Rabi season

FCI asks Telangana state to adopt Andhra, Chhattisgarh model

By following methods adopted by 2 neighbouring States, TS can resolve boiled rice procurement issue, say officials

published on : 4th May 2022

Mission Shakti drives women’s empowerment

Unknown to the trade until a couple of years back, they have now become role models for their counterparts in other states.

published on : 4th May 2022

13 per cent rise in cultivation area of paddy

A majority of the water storage points in the district have had good water levels in the last three years, which helped in getting good yield of paddy. 

published on : 30th April 2022

Koraput’s rabi purchase target: 24 lakh quintal paddy

Koraput district administration has decided to start paddy procurement for rabi season from May 27 this year. 

published on : 20th April 2022

Telangana farmers heed advice, opt for alternative crops as Rabi cultivation begins in earnest 

Farmers have been cautious about sowing paddy as of now, owing to the uncertainty in procurement due to the ongoing tussle between the State and Union governments.

published on : 24th December 2021

Don’t spare sellers of spurious farm inputs: CM to officials

The officials should create awareness among farmers on the cultivation of alternative crops instead of paddy under borewells, CM Jagan said.

published on : 7th December 2021

KCR reaches Delhi to persuade Centre to announce target for procurement of rice from rabi season

KCR is expected to meet agitating farmers, in the backdrop of his announcement of paying Rs 3 lakh to the kin of each of the 750 farmers who had died during the course of 13-month agitation.

published on : 21st November 2021

Crops covered well & high in Tiruchy district

For the second consecutive year, enrolment under Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bhima Yojana scheme for the Special Rabi Season has received a huge response from farmers in the district.

published on : 16th November 2021

Telangana Agriculture Minister Niranjan Reddy asks BJP to come clean on paddy procurement

Reddy said the Centre was not only delaying phased payment to Telangana for procuring paddy by 5-6 months, but was also not paying for the accumulated interest on debt, which was being borne by TS.

published on : 10th November 2021

Centre-Telangana standoff leaves farmers in lurch

As Union govt says it won’t buy produce in Rabi season, State advises farmers against cultivating paddy, fuelling a political slugfest

published on : 29th October 2021

Live storage in Odisha's Telengiri dam 20 per cent less this year, rabi plans look dicey

Keeping this year's deficit rainfall in view, the project authorities have been maintaining the live storage water level of the dam with rotation irrigation in the canal system.

published on : 21st October 2021

Reopen Mutyampeta sugar factory: Farmers from Jagtial district to Telangana government

The farmers staged a three-hour-long rasta roko on the road connecting Jagtial and Nizamabad, raising slogans against the State and Central governments.

published on : 13th October 2021

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

Bumper yield sparks interest in rice mills in Telangana's Karimnagar

After a manifold increase in farm yield, entrepreneurs are showing interest in establishing rice mills and have applied for government permission to set up the same in Karimnagar.

published on : 4th August 2021