Odisha farmers

Aparajita Sarangi tears into Odisha govt over falling farmers’ income

Bhubaneswar MP Aparajita Sarangi on Friday slammed the Odisha government over poor plight of farmers and their declining income. 

published on : 25th September 2021

Odisha shifts focus to vegetable, fruit production

State ranks 7th in production of vegetables and 11th in fruits

published on : 24th September 2021

With no eye on the field, crooks in Odisha pocket crores meant for farm equipment subsidy

Agriculture subsidy on farm implements, amounting to several crores of rupees, is being pocketed by unscrupulous elements in Odisha, thanks to absence of physical verification.

published on : 19th September 2021

Tidal waves make way into seaside villages in Odisha, submerge farmland

 Panic gripped coastal pockets of the district after high tidal waves entered seaside villages on Tuesday night causing extensive damage to agriculture land.

published on : 9th September 2021

Distress sale: Odisha farmers dump vegetables on road

Drought-like situation has affected kharif paddy output: Agitators

published on : 9th September 2021

Another farmer ends life in Odisha's Balangir, second in 4 days

Judhistir’s paddy crop failed reportedly due to dry weather conditions.

published on : 7th September 2021

Odisha farmers hit as drought looms

The monsoon season has entered its last leg and over 210 out of 314 blocks in the state have reported deficit rainfall, leaving farmers in the throes of despair.

published on : 7th September 2021

Manavbad Sangathan chief Manas arrested in Odisha's Khurda for farmer’s ‘murder’

Police said that the accused had threatened Basant claiming they had the support of ‘Guruji’ Manas Das and warned him to not lodge a police complaint. 

published on : 3rd September 2021

Drought: BJP asks Odisha govt to form task force

The BJP on Monday lashed out at the State government for its failure to keep the promise to create irrigation potential for at least 35 per cent of cultivable land in each block.

published on : 24th August 2021

BJD takes on Centre over unsettled PMFBY claims

Odisha govt has so far paid Rs 3,250.48 crore as premium

published on : 24th August 2021

Deficit rainfall, poor irrigation haunt Nabarangpur farmers 

With deficit rainfall and inadequate irrigation coverage, farmers of Nabarangpur district are staring at a drought-like situation, dreading a poor kharif crop.

published on : 22nd 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

Farmers turn to faith as drought looms in Odisha's Ganjam

Struggling to eke out a living due to the pandemic, farmers and migrant returnees of Ganjam believe the frog dance ritual, also called ‘Bengei Nacha’, would open up the skies.

published on : 9th August 2021

Middlemen strip cashew farmers of benefits in Odisha's Kendrapara

The exploitative situation has forced many farmers to abandon cashew nut farming which is otherwise a lucrative venture specially in coastal areas. 

published on : 22nd July 2021
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