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BJP national executive: Party passes agriculture resolution, thanks PM Modi for initiatives

The party asked Shivraj Singh Chouhan, the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, whi...
 

10 Sep 2018

The party asked Shivraj Singh Chouhan, the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, which is going to the polls later this year, to present the resolution. Amid criticism from opposition parties in the face of farmers’ protests in several parts of the country, the BJP national executive on Saturday presented and passed a resolution on agriculture. The party highlighted the NDA government’s initiatives in the direction of doubling farmers’ income and expressed gratitude to Prime Minister Narendra Modi

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    The Green Agriculture project synergises biodiversity conservation, agriculture production, and development India is signatory to the Convention on Biological Diversity. As four of the 35 biodiversity hotspots are located in India, it is biodiversity-rich. However, climate change and development without consideration for biodiversity are leading to loss of biodiversity.

    18 Sep 2018

  • Cabinet approves new procurement policy to ensure MSP to farmers

    NEW DELHI: The cabinet has approved a new procurement policy under which one scheme will focus on compensating oilseeds farmers if rates fall below the MSP, and another will allow states to rope in private players for procurement, sources said on Wednesday.

    11 Sep 2018

  • Agri Department organises awareness camp

    To educate the farming community about the impact of burning paddy and wheat straw under the mission ‘Tandarust Punjab’, a village-level farmer awareness camp was organised by the Department of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare at Sanipur village here on Wednesday.

    05 Sep 2018

  • Cabinet okays farm mechanization scheme

    Nagpur: The state cabinet at its meeting held in Mumbai on Wednesday has given a go-ahead to a modernization and mechanism of farms scheme to be launched in the current fiscal. The scheme will be fully sponsored by the state as part of the government’s plan to double farm income by year 2022, says a note.

    30 Aug 2017

  • Israel hi-tech lessons for farmers

    Ranchi: Chief minister Raghubar Das on Sunday sent a delegation of 26 farmers from 24 districts of Jharkhand on a four-day exposure visit to Israel to learn modern agriculture techniques. This is for first time in Jharkhand that any state government has sent a farmers' delegation on an exposure trip overseas.

    28 Aug 2018

  • Empowering farmer and strengthening agriculture would assist in developing rural India: Vice-President

    The Vice President visited the farm fields and enquired about the practice of Zero budget natural way of farming at S.N. Palem village of Krishna District, Andhra Pradesh.

    24 Aug 2018

  • Over 400 farmers undergo capacity building training

    Trichy: The agriculture department has organised a capacity building training for director designates of Farmer Producers Company. More than 400 progressive farmers from across the seven zones falling in the districts including Trichy, Ariyalur and Pudukottai participated in the programme.

    22 Aug 2018

  • Over 400 farmers undergo capacity building training

    Trichy: The agriculture department has organised a capacity building training for director designates of Farmer Producers Company. More than 400 progressive farmers from across the seven zones falling in the districts including Trichy, Ariyalur and Pudukottai participated in the programme.

    22 Aug 2018

  • PM promises to give kisans access to global markets

    NEW DELHI: PM Modi said on Wednesday the country will soon have an ‘agriculture export policy’ so that Indian farmers can strongly compete in the global market. “Our granaries are full... but times have changed. Our farmers and agricultural methods should also be modern and more scientific. We want to bring value addition right from ‘beej se bazaar tak’ (seeds to market),” Modi said in his I-Day speech.

    16 Aug 2018

  • Gujarat to have centre of excellence for potato-seed

    AHMEDABAD: A centre for excellence for potato-seed is all set to come up in Gujarat, through a collaboration between Indian and Dutch companies. The setting up of the centre for excellence is being facilitated by Netherlands Business Support Office (NBSO), with a view to helping produce better quality potatoes which which will help improve the yield per hectare of potatoes.

    10 Aug 2018

  • Assamese villagers become trailblazers in adaptive agriculture

    From seed banks to rainwater harvesting, one village on the Brahmaputra has spread innovative agriculture through the region – as farmers battle against worsening floods and droughts

    08 Aug 2018

  • The agriculture mission: How the Modi government is shaping the future of farming and farmers

    Under then agriculture minister Rajnath Singh, in 2004 for the first time in the history of independent as well as colonial India, a National Commission on Farmers (NCF) was set up by the Government of India for looking into the problems of farm families and suggesting methods for making farming more remunerative as well as attractive to the younger generation.

    06 Aug 2018

  • Minister's irrigation prod to farmers

    Patna: Agriculture minister Prem Kumar on Tuesday directed field officials to generate awareness about the benefits of micro irrigation among farmers.

    01 Aug 2018

  • Cloud Sourcing: Why India's agricultural sector needs to rely on tech and not rains for water conservation

    Cloudless sky and sowing Somewhere, in the hinterland of Andhra Pradesh (AP), its repercussions are being felt by tur farmers. As rain gods frown, their saplings are withering off due to lack of moisture in the soil. They look at the cloudless sky and pray, but they know the damage has already been done, so far as the productivity and quality of their crops were concerned. Murali Babu, general secretary, Federation of All India Farmer Association (FAIFA), expects the output of tur crop to

    13 Jul 2018

  • Reliance Industries AGM 2018: Taking Modi’s lead, Mukesh Ambani vows to use tech to double farmers’ income

    Taking a cue from Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) Chairman on Thursday said he has a dream to more than double income of the country’s farmers.

    05 Jul 2018

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EDITOR'S NOTE

19 Jan 2016

Crop insurance scheme brings cheers

In view of the growing volatility in the agriculture sector caused by vagaries of nature as well as market fluctuations, it is heartening to see the new Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY)

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