Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

CCEA approves increase in FRP of Sugarcane by Rs 10 for 2020-21

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved the proposal made by the food ministry to increase the Fair and Remunerative Price (FRP) by Rs 10 for the next marketing year, starting in October 2020. The FRP of Sugarcane will increase from 275 to 285 per quintal. The initiative has been taken after the ..

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 ..

Union Cabinet approves hike of Minimum Support Price (MSP) for raw jute

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved the increase in the Minimum Support Price (MSP) for Raw Jute for 2018-19 season. The MSP for Fair Average Quality of Raw Jute has been increased to Rs 3700 per quintal for 2018-19 season from Rs 3500 per quintal in 2017-18 season. The MSP of Raw ..

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 ..

Government increases MSP of major Kharif crops

The government increased Minimum Support Price (MSPs) of primary kharif crops for the 2012-13 by up to 53 % that triggered concerns about further rise in food inflation. Why this rise in MSP (as it will trigger concerns about further rise in food inflation)? The raise was recommended by Commission for Agriculture Costs and Prices ..