- Tag results for agriculture
So far, 470 mandis in 14 states have been integrated with the eNAM platform, launched in April 2016 with an aim to help farmers with better price discovery and provide facilities for smooth marketing.
The government's priority is to ensure the gains reach the farmers and the growth is visible even in the farm sector, he said at an event.
Last month, India had imposed 30 per cent import duty on chickpeas and lentils to protect domestic farmers from falling local rates in view of higher output.
The government is planning a new policy to promote organic farming in states, which will be aimed at boosting exports in the agriculture sector.
BJP MP asks Union HRD minister Prakash Javadekar to start providing education on Hindu rituals in Sanskrit schools
Virendra Singh 'Mast' has written to Javadekar that 'karmkand' has a direct link with agricultural lifestyle and starting providing education on it will boost farm growth.
The sugar sector seems to be heading back into troubled waters in 2018.
Draft document will be submitted to KCR before session begins; if implemented, Telangana will become the first state to have a “gender-based Budget”
The production of horticulture crops was reported to be a record-high of 300.6 million tonnes in 2016-17, which is five per cent higher than the previous year.
The Centre has again said no to the demand for revision of minimum support price (MSP) of paddy, evoking strong criticism from the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) and Congress.
Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited, Odisha University of Agriculture and Technology ink MoA for research on bio-fuel
After initiating the move to set up a second generation ethanol plant in Bargarh district with an investment of `750 crore, the Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited has partnered with OUAT.
The large acreage and production of rice in the state provides ample opportunities to excel in promotion of rice straw-based bio-fuel, a statement issued by the BPCL said.
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said the government has undertaken the ambitious task of doubling farmers' income by 2022 so that farming becomes sustainable.
The Vegetable and Fruit Promotion Council Kerala (VFPCK) is planning to bolster its activities by adopting latest technologies and launching new products through exclusive outlets.
The use of LED lights was banned in fishing along with the ban on the bull trawling as over-exploitation of resources beyond 12 nautical miles was affecting the catch of traditional fishermen.
The impact of cyclone Ockhi on crops so far has not been significant in Tamil Nadu, Kerala and other coastal areas, Agriculture Secretary S K Pattanayak said today.