A former employee of Tata Fertilisers, who duped a city-based heart surgeon to the tune of `1.4 crore under the pretext of supplying farm inputs under PMKVY scheme, was arrested on Thursday.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik also reiterated that Government will take necessary steps to retrieve money from ineligible beneficiaries who availed benefits under the scheme.
Himachal's apple growers say their business, which alone constitutes 89 per cent of total fruit economy, is not as fruitful as it used to be a decade ago, due to climate trends affecting production.
Govt servants, pensioners, minors and large farmers availed the benefits
Minister says govt will also release balance financial aid to farmers
In a bid to empower farmers to effectively deal with pest menace, the Agriculture department is set to introduce light trap systems in crop fields across the district.
The State has entrusted the task to National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development to prepare guidelines and submit report for taking further action.
RBI had set up a panel to understand the regional disparity and agricultural credit related aspects to suggest solutions to address constraints in accessing institutional agricultural credit.
Speaking to reporters later, Reddy said Telangana would get 5,200 tonnes of urea everyday starting Friday. He said Gangavaram port officials assured Telangana would receive stocks at the earliest.
Eucalyptus, casuarina and subabul growers obstructed a review meeting that was being conducted by Agriculture Minister K Kanna Babu in Guntur on Thursday.
The farmers, who have not been able to register their names under paddy procurement automation (P-PAS) system due to various reasons, had sought more time from the Government.
The State Government on Tuesday hinted at a possible hike of milk sold by Odisha State Cooperative Milk Producers’ Federation Limited (OMFED).
Agriculture Minister Velumani says commercial buildings must instal system within three months.
Vadakekara panchayat is on the path of resurgence. For an area that was devastated by the floods in August 2018, the panchayat today presents an altogether different picture.
Even as water started receding from various parts of Ganjam and Gajapati districts, the situation continues to be grim.