Odisha lines up Rs 7,500 crore farm credit for 2019 kharif crop

In a bid encourage farmers for timely repayment of loan, Odisha government has decided to provide interest incentives of 4 per cent for loan upto Rs 50,000 and 3 per cent for loan upto Rs 3 lakh.

published on : 16th June 2019

Kharif crop plan for  Odisha's Mayurbhanj

Deputy Director of Agriculture Damodar Sethi said paddy and non-paddy crops will be grown on 4.37 lakh ha across 26 blocks in Odisha.

published on : 15th June 2019

Seed shortage may hit Kharif output

Supply centres in Kendrapara district have not stocked sufficient paddy seeds

published on : 31st May 2019

Rythu Bandhu: Farmers with 25 acres of land to be excluded?

Those who own more than 25 acres, meanwhile, number just 15,775, and collectively hold 6.21 lakh acres of land. The amount required for them is Rs 621.99 crore. 

published on : 19th May 2019

Promises wilt in the drought, poll code hits many farmers

With a deadline in place to waive loans from cooperative banks and the MCC stalling new registrations, the bigger question is whether farmers who haven’t yet registered will get the fresh loans.

published on : 26th April 2019

Perfect execution: 10Lakh acres to receive water in KLIS first phase

Officials successfully conduct two wet runs using one pump on Wednesday

published on : 25th April 2019

SRSP to provide water to 14.40 lakh acres this Kharif season

Peoples’ representatives from SRSP ayacut area attended the review meeting held at Pragathi Bhavan in Hyderabad.

published on : 8th February 2019

Government to divide Telangana into ‘crop colonies’

The Agriculture Department on Wednesday intensified its efforts to divide the State into various crop colonies to strengthen farmers financially.

published on : 24th January 2019

Record-setting paddy yield for Telangana in 2018

The crops are being procured at the Minimum Support Price (MSP) of Rs 1,770 per quintal for Grade-A and Rs 1,750 per quintal to Common Rice.

published on : 29th December 2018

Dhenkanal collector directs joint inquiry into Kharif crop loss

Supported by the BJP, farmers had earlier protested against millers who are demanding reduction of 4 to 5 kg per quintal of paddy at mandis.

published on : 20th December 2018

Odisha government takes steps to protect farmers

They have been asked to send their action taken reports to the Directorate within two weeks.

published on : 25th November 2018

Odisha Civil supply department verifies capacity of Kalahandi mills

The investigation teams of Civil Supply Department are verifying capacity of the driers, boilers in the mills besides their milling capacity.

published on : 22nd November 2018

Odisha government warns action on paddy procurement agencies for failure in MSP payment

The State Government has asked cooperative agencies to upload purchase data and keep tab of signatures, failing which stringent action will be taken.

published on : 22nd November 2018

19 farmer suicides in Raichur so far this year

As many as 19 farmers have committed suicide in Raichur so far this fiscal.

published on : 21st November 2018

8.2L quintal kharif paddy target for Malkangiri

 The procurement of kharif paddy will start from November 25  in the district.

published on : 21st November 2018
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