19 Jan 2019
Increase production of organic foodgrains, says Sikkim CM to farmers
Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling has exhorted the farmers of his state to increase production of organic foodgrains to cater to domestic demands.
25 Jul 2017
PDS foodgrains subsidy to have LPG-like transfer model
Soon, public distribution system (PDS) of subsidized foodgrains will get a new transfer scheme model as that of LPG.
21 Jul 2017
UN warns North Korea facing worst drought since 2001
A UN report says that North Korea is facing severe food shortages after suffering its worst drought since 2001.
19 May 2017
GST- Tax on services finalized; education, healthcare exempted
The GST Council has decided that health and education would be kept out of the new regime.
19 May 2017
Day 1: GST rates of 1,211 items fixed
GST council has agreed on the majority of the goods and services tax rates, which the NDA administration proposes to roll out from July 1.
11 May 2017
India's foodgrain output forecast to hit a record in 2016-17
With robust production of wheat, rice, and pulses, India's foodgrain output would increase by 8.7% to a record-high 273.38 million ton in the 2016-17 crop year, according to the government's third advanced estimate.