Skip to main content

Karnataka to build 5-lakh tonne warehouse capacity

The Karnataka government is planning to add 5-lakh tonne capacity warehousing at an estimated cost of Rs 1 700 crore
Sub Category:

The Karnataka government is planning to build 5-lakh tonne capacity warehousing at an estimated cost of Rs. 1,700 crore.

The state’s Minister of State for Agriculture Krishna Byre Gowda said, “This will serve two purposes, increase warehousing capacity and help farmers store their produce for higher realisation later.” Currently, the State has a combined 30 lakh tonnes warehouse capacity for all crops

Gowda remarked that his department is preparing a budget for ₹1,700 crore to create crop specific, region specific warehousing space with the help of National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development. He also maintained that the department will create the capacity within a time-frame of one to two years.

Once built, the warehouses will be assisted and managed by the Co-operation Department. The government is in the process of identifying available land.

Votes with an average with

Related Story

L-R, Wazir Singh Dahiya, Chairman, Kheya Bhattacharya, Harvesto, Ambassador of India to Morocco, President of India-Morocco Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Vice-President of the Chamber and Dr. Anil Sharma, CPRO, ICAR
Harvesto represents Indian business interests to Morocco

Harvesto, a brand of WS Telematics, a leading agriculture technology company and one of the top manufactures of Soil Testing Kits in India, represented the business interests of India as part of…

MoU with Equatorial Guinea on Medicinal Plants gets Cabinet nod
MoU with Equatorial Guinea on Medicinal Plants gets Cabinet nod

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, today, has given its ex-post facto approval to the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation in the field of Medicinal Plants…

Farmers submit memorandum for assured MSP, freedom from indebtedness
Farmers submit memorandum for assured MSP, freedom from indebtedness

On the call of All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee (AIKSCC), peasant leaders in Allahabad and Kaushambi in Uttar Pradesh submitted a memorandum signed by hundreds of peasants to the…