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Current Minimum Support Prices

Keeping in view the interests of the farmers as also the need for self reliance, the Government of India has been announcing Minimum Support Prices (MSP) for major crops from year to year. Farmers are free to sell in the open market or to the Government at the MSP depending on what is more advantageous ..

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Fifth Five Year Plan

The Fifth Five Year Plan India was sketched out for the period spanning 1974 to 1979 with the objectives of increasing the employment level, reducing poverty, and attaining self-reliance. The twin objectives of poverty eradication and attainment of self reliance were inculcated in the fifth plan. A national program for minimum needs including elementary education, safe drinking water, ..

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