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112 ‘aspirational districts’ identified for healthcare facilities

112 ‘aspirational districts’ identified for healthcare facilities

🕔08:35, 2.Apr 2022

The Central government has identified 112 Aspirational Districts based on their performance in 49 Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) across five themes namely Health and Nutrition, Education, Agriculture and Water Resources, Financial Inclusion and Skill Development and Basic Infrastructure, said Union

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Budget can be effective means to bring change in agriculture: PM

Budget can be effective means to bring change in agriculture: PM

🕔14:19, 24.Feb 2022

New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Emphasising that the agriculture budget allocation this year is much more than previous years, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said it is aimed at the complete modernisation of the sector and suggested seven pointers from

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Govt to promote drone use in agriculture, provide grant to agri institutes for drones

Govt to promote drone use in agriculture, provide grant to agri institutes for drones

🕔12:15, 23.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) In a major boost to promote precision farming in India, the Union Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare has issued guidelines to make drone technology affordable to the stakeholders of this sector. The guidelines of Sub-Mission

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PM to interact with startups on January 15

PM to interact with startups on January 15

🕔17:13, 14.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will virtually interact with startups on Saturday morning. Startups from various sectors including agriculture, health, enterprise systems, space, industry, security, fintech, environment will be part of this interaction. “More than 150 startups

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NABARD pegs Assam’s priority sector credit potential at Rs 36,292 cr

NABARD pegs Assam’s priority sector credit potential at Rs 36,292 cr

🕔07:50, 9.Dec 2021

Guwahati, Dec 9 (IANS) The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has projected a credit potential of Rs 36,292 crore for Assam for financial year 2022-23, officials said on Wednesday. NABARD officials said that the projected credit potentiality for

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India aiming at $43 billion agri-products’ exports: Govt

India aiming at $43 billion agri-products’ exports: Govt

🕔07:24, 6.Dec 2021

New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Union Minister of State of Commerce and Industry, Anupriya Patel has said that the country has set a $400 billion target for merchandise exports for 2021-22, of which $262 billion has already been achieved in the

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Horticulture production in 2020-21 pegged at 331.05 mn tonnes

Horticulture production in 2020-21 pegged at 331.05 mn tonnes

🕔21:45, 29.Oct 2021

New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) India’s horticulture production in 2020-21 is estimated to be a record 331.05 million tonnes, an increase of 10.6 million tonnes (about 3.3 per cent) over 2019-20, the government announced on Friday. The Department of Agriculture and

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Jaishankar invites Israeli companies to invest in India’s post-Covid surge

Jaishankar invites Israeli companies to invest in India’s post-Covid surge

🕔07:41, 19.Oct 2021

New Delhi, Oct 19: Extenal Affairs Minister, S Jaishankar has invited Israeli companies to invest in India, taking advantage of the expected post-Covid boom in the economy, which is already showing poitive signs of revival. “Many post-Covid priorities including digital,

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Vice President calls for AI solutions in agriculture, health, education

Vice President calls for AI solutions in agriculture, health, education

🕔09:01, 29.Sep 2021

Jaipur, Sep 29  Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday called for tapping the potential of revolutionary technologies like Artificial Intelligence (AI) to deliver benefits to the people and enhance their quality of life. Naidu urged the educational institutions, researchers

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Kharif crop sown on 1,115.29 lakh hectares: Agri Ministry

Kharif crop sown on 1,115.29 lakh hectares: Agri Ministry

🕔07:54, 25.Sep 2021

New Delhi, Sep 25 Towards the fag end of the monsoon season, kharif crops have been sown on 1115.29 lakh hectares (Ha) as on Friday with area coverage increasing by 43.61 lakh Ha against the normal of the corresponding week (1071.68

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33.40 lakh Ha increase in kharif sowing area over normal

33.40 lakh Ha increase in kharif sowing area over normal

🕔06:44, 23.Aug 2021

New Delhi, Aug 23  Kharif crops have been sown over 1,043.87 lakh hectares, as on August 20, according to official data, as against 1,010.48 lakh ha, the normal of the corresponding week, or the average of last five years. Compared

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APEDA collaborates with Ladakh officials for boosting unique agricultural produce which would boost farmers’ income in the region

APEDA collaborates with Ladakh officials for boosting unique agricultural produce which would boost farmers’ income in the region

🕔19:15, 22.Jul 2021

For giving boost to exports of agricultural produce from Ladakh, which would enhance farmers’ as well as entrepreneurs’ income, APEDA in association with officials of the horticulture, agriculture, commerce and industry departments of Union Territory and Defence Institute of High-Altitude

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India, Fiji sign MoU for cooperation in agriculture, allied sectors

India, Fiji sign MoU for cooperation in agriculture, allied sectors

🕔07:45, 23.Jun 2021

New Delhi, June 23  India and Fiji on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for cooperation in the field of agriculture and allied sectors between the two countries. The MoU will remain valid for a period of five years

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Agriculture has major role to play in Atmanirbhar Bharat: PM Modi

Agriculture has major role to play in Atmanirbhar Bharat: PM Modi

🕔18:24, 29.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 29  Prime Minister Narendra Modi has stressed on the need for the country to be self-reliant in agriculture. He said this while inaugurating an academic and administrative building of Rani Lakshmi Bai Agriculture University in Jhansi, through

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Rural market to support economic recovery, not substitute for urban demand

Rural market to support economic recovery, not substitute for urban demand

🕔07:30, 29.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 29  The rural market can support economic recovery but cannot substitute for urban demand, India Ratings & Research said on Friday. Accordingly, the ratings agency said that any two or three consecutive healthy harvests generally translate into

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India can be major agro products exporter with effective policy

India can be major agro products exporter with effective policy

🕔07:17, 30.Jul 2020

Mumbai, July 30  India can emerge as top five exporters of agro commodities in the world, if the central and state governments take effective measures to handhold farmers, a study conducted by MVIRDC World Trade Center Mumbai showed. According to

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SBI launches separate vertical for agriculture, micro credit

SBI launches separate vertical for agriculture, micro credit

🕔16:58, 2.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 2  In a major restructuring exercise, the State Bank of India (SBI), the largest lender of the country, has created a separate FI&MM vertical within the Bank with an exclusive focus on Financial Inclusion & Micro markets

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Govt committed to doubling farmers’ income by 2022 : FM

Govt committed to doubling farmers’ income by 2022 : FM

🕔14:05, 1.Feb 2020

New Delhi, Feb 1 Emphasising on doubling the farm income of farmers across the country by 2022, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in her 2020-21 Budget speech said that the government has provided 11 crore farmers under Aspirational India programme.

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Cabinet nod to agriculture, food industry agreement with Ukraine

Cabinet nod to agriculture, food industry agreement with Ukraine

🕔10:38, 7.Feb 2019

New Delhi, Feb 7  The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved thee signing of agreement between India and Ukraine for cooperation in agriculture and the food industry. The proposed agreement, which provides for cooperation in various fields of agriculture and food

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Cabinet apprised of agreements with Denmark over agriculture, science

Cabinet apprised of agreements with Denmark over agriculture, science

🕔08:59, 28.Jun 2018

New Delhi, June 28  The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, was on Wednesday apprised of agreements signed between India and Denmark for cooperation in the fields of animal husbandry and dairying, and on cooperation in the field

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