports: Draft policy

'National Agriculture Export Policy' is formulated in line with the vision to double the farmers' income and increase the share of agricultural exports from present about $30 billion to over $60 billion by 2022

Farmers body calls Union Budget 2018 anti-farmer, pro-corporate; alleges govt manipulated input cost figures
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Farmers body calls Union Budget 2018 anti-farmer, pro-corporate; alleges govt manipulated input cost figures

Farmers leaders said BJP had forgot its poll promise of 1.5 times return of input cost since it had come to power in 2014.

Budgets are good case studies to explain how political business cycle operates with public support
Business

Budgets are good case studies to explain how political business cycle operates with public support

Incentive to corporate sector, selling of public utilities and privatisation in Union Budget 2018 is justified for public needs i.e. capital for development.