Cabinet has increased MSP of Rabi crops for 2018-19

Under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Union Cabinet approved Minimum Support Price (MSP) of Rabi crops at its meeting.



Under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Union Cabinet approved Minimum Support Price (MSP) of Rabi crops at its meeting.
A day after the farmers demanding more MSP price and uniformity in the debt forgiveness with the police on UP Gate-Delhi border, the Cabinet on Wednesday increased the minimum support price of Rabi crops for 2018-19.
In the meeting under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Union Cabinet gave Rs. 105 a quintal in minimum support price (MSP) of wheat, Rs. 225 per quintal of MSP, Rs. 845 / quintal in Kusum, and Rs. 220 / quintals MSP has been enhanced according to the recommendations of the CACP by the Agriculture Advisory Body and it is in line with the Government's announcement to provide 50 percent profit to the farmers at production cost.
The Cabinet aforesaid in a very statement, "It will give additional benefits to the farmers of 62,635 crores through raising MSP of notified more than 50 percent of the notified crops at the value of production," the cabinet said in a statement.


On Tuesday, after crossing Uttar Pradesh's border in Delhi and completing the last phase of the ten-day Kisan Kranti Yatra, the police stopped the farmers from several states, including the Pol-bound Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh.
The implementation of Swaminathan report in the demands of farmers, NGT restrictions on 10 year old tractors, uniform and complete purchase of crops, uniformity in debt forgiveness across the country, equal electricity tariff, and a farmer-friendly insurance scheme. , Both farmers and agricultural laborers were given GST on equal pay and agricultural equipment. Police used barricades to stop the farmers from entering the capital and used water cannon and tear gas to push them back. Between the skirmishes, a delegation of farmers led by Yudhvir Singh, Secretary General of the Indian Farmer Union (BKU) met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Union Minister of State for Agriculture, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat. Union Minister of State for Agriculture Gajendra Singh Shekhawat told The Indian specific, "The government has accepted their seven demands and our doors ar hospitable those farmers United Nations agency need to fix or improve the programs started by the Narendra Modi government.

Center was non-commute on debt forgiveness and higher minimum support price (MSP). "For the rest of the demands, we will meet again at the residence of the Home Minister within a few days," he said.
After entering the national capital and march on Kisan Ghat, farmers' protest ended today.
Cabinet has increased MSP of Rabi crops for 2018-19 Cabinet has increased MSP of Rabi crops for 2018-19 Reviewed by Vinayak Arshid on December 29, 2018 Rating: 5

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