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Sugar subsidy, export target pegged higher

The decision was taken at a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

29 Aug 2019 1:13 AM

Buffer stock quantum can be modified

FRP is applicable for all states growing sugarcane except Uttar Pradesh and Punjab.

12 Aug 2019 1:11 AM

After farmers march to Delhi, Govt hikes wheat MSP by Rs 105 per quintal

Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved higher minimum support price for Rabi crops.

03 Oct 2018 7:56 PM

Cabinet hikes wheat MSP by Rs 105 per quintal for 2018-19

Government announced 6 per cent hike in support price of wheat at Rs 1,840 per quintal.

03 Oct 2018 7:31 PM

Govt approves Rs 5,500 crore package for sugar mills

Mills in Uttar Pradesh owe the maximum at Rs 9,817 crore to cane farmers.

27 Sep 2018 5:32 AM


Cabinet defers Rs 4,500 cr sugar package; proposal may come up next week

India's sugar output is set to increase further to 35 million tonnes in the next marketing year from 32 million tonnes.

19 Sep 2018 3:12 PM

BJP hails Centre’s discount on pulses

The saffron party said the decision would directly benefit the poor and would strengthen the public distribution system in states.

11 Aug 2018 12:57 AM

Govt hikes sugarcane price by Rs 20 per quintal to Rs 275

Sugar production in India is estimated to reach a record 32.25 million tonnes in the current 2017-18.

18 Jul 2018 3:42 PM

Govt clears raising budget by Rs 11,330 cr for Defence NFS project

It will have forward linkages to other related industries such as telecom equipment manufacturing and other telecom related services.

16 May 2018 5:20 PM

Govt gives nod to upgrade three airports

The design for the buildings were made for the AAI by eminent design experts, architects and artists.

03 May 2018 4:20 AM


Cabinet approves MSP hike for raw jute

Increase in MSP is expected to ensure appropriate minimum prices to the farmers and step up investment in Jute cultivation.

26 Apr 2018 9:17 AM

CCEA nod to bear expenses for employee's pension contribution for 3 yrs

Under this, the govt pays the 8.33 per cent contribution of employers to the Employees' Pension Scheme.

29 Mar 2018 11:31 AM

Govt expects winning bidder for Air India by June-end: Sinha

Expression of interest in Air India disinvestment has come from no-frills airline IndiGo and a foreign bidder.

02 Feb 2018 5:17 PM

AirAsia India says no plans to look at Air India stake

Under the new regulations, domestic airlines can fly overseas if they have 20 aircraft in its fleet.

17 Jan 2018 10:38 AM

CCEA gives nod for continuing MPLAD scheme till March 2020

Till August 2017, 18,82,180 works for Rs 44,929.17 crore have been sanctioned from MPLADS fund.

10 Jan 2018 3:33 PM


Air India's projected net loss for 2017-18 less than 2016-17

Airline has been making an operating profit of Rs 105 crore during 2015-16 and Rs 215 crore during 2016-17.

03 Jan 2018 12:19 PM

Oil, gas PSU mergers exempt from CCI approval

CCEA approved sale of govt's 51.11 pc stake in oil refiner HPCL to country's largest oil producer ONGC.

23 Nov 2017 12:50 PM

CCEA may soon decide on mines allocation for commercial mining

A discussion paper on the modalities for allocation of coal mines through auction route was earlier placed in public domain.

18 Nov 2017 12:30 PM

Govt to dispose of 5 lakh tons of pulses buffer stock by March

About 20 lakh tonnes of buffer were created through local procurement and imports.

14 Nov 2017 9:11 AM

Finance Ministry asks PSU banks to act swiftly to deal with NPAs

NPAs of PSBs have increased to Rs 7.33 lakh crore as of June 2017, from Rs 2.78 lakh crore in March 2015.

14 Nov 2017 9:07 AM