Water experts warn of ‘desertification’ of Marathwada

Economists and water experts have warned of “desertification” in the water scarce Marathwada region of Maharashtra. They have further said that the water crisis in the region is a policy induced failure. According to experts, though rainfall in Marathwada is below normal, it is enough to meet the basic drinking water and household needs of… Continue reading Water experts warn of ‘desertification’ of Marathwada

Government hikes minimum selling price of sugar

Government has increased the minimum selling price (MSP) of sugar to support the oversupply hit sugar industry. MSP is the minimum price paid to the farmers for procuring food crops.It is announced by the Government at the beginning of the sowing season. There are two objectives of the Minimum Support Price system (a)To prevent distress… Continue reading Government hikes minimum selling price of sugar