Wheat

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  • Coloured wheat with health benefits like blueberries

    Coloured wheat with health benefits like blueberries

    You can now enjoy biofortified coloured wheat with health benefits similar to fruits like blueberries.

    September 12, 2017
  • FCI let over 4 lakh tonne wheat rot away: CAG

    FCI let over 4 lakh tonne wheat rot away: CAG

    The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has picked holes in the functioning of Food Corporation of India (FCI) in 2015-16, citing fraudulent payments and spoilage of 4.72 lakh tonnes of wheat worth Rs.700.30 crore. In its report that was tabled......

    August 4, 2017
  • 37.15 lakh MT wheat arrive in Haryana mandis

    37.15 lakh MT wheat arrive in Haryana mandis

    So far more than 37.15 lakh metric tonne (MT) of wheat has arrived in the mandis of Haryana. Out of the total arrived wheat, the five government procuring agencies have purchased 37.12 lakh MT and traders have purchased 3,000 MT of......

    April 16, 2017
  • Govt imposes 10% import duty on wheat, tur dal

    Govt imposes 10% import duty on wheat, tur dal

    The government on Tuesday imposed 10 per cent import duty on wheat and tur dal with immediate effect in a bid to protect farmers' interest, amid projection of a record crop this year. On December 8, the government had reduced......

    March 28, 2017
  • Favorable weather : Haryana expecting bumper wheat yield

    Favorable weather : Haryana expecting bumper wheat yield

    Prolonged winter season and timely rainfalls have raised hope for bumper wheat production in Haryana this year despite low wheat sowing this season. Agriculture department officials said  wheat production in the state is likely to go over 120 lakh metric......

    March 17, 2017
  • Favorable weather : Haryana expecting bumper wheat yield

    Favorable weather : Haryana expecting bumper wheat yield

    Prolonged winter season and timely rainfalls have raised hope for bumper wheat production in Haryana this year despite low wheat sowing this season. Agriculture department officials said  wheat production in the state is likely to go over 120 lakh metric......

    March 17, 2017
  • Oppn protests zero import duty on wheat, says it's anti-farmer

    Oppn protests zero import duty on wheat, says it's anti-farmer

    Angry Opposition protests over government's move to slash import duty on wheat to zero allegedly to benefit multinational firms forced adjournment of the proceedings of Rajya Sabha till afternoon on Friday.Congress, BSP, SP, JD-U and Left members alleged that the......

    December 9, 2016
  • Govt scraps wheat import duty to boost supplies

    Govt scraps wheat import duty to boost supplies

    Government on Thursday reduced the import duty on wheat to zero from 10 per cent to improve domestic availability in the wake of rising prices and concerns about 2016-17 wheat crop in view of IMD's forecast of warmer winter.The notification......

    December 8, 2016
  • Govt to sell 14,000 tonnes of wheat in Delhi to check rates

    Govt to sell 14,000 tonnes of wheat in Delhi to check rates

    The government has doubled the quantity of wheat to 14,000 tonnes to be sold in open market through auction in the national capital on November 24 in order to check prices. The Centre recently released 10 lakh tonnes of wheat......

    November 21, 2016
  • Food Ministry favours slashing import duty on wheat

    Food Ministry favours slashing import duty on wheat

    The Union Food Ministry has strongly favoured the slashing of duty on wheat imports to at least 15 per cent from the existing 25 per cent in order to boost domestic availability of the food grain. "This move to bring......

    September 18, 2016
  • Govt considers slashing wheat import duty

    Govt considers slashing wheat import duty

    The Centre is considering slashing import duty on wheat to either 10 per cent or 15 per cent to boost domestic supplies in view of a shortfall in domestic output. At present, import of wheat attracts a 25 per cent......

    September 18, 2016