Topic: fruit trade
Study by Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee & other scholars from US, UK and Canada found that fresh produce vendors charge high mark-ups but fail to adopt competitive market practices.
A new scheme brought by the J&K administration seeks to help fruit growers transport their perishable produce by air, to increase their profits.
Bihar is largest producer of litchi in India, with over 45,000 small and marginal farmers engaged in cultivating the fruit. State accounts for annual production of 3-4 lakh tonnes.
Pear trade in J&K is worth Rs 200 crore, but owing to the curbs in place this year, growers have been able to sell them for just 12.5% of the usual price.
Everyone who went to the field admitted that though the experience was harrowing, they had become better journalists, perhaps even better people because of it.
Since 2017, China has accounted for around 75 per cent of India’s laptop imports, but the government is now expanding its list of importing partners.
The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.
I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.