09 Aug

One Lakh Crore Agri-Infrastructure Fund Launched

August 9th Prime Minister has launched Agriculture Infra Structure Fund. Under the scheme, Rs. One Lakh Crore will be provided by banks and financial institutions as loans to Primary Agricultural Credit Societies (PACS), Marketing Cooperative Societies, Farmer Producers Organizations (FPOs), Self Help Group (SHG), Farmers, Joint Liability Groups (JLG), Multipurpose Cooperative Societies, Agri-entrepreneurs, Startups, Aggregation […]

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17 Jul

A comprehensive study for identification of vibrant FPO clusters for effective market integration

Ramanjaneyulu GV

Name of the Organisation: TATA TrustsLanguage: EnglishYear of Publication: 2020Description: The report covers a field study conducted from May 2018 to January 2019 covering 49 Farmer Producer Organisation (FPO) clusters and 45 agriculture value chains across 52 districts in 18 states. This was followed by an intensive analysis of the data, and discussions with market players […]

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17 Jul

2020: Amendment to Essential Commodities Act 1955

Ramanjaneyulu GV ,

This Ordinance has inserted a sub-section 1A  in Essential Commodities Act 1955 saying that only in extraordinary circumstances like war, famine, natural calamity etc. can the government “regulate the supply of such foodstuffs, including cereals, pulses, potato, onions, edible oilseeds and oil”, and price caps will be triggered only when prices rise by 100% (for […]

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