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He added that instructions have been issued to the authorities concerned to take action against traders who procure the farm produce at a price less than the MSP.
In farmer suicide cases, the government is giving Rs 5 lakh exgratia to the family members of the deceased.
The ministry said that the list is tentative and will be fine-tuned after consultation with the respective state governments.
Under the ‘Punchapadam’ scheme, officers from the Agriculture Department first formed a collective of 30 farmers owning paddy fields at Malapp.
During the 2017 calendar year, there was 25 per cent drop in the average number of agriculture related job searches per week, it said.
He also said such agri-fairs should be organised in remote rural places for better dissemination of farm technologies and government programmes.
Food processing policy, mega food parks, exclusive mobile app for farmers and direct procurement of red gram, black gram and green gram among the initiatives.
The Cabinet today gave ex-post facto nod for the memorandum of understanding inked between India and Iran in the field of agriculture and allied sectors.
His comments came after he was trolled online for his reported statement supporting Scheduled Tribe (ST) status to Karnataka's Lamani tribe, whose members have migrated to Goa.
An imbalanced distribution of rainfall during the northeast monsoon season has left several parts of the State scurrying for water and leaving the agricultural activities under tremendous stress.
While the income of farmers in the State has doubled between 2003 and 2013, a series of steps are being taken with an aim to increase their income two-times more, he added.
Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu directed the officials of International Rice Research Centre, Philippines to submit a scientific report on quality paddy with low production cost.
Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami has inaugurated nine new bridges constructed at a total cost of `18.02 crore and new buildings for the Agriculture Department built at a cost of Rs 66.61 crore.
A wide divide between the agriculture and corporate sector has surfaced in public sector banks’ response, with ‘write-off’ of loans or ‘restructuring’ loans for the latter being easier than the former
The State government accepted the special package after the Centre made it clear that it could not accord SCS to the State.