Farmers, however, say the seeds distributed do not match their expectations of returning a high yield, being pest resistant, among others.
Tax payees, farmer families holding higher posts, state or Central staff are considered ineligible
Former additional secretary, agriculture, Dr GK Vasanth Kumar said, “For students, it is hands-on work experience and interaction with farmers."
The agriculture minister, who had been "raising his voice in favour of farmers", decided to put in his papers so that "the rift does not deepen".
A representative of the APMC Yesvantpur yard explains that the fee levied on every transaction made proves to be a burden for the consumers.
Vice president of Federation of Karnataka Chambers of Commerce and Industry, Ramesh Chandra Lahoti, also a prominent trader at the city’s APMC, told TNIE,
India's rice production could fall by 10-12 million tonnes during the Kharif season this year due to a fall in paddy sowing area, Food Secretary Sudhanshu Pandey had said earlier this month.
Prices of most food items have been on a steady rise since the last quarter of 2021 and reached a new record high in August 2022, with the year-on-year food inflation rate at nearly 94 per cent.
The planting material of the Bajra Napier hybrid ‘Susthira’ released by KAU was distributed to the farmers during the event.
Adjourning the case hearing to September 14, the bench observed that there is a need to strike a balance between public interest and agriculture research.
An official release here said the 11 integrated agriculture extension centres are at Kattankulathur, Thiruporur and Thirukazhukundram (Chengalpattu district),
Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Minister Ranendra Pratap Swain took stock of the crop situation in the State at a meeting here on Monday.
However, with excess rainfall in July and August, the area covered under kharif crops this year has been 33,000 hectare more than last year.
The wheat crop decline is likely to have been caused by a heatwave that resulted in shrivelled grains in the northern states of Punjab and Haryana.
Gadkari told the industry that the government has decided to launch flex-fuel engines in the country.
The Commission has flagged Nababharat Shiksha Parishad in Rourkela and North Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology in Baripada as fake universities.
The agitating students alleged that due to the de-affiliation, they will not get scholarships from ICAR anymore.
Leaders and representatives of the Farmers’ Associations from 25 States are studying and examining the progress made in the agriculture and irrigation sectors at the field level in Telangana.
The Minister emphasised on intensifying pest control measures in the affected areas and vaccination of domestic animals by organising special camps.
“Opening of schools, hospitals, providing employment to youth, equal rights to women and fair price to farmers are needed to make India number,” he said at a mega event at Talkatora Stadium in Delhi.