Agricultural Policy in India

National Policy on Rubber

September 22, 2015

In June 2014, the NDA government had decided to set up an Expert Committee consisting of representative of various stakeholders in the Rubber Sector to examine the issues relating to production, development and exports of rubber and related products. This committee is mandated to draft a National...

Indian Government Policy towards Oil Palm Production

September 19, 2015

The first major policy initiative of the government of India was the Oil Palm Development Programme launched in 1991-92 under the Technology Mission on Oilseeds and Pulses (TMOP). The objective of this programme was to expand the area under oil palm cultivation.  From 2004-2005, the scheme is...