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Detail

Area
India
Commodity Group
Grains
Commodity
Wheat
Date
01/02/2013
Policy Category
Consumption and marketing
Policy Instrument
Budgetary allocations, production support, crop diversification, agricultural credit, storage
Description
Further Rupees 5.0 billion (USD 92 million) were allocated to encourage crop diversification in original Green Revolution states. Targeted agricultural credit disbursements were also raised, the subsidized credit scheme renewed and expanded, with funds assigned to expand public and private storage capacity.