Ramesh Chand

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Ramesh Chand said : "So even if less availability of labour is there in the month of May till mid-June, I don't think that will impact agriculture in anyway," External link

outlookindia Sunday, June 6, 2021 12:38:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : "So even if less availability of labour is there in the month of May till mid-June, I don't think that will impact agriculture in anyway," External link

business-standard Sunday, June 6, 2021 12:25:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : "So even if less availability of labour is there in the month of May till mid-June, I don't think that will impact agriculture in anyway," External link

economictimes Sunday, June 6, 2021 11:59:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “So, even if there is less availability of labour in the month of May till mid-June, I don’t think that will impact agriculture in anyway,” External link

Hindu Sunday, June 6, 2021 11:47:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : "So even if less availability of labour is there in the month of May till mid-June, I don't think that will impact agriculture in anyway," External link

timesofindia Sunday, June 6, 2021 11:44:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “So, even if there is less availability of labour in the month of May till mid-June, I don’t think that will impact agriculture in anyway,” External link

thehindu Sunday, June 6, 2021 11:28:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “So even if less availability of labour is there in the month of May till mid-June, I don’t think that will impact agriculture in anyway,” External link

financialexpress Sunday, June 6, 2021 11:10:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “The potential created must be optimally utilised with the benefit reaching as many farmers as possible. At present, the cropping intensity in irrigated areas is only 158% and the agricultural university has a larger role to play here to develop crop sequences and package of technology to raise the cropping intensity to beyond 180%,” External link

thehindu Sunday, April 18, 2021 10:19:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “The potential created must be optimally utilised with the benefit reaching as many farmers as possible. At present, the cropping intensity in irrigated areas is only 158% and the agricultural university has a larger role to play here to develop crop sequences and package of technology to raise the cropping intensity to beyond 180%,” External link

Hindu Sunday, April 18, 2021 9:33:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand asserted : "So, it was an exercise done like that. Not that we made any recommendation," External link

Hindu Thursday, April 1, 2021 2:27:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand explained : "The CEA said if this scenario, which you are building... please give a strong argument that what should be the rationale, what should be the norm which we did not touch as yet. We may touch it in future," External link

Hindu Thursday, April 1, 2021 2:27:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand asserted : "So, it was an exercise done like that. Not that we made any recommendation," External link

news18 Thursday, April 1, 2021 1:18:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand explained : "The CEA said if this scenario, which you are building… please give a strong argument that what should be the rationale, what should be the norm which we did not touch as yet. We may touch it in future," External link

news18 Thursday, April 1, 2021 1:18:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand noted : “If you feel that between 2013 and now 2021, per capita income of people has increased by 40-50 per cent, then obviously the economic condition of many people have improved. So, we just looked at it from that angle,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, April 1, 2021 12:53:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand asserted : “So, it was an exercise done like that. Not that we made any recommendation,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, April 1, 2021 12:53:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand explained : “The CEA said if this scenario, which you are building… please give a strong argument that what should be the rationale, what should be the norm which we did not touch as yet. We may touch it in future,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, April 1, 2021 12:53:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand told : “Everyone is convinced that agriculture sector badly needs reforms but if we start seeing them from a political angle then it leads to confrontation,” External link

business-standard Friday, January 22, 2021 7:15:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “Within agriculture, sectors that were liberalised such as poultry, dairy, fisheries have consistently clocked higher growth than those that haven't been reformed, so to say that reforms aren’t needed in farming is wrong,” External link

business-standard Friday, January 22, 2021 7:15:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “In states where fruits and vegetables have been delisted long back has their arrivals gone down in mandis, it isn't. Therefore, to say that these laws will lead to dismantling of the mandis is wrong,” External link

business-standard Friday, January 22, 2021 7:15:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand told : “It technology will help farmers reduce the cost of farming and increase their efficiency,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, December 26, 2020 9:21:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand told : “It technology will help farmers reduce the cost of farming and increase their efficiency,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, December 26, 2020 6:57:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “The intentions of the incumbent government regarding MSP and procurement should be better judged from its actions. During the last six years, the current government at the Centre has given three major pushes to the MSP regime,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, December 17, 2020 8:31:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “The intentions of the incumbent government regarding MSP and procurement should be better judged from its actions. During the last six years, the current government at the Centre has given three major pushes to the MSP regime,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, December 17, 2020 3:55:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “I feel that to take care of the interest of the present as well as interest of the present plus future generation, it was long overdue and it was not easy to internalise it. So, I really feel happy that UNDP introduced this new innovation,” External link

financialexpress Wednesday, December 16, 2020 7:08:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand explained : “If you look at what actually has been done is, there is a modification done in the Essential Commodity Act. According to that modification, a criterion has been laid when Essential Commodities Act can be imposed, and that is if there is a 50 per cent increase in prices of cereals, oil seeds and pulses, then it can be imposed,” “Or if there is 100% increase of price of onion and potato then Essential Commodities Act can be imposed,” External link

thehindu Sunday, November 29, 2020 12:25:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “Corporate farming is not allowed in any States in India... and contract farming is already happening in many states and not even a single incidence has come where land of farmers has been taken over by private companies,” External link

thehindu Sunday, November 29, 2020 12:25:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand explained : “If you look at what actually has been done is, there is a modification done in the Essential Commodity Act. According to that modification, a criterion has been laid when Essential Commodities Act can be imposed, and that is if there is a 50 per cent increase in prices of cereals, oil seeds and pulses, then it can be imposed,” “Or if there is 100% increase of price of onion and potato then Essential Commodities Act can be imposed,” External link

Hindu Sunday, November 29, 2020 12:21:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “Corporate farming is not allowed in any States in India... and contract farming is already happening in many states and not even a single incidence has come where land of farmers has been taken over by private companies,” External link

Hindu Sunday, November 29, 2020 12:21:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand explained : "If you look at what actually has been done is, there is a modification done in the Essential Commodity Act. According to that modification, a criterion has been laid when Essential Commodities Act can be imposed, and that is if there is a 50 per cent increase in prices of cereals, oil seeds and pulses, then it can be imposed," "Or if there is 100 per cent increase of price of onion and potato then Essential Commodities Act can be imposed," External link

outlookindia Sunday, November 29, 2020 11:32:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “states were told to put stock limit". Similarly, allaying fears of protesting farmers about contract farming, he pointed out that there is a big difference between corporate farming and contract farming. "Corporate farming is not allowed in any states in India... and contract farming is already happening in many states and not even a single incidence has come where land of farmers has been taken over by private companies,” External link

outlookindia Sunday, November 29, 2020 11:32:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand explained : "If you look at what actually has been done is, there is a modification done in the Essential Commodity Act. According to that modification, a criterion has been laid when Essential Commodities Act can be imposed, and that is if there is a 50 per cent increase in prices of cereals, oil seeds and pulses, then it can be imposed," "Or if there is 100 per cent increase of price of onion and potato then Essential Commodities Act can be imposed," External link

economictimes Sunday, November 29, 2020 10:23:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : "Corporate farming is not allowed in any states in India... and contract farming is already happening in many states and not even a single incidence has come where land of farmers has been taken over by private companies," External link

economictimes Sunday, November 29, 2020 10:23:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand explained : “If you look at what actually has been done is, there is a modification done in the Essential Commodity Act. According to that modification, a criterion has been laid when Essential Commodities Act can be imposed, and that is if there is a 50 per cent increase in prices of cereals, oil seeds and pulses, then it can be imposed,” “Or if there is 100 per cent increase of price of onion and potato then Essential Commodities Act can be imposed,” External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, November 29, 2020 10:07:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “Corporate farming is not allowed in any states in India... and contract farming is already happening in many states and not even a single incidence has come where land of farmers has been taken over by private companies,” External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, November 29, 2020 10:07:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “The three policy reforms undertaken by the central government through the three new Acts are in keeping with the changing times and requirements of farmers and farming,” External link

economictimes Saturday, November 7, 2020 9:26:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand added : “It will also bring new capital and knowledge into agriculture and pave the way for farmers’ participation in the value chain,” External link

economictimes Saturday, November 7, 2020 9:26:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand states : “These drawbacks were recognised by experts and stakeholders and pressure started mounting for changes in market regulations. Successive governments at the Centre made repeated attempts to persuade the states to make appropriate changes in their APMC acts. But for 18 long years, the progress in reforms remained slow. The only choice for the Union government was either to ignore its responsibility towards farmers or use the constitutional route to address long-pending issues of market reforms,” External link

expressindia Saturday, October 24, 2020 2:05:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “I had waited for payment for almost a week before taking it on loan from an arhtiya. I do not have any options. I would have lost precious time in sowing potatoes. I am still waiting for the government to pay for my produce,” External link

expressindia Friday, October 23, 2020 12:39:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand noted : “It will lead to helping farmers realise a better price. This is very forward-looking legislation and it is a win-win situation for all farmers, consumers and entrepreneurs,” External link

india Thursday, September 17, 2020 10:46:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “In India, milk is sold by millions of households almost on a daily basis for at least 200 days a year, while a crop is sold only fix-six times in a year or at the most 10 times. Tell me who keeps a record of how much milk was sold to whom on a daily basis. In the beginning, we wanted to keep all such transactions absolutely free, but the Ordinance does have provision to introduce methods through which transactions can be recorded and trade registered,” External link

business-standard Monday, September 14, 2020 7:41:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : "The reforms have gone beyond what experts had suggested... Many experts are stupefied, not able to digest and absorb it. Therefore, you find a lot of confused reactions in response to these reforms," External link

business-standard Wednesday, August 12, 2020 9:35:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand told : “In the framework for the FC’s interim report for 2020-21, we had initially recommended performance incentives to be given to States on the basis of three measurable indicators of agricultural reforms,” External link

Hindu Saturday, June 27, 2020 8:18:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “Now that the Centre has issued ordinances for two out of three, we need to select a new set of measurable indicators,” External link

Hindu Saturday, June 27, 2020 8:18:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand told : “In the framework for the FC’s interim report for 2020-21, we had initially recommended performance incentives to be given to States on the basis of three measurable indicators of agricultural reforms,” External link

thehindu Saturday, June 27, 2020 8:00:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “Now that the Centre has issued ordinances for two out of three, we need to select a new set of measurable indicators,” External link

thehindu Saturday, June 27, 2020 8:00:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “In India, almost 70 million farmers sell milk daily to various agencies for last several years and there hasn’t been any big dispute so far, and here we talking of agriculture crops which are sold maximum 3-4 times in a year, how many of them will lead to dispute is a big question,” External link

business-standard Saturday, June 6, 2020 6:07:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “We have been waiting for these reforms for 30 years since 1991 (reforms). These measures will unleash unlimited investment and employment opportunities in agriculture production and post-harvest activities,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, May 16, 2020 1:04:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand added : “In April 2020 alone, the offtake of fertilisers has grown by 5 per cent as compared to same period last year, while distribution of seeds through the Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVKs) has risen by 20 per cent,” External link

business-standard Wednesday, April 29, 2020 10:42:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “Many countries are expected to post zero or negative growth. For India also, there are many estimates. But the support from Indian agriculture to the economy is going to be very strong,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, April 29, 2020 10:23:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “Agriculture growth rate this year will be intact,” External link

business-standard Wednesday, April 15, 2020 11:12:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : "It was a garments shop. That's all I know. I have never spoken to the owner," External link

news18 Tuesday, March 3, 2020 9:13:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : "We need to give the right role to right people and institutions. Market and the private people are the right people to pay competitive prices to farmers and we should remove hurdles which come in the way of the market," External link

business-standard Thursday, February 6, 2020 9:43:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand said ( about Commission ) : "The Commission has included reform in agriculture sector among the top 5 areas for which next year states will be provided with incentives," External link

business-standard Thursday, February 6, 2020 9:43:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : "When you increase the yield average cost of production increases and when this increase, obviously farmers will start asking for higher and higher prices. This factor has started affecting the Indian agriculture sector," External link

business-standard Thursday, February 6, 2020 9:43:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : "We need to give the right role to right people and institutions. Market and the private people are the right people to pay competitive prices to farmers and we should remove hurdles which come in the way of the market," External link

business-standard Thursday, February 6, 2020 12:36:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : "We need to give the right role to right people and institutions. Market and the private people are the right people to pay competitive prices to farmers and we should remove hurdles which come in the way of the market," External link

business-standard Wednesday, February 5, 2020 6:28:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : "India's farm sector growth for the current fiscal is expected to remain higher at 3.1 per cent," External link

business-standard Thursday, January 16, 2020 4:51:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “India’s farm sector growth for the current fiscal is expected to remain higher at 3.1 per cent,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, January 16, 2020 4:19:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “It has become a tendency of every sector to ask for lower GST. I feel GST issues are much larger than asking for rates,” External link

Hindu Thursday, December 26, 2019 4:24:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand asked : “We always ask from the government and forget to give back. This trend is not good. From where will the government get the money to spend for development?” External link

Hindu Thursday, December 26, 2019 4:24:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : "It has become tendency of every sector to ask for lower GST. I feel GST issues are much larger than asking for rates," External link

business-standard Wednesday, December 25, 2019 9:26:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : "We always ask from the government and forget to give back. This trend is not good. From where will the government get the money to spend for development," External link

business-standard Wednesday, December 25, 2019 9:26:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “It has become tendency of every sector to ask for lower GST. I feel GST issues are much larger than asking for rates,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, December 25, 2019 3:29:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “We always ask from the government and forget to give back. This trend is not good. From where will the government get the money to spend for development,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, December 25, 2019 3:29:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : "It has become tendency of every sector to ask for lower GST. I feel GST issues are much larger than asking for rates," External link

asianage Wednesday, December 25, 2019 2:39:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : "We always ask from the government and forget to give back. This trend is not good. From where will the government get the money to spend for development," External link

asianage Wednesday, December 25, 2019 2:39:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : "It has become tendency of every sector to ask for lower GST. I feel GST issues are much larger than asking for rates," External link

economictimes Wednesday, December 25, 2019 1:33:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : "We always ask from the government and forget to give back. This trend is not good. From where will the government get the money to spend for development," External link

economictimes Wednesday, December 25, 2019 1:33:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “It has become tendency of every sector to ask for lower GST. I feel GST issues are much larger than asking for rates,” External link

financialexpress Wednesday, December 25, 2019 1:26:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “We always ask from the government and forget to give back. This trend is not good. From where will the government get the money to spend for development,” External link

financialexpress Wednesday, December 25, 2019 1:26:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : "It has become tendency of every sector to ask for lower GST. I feel GST issues are much larger than asking for rates," External link

news18 Wednesday, December 25, 2019 12:56:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : "We always ask from the government and forget to give back. This trend is not good. From where will the government get the money to spend for development," External link

news18 Wednesday, December 25, 2019 12:56:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : "It has become tendency of every sector to ask for lower GST. I feel GST issues are much larger than asking for rates," External link

business-standard Wednesday, December 25, 2019 12:13:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : "We always ask from the government and forget to give back. This trend is not good. From where will the government get the money to spend for development," External link

business-standard Wednesday, December 25, 2019 12:13:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “Millets are indeed superior cereals in terms of nutrition and also in terms of sustainability. They are ideally suited to address child under-nutrition and fits very well in nature friendly production. Use of millets in various nutrition intervention programmes and in PDS will be of great help to address malnutrition and improve health,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, December 18, 2019 7:13:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said ( about Ansari ) : “Ansari died on the spot. About 20 rounds were fired within three-four minutes,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, December 18, 2019 3:52:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand told : “We have a buffer stock of 50,000 tonnes. We have already liquidated 15,000 tonnes of onion. I think if we can release the remaining stock for another about two months and in early November we are expecting khareef crop, prices will be back to normal,” External link

india Friday, September 27, 2019 5:03:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand told : “We have a buffer stock of 50,000 tonnes. We have already liquidated 15,000 tonnes of onion. I think if we can release the remaining stock for another about two months and in early November we are expecting khareef crop, prices will be back to normal,” External link

india Thursday, September 26, 2019 6:18:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand told : "We have a buffer stock of 50,000 tonnes. We have already liquidated 15,000 tonnes of onion. I think if we can release the remaining stock for another about two months and in early November we are expecting kharif crop, prices will be back to normal," External link

newindianexpress Thursday, September 26, 2019 5:12:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand told : "We have a buffer stock of 50,000 tonnes. We have already liquidated 15,000 tonnes of onion. I think if we can release the remaining stock for another about two months and in early November we are expecting kharif crop, prices will be back to normal," External link

business-standard Thursday, September 26, 2019 4:06:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : "For nearly 20 years, agriculture economists of this country have seen frustrating moments because whatever agri-economists had been suggested to the government, it was not taken forward," External link

business-standard Thursday, September 26, 2019 4:06:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “For nearly 20 years, agriculture economists of this country have seen frustrating moments because whatever agri-economists had been suggested to the government, it was not taken forward,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, September 26, 2019 2:32:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “In the case of fisheries where government support is minimal, growth of the sector is at 7.5%, while in livestock, growth is at 6.5%, and in horticulture, where there is some support, growth is at 3.5%. However, for crops where government support is maximum, growth is only 1% each year,” External link

thehindu Sunday, September 15, 2019 2:49:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “In the case of fisheries where government support is minimal, growth of the sector is at 7.5%, while in livestock, growth is at 6.5%, and in horticulture, where there is some support, growth is at 3.5%. However, for crops where government support is maximum, growth is only 1% each year,” External link

Hindu Sunday, September 15, 2019 1:00:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “The Agriculture Ministry is coming out with a plan on natural farming, but that does not mean that the government is recommending a full replacement of conventional farming methods,” “We must find alternatives to excessive use of chemicals, as the consumer is now conscious of this. Ultimately, we will need some combination of farming methods,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, September 10, 2019 11:37:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “The Agriculture Ministry is coming out with a plan on natural farming, but that does not mean that the government is recommending a full replacement of conventional farming methods,” “We must find alternatives to excessive use of chemicals, as the consumer is now conscious of this. Ultimately, we will need some combination of farming methods,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, September 10, 2019 10:03:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand responded : "We want to give back to Jaipur the immense respect and support it has extended to my family across generations. Going with the exclusive premium clothes we have brought to the city and the state at large, making it a household name, we want to extend this integrity and quality to the project. This is a CSR initiative for us where we aspire to bring the exclusive to those who have not been able to afford it so far. Right from our choice of location to the quality of the design and material we are using, to the transparency we intend to work with, we look forward to making this the best living space in Jaipur" External link

business-standard Thursday, August 29, 2019 12:53:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand insisted : "For us, reputation and ethics are of utmost importance and I cannot say that often enough. We want our customers to be aware of the progress of the development, clarity in the payments they have made and have a good experience right from start to finish. Loyalty is not won by being first, but by being the best. We want to make that change in the perception of the customer and are going all out of our way to do just that" External link

business-standard Thursday, August 29, 2019 12:53:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “When India used to be a country with a shortfall in agricultural production, no one spoke about the harmful effects of chemical farming,” External link

business-standard Tuesday, July 16, 2019 9:46:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand told : “It has to be the private corporate sector. Right now share of corporate private investment in total investment in agriculture is 2.4 per cent. This is nothing. If you look the at share of agriculture in total investments by private corporate sector in India, it is only 0.4 per cent while agriculture contributes 15 per cent in GDP. They say that unless you create enabling environment, we will not. This is my big worry,” External link

expressindia Saturday, June 15, 2019 4:32:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “A wrong impression has been created about this APML and contract farming act. That the power of existing APMC will go or the business of those existing players will come down. This is totally misplaced. In most of the states, not more than one third of the produce comes to the APMC mandis. It just sells informally outside the APMC. I feel that when we formalise and monetise the entire production, there will be enough business for existing player in the APMC and new players,” External link

expressindia Saturday, June 15, 2019 4:32:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “I am ready with the agenda, including the first 100 days’ agenda, of the new government to address immediate and medium term concerns relating to Indian agriculture (and farmers’ distress),” External link

business-standard Sunday, May 26, 2019 10:43:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “For the past few days, smoke could be seen at random spots. But on Friday, the situation was aggravated,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, April 27, 2019 9:19:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand added : “Since it was windy and hot on Friday, whenever the wind blew eastward, it brought smoke with it and caused irritation in the eyes and breathing problems,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, April 27, 2019 9:19:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “Crop insurance is a complex problem everywhere in the world. The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) representatives were recently here to discuss India model,” External link

financialexpress Monday, April 1, 2019 2:22:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “He said he had to travel abroad and hence, he needed the foreign currency. But he did not have any document showing the source of the cash, like an affidavit from a bank or flight tickets. The cash was seized and the income tax officials were informed,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, March 24, 2019 11:58:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “He said he had to travel abroad and hence, he needed the foreign currency. But he did not have any document showing the source of the cash, like an affidavit from a bank or flight tickets. The cash was seized and the income tax officials were informed,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, March 24, 2019 5:47:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand writes : “the average growth in value added or GDP agriculture during the three years after 2011-12 drops to 1.93 percent, which is less than half the growth rate achieved from 2004-05 to 2011-12” External link

news-yahoo-in Wednesday, March 13, 2019 4:09:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “When the spending on loan waiver is so huge while the benefit is limited to only 36%, there is no justification,” External link

financialexpress Sunday, January 6, 2019 2:45:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand pointed out : "In poorer states, only 10-15 per cent of farmers are benefited from loan waiver as few number of farmers get institutional loans in such states. In many states, not even 25 per cent of farmers avail institutional credit," External link

outlookindia Thursday, December 20, 2018 9:27:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : "Even CAG report says that farm loan waivers does not help. Loan waivers is no solution to address distress in farm sector," External link

outlookindia Thursday, December 20, 2018 9:27:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand pointed out : "In poorer states, only 10-15 percent of farmers are benefited from loan waiver as few number of farmers get institutional loans in such states. In many states, not even 25 per cent of farmers avail institutional credit," External link

news-yahoo-in Thursday, December 20, 2018 8:55:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : "Even CAG report says that farm loan waivers does not help. Loan waivers is no solution to address distress in farm sector," External link

news-yahoo-in Thursday, December 20, 2018 8:55:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “We have seen that three-fourths of crop loans availed by farmers are spent on consumption purposes. Besides, the tenant farmers, who account for 40 per cent in Andhra Pradesh, are out of the purview of the farm loan waiver,” External link

newindianexpress Thursday, December 20, 2018 5:28:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand added : “Such a scheme will hurt other investment programmes of the Centre,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, December 20, 2018 12:26:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand noted : “In poorer states, only 10-15% of farmers benefited from loan waiver as few number of farmers get institutional loans in such states. In many states, not even 25% of farmers avail institutional credit,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, December 20, 2018 12:26:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “In poorer states, only 10-15 per cent of farmers are benefited from loan waiver as few farmers get institutional loans. In many states, not even 25 per cent of farmers avail institutional credit,” External link

business-standard Wednesday, December 19, 2018 11:10:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “Even the CAG report says farm loan waivers do not help. It is no solution to address distress in farm sector,” External link

business-standard Wednesday, December 19, 2018 11:10:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand pointed out : "In poorer states, only 10-15 per cent of farmers are benefited from loan waiver as few number of farmers get institutional loans in such states. In many states, not even 25 per cent of farmers avail institutional credit," External link

dnaindia Wednesday, December 19, 2018 8:23:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : "Even CAG report says that farm loan waivers does not help. Loan waivers is no solution to address distress in farm sector," External link

dnaindia Wednesday, December 19, 2018 8:23:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand pointed out : "In poorer states, only 10-15 per cent of farmers are benefited from loan waiver as few number of farmers get institutional loans in such states. In many states, not even 25 per cent of farmers avail institutional credit," External link

business-standard Wednesday, December 19, 2018 5:56:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : "Even CAG report says that farm loan waivers does not help. Loan waivers is no solution to address distress in farm sector," External link

business-standard Wednesday, December 19, 2018 5:56:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand pointed out : "In poorer states, only 10-15 per cent of farmers are benefited from loan waiver as few number of farmers get institutional loans in such states. In many states, not even 25 per cent of farmers avail institutional credit," External link

economictimes Wednesday, December 19, 2018 4:53:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : "Even CAG report says that farm loan waivers does not help. Loan waivers is no solution to address distress in farm sector," External link

economictimes Wednesday, December 19, 2018 4:53:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “Agriculture, which is largest informal sector of Indian economy, has shown strong resilience to effect of demonetisation,” External link

economictimes Tuesday, January 10, 2017 4:06:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand added : “Based on above changes the growth rate for crop sector, which constitutes 62.3% of value of output of total agriculture, for the whole year is projected to be 7.48%, if there is no severe shock to crops during February –April, 2017,” External link

economictimes Tuesday, January 10, 2017 4:06:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “They repaired the roads, cleaned up the streets, and cordoned off the area for 24 hours before their visit,” External link

expressindia Saturday, December 24, 2016 1:53:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “He picked up the roti and looked at it, transferring it from one hand to the other. They aren’t accustomed to our food, he probably thought it was a plate or something,” External link

expressindia Saturday, December 24, 2016 1:53:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : "It will be spectacular growth after facing two drought years. We are expecting a growth of 5.5 per cent this year" External link

economictimes Wednesday, December 21, 2016 2:41:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “We have taken the views of all states and would rework the new model APMC Act accordingly to take all states on board,” External link

economictimes Saturday, October 22, 2016 12:03:00 AM EAT



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Ramesh Chand said : "So even if less availability of labour is there in the month of May till mid-June, I don't think that will impact agriculture in anyway," External link

outlookindia Sunday, June 6, 2021 12:38:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : "So even if less availability of labour is there in the month of May till mid-June, I don't think that will impact agriculture in anyway," External link

business-standard Sunday, June 6, 2021 12:25:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : "So even if less availability of labour is there in the month of May till mid-June, I don't think that will impact agriculture in anyway," External link

economictimes Sunday, June 6, 2021 11:59:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “So, even if there is less availability of labour in the month of May till mid-June, I don’t think that will impact agriculture in anyway,” External link

Hindu Sunday, June 6, 2021 11:47:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : "So even if less availability of labour is there in the month of May till mid-June, I don't think that will impact agriculture in anyway," External link

timesofindia Sunday, June 6, 2021 11:44:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “So, even if there is less availability of labour in the month of May till mid-June, I don’t think that will impact agriculture in anyway,” External link

thehindu Sunday, June 6, 2021 11:28:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “So even if less availability of labour is there in the month of May till mid-June, I don’t think that will impact agriculture in anyway,” External link

financialexpress Sunday, June 6, 2021 11:10:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “The potential created must be optimally utilised with the benefit reaching as many farmers as possible. At present, the cropping intensity in irrigated areas is only 158% and the agricultural university has a larger role to play here to develop crop sequences and package of technology to raise the cropping intensity to beyond 180%,” External link

thehindu Sunday, April 18, 2021 10:19:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “The potential created must be optimally utilised with the benefit reaching as many farmers as possible. At present, the cropping intensity in irrigated areas is only 158% and the agricultural university has a larger role to play here to develop crop sequences and package of technology to raise the cropping intensity to beyond 180%,” External link

Hindu Sunday, April 18, 2021 9:33:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand asserted : "So, it was an exercise done like that. Not that we made any recommendation," External link

Hindu Thursday, April 1, 2021 2:27:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand explained : "The CEA said if this scenario, which you are building... please give a strong argument that what should be the rationale, what should be the norm which we did not touch as yet. We may touch it in future," External link

Hindu Thursday, April 1, 2021 2:27:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand asserted : "So, it was an exercise done like that. Not that we made any recommendation," External link

news18 Thursday, April 1, 2021 1:18:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand explained : "The CEA said if this scenario, which you are building… please give a strong argument that what should be the rationale, what should be the norm which we did not touch as yet. We may touch it in future," External link

news18 Thursday, April 1, 2021 1:18:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand noted : “If you feel that between 2013 and now 2021, per capita income of people has increased by 40-50 per cent, then obviously the economic condition of many people have improved. So, we just looked at it from that angle,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, April 1, 2021 12:53:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand asserted : “So, it was an exercise done like that. Not that we made any recommendation,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, April 1, 2021 12:53:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand explained : “The CEA said if this scenario, which you are building… please give a strong argument that what should be the rationale, what should be the norm which we did not touch as yet. We may touch it in future,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, April 1, 2021 12:53:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand told : “Everyone is convinced that agriculture sector badly needs reforms but if we start seeing them from a political angle then it leads to confrontation,” External link

business-standard Friday, January 22, 2021 7:15:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “Within agriculture, sectors that were liberalised such as poultry, dairy, fisheries have consistently clocked higher growth than those that haven't been reformed, so to say that reforms aren’t needed in farming is wrong,” External link

business-standard Friday, January 22, 2021 7:15:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “In states where fruits and vegetables have been delisted long back has their arrivals gone down in mandis, it isn't. Therefore, to say that these laws will lead to dismantling of the mandis is wrong,” External link

business-standard Friday, January 22, 2021 7:15:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand told : “It technology will help farmers reduce the cost of farming and increase their efficiency,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, December 26, 2020 9:21:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand told : “It technology will help farmers reduce the cost of farming and increase their efficiency,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, December 26, 2020 6:57:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “The intentions of the incumbent government regarding MSP and procurement should be better judged from its actions. During the last six years, the current government at the Centre has given three major pushes to the MSP regime,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, December 17, 2020 8:31:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “The intentions of the incumbent government regarding MSP and procurement should be better judged from its actions. During the last six years, the current government at the Centre has given three major pushes to the MSP regime,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, December 17, 2020 3:55:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “I feel that to take care of the interest of the present as well as interest of the present plus future generation, it was long overdue and it was not easy to internalise it. So, I really feel happy that UNDP introduced this new innovation,” External link

financialexpress Wednesday, December 16, 2020 7:08:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand explained : “If you look at what actually has been done is, there is a modification done in the Essential Commodity Act. According to that modification, a criterion has been laid when Essential Commodities Act can be imposed, and that is if there is a 50 per cent increase in prices of cereals, oil seeds and pulses, then it can be imposed,” “Or if there is 100% increase of price of onion and potato then Essential Commodities Act can be imposed,” External link

thehindu Sunday, November 29, 2020 12:25:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “Corporate farming is not allowed in any States in India... and contract farming is already happening in many states and not even a single incidence has come where land of farmers has been taken over by private companies,” External link

thehindu Sunday, November 29, 2020 12:25:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand explained : “If you look at what actually has been done is, there is a modification done in the Essential Commodity Act. According to that modification, a criterion has been laid when Essential Commodities Act can be imposed, and that is if there is a 50 per cent increase in prices of cereals, oil seeds and pulses, then it can be imposed,” “Or if there is 100% increase of price of onion and potato then Essential Commodities Act can be imposed,” External link

Hindu Sunday, November 29, 2020 12:21:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “Corporate farming is not allowed in any States in India... and contract farming is already happening in many states and not even a single incidence has come where land of farmers has been taken over by private companies,” External link

Hindu Sunday, November 29, 2020 12:21:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand explained : "If you look at what actually has been done is, there is a modification done in the Essential Commodity Act. According to that modification, a criterion has been laid when Essential Commodities Act can be imposed, and that is if there is a 50 per cent increase in prices of cereals, oil seeds and pulses, then it can be imposed," "Or if there is 100 per cent increase of price of onion and potato then Essential Commodities Act can be imposed," External link

outlookindia Sunday, November 29, 2020 11:32:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “states were told to put stock limit". Similarly, allaying fears of protesting farmers about contract farming, he pointed out that there is a big difference between corporate farming and contract farming. "Corporate farming is not allowed in any states in India... and contract farming is already happening in many states and not even a single incidence has come where land of farmers has been taken over by private companies,” External link

outlookindia Sunday, November 29, 2020 11:32:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand explained : "If you look at what actually has been done is, there is a modification done in the Essential Commodity Act. According to that modification, a criterion has been laid when Essential Commodities Act can be imposed, and that is if there is a 50 per cent increase in prices of cereals, oil seeds and pulses, then it can be imposed," "Or if there is 100 per cent increase of price of onion and potato then Essential Commodities Act can be imposed," External link

economictimes Sunday, November 29, 2020 10:23:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : "Corporate farming is not allowed in any states in India... and contract farming is already happening in many states and not even a single incidence has come where land of farmers has been taken over by private companies," External link

economictimes Sunday, November 29, 2020 10:23:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand explained : “If you look at what actually has been done is, there is a modification done in the Essential Commodity Act. According to that modification, a criterion has been laid when Essential Commodities Act can be imposed, and that is if there is a 50 per cent increase in prices of cereals, oil seeds and pulses, then it can be imposed,” “Or if there is 100 per cent increase of price of onion and potato then Essential Commodities Act can be imposed,” External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, November 29, 2020 10:07:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “Corporate farming is not allowed in any states in India... and contract farming is already happening in many states and not even a single incidence has come where land of farmers has been taken over by private companies,” External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, November 29, 2020 10:07:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “The three policy reforms undertaken by the central government through the three new Acts are in keeping with the changing times and requirements of farmers and farming,” External link

economictimes Saturday, November 7, 2020 9:26:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand added : “It will also bring new capital and knowledge into agriculture and pave the way for farmers’ participation in the value chain,” External link

economictimes Saturday, November 7, 2020 9:26:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand states : “These drawbacks were recognised by experts and stakeholders and pressure started mounting for changes in market regulations. Successive governments at the Centre made repeated attempts to persuade the states to make appropriate changes in their APMC acts. But for 18 long years, the progress in reforms remained slow. The only choice for the Union government was either to ignore its responsibility towards farmers or use the constitutional route to address long-pending issues of market reforms,” External link

expressindia Saturday, October 24, 2020 2:05:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “I had waited for payment for almost a week before taking it on loan from an arhtiya. I do not have any options. I would have lost precious time in sowing potatoes. I am still waiting for the government to pay for my produce,” External link

expressindia Friday, October 23, 2020 12:39:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand noted : “It will lead to helping farmers realise a better price. This is very forward-looking legislation and it is a win-win situation for all farmers, consumers and entrepreneurs,” External link

india Thursday, September 17, 2020 10:46:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “In India, milk is sold by millions of households almost on a daily basis for at least 200 days a year, while a crop is sold only fix-six times in a year or at the most 10 times. Tell me who keeps a record of how much milk was sold to whom on a daily basis. In the beginning, we wanted to keep all such transactions absolutely free, but the Ordinance does have provision to introduce methods through which transactions can be recorded and trade registered,” External link

business-standard Monday, September 14, 2020 7:41:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : "The reforms have gone beyond what experts had suggested... Many experts are stupefied, not able to digest and absorb it. Therefore, you find a lot of confused reactions in response to these reforms," External link

business-standard Wednesday, August 12, 2020 9:35:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand told : “In the framework for the FC’s interim report for 2020-21, we had initially recommended performance incentives to be given to States on the basis of three measurable indicators of agricultural reforms,” External link

Hindu Saturday, June 27, 2020 8:18:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “Now that the Centre has issued ordinances for two out of three, we need to select a new set of measurable indicators,” External link

Hindu Saturday, June 27, 2020 8:18:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand told : “In the framework for the FC’s interim report for 2020-21, we had initially recommended performance incentives to be given to States on the basis of three measurable indicators of agricultural reforms,” External link

thehindu Saturday, June 27, 2020 8:00:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “Now that the Centre has issued ordinances for two out of three, we need to select a new set of measurable indicators,” External link

thehindu Saturday, June 27, 2020 8:00:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “In India, almost 70 million farmers sell milk daily to various agencies for last several years and there hasn’t been any big dispute so far, and here we talking of agriculture crops which are sold maximum 3-4 times in a year, how many of them will lead to dispute is a big question,” External link

business-standard Saturday, June 6, 2020 6:07:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “We have been waiting for these reforms for 30 years since 1991 (reforms). These measures will unleash unlimited investment and employment opportunities in agriculture production and post-harvest activities,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, May 16, 2020 1:04:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand added : “In April 2020 alone, the offtake of fertilisers has grown by 5 per cent as compared to same period last year, while distribution of seeds through the Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVKs) has risen by 20 per cent,” External link

business-standard Wednesday, April 29, 2020 10:42:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “Many countries are expected to post zero or negative growth. For India also, there are many estimates. But the support from Indian agriculture to the economy is going to be very strong,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, April 29, 2020 10:23:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “Agriculture growth rate this year will be intact,” External link

business-standard Wednesday, April 15, 2020 11:12:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : "It was a garments shop. That's all I know. I have never spoken to the owner," External link

news18 Tuesday, March 3, 2020 9:13:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : "We need to give the right role to right people and institutions. Market and the private people are the right people to pay competitive prices to farmers and we should remove hurdles which come in the way of the market," External link

business-standard Thursday, February 6, 2020 9:43:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand said ( about Commission ) : "The Commission has included reform in agriculture sector among the top 5 areas for which next year states will be provided with incentives," External link

business-standard Thursday, February 6, 2020 9:43:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : "When you increase the yield average cost of production increases and when this increase, obviously farmers will start asking for higher and higher prices. This factor has started affecting the Indian agriculture sector," External link

business-standard Thursday, February 6, 2020 9:43:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : "We need to give the right role to right people and institutions. Market and the private people are the right people to pay competitive prices to farmers and we should remove hurdles which come in the way of the market," External link

business-standard Thursday, February 6, 2020 12:36:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : "We need to give the right role to right people and institutions. Market and the private people are the right people to pay competitive prices to farmers and we should remove hurdles which come in the way of the market," External link

business-standard Wednesday, February 5, 2020 6:28:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : "India's farm sector growth for the current fiscal is expected to remain higher at 3.1 per cent," External link

business-standard Thursday, January 16, 2020 4:51:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “India’s farm sector growth for the current fiscal is expected to remain higher at 3.1 per cent,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, January 16, 2020 4:19:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “It has become a tendency of every sector to ask for lower GST. I feel GST issues are much larger than asking for rates,” External link

Hindu Thursday, December 26, 2019 4:24:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand asked : “We always ask from the government and forget to give back. This trend is not good. From where will the government get the money to spend for development?” External link

Hindu Thursday, December 26, 2019 4:24:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : "It has become tendency of every sector to ask for lower GST. I feel GST issues are much larger than asking for rates," External link

business-standard Wednesday, December 25, 2019 9:26:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : "We always ask from the government and forget to give back. This trend is not good. From where will the government get the money to spend for development," External link

business-standard Wednesday, December 25, 2019 9:26:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “It has become tendency of every sector to ask for lower GST. I feel GST issues are much larger than asking for rates,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, December 25, 2019 3:29:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “We always ask from the government and forget to give back. This trend is not good. From where will the government get the money to spend for development,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, December 25, 2019 3:29:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : "It has become tendency of every sector to ask for lower GST. I feel GST issues are much larger than asking for rates," External link

asianage Wednesday, December 25, 2019 2:39:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : "We always ask from the government and forget to give back. This trend is not good. From where will the government get the money to spend for development," External link

asianage Wednesday, December 25, 2019 2:39:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : "It has become tendency of every sector to ask for lower GST. I feel GST issues are much larger than asking for rates," External link

economictimes Wednesday, December 25, 2019 1:33:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : "We always ask from the government and forget to give back. This trend is not good. From where will the government get the money to spend for development," External link

economictimes Wednesday, December 25, 2019 1:33:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “It has become tendency of every sector to ask for lower GST. I feel GST issues are much larger than asking for rates,” External link

financialexpress Wednesday, December 25, 2019 1:26:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “We always ask from the government and forget to give back. This trend is not good. From where will the government get the money to spend for development,” External link

financialexpress Wednesday, December 25, 2019 1:26:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : "It has become tendency of every sector to ask for lower GST. I feel GST issues are much larger than asking for rates," External link

news18 Wednesday, December 25, 2019 12:56:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : "We always ask from the government and forget to give back. This trend is not good. From where will the government get the money to spend for development," External link

news18 Wednesday, December 25, 2019 12:56:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : "It has become tendency of every sector to ask for lower GST. I feel GST issues are much larger than asking for rates," External link

business-standard Wednesday, December 25, 2019 12:13:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : "We always ask from the government and forget to give back. This trend is not good. From where will the government get the money to spend for development," External link

business-standard Wednesday, December 25, 2019 12:13:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “Millets are indeed superior cereals in terms of nutrition and also in terms of sustainability. They are ideally suited to address child under-nutrition and fits very well in nature friendly production. Use of millets in various nutrition intervention programmes and in PDS will be of great help to address malnutrition and improve health,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, December 18, 2019 7:13:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said ( about Ansari ) : “Ansari died on the spot. About 20 rounds were fired within three-four minutes,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, December 18, 2019 3:52:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand told : “We have a buffer stock of 50,000 tonnes. We have already liquidated 15,000 tonnes of onion. I think if we can release the remaining stock for another about two months and in early November we are expecting khareef crop, prices will be back to normal,” External link

india Friday, September 27, 2019 5:03:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand told : “We have a buffer stock of 50,000 tonnes. We have already liquidated 15,000 tonnes of onion. I think if we can release the remaining stock for another about two months and in early November we are expecting khareef crop, prices will be back to normal,” External link

india Thursday, September 26, 2019 6:18:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand told : "We have a buffer stock of 50,000 tonnes. We have already liquidated 15,000 tonnes of onion. I think if we can release the remaining stock for another about two months and in early November we are expecting kharif crop, prices will be back to normal," External link

newindianexpress Thursday, September 26, 2019 5:12:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand told : "We have a buffer stock of 50,000 tonnes. We have already liquidated 15,000 tonnes of onion. I think if we can release the remaining stock for another about two months and in early November we are expecting kharif crop, prices will be back to normal," External link

business-standard Thursday, September 26, 2019 4:06:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : "For nearly 20 years, agriculture economists of this country have seen frustrating moments because whatever agri-economists had been suggested to the government, it was not taken forward," External link

business-standard Thursday, September 26, 2019 4:06:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “For nearly 20 years, agriculture economists of this country have seen frustrating moments because whatever agri-economists had been suggested to the government, it was not taken forward,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, September 26, 2019 2:32:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “In the case of fisheries where government support is minimal, growth of the sector is at 7.5%, while in livestock, growth is at 6.5%, and in horticulture, where there is some support, growth is at 3.5%. However, for crops where government support is maximum, growth is only 1% each year,” External link

thehindu Sunday, September 15, 2019 2:49:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “In the case of fisheries where government support is minimal, growth of the sector is at 7.5%, while in livestock, growth is at 6.5%, and in horticulture, where there is some support, growth is at 3.5%. However, for crops where government support is maximum, growth is only 1% each year,” External link

Hindu Sunday, September 15, 2019 1:00:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “The Agriculture Ministry is coming out with a plan on natural farming, but that does not mean that the government is recommending a full replacement of conventional farming methods,” “We must find alternatives to excessive use of chemicals, as the consumer is now conscious of this. Ultimately, we will need some combination of farming methods,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, September 10, 2019 11:37:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “The Agriculture Ministry is coming out with a plan on natural farming, but that does not mean that the government is recommending a full replacement of conventional farming methods,” “We must find alternatives to excessive use of chemicals, as the consumer is now conscious of this. Ultimately, we will need some combination of farming methods,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, September 10, 2019 10:03:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand responded : "We want to give back to Jaipur the immense respect and support it has extended to my family across generations. Going with the exclusive premium clothes we have brought to the city and the state at large, making it a household name, we want to extend this integrity and quality to the project. This is a CSR initiative for us where we aspire to bring the exclusive to those who have not been able to afford it so far. Right from our choice of location to the quality of the design and material we are using, to the transparency we intend to work with, we look forward to making this the best living space in Jaipur" External link

business-standard Thursday, August 29, 2019 12:53:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand insisted : "For us, reputation and ethics are of utmost importance and I cannot say that often enough. We want our customers to be aware of the progress of the development, clarity in the payments they have made and have a good experience right from start to finish. Loyalty is not won by being first, but by being the best. We want to make that change in the perception of the customer and are going all out of our way to do just that" External link

business-standard Thursday, August 29, 2019 12:53:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “When India used to be a country with a shortfall in agricultural production, no one spoke about the harmful effects of chemical farming,” External link

business-standard Tuesday, July 16, 2019 9:46:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand told : “It has to be the private corporate sector. Right now share of corporate private investment in total investment in agriculture is 2.4 per cent. This is nothing. If you look the at share of agriculture in total investments by private corporate sector in India, it is only 0.4 per cent while agriculture contributes 15 per cent in GDP. They say that unless you create enabling environment, we will not. This is my big worry,” External link

expressindia Saturday, June 15, 2019 4:32:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “A wrong impression has been created about this APML and contract farming act. That the power of existing APMC will go or the business of those existing players will come down. This is totally misplaced. In most of the states, not more than one third of the produce comes to the APMC mandis. It just sells informally outside the APMC. I feel that when we formalise and monetise the entire production, there will be enough business for existing player in the APMC and new players,” External link

expressindia Saturday, June 15, 2019 4:32:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “I am ready with the agenda, including the first 100 days’ agenda, of the new government to address immediate and medium term concerns relating to Indian agriculture (and farmers’ distress),” External link

business-standard Sunday, May 26, 2019 10:43:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “For the past few days, smoke could be seen at random spots. But on Friday, the situation was aggravated,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, April 27, 2019 9:19:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand added : “Since it was windy and hot on Friday, whenever the wind blew eastward, it brought smoke with it and caused irritation in the eyes and breathing problems,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, April 27, 2019 9:19:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “Crop insurance is a complex problem everywhere in the world. The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) representatives were recently here to discuss India model,” External link

financialexpress Monday, April 1, 2019 2:22:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “He said he had to travel abroad and hence, he needed the foreign currency. But he did not have any document showing the source of the cash, like an affidavit from a bank or flight tickets. The cash was seized and the income tax officials were informed,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, March 24, 2019 11:58:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “He said he had to travel abroad and hence, he needed the foreign currency. But he did not have any document showing the source of the cash, like an affidavit from a bank or flight tickets. The cash was seized and the income tax officials were informed,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, March 24, 2019 5:47:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand writes : “the average growth in value added or GDP agriculture during the three years after 2011-12 drops to 1.93 percent, which is less than half the growth rate achieved from 2004-05 to 2011-12” External link

news-yahoo-in Wednesday, March 13, 2019 4:09:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “When the spending on loan waiver is so huge while the benefit is limited to only 36%, there is no justification,” External link

financialexpress Sunday, January 6, 2019 2:45:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand pointed out : "In poorer states, only 10-15 per cent of farmers are benefited from loan waiver as few number of farmers get institutional loans in such states. In many states, not even 25 per cent of farmers avail institutional credit," External link

outlookindia Thursday, December 20, 2018 9:27:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : "Even CAG report says that farm loan waivers does not help. Loan waivers is no solution to address distress in farm sector," External link

outlookindia Thursday, December 20, 2018 9:27:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand pointed out : "In poorer states, only 10-15 percent of farmers are benefited from loan waiver as few number of farmers get institutional loans in such states. In many states, not even 25 per cent of farmers avail institutional credit," External link

news-yahoo-in Thursday, December 20, 2018 8:55:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : "Even CAG report says that farm loan waivers does not help. Loan waivers is no solution to address distress in farm sector," External link

news-yahoo-in Thursday, December 20, 2018 8:55:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “We have seen that three-fourths of crop loans availed by farmers are spent on consumption purposes. Besides, the tenant farmers, who account for 40 per cent in Andhra Pradesh, are out of the purview of the farm loan waiver,” External link

newindianexpress Thursday, December 20, 2018 5:28:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand added : “Such a scheme will hurt other investment programmes of the Centre,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, December 20, 2018 12:26:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand noted : “In poorer states, only 10-15% of farmers benefited from loan waiver as few number of farmers get institutional loans in such states. In many states, not even 25% of farmers avail institutional credit,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, December 20, 2018 12:26:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “In poorer states, only 10-15 per cent of farmers are benefited from loan waiver as few farmers get institutional loans. In many states, not even 25 per cent of farmers avail institutional credit,” External link

business-standard Wednesday, December 19, 2018 11:10:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “Even the CAG report says farm loan waivers do not help. It is no solution to address distress in farm sector,” External link

business-standard Wednesday, December 19, 2018 11:10:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand pointed out : "In poorer states, only 10-15 per cent of farmers are benefited from loan waiver as few number of farmers get institutional loans in such states. In many states, not even 25 per cent of farmers avail institutional credit," External link

dnaindia Wednesday, December 19, 2018 8:23:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : "Even CAG report says that farm loan waivers does not help. Loan waivers is no solution to address distress in farm sector," External link

dnaindia Wednesday, December 19, 2018 8:23:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand pointed out : "In poorer states, only 10-15 per cent of farmers are benefited from loan waiver as few number of farmers get institutional loans in such states. In many states, not even 25 per cent of farmers avail institutional credit," External link

business-standard Wednesday, December 19, 2018 5:56:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : "Even CAG report says that farm loan waivers does not help. Loan waivers is no solution to address distress in farm sector," External link

business-standard Wednesday, December 19, 2018 5:56:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand pointed out : "In poorer states, only 10-15 per cent of farmers are benefited from loan waiver as few number of farmers get institutional loans in such states. In many states, not even 25 per cent of farmers avail institutional credit," External link

economictimes Wednesday, December 19, 2018 4:53:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : "Even CAG report says that farm loan waivers does not help. Loan waivers is no solution to address distress in farm sector," External link

economictimes Wednesday, December 19, 2018 4:53:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “Agriculture, which is largest informal sector of Indian economy, has shown strong resilience to effect of demonetisation,” External link

economictimes Tuesday, January 10, 2017 4:06:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand added : “Based on above changes the growth rate for crop sector, which constitutes 62.3% of value of output of total agriculture, for the whole year is projected to be 7.48%, if there is no severe shock to crops during February –April, 2017,” External link

economictimes Tuesday, January 10, 2017 4:06:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “They repaired the roads, cleaned up the streets, and cordoned off the area for 24 hours before their visit,” External link

expressindia Saturday, December 24, 2016 1:53:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “He picked up the roti and looked at it, transferring it from one hand to the other. They aren’t accustomed to our food, he probably thought it was a plate or something,” External link

expressindia Saturday, December 24, 2016 1:53:00 AM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : "It will be spectacular growth after facing two drought years. We are expecting a growth of 5.5 per cent this year" External link

economictimes Wednesday, December 21, 2016 2:41:00 PM EAT

Ramesh Chand said : “We have taken the views of all states and would rework the new model APMC Act accordingly to take all states on board,” External link

economictimes Saturday, October 22, 2016 12:03:00 AM EAT



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