PM dedicates BPCL’s petro-chem complex in Kerala to India


Prime Minister Narendra Modi  dedicated to the nation a Rs 6,000 crore petrochemical complex of oil major Bharat Petroleum in Kerala and Ro-Ro vessels of Inland Waterways at Willingdon Islands, asserting these projects would energise India’s growth trajectory. On a brief visit to Kerala, the Prime Minister also inaugurated the Cochin Port Trust’s International Cruise Terminal and Cochin Shipyard’s […]

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India’s cabinet increases MSP of copra to Rs 10,335 a quintal


The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approved an increase in the Minimum Support Price (MSP) for copra, Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar said. The decision, taken at a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, would benefit copra farmers in 12 coastal States, he stated. The MSP for Fair Average Quality of milling copra […]

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Kerala hikes support price for fruits and vegetables by 20 per cent along with the cost of production


The state government of Kerala has fixed the support price of fruits and vegetables by adding 20 per cent to the cost of production.  State agriculture ministers have been promising for some time they would consider the demand of support price for fruits and vegetables. In 2018, Haryana launched MSP-type formula for vegetables where the formula of assured income is based on per acre […]

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Cardamom output in India likely to drop this year due to floods and dry spell: DASD


Cardamom production in India is likely to fall short in the current season due to the unprecedented floods and subsequent prolonged dry spell experienced in major growing regions in the country, according to the data compiled by the state-run Directorate of Arecanut & Spices Development (DASD), Financial Express reports. India is the second-largest producer of […]

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