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New Delhi, May 16, 2019
Wheat MSP has been fixed at Rs 1,840 per quintal for this year; Centre has set the wheat procurement target at 35.7 million tonne for the 2019-20 marketing year (April-March)

April 28, 2019

New Delhi, April 27, 2019
The hike in duty is likely to make imports of wheat unviable for flour mills even after recent declines in global prices, potentially dragging further on global grain markets

Nigam Prusty
July 24, 2014
The government will free up another 10 million tonnes of wheat in the open market, Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said on Thursday after a Cabinet meeting, as part of efforts to keep a lid on food prices.

Mayank Bhardwaj
New Delhi, July 11, 2014
Farm output in India, world No. 2 producer and consumer of an array of agricultural goods, grew at 4.7 per cent in the fiscal year to March 2014 after monsoon rains boosted the harvest, up from nearly 3 per cent a year over the past decade.

BT Online Bureau
New Delhi, October 17, 2013
Minimum support price (MSP) is the rate at which government buys the grain from farmers. The government has raised the price to Rs 1,400 per quintal to encourage farmers to cover more area under the crop.

Sanjiv Shankaran
March 26, 2013
Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee is the Ford Foundation International Professor of Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. To those outside the fraternity of economists, he is perhaps best known for his 2011 book 'Poor Economics,' which he co-authored with Ester Duflo. Banerjee says while conceptualising subsidy schemes \"we always assume they [the beneficiaries] will behave the way we want them to behave\".

New Delhi, June 9, 2011
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approved hike of Rs 80 per quintal in the minimum support price of paddy as input costs have increased by up to 64 per cent.