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India's kharif rice production may fall by 10-12 mn tonne, says govt

At a press conference to explain rationale behind the imposition of ban on exports of broken rice, Food Secretary Sudhanshu Pandey pointed out that the paddy acreage is lower by 38 lakh hectare so far this Kharif season because of less rains in many states.

India's kharif rice production may fall by 10-12 mn tonne, says govt
India's kharif rice production may fall by 10-12 mn tonne, says govt
Published on Sep 09, 2022 05:35 PM IST
PTI |

Kharif crops’ sowing area 1.5% lower than last year’s: New data

Most farm operations for the season are over. The June-September monsoon, which waters nearly 50% of the sown area, was highly uneven this year, damaging crops. Several states witnessed flooding, while rice belts in northern and eastern India were mostly dry.

India’s output from the kharif cropping season is likely to be average, with the area sown lagging last year’s levels by around 1.5%. (ANI)
India’s output from the kharif cropping season is likely to be average, with the area sown lagging last year’s levels by around 1.5%. (ANI)
Updated on Sep 04, 2022 04:09 AM IST
By, New Delhi

India to receive average rainfall in August, September, predicts IMD

The overall monsoon rains in the country were 8% below average in June and 17% above average in July, hence the forecast paints a good picture for the farming sector.

 (File image)
 (File image)
Published on Aug 01, 2022 06:06 PM IST
Reuters |

Kharif sowing on rise, lower output of rice likely amid patchy rainfall

The Union government did not share estimates of paddy acreage for the second consecutive week, along with cotton, in its weekly update released on Friday.

The Union government did not share estimates of paddy acreage for the second consecutive week, along with cotton, in its weekly update released on Friday.
The Union government did not share estimates of paddy acreage for the second consecutive week, along with cotton, in its weekly update released on Friday.
Updated on Jul 30, 2022 02:53 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Uneven monsoon hits kharif sowing, paddy down 24%

In the week ended July 8, rice, the main summer staple, witnessed a worrying 24% drop in acreage over the same period last year, latest available official data shows.

Tapi, July 10 (ANI): Labourers sow paddy saplings in a field after heavy rains lashed recently in Tapi district of Gujarat on Sunday. (ANI Photo/ANI Pic Service) (ANI)
Tapi, July 10 (ANI): Labourers sow paddy saplings in a field after heavy rains lashed recently in Tapi district of Gujarat on Sunday. (ANI Photo/ANI Pic Service) (ANI)
Updated on Jul 13, 2022 03:50 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Kharif sowing lags 5%, rice by 27%; experts hint at pickup by July

Overall kharif sowing was 5% below last year’s levels as on July 1, the agriculture ministry’s latest available data show. An uneven June-September monsoon, which waters nearly 60% of the country’s net-sown area, was 8% deficient in June, despite heavy rains and deadly flooding in some states.

Overall kharif sowing was 5% below last year’s levels as on July 1, the agriculture ministry’s latest available data show.
Overall kharif sowing was 5% below last year’s levels as on July 1, the agriculture ministry’s latest available data show.
Updated on Jul 07, 2022 03:45 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Cabinet approves hike in MSP for kharif crops

While the increase in floor prices ranges between 50-85% over cost of cultivation, the procurement price for the main summer staple paddy (rice) has been raised by ₹100 to ₹2,040 per quintal for the 2022-2023 crop year.

 (HT PHOTO)
(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jun 09, 2022 05:03 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Kharif season MSPs at 1.5 times 'all-India weighted average cost of production'

The highest absolute increase in MSP over the previous year has been recommended for sesamum ( ₹523 per quintal), moong ( ₹480 per quintal) and sunflower seed ( ₹385 per quintal), Jaideep Bhatnagar, director, Press Information Bureau, tweeted.

The Centre on Wednesday approved the minimum support prices for the Kharif marketing season 2022-23
The Centre on Wednesday approved the minimum support prices for the Kharif marketing season 2022-23
Published on Jun 08, 2022 04:38 PM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

‘Don’t create panic’: Centre says no fertiliser shortage for kharif

“The availability of fertilisers in the country is more than the expected demand," an official statement said, quoting Union fertiliser minister Mansukh Mandaviya.

Fertiliser prices nearly doubled in the country due to a global shortage and supply disruptions due to the Russia-Ukraine war. (AP File photo)
Fertiliser prices nearly doubled in the country due to a global shortage and supply disruptions due to the Russia-Ukraine war. (AP File photo)
Updated on May 03, 2022 04:07 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Cabinet okays 61k-cr kharif fertiliser relief

The Union Budget presented on February 1 had pencilled in a subsidy outgo of ₹1.05 lakh crore.

The substantial increase in subsidy will help compensate fertiliser companies for selling their products to farmers at lower-than-market prices.(Bijay/Hindustan Times representative image)
The substantial increase in subsidy will help compensate fertiliser companies for selling their products to farmers at lower-than-market prices.(Bijay/Hindustan Times representative image)
Updated on Apr 28, 2022 06:27 AM IST
By, New Delhi
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