Harsimrat Kaur Badal

GoI increases Minimum Support Price of Rabi Crops

On September 21, 2020, the Government of India increased the Minimum Support Price of rabi crops. The MSP of wheat has been increased by Rs 50 per quintal. The other crops are Chana, Mustard, Safflower and Masoor. Highlights The key ..


Lok Sabha passes Farm Reform bills: Facts, Concerns and Benefits

On September 17, 2020, Lok Sabha passed two farm bills amidst the protests from the opposition. The bills were on agriculture market reforms and contract farming provisions. The bill to amend the essential commodities Act, yet another farm bill was ..


President accepts Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal’s resignation

On September 17, 2020, the Union Food Processing Industries Minister Shrimati Harsimrat Kaur Badal resigned over the protest against the three farm sector bills.  The President of India Ramnath Govind accepted the resignation under the advice of the Prime Minister Shri ..


PM FME Scheme launched, To Generate 9 Lakh Employment

As a part of Atma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan, the Prime Minister Formalization of Micro Food Processing Enterprises (PM FME) scheme was launched on 29th June 2020. The scheme was launched by Harsimrat Kaur Badal (Union Food Processing Industries Minister). Earlier ..


First Mega Food Park of Central India inaugurated

Union Minister for Food Processing Harsimrat Kaur Badal inaugurated Steel Silo based Avantee Mega Food Park in Dewas, Madhya Pradesh. This is the first food park of central India. About Avantee Mega Food Park It is spread over 51 acres ..


First food park of Central India ‘Avantee’ inaugurated at Dewas

The Union Minister of Food Processing Industries, Harsimrat Kaur Badal inaugurated the Avantee Mega Food Park on Thursday, 5th December 2019. This is the first food park in central India, constructed at a cost of Rs 150 crore is spread ..