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Andhra Pradesh government joins hands with US varsity to give fresh lease of life to agriculture sector
Horticulture Commissioner Chiranjiv Choudhary has constituted two task-force committees for discussing and finalising the specific areas of collaboration with the University of Florida.
Agriculture Minister Somireddy Chandramohan Reddy has said that the State has registered a remarkable growth in agriculture and its allied sectors in the last three-and-half-years.
NABARD, which is an apex development financial institution, does not lend loan directly to farmers, but they lend through banks and cooperative societies.
At a time when farmers in Tamil Nadu are fighting against heavy odds to save their crops from water shortage, the Agriculture Department is initiating a slew of measures to bail them out.
St Thomas College of Engineering and Technology in Mattannur are chasing a bigger dream, a startup company of their own with a product that could revolutionise the agriculture sector.
Against the total sanctioned strength of 380 members of faculty in the state-run university, 141 posts have been lying vacant, the CAG said in a report tabled in the state assembly on April 5.
Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has directed the officials of Agriculture and Horticulture Departments to adopt best practices and technologies in the world to ensure more income to farmers.
The vegetable production in the state has increased from 6.5 lakh tonnes in 2016 and crossed 9.5 lakh metric tonnes within two years, said Agriculture Minister V S Sunil Kumar.
The district administration on Friday suspended three officials of Tiruna Primary Agriculture Cooperative Societies (PACS) in Naugaon block for their involvement in large-scale
The TDP government distributed Rs 2,075 crore to farmers towards input subsidy in the last three-and-a-half years.
Besides organisations like Acumen India and Villgro, initiatives of Central and several state governments is boosting the growth.
UNIVERSITIES, the centres of education, are unfortunately engaged in a land tussle.
Officials say orchard farmers will also be eligible for dole under Rytu Bandhu scheme.
Even as the State Government claims to have doubled the income of farmers, the monthly average income of farmers remains one of the lowest in the country at Rs 1,407 per family.
He added that instructions have been issued to the authorities concerned to take action against traders who procure the farm produce at a price less than the MSP.