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  • n. cereal (grain grown as human food)


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  • Interestingly, the suggestion on public food grain stocks is a deviation, if not a U-turn, from the suggestions of the Abhijit Sen's expert panel on a long term foodgrain policy in

    The Economic Times

  • •Other measures to help the agricultural sector include: A plan to set up 4 million tons of additional foodgrain storage space by March 2012, a 4.75 trillion rupees farm loans target for the fiscal year and setting aside 78.6 billion rupees for the country's farmer development program.

    Budget 2011-2012 Highlights

  • India is hoping its total foodgrain output will rise to a record 245 million tons this crop year.

    India Heads for Bumper Wheat Crop

  • NEW DELHI – India's foodgrain output is expected to rise in the next crop year starting July 1 from an all-time high of 235.9 million metric tons in 2010-11 because of a forecast of normal monsoon rains, Farm Secretary P.K. Basu said Thursday.

    India Grain Output Expected to Rise

  • NEW DELHI – The timely arrival of monsoon rains over India's mainland will boost crop sowing and help achieve a bumper foodgrain output target for a second straight year, but high food prices will likely keep tormenting consumers due to rising input costs.

    Timely Rains to Help India Farms

  • The rice exports were allowed by the government earlier this month after it partially lifted a 2008 ban as foodgrain stocks have hit an all-time high.

    India Court Asks for Halt to Rice Export Quotas

  • India's foodgrain stocks are currently double the government's requirement.

    India: No Foodgrain Exports From Government Stocks

  • Mr. Thomas also said the government will be monitoring the quantity of foodgrain being shipped out of the country after allowing exports in September, but added that they will continue so long as there is no domestic shortage.

    India: No Foodgrain Exports From Government Stocks

  • The government procures around 30% of the country's total foodgrain output, which was estimated at 241 million tons in the crop year ended June 30.

    India: No Foodgrain Exports From Government Stocks

  • Although India's foodgrain stocks are high, the minister said the government will need to plan for bigger reserves to ensure that it is able to supply what it promises under the new law.

    India Farm Minister Wants to Increase Exports


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