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Special drive in UP to provide crop insurance to farmers

Special drive in UP to provide crop insurance to farmers

🕔10:46, 29.Jun 2022

Lucknow, June 29 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government will be launching a special drive to provide insurance coverage to farmers against potential crop damage. The drive, slated to begin from the first week of July by the agriculture department, will be

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Yogi govt to provide one job to every farmer family in UP

Yogi govt to provide one job to every farmer family in UP

🕔13:21, 1.May 2022

The Yogi Adityanath government has set a target to provide at least one employment opportunity to every farmer family in the next five years. Lucknow, May 1 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government has set a target to provide at least one

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Over 5.5 lakh farmers mobilised under central scheme for FPOs: Govt

Over 5.5 lakh farmers mobilised under central scheme for FPOs: Govt

🕔07:40, 22.Apr 2022

New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) More than 5.87 lakh farmers have been mobilised under the ‘Formation & Promotion of 10,000 Farmer Producer Organisations (FPOs)’ scheme launched in February 2020 with equity contribution by farmer members amounting to Rs 36.82 crore, the

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Centre extends investment policy 2012 for 3 units of Hindustan Urvarak & Rasayan

Centre extends investment policy 2012 for 3 units of Hindustan Urvarak & Rasayan

🕔20:16, 22.Mar 2022

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved the proposal of the Department of Fertilisers for extension of applicability of the ‘New Investment Policy (NIP)- 2012’ for the three units of Hindustan Urvarak and Rasayan (HURL) at Gorakhpur, Sindri and

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Encourage natural farming to tap organic market: PM

Encourage natural farming to tap organic market: PM

🕔16:39, 24.Feb 2022

New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said natural farming can be increased to tap the organic market and also suggested that it is necessary to spread awareness and popularise Indian millets. “We are encouraging organic farming,

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PM Modi flags off 100 kisan drones

PM Modi flags off 100 kisan drones

🕔12:19, 19.Feb 2022

New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) In a special drive aimed at helping farmers, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday flagged off 100 kisan drones across different cities and towns for spraying pesticides or carrying agro-products to markets. Participating in a virtual

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Govt plans to introduce natural farming in agri education curriculum

Govt plans to introduce natural farming in agri education curriculum

🕔07:27, 5.Feb 2022

New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) The government is planning to include natural farming in the agriculture education curriculum, the Rajya Sabha was told on Friday. The government is promoting natural farming through the Bhartiya Prakritik Krishi Paddhati (BPKP) introduced during 2020-21

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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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Over 18 lakh farmers benefited with MSP value of Rs 57,032.03 cr: Govt

Over 18 lakh farmers benefited with MSP value of Rs 57,032.03 cr: Govt

🕔07:32, 3.Dec 2021

New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) The government on Thursday claimed that 18.17 lakh farmers have benefitted with Minimum Support Price (MSP) value of Rs 57,032.03 crore from paddy procurement in Kharif Marketing Season (KMS) 2021-22. Stating that the paddy procurement is

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UP drive to include more farmers under PMFBY

UP drive to include more farmers under PMFBY

🕔13:01, 29.Nov 2021

Lucknow, Nov 29 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government is set to mobilise the farming community by launching a state-wide drive from December 1 to bring the maximum number of farmers under the Central crop insurance scheme — Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima

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Over 8 lakh hybrid seed mini kits to be distributed in 15 states

Over 8 lakh hybrid seed mini kits to be distributed in 15 states

🕔07:26, 12.Oct 2021

New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Under a special programme by the Union Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare, 8,20,600 hybrid seed mini kits will be distributed free of cost in 343 identified districts of 15 major mustard producing states of the

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Encouraging small farmers to set up Cottage Industries for generating self-employment opportunities.

Encouraging small farmers to set up Cottage Industries for generating self-employment opportunities.

🕔13:54, 22.Jul 2021

Small farmers are being encouraged to set up cottage industries to increase their income through the following schemes/programmes: Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP) is a major credit-linked subsidy programme aimed at generating self-employment opportunities through establishment of micro-enterprises in the

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PM calls for efforts in farming from ‘sowing to earning’

PM calls for efforts in farming from ‘sowing to earning’

🕔07:30, 2.Mar 2021

New Delhi, March 2  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday gave a call to make concerted efforts in the farming sector in the country to find a comprehensive technological solution from “irrigation to sowing, till harvesting and earning”. The Prime

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Farm laws to bring revolutionary change in lives of farmers: Tomar

Farm laws to bring revolutionary change in lives of farmers: Tomar

🕔11:23, 17.Dec 2020

Gwalior, Dec 17  Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar has once again described the three farm laws of the central government as farmer-friendly and said that the process of reforms in the agriculture sector has started and it will bring

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Govt. allows pastureland owned by small farmers for solar power plant development

Govt. allows pastureland owned by small farmers for solar power plant development

🕔15:54, 13.Nov 2020

New Delhi, Nov 13  In an attempt to bring even small farmers under its solarisation drive, government has allowed use of pastureland and marshy land for the development of grid connected solar-power plants. The ministry of new and renewable energy

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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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Cabinet okays hike in sugarcane FRP, to benefit 1 cr farmers

Cabinet okays hike in sugarcane FRP, to benefit 1 cr farmers

🕔18:05, 19.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 19  The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved a hike in the fair and remunerative price (FRP) of sugarcane by Rs 10 to Rs 285 per quintal, for upcoming crushing season 2020-21 (October-September). The Cabinet Committee on Economic

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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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Unique large-scale project Launched in Maharashtra to save cotton crops

Unique large-scale project Launched in Maharashtra to save cotton crops

🕔11:30, 16.Jun 2020

Mass pheromone traps save cotton crops from pest damage by Nitin Jugran Bahuguna Jalna District, Maharashtra [India], June 1: Tulsiram Nagve, 42, of Wanadgaon village is one of thousands of cotton farmers in Jalna district of Maharashtra to have been

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