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Maharashtra government to ensure procurement of all farm produce: Co-operation Minister 

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.

published on : 22nd March 2018

Government taking all steps to make farming profitable: Chandrababu Naidu

In farmer suicide cases, the government is giving Rs 5 lakh exgratia to the family members of the deceased. 

published on : 22nd March 2018

50 districts to be developed as agri export clusters

The ministry said that the list is tentative and will be fine-tuned after consultation with the respective state governments.

published on : 21st March 2018

Punchapadam farming scheme ‘raises’ income by per cent

Under the ‘Punchapadam’ scheme, officers from the Agriculture Department first formed a collective of 30 farmers owning paddy fields at Malapp.

published on : 20th March 2018

Lowest interest among millennials in agriculture-jobs: Survey

During the 2017 calendar year, there was 25 per cent drop in the average number of agriculture related job searches per week, it said.

published on : 19th March 2018

Assess impact of Krishi Unnati Mela: PM Modi to Agriculture minister

He also said such agri-fairs should be organised in remote rural places for better dissemination of farm technologies and government programmes.

published on : 17th March 2018

O Panneerselvam sows seeds of high growth for agriculture sector

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.

published on : 16th March 2018

Cabinet gives ex-post facto nod for India-Iran MoU on agriculture 

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.

published on : 15th March 2018

Bring law to ban sale of agriculture land to non-Goans: BJP MLA 

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.

published on : 12th March 2018

Agriculture department authorities under tonnes of pressure to achieve target production

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.

published on : 7th March 2018

Committed to improve farm sector: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik

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.

published on : 7th March 2018

Agriculture innovation centre coming up in Andhra Pradesh

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.

published on : 3rd March 2018

Tamil Nadu CM Edappadi K Palaniswami opens nine bridges, agriculture department buildings

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.

published on : 3rd March 2018

Loan write-off: Banks prefer corporate sector over agriculture

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

published on : 24th February 2018

Andhra Pradesh got nothing under special package: Agriculture Minister Somireddy Chandramohan Reddy

The State government accepted the special package after the Centre made it clear that it could not accord SCS to the State.

published on : 22nd February 2018
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