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Budget 2019 : Agriculture

The Union Budget has a record allocation of Rs 1,30,485 crores for the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare. This is the highest ever allocation to agriculture and is a 140% increment over the last year’s allocation. The previous allocation was Rs 57,600 crore. Salient Features The Union Budget plans to allocate Rs 75000 crores ..

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Short Note : Tobacco Production in India

In a reply provided by the Minister of Commerce & Industry, Piyush Goyal to the Lok Sabha, it was informed that the Tobacco board in India which undertakes various production regulation measures for tobacco in India through group meetings, mass contact programs, ads in the electronic/news media, the distribution of pamphlets, etc have managed to ..

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Organized Farming in India

In a reply given to the Rajya Sabha by the Union Minister for Agriculture & Farmers Welfare Shri Narendra Singh Tomar, it was informed that the government has no specific scheme to promote organized farming. However, there are several other initiatives to promote industrial farming in the nation. What steps are being taken? The Government ..

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Why WPI is not getting reflected in CPI?

The prices of food items in India are rising at a much faster pace at the wholesale level than the retail end. The wholesale price index (WPI) for food articles has increased from minus 0.21% to 6.98% between September 2018 and May 2019. The increase in the consumer food price index (CPI) doesn t reflect ..

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Financial Literacy Week 2019

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is observing Financial Literacy Week 2019 from June 3-7 on the theme of “Farmers”. The theme aims to highlight how farmers can benefit from being a part of the formal banking system. About the Initiative The Financial Literacy Week of RBI aims to promote awareness on key topics every ..

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