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Govt to release IIP data tomorrow: All you need to know about Index of Industrial Production, its eight core sectors
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Govt to release IIP data tomorrow: All you need to know about Index of Industrial Production, its eight core sectors

The eight core sectors have a combined share of above 40 percent in the Index of Industrial Production (IIP) which gives the growth rates of different industry groups of the economy over a specified period

Cheaper gas to cut urea subsidy bill; to boost profitability of urea makers: CRISIL Ratings
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Cheaper gas to cut urea subsidy bill; to boost profitability of urea makers: CRISIL Ratings

Profitability of urea makers is likely to surge due to reimbursement of additional fixed cost, as cheaper gas will reduce urea subsidy bill by Rs 12,000 crore, according to a report

Govt okays subsidy rates for P&K fertilisers for FY21; estimates outgo at over Rs 22,000 cr
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Govt okays subsidy rates for P&K fertilisers for FY21; estimates outgo at over Rs 22,000 cr

The government on Wednesday approved nutrient-based subsidy rates for phosphatic and potassic (P&K) fertilisers for the current financial year with an estimated burden of Rs 22,186 crore on the central exchequer

Cargo handling at top 12 ports marginally up at 705 MT in FY20; growth driven by higher handling of containers, coal, fertilisers
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Cargo handling at top 12 ports marginally up at 705 MT in FY20; growth driven by higher handling of containers, coal, fertilisers

The 12 major ports are -- Deendayal (erstwhile Kandla), Mumbai, JNPT, Marmugao, New Mangalore, Cochin, Chennai, Kamarajar (earlier Ennore), V O Chidambarnar, Visakhapatnam, Paradip and Kolkata (including Haldia).

Coronavirus Outbreak: With a stressed Rabi season, it's imperative to ensure speedy delivery of Zaid, Kharif seeds to farmers
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: With a stressed Rabi season, it's imperative to ensure speedy delivery of Zaid, Kharif seeds to farmers

Agriculture is the backbone of our survival and most of our agriculture today depends on quality seeds and the organised seed sector.

Core sector output shrinks second month in row by 5.8% in October, lowest in over decade
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Core sector output shrinks second month in row by 5.8% in October, lowest in over decade

Output of eight core infrastructure industries contracted for the second month in a row by 5.8 percent in October, the lowest in over a decade, indicating the severity of economic slowdown

Core sector output shrinks by 5.2% in September; except for fertilisers, all industries witnessed negative growth
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Core sector output shrinks by 5.2% in September; except for fertilisers, all industries witnessed negative growth

Output of core infrastructure industries shrank by 5.2 percent in September 2019 as seven of eight sectors witnessed negative growth, according to official data released on Thursday

Nanotechnology promises less damage, better benefits for agricultural produce
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Nanotechnology promises less damage, better benefits for agricultural produce

The government is turning to nanobiotechnology for low-cost, high-efficacy solutions to agricultural challenges.

Deteriorating groundwater level force farmers in Delhi’s Mungeshpur to use toxic drain water for farming
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Deteriorating groundwater level force farmers in Delhi’s Mungeshpur to use toxic drain water for farming

Farmers in Mungeshpur village in Delhi are using toxic water coming from drain for growing vegetables due to lack of groundwater for farming. Dinesh, a resident of Qutubgarh, pointed out that cases of cancer in the area have witnessed a seven-fold increase in the last ten years. Villagers have also appealed to the government for assistance so that they can shun the practice of using toxic water for farming.

Govt considering to give fertiliser subsidy directly to farmers under second phase of DBT scheme
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Govt considering to give fertiliser subsidy directly to farmers under second phase of DBT scheme

The government is seriously thinking of giving fertiliser subsidy directly to farmers under the second phase of implementation of direct benefit transfer (DBT) scheme, a senior fertiliser ministry official said on Thursday

Growth of core sector industries slows to 2.6% in April on decline in crude oil, natural gas and fertiliser output
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Growth of core sector industries slows to 2.6% in April on decline in crude oil, natural gas and fertiliser output

The growth of eight core infrastructure sectors slowed down to 2.6 percent in April, due to negative growth in crude oil, natural gas and fertiliser output

Coal shipments up nearly 11% to 161.34 MT in 12 major ports in FY19
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Coal shipments up nearly 11% to 161.34 MT in 12 major ports in FY19

Thermal coal is the mainstay of the country's energy programme as 70 percent of power generation is dependent on the dry fuel, while coking coal is used mainly for steel-making.

Govt extends duration of new urea policy from 1 April this year till further notice
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Govt extends duration of new urea policy from 1 April this year till further notice

The government on Monday decided to extend the duration of the New Urea Policy from April 1 this year till further orders to ensure smooth supply of nutrients to farmers

Core sectors' growth slows down to 2.1% in February on fall in output of crude oil and refinery products
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Core sectors' growth slows down to 2.1% in February on fall in output of crude oil and refinery products

The growth of eight core sectors slowed down to 2.1 percent in February due to fall in output of crude oil and refinery products, official data showed on Monday

Core sectors' growth falls to 19-month low of 1.8% in January on poor performance by crude oil, refinery products and electricity
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Core sectors' growth falls to 19-month low of 1.8% in January on poor performance by crude oil, refinery products and electricity

Growth of eight core sectors slowed down to 1.8 percent in January due to fall in output of crude oil, refinery products and electricity, official data showed on Thursday

Iran seeks Indian investments in fertilisers and petrochemicals, plans to expand areas of cooperation
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Iran seeks Indian investments in fertilisers and petrochemicals, plans to expand areas of cooperation

Aiming to boost ties with India, Iran welcomed investment proposals from the country in urea and petrochemicals and is willing to provide fertilisers at reasonable rates, an Iranian minister said on Tuesday

Infrastructure growth slows down to 4.8% in October on contraction in fertiliser, crude oil production
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Infrastructure growth slows down to 4.8% in October on contraction in fertiliser, crude oil production

Eight infrastructure sectors of coal, crude oil, natural gas, refinery products, fertilisers, steel, cement and electricity had grown by 5 percent in October 2017.

Core sector growth slows down to 4-month low of 4.3% in September as production of crude oil, natural gas declines
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Core sector growth slows down to 4-month low of 4.3% in September as production of crude oil, natural gas declines

Eight infrastructure sectors of coal, crude oil, natural gas, refinery products, fertilisers, steel, cement and electricity had grown by 4.7 percent in September 2017.