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KJ Staff
KJ Staff
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Anupam Rasayan to invest 43 crore to set up a 12.5MW solar power plant  

Specialty chemical company Anupam Rasayan India will invest 43 crore to set up a 12.5 megawatt solar power plant. "In a conscious move towards reducing dependence on non-renewable energy and cost saving measure. The company said the entire capital expenditure of Rs 43 crore will be funded from its IPO proceeds. Anupam Rasayan, MD, Anand Desai said "Environmental sustainability is high in our priority and we will constantly look into opportunities in this space. It is important for industry players like us to be price sensitive as well as minimize carbon footprints.  

CAPTAIN Tractors Launched 8th Gen Powerful – 283 4WD Mini Tractor 

Captain - a pioneer in manufacturing of mini tractors and farm implements feels proud and honoured to announce the launch of yet another modern marvel in the world of Mini Tractors- Captain's 8th Generation series. A modern, powerful and sturdy, the new generation mini tractor is built with the most advanced technology using high quality standards and precision yet affordable with low maintenance cost and high mileage. 

Parineeti Chopra is the new Brand Ambassador for Dabur Pudin Hara 

Dabur India Limited announced Parineeti Chopra as the new Brand Ambassador for Dabur Pudin Hara Pearls, a leading Ayurvedic medicine for Gas, Indigestion and Stomach-ache. 

APEDA: Export of organic products from India grew 51 % to a record $1.04 billion 

APEDA Chairman says US and European Union are the major buyers as Indian products meet compliance norms, Export of organic products from India grew 51 % to a record $1.04 billion in dollar terms during the 2020-21 fiscal compared with the previous fiscal. The increase has come after organic products shipments dropped by 9 %  to $689 million in 2019-20 from $757 million in 2018-19. 

Tea board announced Rs. 18.63/kg for green leaf of small growers in May 

This is the all-time high price fixed for the month of May all these years, Tea Board has announced that the district average price for the green leaf of the small growers in The Nilgiris district during May is 18.63 a kg. 

CFCL to wind up subsidiary firm Inuva Info Management 

Chambal Fertilizers and Chemicals Ltd said, it is voluntarily winding up its downstream subsidiary firm Inuva Info Management. This comes following permission by the Kolkata bench of National Company Law Tribunal in an order dated May 3 this year, NCLAT order has granted permission to "dissolve Inuva Info Management Pvt Ltd upon voluntary liquidation.  

NCDEX average daily turnover more than quadrupled to Rs 2,905 crore  

The National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange, an  agriculture-focused derivatives exchange, has reported that its average daily turnover more than quadrupled to 2,905 crore in April from 698 crore registered during the same month a year ago. Price of most agriculture commodities linked to the international market has hit a new high due to excess liquidity in the system. The exchange had captured over 80% market share in April despite the disruption cased by COVID-19 pandemic during the month. 

RM Sundaram named Director of Indian Institute of Rice Research 

Dr. Raman Meenakshi Sundaram has been appointed as Director of ICAR-Indian Institute of Rice Research, Hyderabad. Earlier, Dr. Sundaram was working as Principal Scientist in (Biotechnology), Crop Improvement Section, ICAR-IIRR. 

Apple Disease Management live session 

Dhanuka Agritech Limited, is hosting a live informative session about "APPLE DISEASE MANAGEMENT" on 7th of May. It will be hosted by Subodh Kumar Gupta and the Guest speaker for the day will be Dr. Tariq Rasool Rather.  

Puneet Pachauri is no more due to Covid 

With great sadness we inform you that  Puneet  Pachauri , Head of Market and Product Development of DCM SHRIRAM LTD is no more with us. His untimely demise due to Covid complications has left a deep void in the agricultural community. We pray his soul rest in peace.  

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