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Around 5000 farmers who have been engaged in tomato cultivation in villages of Petlawad block of Jhabua district have decided not to export their produce to Pakistan in the wake of the Pulwama attack.
Jobless growth, rural indebtedness, urban chaos have made aspirational youth restless: Manmohan Singh
The former Prime Minister said knee-jerk reactions and off-the-cuff announcements of grandiose schemes and unproductive projects have manifestly failed to uplift the economy to its potential.
The President honoured farmers with the 'Kisaan Ratna' and the 'Krishi Ratna' awards and said that the people and the government of Haryana were making efforts for the overall development of the state
Chowkidar waived-off massive loans of industrialist friends, we did for farmers: Rahul Gandhi in Chattisgarh
Bastar visit was his third to Chhattisgarh after the Congress party returned to power in the state after 15 years.
Vietnam pepper attracts a duty tariff of 51 per cent. But by claiming the pepper to of Sri Lanka origin, the importer pays only 8 per cent.
On an average around fifty percent farmers living in hamlets close to the naxal epicentre of the four districts in south Bastar reportedly couldn't access the paddy procurement centres.
The farmers belonging to villages including Mitalam, Bairapalli, Banderapalli, Vannianathapuram and Abigiripattarai say that hundreds of goats have died due to infection.
The Agriculture department is designated as the State nodal department for coordinating the scheme with the Central government and receipt of funds from the Union government.
The lack of government support for the millet crop has led to an overturn in sowing practices of the region in the last decade.
The Congress chief said the candidate selection process should be more inclusive and participation of maximum party stakeholders and workers should be ensured.
It is after a gap of three years that the government has raised milk subsidy.
While welcoming the new schemes of the state government, they say that the initiatives are too little compared to the problems faced by farmers on a daily basis.
The government would form 2,000 Farmers Producers Groups and 100 Farmer Producer Organisations (FPOs), with a financial allocation of Rs 100.42 crore.
The farmers, particularly those who were severely affected by Cyclone Gaja, were expecting a waiver of farm loans availed through cooperative societies.
The government is likely to make special announcements for farmers affected by Cyclone Gaja and agrarian families facing a drought-like situation in several parts of the State.