One Lakh Crore Agri-Infrastructure Fund Launched

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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 Read more

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

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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 Read more

2020: Amendment to Essential Commodities Act 1955

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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 Read more

Key highlights of MoA&FW Guidelines for 10,000 FPOs Scheme

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total 10,000 FPOs are to be formed till 2023-24 and support to each FPO is to be continued for 5 years. The cost of proposed scheme is INR 6,866 crores. 2023-24 with budgetary support of Rs. 4496.00 crore 2027-28 may need about Rs. 2369.00 Key Features Formation and promotion of FPO is based on Produce Read more