Scientific Disposal of Buffer Stocks in India – Part 1 of 3

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Indian Government has done a commendable job in ensuring food safety for the country’s more than 1.2 billion population. Popularly known as “buffer stock management of agricultural produce”, this has served well to almost eradicate hunger from the country. However, there is surely enough room to further improve the management of these buffer stocks, especially in their disposal.

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ISeM: A Sweet Deal for the Indian Sugar Industry

In a major boost to the Rs. 80,000 crore Indian Sugar Industry, the Indian Sugar Exim Corporation Ltd. (ISEC) and NCDEX e Markets Ltd. (NeML) announced the launch of the Indian Sugar eMarket (ISeM) – India’s first e-Marketplace for Sugar and allied products.

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Union Budget 2018: Looking Beyond MSPs

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Reiterating the Government’s commitment to double farmers’ income by 2022, the Union Budget 2018 has given a big boost to the Indian Agriculture sector.

Announcing a slew of new schemes, as well as enhancing support for existing schemes, to the tune of Rs. 14.34 lakh crores, this is perhaps the first Union Budget after independence that has looked beyond Minimum Support Prices (MSP) to enhance farmers’ incomes.

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Hon. Jharkhand Minister visits NeML’s HO

Seeking better solutions for effectively serving the needy and vulnerable sections of the society, like young children and Smallholder Farmers (SHF), through various food policy initiatives like Mid-day Meal Schemes and Public Distribution System (PDS), Shri Saryu Rai – Hon. Minister for Parliamentary Affairs, Food, Public Distribution & Consumer Affairs, Govt. of Jharkhand paid a visit to NeML’s Head Office in Mumbai.

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