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Karnataka State Budget 2017-18 presented

In 2017-18, a total amount of Rs 5080 crore will be spent for the development of the agriculture sector.

Recommended for : Karnataka Budget , Siddaramaiah , Budget 2017 , Health , Agriculture

Publish Date : Mar 16, 2017

Andhra Pradesh State Budget 2017-18 presented

The budget was presented in the newly inaugurated State Legislative Assembly at Velagapudi in Guntur district.

Recommended for : AP Budget , Budget 2017-18 , Yanamala Rama Krishnudu , Agriculture , Rural development

Publish Date : Mar 15, 2017

SBI announces Rs 6000-cr tractor loan settlement scheme

Farmers can avail the benefits of the One Time Settlement by contacting to their SBI branch. The settlement scheme will last until 31 March 2017.

Recommended for : State Bank of India , Farm loan settlement scheme , SBI , One Time Settlement scheme , Agriculture Loans , SBI’s Farm loan settlement scheme ,

Publish Date : Mar 15, 2017

Krishi Unnati Mela 2017 inaugurated in New Delhi

On this occasion, the Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare Radha Mohan Singh presented the Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay Rashtriya Krishi Vigyan Protsahan Puraskar 2016.

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Publish Date : Mar 15, 2017

Union Government launches Mission Fingerling to achieve Blue Revolution

Fish Fingerling production is the single most important critical input visualised to achieve fish production targets under the Blue Revolution.

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Publish Date : Mar 14, 2017

Centre to Launch Pilot Project on Ornamental Fisheries

The pilot project on ornamental fisheries will be implemented by National Fisheries Development Board through the Fisheries departments of states and union territories.

Recommended for : The Department of Animal Husbandry , Dairy and Fisheries , Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare , Ornamental Fisheries , National Fisheries Development Board

Publish Date : Mar 10, 2017

Haryana State Budget 2017-18 presented

The government has identified nine core areas, including agriculture and rural development, for the all round development of the State.

Recommended for : Haryana Budget , Agriculture , Rural Development , Captain Abhimanyu , General Budget 2017-18

Publish Date : Mar 6, 2017

Pests eat away 35% of total crop yield: ICAR Scientists

Chakrabarty also announced that among such pests, nematodes had recently emerged as a major threat to crops in the country and they caused loss of 60 million tonnes of crops annually.

Recommended for : Indian Council of Agricultural Research , ICAR , Nematodes , Agriculture

Publish Date : Feb 27, 2017

भारतीय कृषि उपज का 35 प्रतिशत कीटों द्वारा नष्ट: आईसीएआर वैज्ञानिक

यह घोषणा आईसीएआर के सहायक महानिदेशक (पौध संरक्षण और जैव सुरक्षा) पी के चक्रवर्ती द्वारा की गयी.

Recommended for : Indian Council of Agricultural Research , ICAR , Nematodes , Agriculture , भारतीय कृषि अनुसंधान परिषद , आईसीएआर , कृषि

Publish Date : Feb 27, 2017

Kerala: A group launches helpline number for waste management

Thiruvananthapuram-based group, Thanal launched a helpline to provide technical support to treat organic waste.

Recommended for : Thanal , Helpline Number , Waste Management , Organic Farming , Environmental Justice , Ecological Agriculture.

Publish Date : Feb 16, 2017

Union Cabinet approved establishment of Food Legumes Research Platform in Madhya Pradesh

The International Center for Agricultural Research in Dry Areas (ICARDA) will assist the Indian Government in setting up of the Food Legumes Research Platform.

Recommended for : Food Legumes Research Platform , Research institutions Madhya Pradesh , Agriculture research , food security , ICARDA

Publish Date : Feb 16, 2017

International collaboration on wheat rust can curb threat to global supplies: FAO

The FAO-supported reports have been highlighted in the journal Nature following their publication by Aarhus University and the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT).

Recommended for : Wheat Rust , FAO , United Nations , UN Food and Agricultural Organization

Publish Date : Feb 6, 2017

Budget2017: Agriculture and Rural Development

The Finance minister presented union budget on 1 February 2017. We have analyzed what is there in the budget for agriculture and rural sectors in this article.

Recommended for : Budget 2017 , Impacts on Agriculture , Budget and Rural Development , Arun Jaitley

Publish Date : Feb 2, 2017

Budget 2017 Quiz: Agriculture Sector

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented the Budget 2017-18 in the Lok Sabha. To revive the economy and protect the Indian industry from the external shocks, Jaitley announced many new initiatives. Against this backdrop, we present you with Budget 2017 Quiz for Agriculture Sector.

Recommended for : Current Affairs Quiz , Current Affair , Interactive Quiz , Competitive Quiz , Budget 2017

Publish Date : Feb 2, 2017

आम बजट 2017-18: कृषि क्षेत्र

वित्त मंत्री ने किसानों के लोन के लिए दस लाख रूपए का फंड निरधारित किया है. वर्तमान वित्तीय वर्ष में खेती 4.1 प्रतिशत की दर से बढ़ने की उम्‍मीद व्यक्त की गयी.

Recommended for : Union Budget 2017-18 , Agriculture , आम बजट 2017-18 , कृषि क्षेत्र

Publish Date : Feb 1, 2017

Union Budget 2017: Agriculture Sector

The Union Budget 2017 has identified Agriculture Sector as one of the key drivers of the economy.

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Publish Date : Feb 1, 2017

Union Cabinet approved short term market borrowing by NABARD

NABARD’s mission is to promote sustainable and equitable agriculture and rural prosperity through effective credit support, related services, institution development and other innovative initiatives.

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Publish Date : Jan 24, 2017

Nepal launches 10-year-plan to cut reliance on vegetable imports from India

In a bid to decrease reliance on imports, the Nepal government has launched a 10-year scheme to boost domestic production.

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Publish Date : Jan 24, 2017

Budget 2017: What One Can Expect for Agriculture?

Food security is an essential component of national security.  In its formative years, independent India literally lived from ship to mouth. India was dependent on wheat imports from the USA under the US Public Law 480. From that stage of apathy, India transformed herself as a net food exporter by successfully implementing initiatives under the Green Revolution.

Recommended for : Budget 2017 , Arun Jaitley , Narendra Modi , Agriclutre , Farmers welfare , Indian economy

Publish Date : Jan 20, 2017

India, Mauritius signed MoU for cooperation in cooperative sector

The MoU is a breakthrough for the Narendra Modi government. It will help India in extending its soft power in the Indian Ocean region.

Recommended for : India Mauritius relations , Indian Ocean Region , DTAA , Agriculture MoU

Publish Date : Jan 17, 2017

India, Kenya signed MoU on cooperation in agriculture and allied sectors

The agreement is a symbolic victory for the Modi Government, which has been taking pro-active steps to engage African nations in a big way.

Recommended for : India Kenya relations , India pulses problem , India Africa relation , Kenya President visited India

Publish Date : Jan 12, 2017

भारत व केन्या ने कृषि क्षेत्र में दो सहमति पत्रों पर हस्‍ताक्षर किए

भारत और केन्‍या ने रक्षा सहयोग के साथ-साथ जलाशयों के सर्वेक्षण, संचार नेटवर्क, समुद्री डकैती की रोकथाम हेतु साझा प्रयास की घोषणा की.

Recommended for : India , Kenya , MoU , cooperation in agriculture and allied sectors , भारत , केन्या , कृषि क्षेत्र , सहमति पत्र

Publish Date : Jan 12, 2017

Union Cabinet approved MoU with Kenya on agriculture and allied sectors

The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) is one of recent initiatives under taken by India to boost bilateral cooperation with Kenya.

Recommended for : India Kenya relations , MoU , cooperation in Agriculture , India Africa relations

Publish Date : Jan 6, 2017

2017 International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development

The International year aims to promote tourism’s role in sustainable economic growth, resource efficiency, employment and poverty reduction.

Recommended for : United Nations , Sustainable Development Goals , World Tourism Organisation , The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Publish Date : Jan 4, 2017

Union Government announced roadmap for early completion of PMKSY & AIBP

The road map was announced by the government in order to safeguard agriculture from natural disasters like drought and floods.

Recommended for : Irrigation , AIBP , PMKSY , Agriculture , Road map for irrigation

Publish Date : Dec 29, 2016

Global Agriculture Leadership Award 2016 awarded to Ratan Tata

Tata was conferred with the Global Agriculture Leadership Award for his transformational role in scaling Tata Group as the globally admired group during his stint of 20 years as Chairman.

Recommended for : Ratan Tata , Indian Council of Food and Agriculture , Global Agriculture Leadership Award

Publish Date : Dec 16, 2016

Union Cabinet approves MoU between India and Kyrgyzstan in field of agriculture

The time duration of the agreement can also be automatically extended for a subsequent period of five years unless and until any of the side gives written notice to terminate the agreement at least six months before its expiration.

Recommended for : Union Cabinet , MoU , India and Kyrgyzstan , field of agriculture

Publish Date : Dec 15, 2016

CM Pinarayi Vijayan launches Haritha Keralam Mission

The Mission aims at creating new development perspectives by maximum utilization of opportunities through waste management, water resources and agricultural development.

Recommended for : Haritha Keralam Mission , Kerala , K J Yesudas , Pinarayi Vijayan

Publish Date : Dec 9, 2016

India's GDP accelerated to 7.3% in Q2 of 2016-17: CSO

The agriculture sector maintained the overall growth by registering a 3.3 percent GVA growth rate in Q2 of this financial year in comparison with 2 percent in Q2 of 2015-16.

Recommended for : India's GDP , 7.3% , 7.3 percent , Quarter 2 of 2016-17 , GDP growth after demonetisation

Publish Date : Dec 1, 2016

India, Israel inked two agreements on water resource management and agriculture

The two nations also called for broadening defence ties through production and manufacturing partnerships. The 2000-year old Jewish community in India represents a thriving link to India-Israel past.

Recommended for : India , Israel , India-Israel relations , India-Israel agreements , Israeli President in India , Reuven Rivlin ,

Publish Date : Nov 16, 2016
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