India Govt raises maize MSP by 60 rupees to 1,425 rupees/100 kg.

The government has increased the minimum support prices on major crops including paddy, maize, tur, urad, moong, soybean and cotton. Maize get a minimum support price of 1,425 rupees per 100 kg, 60 rupees higher than last year. This comes at a time when the country is facing a glut in major crops and vegetables, which had resulted in subdued prices, leading to widespread protests among farmers in major growing states.