Rice output this kharif season to be lowest in 2 years; to drop by 6% to 6.7 million tonnes  

Production of rice in the ongoing kharif season is expected to be 6.7 million tonnes  less than last year, according to the first advance estimate of agriculture production for the 2022-23 crop year (July-June). This is almost 6.05 per cent less than the same period last year at 104.99 million tonnes.   Rice production in the 2021-22 kharif season was a record […]

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Minimum Support Price for paddy hiked by Rs 100 to Rs 2,040 per quintal for 2022-23; other kharif crops MSP also hiked

India hiked the minimum support price for kharif crops by 4-9 per cent for the 2022-23 crop year, with paddy MSP being raised by Rs 100 to Rs 2,040 per quintal. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved the increase in MSPs for all 14 kharif (summer) crops for 2022-23 crop year. “The MSP […]

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India’s food grain output estimated at record 314 million tonnes for 2021-22 crop year (July-June)

India’s foodgrain production will rise 1.2% on year to a new record of 314.51 million tonnes (MT) for the 2021-22 crop year (July-June), according to the third advance estimate released by the agriculture ministry. In the second advance estimate released in February, the production was seen at 316.06 MT. Wheat production estimate for the current […]

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India sets foodgrain output target at record 328 million tonnes for 2022-23 crop year, 3.8% higher than last year’s output

The government has set the foodgrain production target at a record level of 328 million tonnes for the 2022-23 crop year on the back of good monsoon rains. The target is 3.8 per cent higher than previous year’s output. As per the second advance estimate of the agriculture ministry, foodgrains production is estimated to be […]

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Ministry of agriculture projects India’s foodgrains output at a record 316 million tonnes in 2021-22

India’s foodgrains, consisting of rice, wheat, pulses and coarse cereals, production, is likely to touch a record 316.06 million tonnes (MT) for the 2021-22 crop year (July-June), as per the second advance estimate released by the ministry of agriculture. The projected output exceeds the target of 310.74 MT set by the agriculture ministry at the […]

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