Minimum Support Price Msp
West Bengal  /  Published 12.12.18

Thorns sprout in Bengal paddy drive

A paddy challenge has sprouted for Bengal’s farmers with market rates dipping and sales to the state government at the minimum support price running into hurdles.Sources said the price for a quintal...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty and Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 01.06.20

Govt approves Rs 50,000 cr equity infusion for MSMEs

The Union Cabinet on Monday approved Rs 50,000 crore equity infusion for MSMEs to strengthen their growth potential.The government also approved Rs 20,000 crore subordinate debt for stressed MSMEs.Uni...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 14.02.19

Jute support price up

The minimum support price (MSP) for raw jute has been hiked by Rs 250 per quintal to Rs 3,950 per quintal for the 2019-20 crop season.The decision to increase the MSP for fair average quality (FAQ) of...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 03.07.19

Paddy MSP raised to tackle rain slack

The government has raised the minimum support price (MSP) of paddy, a key kharif crop, by 3.7 per cent to Rs 1,815 per quintal for the 2019-20 crop season in an effort to boost farmer income affected ...
By Our Special Correspondent

Opinion  /  Published 06.01.19

It's raining laulipaups

POP! Oye, did you hear that? Was it that sound? Did you just hear pop! like it had gone POP!? But stop. Let me listen again, let me carefully listen. Or rather, recall what I heard more carefully. It ...
By Sankarshan Thakur


West Bengal  /  Published 04.01.19

Rs 1,600cr more for paddy mop-up

The Mamata Banerjee government has released Rs 1,600 crore to give a momentum to paddy procurement, taking the total amount for the purpose to Rs 5,100 crore since November last year.The move apparent...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta


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