‘Big decision...’: Govt hikes procurement prices for 14 summer crops
The Union government announced decisions taken at a Cabinet meeting on June 1, 2020. One of the main thrusts of the decisions was on the agriculture sector, with the government approving minimum support prices (MSP) for 14 crops part of the Kharif harvest. Union minister Prakash Javadekar said that farmers would enjoy 50-83% higher return on their harvest with the fresh procurement prices. Watch the full video for more.