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Delhi government decides to introduce MSP for farmers based on MS Swaminathan report

The Delhi government has decided to provide the Capital’s farmers a Minimum Support Price (MSP) for their crops based on the recommendations of the M.S. Swaminathan Committee’s report. In its 2006 report, the National Commission on Farmers’ chairman Prof. M S Swaminathan suggested the Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices (CACP) to fix MSP at ..

Minimum Support Prices for all Rabi crops increased by CCEA

The government has increased the minimum support price (MSP) for all rabi crops of 2016-17 to boost the output of rabi (winter-sown) crops and check prices. The decision was taken by the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), chaired by the Prime Minister.  Further, to incentivize cultivation of pulses and oilseeds, a bonus on these ..