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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

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

03 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

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

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

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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.


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...


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...


24 May 2022
Heat Waves Are Likely To Increase By 30 Times: New Study

Heat Waves Are Likely To Increase By 30 Times: New Study

Intense heat waves translate into excess deaths, hospitalisations, lost wages, missed school days, and diminished working hours and low wheat production


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23 May 2022
Prolonged High Temperatures Could Worsen Inflation, Hurt Growth: Moody's

Prolonged High Temperatures Could Worsen Inflation, Hurt Growth: Moody's

The rating agency said although heat waves are fairly common in India, they usually occur in May and June. However, this year New Delhi witnessed the fifth...


19 May 2022
India Wheat Ban: Open Markets Must Not Promote Inequity, Discrimination, Says India At UN

India Wheat Ban: Open Markets Must Not Promote Inequity, Discrimination, Says India At UN

India said food grains should not go the way of Covid-19 vaccines where rich nations hoarded jabs and poor and developing ones scrambled for even initial...


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.


15 May 2022
Wheat Procurement In Haryana Extended Till May 31

Wheat Procurement In Haryana Extended Till May 31

The government's wheat procurement in Haryana has been extended till May 31 while the Punjab government has been asked to buy the grain till month-end.


14 May 2022
Wheat Export Ban To Help Control Prices, Regulate Trade In Right Direction: Commerce Secretary

Wheat Export Ban To Help Control Prices, Regulate Trade In Right Direction: Commerce Secretary

Explaining the rationale behind the decision, the commerce secretary said the primary goal was to put a "check on inflation".


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14 May 2022
Restriction On Agricultural Exports 'Indirect Tax' On Farmers: Bharat Krishak Samaj

Restriction On Agricultural Exports 'Indirect Tax' On Farmers: Bharat Krishak Samaj

Reacting to the government's decision to ban wheat exports, Bharat Krishak Samaj Chairman Ajay Vir Jakhar tweeted "Restriction on agricultural exports are an...


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