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Govt Puts In Place New Approval Framework For Wheat Flour Exports

Govt Puts In Place New Approval Framework For Wheat Flour Exports

Exporters of wheat flour would now need approval of the inter-ministerial committee for  shipments of atta. The new requirement will be applicable from July 12

07 July 2022
India Exported 1.8 Million Tonne Wheat To Several Countries Since Ban: Food Secy

India Exported 1.8 Million Tonne Wheat To Several Countries Since Ban: Food Secy

About 33,000 tonnes of wheat as humanitarian assistance has already been supplied to Afghanistan against the commitment of 50,000 tonne

26 June 2022

Govt Will Take Strict Action Against Wheat Exporters Who Submit Back-Dated Documents: Goyal

On May 13, the government banned wheat exports to control domestic prices

Will Export Ban On Wheat, Sugar & Cut In Fuel Prices Help Modi Curtail Inflation?

Will Export Ban On Wheat, Sugar & Cut In Fuel Prices Help Modi Curtail Inflation?

In its latest move to control the rising inflation, the Indian government has also slashed jet fuel prices by 1.3 per cent for the first time this year.

01 June 2022

Govt For Ensuring Strict Compliance Of Provisions In Wheat Export Registration Process

The order has been issued to ensure that the exporters are not issued RCs based on improper documents

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30 May 2022
Govt Tightens Norms To Check Wheat Export By Traders

Govt Tightens Norms To Check Wheat Export By Traders

On May 19, the DGFT issued guidelines to all its regional authorities for strict compliance before issuance of Registration Certificates to the eligible...


30 May 2022
Govt's Wheat Procurement Down At 184.58 Lakh Tonnes So Far

Govt's Wheat Procurement Down At 184.58 Lakh Tonnes So Far

Total wheat purchases made by the Food Corporation of India (FCI) and state agencies are, however, much lower than the year-ago period.


27 May 2022
No Wheat Shortage In India, Ban Imposed To Check 'Rampant' Export: Tomar

No Wheat Shortage In India, Ban Imposed To Check 'Rampant' Export: Tomar

Tomar said it was the government's duty to maintain a balance in the market.


26 May 2022
India Will Ramp Up Foodgrain Production, Committed To Help In Global Food Crisis: Mandaviya

India Will Ramp Up Foodgrain Production, Committed To Help In Global Food Crisis: Mandaviya

Mandaviya, also the union minister of chemicals and fertilisers, was speaking at a session on 'Redefining Food Systems with Emerging Technologies'.


25 May 2022
Export Ban Decisions Based On Domestic Needs, Checking Hoarders: Goyal

Export Ban Decisions Based On Domestic Needs, Checking Hoarders: Goyal

Goyal said a lot of misconceptions are doing the rounds on this issue and he also had separate discussions with the WTO chief as well as the IMF head on this...


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25 May 2022
After Wheat, Why Government Is Curbing Sugar Exports From India 

After Wheat, Why Government Is Curbing Sugar Exports From India 

The sugar exports in India have remained consistently high over the past few years


24 May 2022
Govt Wheat Procurement Down By 53% To 182 Lakh Tonnes In 2022-23

Govt Wheat Procurement Down By 53% To 182 Lakh Tonnes In 2022-23

The rabi marketing year runs from April to March but the bulk of procurement ends by June. An all-time high of 433.44 lakh tonnes of wheat was procured in the...


24 May 2022
Commerce Ministry Tightens Norms To Check Wheat Export By Corrupt Traders

Commerce Ministry Tightens Norms To Check Wheat Export By Corrupt Traders

The government is allowing wheat shipments for which irrevocable letters of credit (LoC) were issued on or before May 13, when the ban of the export of the...


21 May 2022
India’s Wheat Export Ban Raises Concerns In US And Europe

India’s Wheat Export Ban Raises Concerns In US And Europe

India breaks rank with the United States and Europe yet again, this time on wheat exports. The G-7 questions India’s ability to fulfil its international...


18 May 2022
From 'India Will Feed The World' To Banning Wheat Exports, What Changed Overnight For Govt?

From 'India Will Feed The World' To Banning Wheat Exports, What Changed Overnight For Govt?

On May 14, the government announced that India would be banning wheat exports. Previously, India was looking to fill the void created in the supply chain due...


17 May 2022
Heavy Police Deployment At Chandigarh-Mohali Border As Farmers Plan Indefinite Protest In Capital

Heavy Police Deployment At Chandigarh-Mohali Border As Farmers Plan Indefinite Protest In Capital

Farmers from various parts of Punjab have assembled at gurdwara Amb Sahib in Mohali.


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15 April 2022
How Is Ukraine-Russia War Affecting Wheat Prices Of Punjab

How Is Ukraine-Russia War Affecting Wheat Prices Of Punjab

Given its geographical location, Punjab was never seen as a logistical option for multinational food companies to buy wheat from. However, with hands tied, the...


07 March 2022
Bounty For Indian Farmers As Russia-Ukraine War Sets Wheat Prices Soaring In International Market

Bounty For Indian Farmers As Russia-Ukraine War Sets Wheat Prices Soaring In International Market

India is the second-largest wheat producer in the world. It is estimated that India’s wheat export will touch 7 million this year.


23 February 2022
Indian Wheat Finally Goes To Afghanistan Via Pakistan

Indian Wheat Finally Goes To Afghanistan Via Pakistan

India's decision to help Afghanistan, facing a massive humanitarian crisis, was announced last October after a MEA delegation met with Taliban’s second...


08 September 2021
Govt Hikes Minimum Support Price For Wheat By Rs 40 To Rs 2,015 Per Quintal

Govt Hikes Minimum Support Price For Wheat By Rs 40 To Rs 2,015 Per Quintal

The decision to increase the MSPs (Minimum Support Prices) was taken at a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) chaired by Prime Minister...


08 April 2020
Coronavirus Threat & Shortage Of Migrants Pose Challenge to Farmers In Punjab, Haryana

Coronavirus Threat & Shortage Of Migrants Pose Challenge to Farmers In Punjab, Haryana

About 15 Lakh seasonal labourers come from Uttar Pradesh and Bihar to Punjab and Haryana in the procurement season, in the week between end-March and April...


10 April 2019
Congress Leader Randeep Surjewala Demands Immediate Compensation For Haryana Farmers

Congress Leader Randeep Surjewala Demands Immediate Compensation For Haryana Farmers

Congress leader has asked for compensation for farmers in the aftermath of severe rain and hailstorms that have affected certain areas in Haryana, severely...


24 February 2019
Maha Farmers To Get Rs 500 Bonus Per Quintal Paddy Bonus: Devendra Fadnavis

Maha Farmers To Get Rs 500 Bonus Per Quintal Paddy Bonus: Devendra Fadnavis

Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis also said that no lease will be recovered for fishing in lakes up to 500 hectare area.


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