Articles tagged under: Groundnut

Rupani asks NAFED, GUJCOMASOL, GUJCOT to clear the godowns in a month

May 16, 2018
Rupani asks NAFED, GUJCOMASOL, GUJCOT to clear the godowns in a month

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister held a meeting of NAFED, GUJCOMASOL and GUJCOT at his residence in Gandhinagar and asked them to clear the godowns that are occupied with over 9 lakh tonne groundnut within one month. NAFED chairman Valji Patel, MD SK Chadhdha, GUJCOMASO chairman Dilip Sanghani, GUJCOT chairman Jagdish Patel and senior officials of agriculture department were among those present in this meeting. Gujarat government owned and other godowns have capacity to store 30 lakh ...Read More

Rajkot groundnut godown fire: Details of CID Crime briefing

May 10, 2018
Rajkot groundnut godown fire: Details of CID Crime briefing

Rajkot: State CID Crime DIG Deepankar Trivedi today reached the Gujarat Warehousing Corporation godown in Rajkot with his team to probe the fire incident. Following are highlights of his briefing: - No offense has been filed in this case so far. It is accidental fire incident for police so far. The day any slightest negligence or criminality ground is found during the probe, the First Information Report(FIR) will be registered, and none responsible for that will be spared. - In the cas...Read More

Over 10 lakh kg of ground-nut (29988 sacks) reduced to ashes in major fire in GSWC go-down at Rajkot

May 07, 2018
Over 10 lakh kg of ground-nut (29988 sacks) reduced to ashes in major fire in GSWC go-down at Rajkot

Rajkot: Over 10 lakh kg of ground-nut worth around Rs 4 crore has been gutted in a major fire that broke-out in a go-down of Gujarat State Warehousing Corporation in Shapar-Veraval of Kotda Sanghani taluka in Rajkot district. Mamlatdar S D Chandwani today said that the fire broke out at around 2030 hrs last night owing to unknown reasons. 'A total of 29988 sacks of ground-nut with an average of 35 kg of it in each of these, were stored in the go-down. All of this have been bur...Read More

Centre releases Rs 628 crore for groundnut farmers of Gujarat, also gives nod for Raydo and Chana purchase on MSP

April 03, 2018
Centre releases Rs 628 crore for groundnut farmers of Gujarat, also gives nod for Raydo and Chana purchase on MSP

Gandhinagar: The Government of India has released Rs 628 crore grant for farmers who sold groundnut on minimum support price(MSP) across 254 centres in Gujarat. According to a statement issued by the State government, the farmers will get payment in their bank accounts in next two-three days. According to release, the Centre has also given nod for 90,000 mt Raydo and 80,000 mt Chana purchase on MSP in Gujarat. Dy CM Nitin Patel and Agriculture minister RC Faldu have thanked the Prime...Read More

Procurement of one more lakh tonne of groundnut in Gujarat at MSP from March 5

March 03, 2018
Procurement of one more lakh tonne of groundnut in Gujarat at MSP from March 5

Gandhinagar: After purchase of over 8 lakh tonnes of groundnut from frames in Gujarat at Minimum Support Price, the government through its agency NAFED (via five Gujarat bodies) would again start such procurement of one more lakh tonne of groundnut from March 5. Chief Secretary J N Singh today informed this. He said that the procurement of groundnut would be done at 110 centers in 22 districts and for it 36480 farmers have registered. It would continue till March 9. Five...Read More

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