As on August 30, rice area stood at 354.84 lakh hectare as against 372.42 lakh hectares in the year-ago period.
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.
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
Ashwani Mahajan, national co-convener, SJM, said Walmart “is here to exploit small traders and farmers in the country”.
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.
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.
Under the PM-KMY, a monthly pension of Rs 3,000 will be provided to eligible farmers on attaining the age of 60.
The party also appointed its senior leaders OP Mathur and Bhupinder Yadav as poll incharges for Jharkhand and Maharashtra respectively.
The minister also made it clear that government does not want to continue with MGNREGA forever as it is for poor.
Rice, the main Kharif crop, was sown in 52.47 lakh hectares till last week, down from 68.60 lakh hectares a year ago.
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'.
Under the first two phases, a total of 1.25 lakh km of rural roads were built across various villages in the country.
Replying to a question in the Lok Sabha, the minister said the RGSA aims at strengthening governance capabilities of PRIs.
The discussion also focused on measures being jointly undertaken by the Union and state governments to increase agriculture productivity to improve farmer income.
The minister also stressed on the need to strengthen field institutions and coordination with state governments for expanding outreach and extension to farmers.