Policy

Guidelines and Strategy for National Mission on Oilseeds and Oil Palm issued by agriculture ministry

Guidelines and Strategy for National Mission on Oilseeds and Oil Palm (NMOOP) issued by agriculture ministry Focus of the policy is to increase production of traditional crops and trees and bringing more area under Oil-Palm Cultivation Salient features: Rs 3507 crore have been sanctioned for NMOOP in the 12th Plan.[…]

Key tax incentives provided by Indian government for the food processing sector

KEY TAX INCENTIVES GIVEN BY INDIAN GOVERNMENT TO THE FOOD PROCESSING SECTOR For promotion of food processing industries in the country the government provides various tax and other incentives to businesses. The details of tax incentives provided by the Government are as follows: INCOME TAX: Deduction of expenditure: These incentives[…]

India to set up 3 mega food park over the next six months

Our Bureau, New Delhi, Dec 24: The Indian government will set up three mega food parks in the country during the next six months with each project attracting an investment of Rs 400 crore to Rs 500 crore. The Food Processing Ministry has approved 30 mega food park to provide[…]

Rice Production: The Key to Food Security in India

B C Barah Rice is the important ingredient of the food basket of more than half of the world’s population, which constitute 60 to 70 per cent of their daily calorie intake (Hossain and Fischer 1995).The demand for rice is increasing at a fast pace due to unabated population growth,[…]