Agriculture

Man held for duping Hyderabad heart surgeon of Rs 1.40 cr

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.  

published on : 20th September 2019

Number of ineligible KALIA beneficiaries is only 32000, not 3.41 lakh: Minister

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik also reiterated that Government will take necessary steps to retrieve money from ineligible beneficiaries who availed benefits under the scheme.

published on : 19th September 2019

Climate change: Himachal's Rs 3,500-crore fruit economy under the weather

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. 

published on : 18th September 2019

3.41 lakh KALIA beneficiaries not eligible, admits Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister

Govt servants, pensioners, minors and large farmers availed the benefits

published on : 18th September 2019

Policy decision on Rythu Bandhu to Podu ryots soon

Minister says govt will also release balance financial aid to farmers   

published on : 18th September 2019

Light trap systems for Sambalpur farmers to thwart pest attacks

 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.

published on : 17th September 2019

Telangana Collectors to identify vacant land for agricultural godowns

The State has entrusted the task to National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development to prepare guidelines and submit report for taking further action.

published on : 16th September 2019

RBI panel pitches for federal body like GST Council in agriculture sector

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.

published on : 14th September 2019

Telangana Agriculture minister visits Gangavaram port in Andhra Pradesh to monitor urea shipments

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.

published on : 13th September 2019

Agitating farmers stop Andhra Pradesh Agriculture Minister K Kanna Babu's meeting in Guntur

 Eucalyptus, casuarina and subabul growers obstructed a review meeting that was being conducted by Agriculture Minister K Kanna Babu in Guntur on Thursday.

published on : 13th September 2019

Odisha government again extends paddy procurement automation system registration date for farmers

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.

published on : 11th September 2019

Odisha agriculture minister hints at hike in OMFED Milk

The State Government on Tuesday hinted at a possible hike of milk sold by Odisha State Cooperative Milk Producers’ Federation Limited (OMFED).

published on : 11th September 2019

Tamil Nadu government stresses need for rainwater harvesting systems to fight water crisis

Agriculture Minister Velumani says commercial buildings must instal system within three months.

published on : 10th September 2019

Vadakkekara panchayat harvests bumper marigold crop

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.

published on : 10th September 2019

Heavy rains cause damage of Odisha roads, crops

Even  as water started receding from various parts of Ganjam and Gajapati districts, the situation continues to be grim.

published on : 7th September 2019
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