Agriculture Growth

  • MP registers record agri growth at 24.99% in 2013-14 June 1, 2014

    Madhya Pradesh registered a record growth at 24.99 per cent in FY 2013-14 in the agriculture sector, including animal husbandry. The agriculture growth rate was 20.16 per cent in 2012-13 and 19.85 per cent in 2011-12 in the state, according to an official release issued on Sunday. "Madhya Pradesh has created...
  • In India, some farmers take banks for a ride June 3, 2012

    Supali: Two years ago, Vilas Yelmar took out a Rs 200,000 bank loan to develop a small grape orchard in a dusty hamlet southeast of Mumbai. The bank has repeatedly asked for the loan to be repaid, but Yelmar, whose annual income has risen to Rs 2 million, has spent the...
  • Union Budget 2012: How it happened March 16, 2012

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee's Budget failed to send out a strong message about the reform process while coming out with a subsidy management plan and announced a new income tax structure. Experts labelled the it as an '80s style' Budget. Mukherjee began by admitting that the global crisis...