Narendra Singh Tomar

Kharif crop production expected to be bumper: Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar

As on August 30, rice area stood at 354.84 lakh hectare as against 372.42 lakh hectares in the year-ago period.

published on : 5th September 2019

BJP, TRS blame each other over urea shortage

If the late onset of monsoon had caused enough damage for khariff crop, non-availability of urea is killing farmers’ hope for a reasonable yield.

published on : 5th September 2019

Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Narendra Singh Tomar assures help to Cyclone Fani affected Coconut farmers

The Union Minister stresses need for producing quality seedlings for re-plantation in cyclone hit areas of State

published on : 3rd September 2019

SJM objects to Union Minister’s meeting with Walmart executives, flags loss of jobs 

Ashwani Mahajan, national co-convener, SJM, said Walmart “is here to exploit small traders and farmers in the country”. 

published on : 28th August 2019

Seeking help for flood-hit Wayanad, Rahul pens letter to Harsh Vardhan and Nitin Gadkari

Rahul went on to share that during his recent visit to Wayanad, he received representations regarding setting up medical relief camps staffed by health specialists in Nilambur.

published on : 27th August 2019

In letter to Union Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Minister, Agriculture Minister Singireddy Niranjan Reddy seeks urea for Telangana

This will result in increase the cultivable area of paddy and maize, which are fertiliser intensive crops, especially urea.

published on : 20th August 2019

Centre starts registration for PM Kisan Maan-Dhan Yojana, says Minister Narendra Singh Tomar

Under the PM-KMY, a monthly pension of Rs 3,000 will be provided to eligible farmers on attaining the age of 60.

published on : 9th August 2019

BJP appoints Prakash Javadekar, Narendra Singh Tomar as poll incharges for Delhi, Haryana polls

The party also appointed its senior leaders OP Mathur and Bhupinder Yadav as poll incharges for Jharkhand and Maharashtra respectively.

published on : 9th August 2019

Centre unlikely to continue MGNREGA scheme forever: Narendra Singh Tomar

The minister also made it clear that government does not want to continue with MGNREGA forever as it is for poor.

published on : 17th July 2019

Government watchful as area sown for kharif crops shrinks

Rice, the main Kharif crop, was sown in 52.47 lakh hectares till last week, down from 68.60 lakh hectares a year ago.

published on : 8th July 2019

Unlike Congress, organisational structure already in place in our party: BJP on Rahul's resignation

Gandhi on Wednesday shared an open letter on Twitter, saying it had been an honour to serve the Congress whose values and ideals have served as the 'lifeblood of this beautiful nation'.

published on : 3rd July 2019

Centre mulling introduction of Phase III of government road scheme PMGSY

Under the first two phases, a total of 1.25 lakh km of rural roads were built across various villages in the country.

published on : 3rd July 2019

Centre sanctions Rs 7,255.5 crore to strengthen Panchayati Raj institutions

Replying to a question in the Lok Sabha, the minister said the RGSA aims at strengthening governance capabilities of PRIs.

published on : 25th June 2019

Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani discuses farmers' issues with Agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar

The discussion also focused on measures being jointly undertaken by the Union and state governments to increase agriculture productivity to improve farmer income.

published on : 15th June 2019

Agricultural minister holds review meeting; asks officials to keep strict vigil on monsoon

The minister also stressed on the need to strengthen field institutions and coordination with state governments for expanding outreach and extension to farmers.

published on : 1st June 2019
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