Trade and markets
 

Detail

Area
India
Commodity Group
Rice
Commodity
All
Date
01/09/2012
Policy Category
Production
Policy Instrument
Production support
Description
Announced that it would prioritize development of rice production in seven eastern states, as part of the "Bringing the Green Revolution to Eastern India" program, while encouraging cultivation of alternate crops in the states of Punjab and Haryana amid concerns over depleting water tables and deteriorating soil health.