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Detail

Area
India
Commodity Group
Rice
Commodity
All
Date
04/08/2014
Policy Category
Production
Policy Instrument
Production support
Description
Decided to extend a 50% subsidy on the cost of diesel to farmers affected by drought and deficient rains and to raise ceilings on seed subsidies by 50% to Rupees 1500-7500 (USD 25-123) per 100 kilograms, as part of measures put in place to support producers affected by rainfall shortfalls and to lessen the impact of adverse weather on production.
Notes
Exchange rate as of 15 September 2014.