Agricultural Export Current Affairs, GK & News

India Bans Export of all Varieties of Onion

Government of India have released a notification banning the export of all varieties of onions. The ban has been imposed three months after the central government made changes in the Essential Commodities Act, 1955. Why exports have been banned? There could be two major reasons for imposing this ban- The wholesale price of the onion ..

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The Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Bill, 2020

The Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Bill, 2020 was introduced by the Union Minister of Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare, Rural Development & Panchayati Raj, Shri Narendra Singh Tomar in Lok Sabha on September 14, 2020. The bill is aimed at transforming the agriculture in the country and raising farmers’ income. Key Features ..

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15th Finance Commission’s High-Level Group on Agricultural Exports submits report

The High-Level Group on Agricultural Exports set up by the 15th Finance Commission has finally submitted its report to the Commission. Why was it set up? The group was set up to recommend measurable performance incentives for states to encourage agriculture exports and to promote crops to enable high import substitution. After intensive research and ..

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