Price control on BT cotton

  1. Declined to stay decision to set up a central price control committee
  2. Committee is tasked with regulating prices of Bt seeds and royalty to technology providers
  3. The price control order was issued by the agriculture ministry on 7 December 2015 and the 9-member committee was set up
  4. The central price control order aims to keep Bt cotton seed prices affordable for farmers and bring uniformity in prices across states

The Delhi high court made way for the Union government to impose price controls on Bt cotton seeds

  1. Declined to stay decision to set up a central price control committee
  2. Committee is tasked with regulating prices of Bt seeds and royalty to technology providers
  3. The price control order was issued by the agriculture ministry on 7 December 2015 and the 9-member committee was set up
  4. The central price control order aims to keep Bt cotton seed prices affordable for farmers and bring uniformity in prices across states
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