Agriculture Minister S Niranjan Reddy said the decision was taken by Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao to meet the shortfall in the country’s oil production.
Tomar, briefing the Cabinet decision, said the interest subvention scheme has been amended to allow the projects for the strengthening of the APMCs within the ambit of the scheme.
The study, which establishes that monsoon precipitation is sensitive to the choice of irrigation practices in South Asia, can help plan agricultural practices in this region.
Sugarcane cultivators in Palacode are predicting a bleak season as groundwater levels have sunk alarmingly low.
The PMK on Sunday unveiled a shadow agriculture budget, suggesting 281 ideas under 75 titles to support the agrarian community in the State.
S Niranjan Reddy celebrated ‘Eruvaka Pournami’ at Allavada village of Chevella mandal in Rangareddy district, where he offered prayers to bulls and ploughed a farmer’s field to mark the occasion.
Farmers at the Singhu, Tikri and Ghazipur border points are gearing up for June 26 and they will observe it as 'Save Agriculture, Save Democracy Day', it said in a statement.
The government will introduce a separate annual budget for agriculture with the objective of increasing agricultural productivity and protecting farmers’ welfare.
Police had barricaded all roads leading to the meeting's venue in the morning and deployed a large number of personnel.
While the centre for mango cultivation is located in Kolar, the centre for pomegranate is in Bagalkot and the centre for vegetables is in Dharwad.
The revenue and district skill development department officials identified the lands and completed the acquisition process.
Criminal cases were registered against three outlets in Mahabubabad district and one in Jayashankar-Bhupalpally district for storing and selling expired seeds, fertilizers and pesticides.
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The CM further said that the share of arable lands would be increased in line with the seven promises announced during the DMK’s State-level conference in Tiruchi.
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