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Puducherry farmers to get free power

The Puducherry government has decided to give free electricity supply to small and other classes of farmers.

Recommended for : Puducherry government , Department of Agriculture , New Scheme , Puducherry , Farmer’s Bandh

Publish Date : Apr 27, 2017

India develops National Action Plan to combat Antimicrobial Resistance

The plan highlights the need for tackling antimicrobial resistance (AMR) across multiple sectors such as human health, animal husbandry, agriculture and environment in consideration of the “One-Health” approach.

Recommended for : National Action Plan , Antimicrobial Resistance , United Nations , UN

Publish Date : Apr 21, 2017

Tripura, Himachal Pradesh and Tamil Nadu chosen for Krishi Karman Awards 2015-16

Tripura is selected for the Krishi Karman Award 2015-16 in small category (less than 1 million tonnes). It is honoured for a commendable increase in food grain production in small category states.

Recommended for : Krishi Karman Awards , Tripura , Tamil Nadu , Himachal Pradesh , Agriculture

Publish Date : Apr 20, 2017

MoU between NSFDC & Development Commissioner (Handlooms) signed

Handlooms Sector is a part of Textile Industry, the second largest economic activity after agriculture.

Recommended for : NSFDC , Handloom , Textiles , Scheduled Cast

Publish Date : Apr 16, 2017

केन्द्रीय कृषि और किसान कल्‍याण मंत्रालय ने यूपी में आलू खरीद को मंजूरी प्रदान की

केन्द्रीय कृषि और किसान कल्‍याण मंत्रालय के अनुसार आलू की यह खरीद प्रति मीट्रिक टन 4870 रूपये की दर से की जाएगी.

Recommended for : Union Agriculture and Farmer Welfare Ministry , potato purchase , UP , केन्द्रीय कृषि और किसान कल्‍याण मंत्रालय , आलू , यूपी

Publish Date : Apr 13, 2017

Centre plans to buy 1 lakh potato from UP farmers to ease their load

The centre has planned to buy 1 lakh tonnes of potato from the farmers in UP to guard them against the drastic fall in the crop’s prices.

Recommended for : The Union Agriculture Ministry , Market Intervention Scheme , Uttar Pradesh , UP Government , The Union Ministry

Publish Date : Apr 12, 2017

Farm Loan Waiver: Good or Bad?

Now a days the farm loan waiver is in the news in India. This issue has created a discussion that whether its a good step or a bad one. We have analyzed the whole concept in this article.

Recommended for : Farmer Loan Waiver , Farm Loan Waiver , Indian Agriculture , Agricultural Problem in India

Publish Date : Apr 10, 2017

Former Punjab minister Gurdev Singh Badal passes away

Former Punjab Agriculture Minister, Gurdev Singh Badal passed away at the Dayanand Medical College and Hospital on 28 March after a prolonged illness.

Recommended for : Death , Minister Passes Away , Gurdev Singh Badal , Agriculture Minister , Parkash Singh Badal , Shiromani Akali Dal

Publish Date : Mar 28, 2017

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

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

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

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.

Recommended for : Radha Mohan Singh , Krishi Unnati Mela , Agriculture fair , Agriculture development

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.

Recommended for : Mission Fingerling , Blue Revolution , Agriculture Ministry , fish fingerling

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Recommended for : Budget 2017 , Union Budget 2017 , FM Arun Jaitley , Narendra Modi , Budget session 2017 , budget 2017 agriculture highlights

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.

Recommended for : Union Cabinet , NABARD , Agriculture , Rural development , Interest subvention

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.

Recommended for : Nepal government’s 10-year-paln , plan to boost agriculture , Nepal , Import of vegetables , India-Nepal trade ,

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
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