Agriculture mandis across India are setting up their own protocols to combat COVID-19


Maharashtra The Vashi APMC near Mumbai has been asked to submit a revival plan by the state government. The Agricultural Produce Market Committee (APMC) at Wardha is planning to open trading for food grains on Friday. It is open for farmers, traders, mathadis and arhatiyas (agents), but arrivals have remained dramatically lower now than in […]

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India to facilitate onion imports for quick supply as domestic prices rise


The Department of Consumer Affairs (DoCA) through an inter-ministerial committee has again reviewed the prices and availability of onions. During the meeting it was informed by officials that supply disruptions are mainly due to rain and two cyclones and it is expected to improve in the coming days. With supplies running short and onion prices […]

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