Farmers income

Farmers’ income scheme needs revisit

With respect to the direct tax proposals, the budget has stipulated streamlining of income tax return filings with electronic verification and provision for quick refund mechanism (within 24 hours).

published on : 4th February 2019

Centre has asked states to soon identify small farmers for income support scheme: NITI Aayog

Under the 'Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman' which was announced in yesterday's Budget speech, farmers holding cultivable land of up to 2 hectares will be provided Rs 6,000 per year.

published on : 2nd February 2019

Union Budget 2019: Farmers welcome Rs 6,000 income support, disappointed over no loan waiver

PS Masilamani, a farmer from Tiruvarur told Express that the Government says the new income support would help to avoid indebtedness.

published on : 1st February 2019

Government may announce package for farmers soon: MoS Agriculture

MoS Agriculture Parshottam Rupala didn't clarify whether the package would be part of the upcoming Budget.

published on : 24th January 2019

Himachal Pradesh CM Jai Ram Thakur asks banks to help increase farmers' income

Wild and stray animals were causing major damage to the crops of the farmers due to which at times farmers have even stopped cultivation.

published on : 18th January 2019

Niti Aayog misses deadline to suggest MSP procurement model, farmers continue to bear brunt

The government’s ambitious minimum support price scheme to improve farmers’ income has hit a roadblock as Niti Aayog missed the deadline to suggest a viable procurement model.

published on : 7th April 2018