Kharif season

Farmers rejoice as water level in Odisha's Upper Kolab dam goes up after heavy rainfall

Fresh inflow into Upper Kolab dam has brought relief farmers and government agencies who plan irrigation facilities to the ayacut areas depending on the water level in the reservoir.

published on : 1st October 2021

Farmers stage agitation in Odisha's Jharigram over fertiliser crisis

Angered over unavailability of fertilisers during peak kharif season, scores of farmers took to the streets and staged massive agitation in Jharigam block here on Friday.

published on : 21st August 2021

Rain deficit stares at low paddy coverage in Odisha

Experts said that if the paddy cultivation target is not achieved in the kharif season, price of rice in the open market will be hiked by traders.

published on : 13th August 2021

Kharif registration: Odisha's farmers fear middlemen nexus

However, apprehensive of middlemen interference, these farmers prefer selling paddy to outsiders than government procurement agencies.  

published on : 13th August 2021

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik calls upon Centre to end fertiliser short supply   

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said a short supply of fertilisers will adversely affect agricultural production and unnecessarily invite a law and order situation in most of the districts.

published on : 1st August 2021

Odisha government's claim of chemical fertilizer shortage, false: BJP

Accusing CM Naveen Patnaik of misleading people on the fertiliser position, BJP leader Pradip Purohit said Odisha had a stock of 2.2 lakh tonnes of urea and the government has sold 92,000 tonnes.

published on : 1st August 2021

Focus more on e-cropping, complete house works on time: Jagan directs officials

Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Tuesday observed that with good rainfall, the extent of cultivation during the Kharif season will also increase.

published on : 28th July 2021

With good rains, Odisha farmers begin work for kharif season

Sources said, an average rainfall of 20mm recorded in most of the paddy and non paddy chunks in the district has been conducive for crop activities.

published on : 28th June 2021

Union Cabinet approves proposal to hike MSP by 50 per cent for 14 crops for Kharif season

Union Minister for Home Affairs Rajnath Singh said that the Wednesday decision is not an ordinary one as he had never imagined that a government could give such a hike in one go.

published on : 4th July 2018

Farmer gets Rs 4 as compensation for lost crops under Prime Minister's scheme

Farmers who paid large sums as insurance premiums ended up receiving a paltry amount as compensation.

published on : 20th September 2017