Introduction National Action Plan for Children, 2016 (NPAC) was launched on 24th January, 2017 on the occasion of National Girl Child Day. The NPAC has been developed by the Ministry of Women & Child Development. The NPAC 2016 is based on the principles embedded in the National Policy for Children 2013 (NPC 2013) and provides […]
Backgrounders National Plan of Action for Children, 2016
In-depth & Opinion
Under pressure because of the ongoing farmers’ agitation across the country demanding better price for their produce, the Centre has decided to increase the minimum support price of major pulses by around Rs. 350-400 per quintal, while that of paddy by almost Rs. 80 per quintal. In percentage terms the increase was 7-8 per cent for pulses from the previous MSP, while in case of paddy the hike was around 6 per cent. That apart, the Centre has decided to increase the MSP of soybean by Rs. 275 per quintal.