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Production and Export of Mangoes 

The details of India’s exports of mangoes during the last three years and the current year are as under: Quantity (in MT); Value (in Million USD)   ITCHS   COMMODITY DESCRIPTION 2015-16 2106-17 2017-18 2018-19 (UPTO Nov-18)* Quantity Value Quantity Value Quantity Value Quantity Value 08045020 MANGOES FRESH 36779.26 50.10 52761.00 66.46 49671.32 59.45 43063.70 53.80 08045030 MANGOES SLICED DRIED ...

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Agri Export Zones 

The concept of Agri Export Zone (AEZ) was introduced in 2001, through EXIM Policy 1997-2001, to take a comprehensive look at a particular produce/product located in a contiguous area for the purpose of developing and sourcing the raw materials, their processing/packaging, leading to final exports. The concept hinged primarily on convergence of existing Central and State Government schemes to take ...

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NAFED signs the debt settlement agreement with its eight lender banks 

National Agricultural Cooperative Federation of India Ltd. (NAFED) signed the Debt Settlement Agreement with its eight lender banks at its Headquarter, New Delhi. The One Time Settlement with the lender banks has been made at Rs. 478 Crore with the cash payment of Rs. 220 Crore and assignment of sale rights of one of its prime properties located at Lawrence ...

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Unveils Compendium of Investible Projects in Agriculture & Allied Sectors in Odisha

BHUBANESWAR, 6 March 2018: With Odisha being essentially an agrarian State and agriculture considered the lifeline of Odisha’s economy, the Odisha Government has decided to improve production and productivity with sustainable agricultural practices, raise farmers’ income by promoting efficient production technology, post-harvest solutions, value-addition and remunerative market options. “The State Government is committed to accelerating inclusive and a sustainable growth in the farm ...

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Rabi Crops Sowing Crosses 632 Lakh Hactare 

As per preliminary reports received from the States, the total area sown under Rabi crops as on 2nd February 2018 stands at 632.34 lakh hectares as compared to 641.72 lakh hectare this time in 2017.           Wheat has been sown/transplanted in 300.70 lakh hectares, rice in 28.61 lakh hectares, pulses in 166.47 lakh hectares, coarse cereals in 56.27 lakh hectares and area sown under ...

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India is the leading country in coconut production and productivity in the world: Shri Radha Mohan Singh

Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Shri Radha Mohan Singh said that the Coconut Development Board’s (CDB) major schemes are focusing on coconut production, productivity, processing for coconut products, value addition, marketing, and export promotion in Bihar. The Minister said this today on the occasion of the inauguration of the Farmers’ Training Centre cum Regional Office Building of Coconut ...

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Agriculture in Odisha – Way Ahead

To ensure livelihood security in rural areas, it is necessary to harness the potentiality of agricultural productivity through use of suitable technology and technology transfer process in Odisha. The marginal and small farmers, which constitute 84% of farming community, are usually far away from scientific applications in the field of agriculture. In this context, special care is required to be ...

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Agriculture Development and Industrial Policy

The mega industries require more capital investment but compared to capital investment less employment opportunities are created; whereas the small, micro and agro based industries require less capital and create more employment opportunities. A stable government is ruling the state led by the chief minister- Naveen Patnaik of BijuJanata Dal (BJD); since one and half decades. No chief minister or ...

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Fisheries Development and Management:Potentials and Challenges

The Industrial Policy Resolution-2015 has identified seafood processing as a thrust sector and has made special incentives for the development of this sector. Other than IPR, the Odisha Food Processing policy also provides for various incentive schemes for investors in this sector. An important component of human well-being is employment, which in aquaculture has grown rapidly in the last three ...

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