AGRICULTURE GROWTH

  • MP registers record agri growth at 24.99% in 201314 June 1, 2014

    Madhya Pradesh registered a record growth at 24.99 per cent in FY 201314 in the agriculture sector, including animal husbandry. The agriculture growth rate was 20.16 per cent in 201213 and 19.85 per cent in 201112 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...