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    Agriculture Department organises Camps

  • Date : 03 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. Experts have organised as many as 20 camps in which 1,250 farmers took part. A camp was organised at Kangniwal village by the department in which farmers were apprised of various techniques that they could adopt. Jalandhar (east) Agriculture Development Officer advised farmers to prepare themselves to prevent any untoward (fire) incident during harvesting of wheat crop. He also told farmers about the availability of seeds on subsidy. TNS

    Get vaccinated: Admn to locals

    The district administration appealed to residents to come forward and join the vaccination drive in Jalandhar. The administration released a poster in this regard, which read ‘Jalandhar did a record 11,690 vaccinations on April 1. Cumulative vaccinations have crossed over 1 lakh. Please come forward and join in this drive’. Such initiatives have been being taken by the administration to encourage residents to get themselves inoculated. TNS

    ‘No shortage of classrooms’

    The Education Department has asked school heads to use Art and Crafts room in case there is a shortage of classrooms. The department said it has come to their notice that Art and Crafts rooms were being used by subject teachers for their personal space. Thus, it’s advised to use them for students from now onwards, reads the circular. TNS

    DD to highlight infra of schools

    A new programme ‘Nawian Paidan’ has started on DD Punjabi. On Sunday, the programme will focus on achievements of the government schools in Nawanshahr. The programme will inform about infrastructure, increase in enrolment, smart classrooms and installation of solar panels in some schools. OC

    Source: The Tribune



Policies are responsible for poverty of farmers, India: Anil Ghanwat

27 Aug 2020

Mr Anil Ghanwat
President, Shetkari Sanghatana

Name : Mr Anil Ghanwat

Designation : President, Shetkari Sanghatana

Name : Dr Bindu R. Pillai

Designation : Acting Director and Head, Aquaculture Production and Environment Division, ICAR-Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture

Name : Dr O.P. Yadav

Designation : Director, ICAR-Central Arid Zone Research Institute, Jodhpur

Name : Ravishankar C.N.

Designation : Director, Central Institute of Fisheries Technology (ICAR-CIFT)

Name : Shubh Swain

Designation : Asst Director, Tata Cornell Institute, TARINA



19 Dec 2021

One Size Fits All Will Not Work, Indian Agriculture Needs Decentralised Farm Reforms

There is consensus that Indian agriculture is in desperate need of reforms. These reforms are necessary for farm incomes to rise. If farmers in Malwa (Madhya Pradesh) or Doaba (Punjab) region have a speci