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Latest Articles in minimum support prices

Minimum Support Price: What is it? Who benefits?

The prices are announced before every crop cycle, that is twice a year, during Rabi and Kharif crop season. Government guarantees an offtake price to the farmers on the harvest.

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Hope for Breakthrough on MSP, other Farmer-demands Hinges on Dec 5 Meeting

In the next round of talks scheduled between the central government representatives and the agitating farmer unions to be held in Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi, farmers are hoping for a breakthrough if the government offers a written assurance on Minimum Support Price for crops. While farmers want the new laws to be repealed, the government has made it clear that won't happen

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You Sow That You Reap, And Then You Reap That You Sow

Would it not have been a better idea to reform the APMC’s as well through a Bill, so they assisted the small farmers better? Most of the people in the world are poor and earn their living from agriculture. Hence by reforming agriculture, one can reform poverty.

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Prudent Hike In MSP To Keep Food Price Inflation Contained

The government yesterday (25 October) hiked the minimum support price (MSP) of wheat by Rs 110 to Rs 1,735 a quintal and of pulses by up to Rs 400 per quintal to encourage farmers to boost area and production of these crops

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Niti Aayog Bats For GM Seeds, Suggests 'Price Benefit System' For Farmers

In its three-year agenda document, the government think- tank also outlined various measures like MSP reform and better marketing infrastructure to be adopted for doubling of farmers' income

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‘Indian Agro-Economy Faces Serious Disadvantages Due To Various Restrictions’

This disease is deep rooted in the systems, yet people often blame two factors either Demo (demonetisation) or Namo (Narendra Modi).

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