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75 ‘Villages of Excellence’ for agricultural production with Israel’s help

75 ‘Villages of Excellence’ for agricultural production with Israel’s help

🕔18:27, 28.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Narendra Singh Tomar has announced plans to convert 150 villages around the ‘Centres of Excellence’ into ‘Villages of Excellence’ with technical assistance from Israel. The Centres of Excellence (CoEs),

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States should increase the use of NPK, liquid urea: Agri Minister

States should increase the use of NPK, liquid urea: Agri Minister

🕔07:28, 28.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Thursday asked the states to plan in advance for their fertilisers needs and provide estimates to the Centre so that the Fertiliser Department can timely provide sufficient amount. He

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Area under summer crop increased 2.7 times since 2017-18: Tomar

Area under summer crop increased 2.7 times since 2017-18: Tomar

🕔07:24, 28.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Union Agriculture Minister, Narendra Singh Tomar on Thursday said that area under cultivation of zaid crops (summer crop), including rice, has increased progressively 2.7 times from 29.71 lakh hectares in 2017-18 to 80.46 lakh hectares in

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India’s spices output up 60%, exports doubled since 2014-15: Agri Minister

India’s spices output up 60%, exports doubled since 2014-15: Agri Minister

🕔21:18, 22.Dec 2021

New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Wednesday said annual production of spices in the country rose 60 per cent to record 107 lakh tonnes since the 2014-15 season. Among spices, jeera output rose 14.8 per cent,

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SOPs for drone application in agriculture released

SOPs for drone application in agriculture released

🕔13:03, 22.Dec 2021

New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Stating that the government is making continuous efforts to infuse new technologies in agriculture, Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Tuesday said that adoption of drone technology is the need of the times and will

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Agriculture Minister’s comments ‘unjustified’, ‘illogical’, says SKM

Agriculture Minister’s comments ‘unjustified’, ‘illogical’, says SKM

🕔08:01, 29.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Terming them “not correct or inadequate responses”, the Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) said that Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar’s comments that a Committee to deliberate on the issues of crop diversification, zero-budget farming, and making the

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Centre decriminalises stubble burning: Agriculture Minister

Centre decriminalises stubble burning: Agriculture Minister

🕔11:07, 28.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Saturday said the Central government has agreed to the farmers’ demand of decriminalising stubble burning. The Union Minister also appealed to the farmers to end the agitation and go

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Efforts on to adopt new technology in agriculture: Tomar

Efforts on to adopt new technology in agriculture: Tomar

🕔07:19, 18.Nov 2021

Agartala, Nov 17 (IANS) Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said on Wednesday that over 10,000 Farmer Producer Organisations (FPOs) are being set up across the country to adopt new technology in agriculture in a big way with an eye on

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Honey production increased to 1.25 lakh MT in 2021: Govt

Honey production increased to 1.25 lakh MT in 2021: Govt

🕔06:50, 12.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare, Narendra Singh Tomar, said on Thursday that due to the collective efforts of the beekeepers and the government, the production of honey in the country in 2020-21 increased to

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Maintain balance between organics, chemical fertilisers: Tomar

Maintain balance between organics, chemical fertilisers: Tomar

🕔12:56, 24.Sep 2021

New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Thursday called for balanced use of chemicals and fertilisers in agriculture sector. “There was a time when the ‘Green Revolution’ was needed for ensuring food security.

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Farmers database will increase to 8 cr by Dec 2021: Tomar

Farmers database will increase to 8 cr by Dec 2021: Tomar

🕔07:28, 7.Sep 2021

New Delhi, Sep 7  Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Monday asked the states to create their own database, using the federated farmer database prepared by the Centre and allow its linkage to the state land record database. The

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Govt committed to addressing challenges in agri sector: Minister

Govt committed to addressing challenges in agri sector: Minister

🕔10:22, 3.Sep 2021

New Delhi, Sep 3  Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Thursday said the government is committed to addressing various challenges faced by the agriculture sector, including climate change. “Due to severe climate imbalance, some regions are

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BRICS nations can lead the world in eradicating hunger: Agri Min Tomar

BRICS nations can lead the world in eradicating hunger: Agri Min Tomar

🕔07:43, 28.Aug 2021

New Delhi, Aug 28 BRICS countries are well-positioned to take a leading role in helping to achieve the objectives of the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals to eradicate hunger and poverty, India’s Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said on

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Tomar inaugurates refurbished second-largest gene bank

Tomar inaugurates refurbished second-largest gene bank

🕔06:52, 17.Aug 2021

New Delhi, Aug 17  Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Monday inaugurated the refurbished state-of-the-art National Gene Bank — the world’s second-largest — at the National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources (NBPGR) here. “The farmers of

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Union Agriculture Minister lays foundation stone of Plant Authority Building

Union Agriculture Minister lays foundation stone of Plant Authority Building

🕔19:17, 22.Jul 2021

Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Shri Narendra Singh Tomar today laid the foundation stone of the Plant Authority building at Pusa, New Delhi. On this occasion, Shri Tomar said that the rights of farmers are being protected through

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Three Indo-Israel Centres of Excellence inaugurated in Karnataka

Three Indo-Israel Centres of Excellence inaugurated in Karnataka

🕔17:56, 16.Jun 2021

New Delhi, 16th June 2021: Taking forward the ever-growing partnership in agriculture between Israel and India, three Indo- Israel Centres of Excellence (CoE) were inaugurated in Karnataka today by Ambassador of Israel in India,  Dr. Ron Malka, Minister of Agriculture &

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Inauguration of Nursery Portal (online) by Narendra Tomar, Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Cooperation

Inauguration of Nursery Portal (online) by Narendra Tomar, Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Cooperation

🕔20:47, 13.Apr 2021

13th of April 2021: Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers welfare cooperation Narendra Singh Tomar ji inaugurated the first ever nursery portal (online) this morning from Krishi Bhawan, New Delhi. He inaugurated the website by clicking the launch button from

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Foodgrain production rose over 18% in past 5 years: Tomar

Foodgrain production rose over 18% in past 5 years: Tomar

🕔07:16, 24.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 24  Union Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Tuesday said that the production of foodgrains in the country surged over 18 per cent in the past five years with a rise in productivity by

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Govt ready to talk to farmers on 3 farms laws: Tomar

Govt ready to talk to farmers on 3 farms laws: Tomar

🕔11:36, 19.Feb 2021

Guwahati, Feb 19 Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said here on on Thursday that the Central government is willing to talk to the farmers protesting against the three farm laws, and denied any link between BJPs loss in the Punjab

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Govt, farmers agree on 2 out of 4 key issues; next meeting on Jan 4

Govt, farmers agree on 2 out of 4 key issues; next meeting on Jan 4

🕔07:55, 31.Dec 2020

New Delhi, Dec 31  In a development that has been termed “positive”, the sixth round of meeting between the protesting farmers and the Central government ended after over five hours with the Centre saying that the two sides had reached

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