Grain Current Affairs, GK & News

India’s food-grain production to reach an all-time high

The second estimate of food-grain production has been released by the Agriculture Ministry. As per the data, total food-grain production is pegged at a record 291.95 million tonne for the 2019-20 crop-year. It also stated that India is set to harvest a wheat production of 106.21 million tonne in the 2019-20 crop-year due to good ..

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Govt to sell more grains through open market, PDS

In order to clear space for stashing away fresh grains, several options are being considered by the Govt, including providing more food-grain into the PDS (Public Distribution System) and selling extra wheat via a re-worked open market sale scheme. The government plans to push in an additional 14 million tonnes of grains in the PDS ..

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