Kharif crop production estimates reveal record highs

The Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare has released the First Advance Estimates of production of major Kharif crops for 2020-21 recently on September 22, 2020. The assessment of production of different crops is based on the data received from States and validated with information available ...Read more


Govt increases MSP of Rabi crops by Rs 50 to Rs 300 per quintal  

    The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the increase in the Minimum Support Prices (MSPs) for all mandated Rabi crops for marketing season 2021-22. This increase in MSP is in line with the recommendations of Swaminathan Commissi...Read more


National Conference for Rabi Campaign sets a target of 301 Mn of food grains production for 2021  

  Addressing the National Conference for Rabi Campaign 2020 held today under his Chairmanship to review the progress of Kharif 2020-21 and plan for the Rabi season, Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Narendra Singh Tomar said that Government is taking revolutionary steps to strengthen agri...Read more


IPGA to hold webinar on Kharif crop outlook  

      India Pulses and Grains Association (IPGA), the nodal body for India’s pulses trade and industry will be hosting a KHARIF CROP OUTLOOK WEBINAR under the aegis of ‘THE IPGA KNOWLEDGE SERIES’ at 5 pm on Friday, September 18, 2020. The IPGA KNOWLEDGE SERIES consists of we...Read more


IPGA hosts webinar on chickpeas

"THE KNOWLEDGE SERIES WEBINAR ON DESI AND KABULI CHICKPEAS" was conducted on August 20, 2020, by India Pulses and Grains Association (IPGA), the nodal body for India’s pulses trade and industry with over 850 participants from 25 countries.  The webinar extensively covered topics like Chickpeas Produc...Read more


IPGA to host webinar on Desi and Kabuli Chickpeas on August 14  

    India Pulses and Grains Association (IPGA), the nodal body for India’s pulses trade and industry, will be hosting its SECOND WEBINAR under the ‘THE IPGA KNOWLEDGE SERIES’ on Desi and Kabuli Chana at 5 pm on Friday August 14, 2020. . IPGA has selected Chickpeas as the subject for ...Read more


Kharif crop sowing acreage up by 13.92% 

 The total Kharif crops has been sown on 882.18 lakh ha area against 774.38 lakh ha area during the corresponding period of last year, as on July 31, 2020 according to the Ministry of Agriculture. This is an increase in area coverage by 13.92 per cent compared to last year in the country.  Rice accounte...Read more


Agricultural sector unaffected by COVID-19: Agri Ministry

The good news from Indian agricultural sector is that the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on Kharif crops has been minimal to zero. Area coverage of Kharif crops has increased by 21.20 percent from last year. As on 17 July, 2020, total kharif crops have been sown on 691.86 lakh ha against 570.86 lakh ha during the co...Read more


IPGA hosts the inaugural webinar of ‘THE IPGA KNOWLEDGE SERIES’  

    India Pulses and Grains Association (IPGA), the nodal body for India’s pulses trade and industry, successfully hosted the first webinar of ‘THE KNOWLEDGE SERIES’ focused on the path-breaking reforms announced by the Indian Government in the agri-marketing space and their impact on...Read more


IPGA launches ‘The IPGA Knowledge series’ webinars  

     India Pulses and Grains Association (IPGA), the nodal body for India’s pulses trade and industry, announced the launch ‘THE KNOWLEDGE SERIES’, a series of monthly webinars to discuss and explore topics of critical interest to the pulses sector in India and world at large. Th...Read more


IPGA extends helping hand to the victims of Cyclone Amphan in Kolkata  

     India Pulses and Grains Association (IPGA), the nodal body for India’s pulses trade and industry handed over 5000 disaster relief kits toMinister Javed Ahmed Khan, MIC Disaster Management and Civil Defence, West Bengal to be distributed to the under-privileged citizens affected by the C...Read more


MahaFPC crosses Rs 500 crore mark in pulses procurement in Maharashtra

MAHA Farmers Producer Co (MahaFPC), which is a federation of 303 farmer producer companies in Maharashtra, has announced that it has been successful in keeping its procurement operations under the Government Price Support Scheme (PSS) running and has crossed Rs 500 crore mark despite the current Covid pandemic, to...Read more