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  • Senior BJP leader, Parshottam Rupala who has recently been given charge of the Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying said that Centre would share the premium subsidy for PMFBY (Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana) up to 90% for the North eastern states from the existing 50:50 sharing ratio.
    Date : 10 July, 2021
  • "Thunderstorm with lightning/hail/gusty winds/ squall [likely] over Sub- Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim, Jharkhand and Bihar on 30th April; Odisha on 30th April and 01st May; Gangetic West Bengal, Madhya Maharashtra and Marathwada during 30th April-02nd May and Vidarbha and Telangana on 01st May," said a notice by the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Friday.
    Date : 01 May, 2021
  • Farmers are harvesting rabi (winter) crops sown in the 2020-21 crop year (July-June). Wheat is the main rabi crop. Releasing the latest data, the Agriculture Ministry said: "As a result of the proactive steps taken, harvesting of rabi crops is on schedule and timely procurement is also being ensured for the benefit of the farmers."
    Date : 26 April, 2021
  • The commodities which posted significant positive growth in exports were wheat, non basmati rice, soya meal, spices, sugar, raw cotton, fresh and processed vegetables and alcoholic beverages.
    Date : 22 April, 2021
  • The study, supported by the Food and Land Use Coalition (FOLU), found that scaling up sustainable agriculture would be critical to improve farm incomes and bolster India's nutrition security in a climate-constrained future. States such as Andhra Pradesh and Sikkim have already taken a lead in sustainable agriculture.
    Date : 21 April, 2021
  • To date, crops have been sown on 67.87 lakh hectares against 58.26 lakh hectares during the corresponding period of last year, an increase by 9.61 lakh hectares, the Agriculture Ministry said.
    Date : 10 April, 2021
  • The growth in business was helped by various schemes announced by the government, rejigging of processes and products done by the institution and also as it encouraged clients, institutions and state governments to avail the benefits of the schemes as much as possible for faster developments, Nabard Chairman said.
    Date : 07 April, 2021
  • Dr HK Chaudhry, Vice-Chancellor, CSK Himachal Pradesh Agriculture University, has ordered that all under-graduate and post graduate classes of the constituent colleges will remain suspended till 15 April in compliance with the orders of the state government.
    Date : 05 April, 2021
  • The Agriculture Department has been organising various camps for farmers in the district. The department targets to hold 77 camps till April 30.
    Date : 03 April, 2021
  • A rebate of Rs 256 crore has been given on the amount of Rs 511.26 crore paid. A total of 5,82,114 farmers have paid the arrears. The highest arrears have been paid in the Pune division, an official statement from MSEDCL has said today.
    Date : 18 March, 2021
  • It requires a diversified approach that takes into account peculiarities and constraints of states, investment in infrastructure and linking farmer producer groups with markets.
    Date : 15 March, 2021
  • Based on the inputs from cane-producing states, the government had pegged sugar production initially at 31 million tonnes for the current year. The sugar production would be slightly lower than the initial estimate in both Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra, the country's top two sugar-producing states.
    Date : 11 March, 2021
  • Some pass their time chit-chatting about the ongoing protests, others while smoking bidis or cigarettes, but all of them sound worried about loads of sugarcane drying under a scorching sun, while Punjabi and Haryanvi songs continue to blare out loudly, either from their mobiles or small speakers fitted in their vehicles.
    Date : 08 March, 2021
  • Successive Governments have been trust worthy for farmers. The prima facie evidence of this trust is the response of farmers to green revolution in crops, white revolution in milk, yellow revolution in oilseeds, silver revolution in eggs carrying India to top rank in milk and second rank in all others in agriculture.
    Date : 27 February, 2021
  • Successive Governments have been trust worthy for farmers. The prima facie evidence of this trust is the response of farmers to green revolution in crops, white revolution in milk, yellow revolution in oilseeds, silver revolution in eggs carrying India to top rank in milk and second rank in all others in agriculture.
    Date : 27 February, 2021
  • Gujarat Government’s Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare Department has won two prestigious national awards, one under ambitious Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Yojna and the other for technological innovation in the agricultural sector.
    Date : 23 February, 2021
  • The Supreme Court-appointed panel on the new farm laws on Thursday said it held consultations with top officials of the ministries of agriculture, food processing industries and consumer affairs on the legislations against which farmers have been protesting at Delhi’s borders for nearly three months now
    Date : 19 February, 2021
  • New projects by district panchayat The Ernakulam District Panchayat budget for 2021-22 has laid out a clear programme of agricultural development over the next year.
    Date : 17 February, 2021
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Mr Anil Ghanwat
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EDITOR'S NOTE

13 Jul 2020

Uniting India's farmers: FPOs will strengthen the rural economy

The proposed creation of ten thousand new Farmers’ Producer Organizations (FPOs) until 2023-24 by the government is a big step in the right direction. The empowerment of farmers in a country where 86 perce