Centre extends crop insurance deadline for Karnataka

The Agriculture Ministry has prolonged the enrolment deadline for crops this kind of as pepper and arecanut amid some others in Karnataka to July ten beneath the restructured temperature dependent crop coverage plan (RWBCIS).

Before, June thirty was the previous working day for growers of horticulture crops this kind of as grapes, pomegranates, cauliflower, betelvine and ginger amid some others to just take the coverage deal with, for which enrolments experienced begun on June 26.

Considering that the registration window for enrolment was also quick for the farmers, the Condition experienced requested the Agriculture Ministry to lengthen deadline.

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‘New Ordinance will boost cashew sector growth in Karnataka’

The Karnataka Cashew Manufacturers’ Affiliation (KCMA) has explained the Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Ordinance 2020 will assist boost the growth of cashew sector in Karnataka.

Welcoming the Ordinance, Subraya Pai, President of KCMA, advised BusinessLine that the two farmer and trader will benefit as they can freely transportation deliver all around the nation and opt for the greatest markets. With this, distress gross sales will occur to an stop.

APMC cess

Stating that APMC in Karnataka was charging 1.5 for every cent cess on raw cashew nut (RCN) uniformly, irrespective of the area of origin. This was incurring supplemental price to cashew suppliers in the Point out. The neighbouring States do not charge APMC cess on RCN, he explained.

With this Ordinance, inter-Point out movement of raw of cashew nut will turn out to be hassle-cost-free, as there will not be any requirement of permits and

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