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February 08 2017

दिनांक- 8 फरवरी 2017

आज के समय में बच्चे, नौजवान सभी पिज्जा के शौकीन होते हैं। पिज्जा खाने मे

ਹੁਣ ਕੰਬਾਈਨਾਂ 'ਤੇ ਪਰਾਲੀ ਦਾ ਕਚਰਾ ਕਰਨ ਵਾਲਾ ਵਿਸ਼ੇਸ਼ ਯੰਤਰ ਲੱਗਣਗੇ

February 08 2017

ਮਿਤੀ- 8 ਫਰਵਰੀ 2017

ਚੰਡੀਗੜ੍ਹ: ਪੰਜਾਬ ਸਰਕਾਰ ਨੇ ਸੂਬੇ ਦੇ ਕੰਬਾਈਨ ਨਿਰਮਾਤਾਵਾਂ ਨੂੰ ਕੰਬਾਈਨਾਂ ਉੱਤੇ ਪਰਾਲੀ ਦ

ਕਿਸਾਨੀ ਬਚਾਉਣ ਲਈ ਨੌਜਵਾਨ ਪੀੜ੍ਹੀ ਨੂੰ ਜੋੜਨਾ ਹੋਵੇਗਾ ਦੇਸ਼ ਦੀ ਧਰਤੀ ਨਾਲ

February 07 2017

ਮਿਤੀ- 7 ਫਰਵਰੀ 2017

ਫਗਵਾੜਾ, (ਜਲੋਟਾ)—ਕਿਸਾਨੀ ਨੂੰ ਬਚਾਉਣ ਲਈ ਨੌਜਵਾਨ ਪੀੜ੍ਹੀ ਨੂੰ ਦੇਸ਼ ਦੀ ਧਰਤੀ ਨਾਲ ਦੁਬਾਰਾ

इन फलों का जूस सेहत के लिए होता है हानिकारक, बन सकते हैं घातक बीमारी के शिकार

February 07 2017

दिनांक- 7 फरवरी 2017

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मखाने में छिपा है झुर्रियां रोकने वाला चमत्कारी तत्व, रहेंगे हमेशा जवान

February 06 2017

दिनांक- 6 फरवरी 2017

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ਬਜਟ ਨੇ ਤੋੜੀ ਆਸ, ਹੁਣ ਕਿਸਾਨ ਕਿਸ ਨੂੰ ਕਰੇ ਫਰਿਆਦ, ਜਾਣੋ ਬਜਟ 'ਚ ਕੀ ਰਿਹਾ ਖਾਸ

February 04 2017

ਮਿਤੀ- 4 ਫਰਵਰੀ 2017

ਨਵੀਂ ਦਿੱਲੀ— ਵਿੱਤ ਮੰਤਰੀ ਅਰੁਣ ਜੇਤਲੀ ਦੇ ਬਜਟ ਭਾਸ਼ਣ ਦੀ ਸ਼ੁਰੂਆਤ ਕਿਸਾਨ ਤੋਂ ਹੋਈ ਅਤੇ ਅੰ

ਚੋਣਾਂ ਬਨਾਮ ਸਵਾਮੀਨਾਥਨ ਕਮਿਸ਼ਨ ਦੀਆਂ ਸਿਫ਼ਾਰਸ਼ਾਂ ਲਾਗੂ ਕਰਨਾ

February 03 2017

ਮਿਤੀ- 3 ਫਰਵਰੀ 2017

ਅਰਥ ਵਿਗਿਆਨ ਦਾ ਇਕ ਮੂਲ ਸਿਧਾਂਤ ਹੈ ਕਿ ਕਿਸੇ ਵੀ ਉਤਪਾਦਕ ਜਾਂ ਕਿਸਾਨ ਵਲੋਂ ਕਿਸੇ ਵੀ ਫ਼ਸਲ ਦੀ

ਚੋਣਾਂ ਤੋਂ ਠੀਕ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ ਅਕਾਲੀ-ਬੀਜੇਪੀ ਸਰਕਾਰ ਨੇ ਕਿਸਾਨ ਕੀਤੇ ਨਾਰਾਜ਼

February 02 2017

ਮਿਤੀ- 2 ਫਰਵਰੀ 2017

ਚੰਡੀਗੜ੍ਹ: ਚੋਣਾਂ ਤੋਂ ਠੀਕ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ ਅਕਾਲੀ-ਬੀਜੇਪੀ ਦੀ ਕੇਂਦਰ ਸਰਕਾਰ ਨੇ ਕਿਸਾਨਾਂ ਨੂੰ ਨਾ

ਬਜਟ 'ਚ ਕਿਸਾਨਾਂ ਲਈ ਕੀ ਹੈ ਖਾਸ? ਜਾਣੋ ਇਸ ਖ਼ਬਰ ਵਿੱਚ

February 02 2017

ਮਿਤੀ- 2 ਫਰਵਰੀ 2017

ਨਵੀਂ ਦਿੱਲੀ: ਸਾਲ 2022 ਤਕ ਅੰਨਦਾਤੇ ਦੀ ਆਮਦਨ ਦੁੱਗਣੀ ਕਰਨ ਲਈ ਸਰਕਾਰ ਨੇ ਅਗਲੇ ਵਿੱਤੀ ਵਰ੍ਹੇ ਲ

ਵਿੱਤ ਮੰਤਰੀ ਨੇ ਕਿਸਾਨਾਂ ਲਈ ਕੀਤੇ ਵੱਡੇ ਐਲਾਨ

February 01 2017

ਮਿਤੀ- 1 ਫਰਵਰੀ 2017

ਨਵੀਂ ਦਿੱਲੀ— ਵਿੱਤ ਮੰਤਰੀ ਨੇ ਕਿਸਾਨਾਂ ਲਈ ਵੱਡੇ ਐਲਾਨ ਕਰਦੇ ਹੋਏ ਕਿਹਾ ਕਿ ਫਸਲ ਬੀਮਾ 30 ਫੀ

ਮੋਦੀ ਦੇ ਬਜਟ 'ਚ ਕਿਸਾਨਾਂ ਲਈ ਕੀ ?

January 31 2017

ਮਿਤੀ-31 ਜਨਵਰੀ 2017

ਨਵੀਂ ਦਿੱਲੀ: ਪ੍ਰਧਾਨ ਮੰਤਰੀ ਦੀ ਯੋਜਨਾ ‘ਹਰ ਖੇਤ ਨੂੰ ਪਾਣੀ’ ਨੂੰ ਟੀਚੇ ਤੱਕ ਪਹੁੰਚਾਉਣ

ਇਹ ਕਿਸਾਨ 6 ਏਕੜ ਖੇਤ ਤੋਂ 8 ਲੱਖ ਰੁਪਏ ਕਮਾਈ ਲੈਂਦਾ

January 31 2017

ਮਿਤੀ-31 ਜਨਵਰੀ 2017

ਚੰਡੀਗੜ੍ਹ : ਹਰਿਆਣਾ ਦੇ ਕੈਥਲ ਦੇ ਬਰੋਲਾ ਦੇ ਇੱਕ ਕਿਸਾਨ ਕੁਸ਼ਲ ਪਾਲ ਦੂਸਰੇ ਕਿਸਾਨਾਂ ਲਈ ਮਿਸਾ

ਕਿਸਾਨਾਂ 'ਤੇ ਸਰਕਾਰ ਦਾ ਵਿਸ਼ੇਸ਼ ਧਿਆਨ: ਪ੍ਰਣਬ

January 31 2017

ਮਿਤੀ-31 ਜਨਵਰੀ 2017

ਨਵੀਂ ਦਿੱਲੀ— ਰਾਸ਼ਟਰਪਤੀ ਪ੍ਰਣਬ ਮੁਖਰਜੀ ਨੇ ਕਿਹਾ ਕਿ ਸਰਕਾਰ ਦੇਸ਼ ਦੇ ਕਿਸਾਨਾਂ ਦੀ ਆਰਥਿਕ

ਸੁਪਰੀਮ ਕੋਰਟ ਨੇ ਸਰਕਾਰਾਂ ਤੋਂ ਕਿਸਾਨ ਖੁਦਕੁਸ਼ੀਆਂ ਬਾਰੇ ਮੰਗਿਆ ਜਵਾਬ

January 30 2017

ਮਿਤੀ- 30 ਜਨਵਰੀ 2017

ਨਵੀਂ ਦਿੱਲੀ: ਸੁਪਰੀਮ ਕੋਰਟ ਨੇ ਕੇਂਦਰ ਸਰਕਾਰ, ਰਾਜ ਸਰਕਾਰਾਂ, ਕੇਂਦਰੀ ਸ਼ਾਸਿਤ ਪ੍ਰਦੇਸ਼ ਅਤੇ

ਪਰਾਲੀ ਸਾੜਨ 'ਤੇ ਅਸਮਾਨ ਤੋਂ ਰਹੇਗੀ ਨਜ਼ਰ

January 30 2017

ਮਿਤੀ- 30 ਜਨਵਰੀ 2017

ਚੰਡੀਗੜ੍ਹ: ਆਧੁਨਿਕ ਮੌਸਮ ਵਿਗਿਆਨ ਸਬੰਧੀ ਸੈਟੇਲਾਈਟ ਇਨਸੈੱਟ-3 ਡੀ.ਆਰ. ਹੁਣ ਖੇਤਾਂ ਵਿੱਚ ਪਰ

ਪੰਜਾਬ ਦੀਆਂ ਚੋਣਾਂ ਨੇ ਕੀਤਾ ਗੁੜ ਮਹਿੰਗਾ

January 30 2017

ਮਿਤੀ- 30 ਜਨਵਰੀ 2017

ਜਿਉਂ-ਜਿਉਂ ਚੋਣਾਂ ਦਾ ਦਿਨ ਨੇੜੇ ਆ ਰਿਹਾ ਹੈ, ਗੁੜ ਦੀ ਮੰਗ ਵੀ ਵਧ ਰਹੀ ਹੈ। ਹਾਲਤ ਇਹ ਹੈ ਕਿ ਕੁਝ

ਪੰਜਾਬ ਦੇ ਇਸ ਇਲਾਕੇ ਵਿੱਚ ਮੀਂਹ ਨੇ ਖੜ੍ਹੀ ਕਣਕ ਦਾ ਕੀਤਾ ਭਾਰੀ ਨੁਕਸਾਨ

January 30 2017

ਮਿਤੀ- 30 ਜਨਵਰੀ 2017

ਬਰਸਾਤ ਨਾਲ ਵੱਡੇ ਪੱਧਰ ਉੱਤੇ ਹੋਈ ਗੜੇਮਾਰੀ ਨੇ ਕਿਸਾਨਾਂ ਦੀਆਂ ਹਜ਼ਾਰਾਂ ਏਕੜ ਖੜੀਆਂ ਫ਼ਸਲਾਂ

ਕਮਰਸ਼ੀਅਲ ਤੇ ਨਿੱਜੀ ਬੈਂਕਾਂ ਤੋਂ ਲਈਆਂ ਕਿਸਾਨੀ ਲਿਮਟਾਂ ਦਾ ਵਿਆਜ ਕਿਉਂ ਨਹੀਂ ਮੁਆਫ?

January 26 2017

ਮਿਤੀ- 26 ਜਨਵਰੀ 2017

ਜ਼ੀਰਾ/ਫਿਰੋਜ਼ਪੁਰ (ਅਕਾਲੀਆਂ ਵਾਲਾ) - ਦੇਸ਼ ਦੇ ਕਿਸਾਨਾਂ ਨੂੰ ਨੋਟਬੰਦੀ ਕਾਰਨ ਹੋਈਆਂ ਪ੍ਰੇਸ਼ਾਨੀ

ਬਾਸਮਤੀ ਦੇ ਭਾਅ ਚੜ੍ਹੇ ਅਸਮਾਨੀ

January 26 2017

ਮਿਤੀ- 25 ਜਨਵਰੀ 2017

ਚੰਡੀਗੜ੍ਹ: ਦੇਸ਼ ਵਿੱਚ ਬਾਸਮਤੀ ਚਾਵਲ ਦੇ ਘੱਟ ਉਤਪਾਦਨ ਤੇ ਹਾਲ ਦੇ ਦਿਨਾਂ ਵਿੱਚ ਨਿਰਯਾਤ ਮੰਗ

ਇਸ ਵਾਰ ਦੇ ਬਜਟ ਦਾ ਮੁੱਖ ਫੋਕਸ ਖੇਤੀਬਾੜੀ 'ਤੇ ਹੋਵੇ

January 25 2017

ਮਿਤੀ- 25 ਜਨਵਰੀ 2017

ਪਿਛਲੇ ਹਫਤੇ ਵਿੱਤ ਮੰਤਰਾਲੇ ਵਲੋਂ ਕਰਵਾਏ ਗਏ ਇਕ ਟਵਿਟਰ ਵੋਟ ਸਰਵੇਖਣ 'ਚ 21400 ਲੋਕਾਂ ਨੇ ਆਪਣੀ

ਜਿਹੜੇ ਕਿਸਾਨਾਂ ਘਰ ਟਾਇਲਟ ਨਹੀਂ ਉਨ੍ਹਾਂ ਤੋਂ ਨਹੀਂ ਖਰੀਦੀ ਜਾਵੇਗੀ ਕਣਕ

January 25 2017

ਮਿਤੀ- 25 ਜਨਵਰੀ 2017

ਸ਼ਿਓਪੁਰ—ਜਿਨ੍ਹਾਂ ਕਿਸਾਨਾਂ ਦੇ ਘਰਾਂ 'ਚ ਟਾਇਲਟ ਨਹੀਂ ਅਤੇ ਜੋ ਖੁੱਲ੍ਹੇ 'ਚ ਟਾਇਲਟ ਕਰਨ ਜਾ

ਕਿਸਾਨਾਂ ਦੇ ਕਰਜ਼ੇ ਦਾ ਦੋ ਮਹੀਨੇ ਦਾ ਵਿਆਜ ਮੁਆਫ਼

January 25 2017

ਮਿਤੀ-25 ਜਨਵਰੀ 2017

ਚੰਡੀਗੜ੍ਹ :ਨੋਟਬੰਦੀ ਤੋਂ ਪੀੜਤ ਕਿਸਾਨਾਂ ਨੂੰ ਰਾਹਤ ਦਿੰਦਿਆਂ ਕੇਂਦਰ ਸਰਕਾਰ ਨੇ ਨਵੰਬਰ-ਦਸੰ

ਮੋਦੀ ਸਰਕਾਰ ਦਾ ਵੱਡਾ ਐਲਾਨ: ਕਿਸਾਨਾਂ ਦੇ ਕਰੋੜਾਂ ਦੇ ਕਰਜ਼ੇ ਕੀਤੇ ਮੁਆਫ

January 24 2017

ਨਵੀਂ ਦਿੱਲੀ—ਕੇਂਦਰ ਦੀ ਨਰਿੰਦਰ ਮੋਦੀ ਦੀ ਅਗਵਾਈ ਵਾਲੀ ਸਰਕਾਰ ਨੇ ਇਕ ਵੱਡਾ ਐਲਾਨ ਕਰਦਿਆਂ ਦੇਸ਼ ਦੇ ਕਿਸਾਨਾਂ ਦੇ

ਕਣਕ ਤੇ ਜੌਆਂ ਵਿੱਚ ਕੀੜੇ-ਮਕੌੜਿਆਂ ਦੀ ਰੋਕਥਾਮ

January 23 2017

ਪੰਜਾਬ ਵਿੱਚ ਕਣਕ ਹਾੜ੍ਹੀ ਦੀ ਮੁੱਖ ਫ਼ਸਲ ਹੈ। ਕਣਕ ਦੀ ਫ਼ਸਲ ਨੇ ਦੇਸ਼ ਦੀ ਆਰਥਿਕ ਤਰੱਕੀ ਵਿੱਚ ਅਹਿਮ ਯੋਗਦਾਨ ਪਾਇਆ ਹੈ

ਹਾੜ੍ਹੀ ਦੀਆਂ ਫ਼ਸਲਾਂ ’ਚ ਗੰਧਕ ਦੀ ਘਾਟ ਦਾ ਹੱਲ

January 23 2017

ਕਿਸੇ ਵੀ ਫ਼ਸਲ ਦੇ ਸਹੀ ਵਾਧੇ ਤੇ ਵਿਕਾਸ ਲਈ 17 ਤੱਤਾਂ ਦੀ ਲੋੜ ਪੈਂਦੀ ਹੈ। ਇਨ੍ਹਾਂ ਤੱਤਾਂ ਨੂੰ ਵੱਡੇ ਤੱਤ- ਨਾਈਟ੍ਰੋਜ

From the RSS:

  • LEAF to enable Rs 500 crore credit to marginalised tribal farmers to tide over COVID-19 crisis

    LEAF, an integrated agri-service provider, said it is aligning with new-age financial technology non-banking financial companies (NBFC) to funnel in the much-needed organised credit for the marginalised farmers.
  • Multiples, CPPIB and Jhunjhunwala’s RARE to buy Cadila’s Animal Health biz for Rs 2921 crores

    The consortium, through an SPV controlled by them, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Animal Healthcare Established Markets Undertaking focused on India and certain other countries, the company said in a statement.
  • Covid fallout: Basmati orders dwindle over rising freight rates

    “Hardly any new orders are coming from the overseas markets. Unless the Covid situation improves in the country, we do not see good movement of basmati rice to the global markets,” Nathi Ram Gupta, president of All India Rice Exporters’ Association (AIREA), told ET.
  • Government disburses 42% more money to wheat farmers this year

    The government has set a target of procuring 42.7 million tonne of wheat, of which around 80% purchase has already been made with still more than a month to go before the procurement season ends on June 30.
  • Assam tea workers want new chief minister to speed up Covid testing, vaccination

    There are around 10 lakh workers engaged in Assam’s gardens that produce 700-750 million kilograms of black tea annually. The producers are worried that if Covid spreads rapidly, as is being seen elsewhere in the country, then things may go out of control.
  • Govt expects edible oil prices to cool off with release of imported stock

    According to the government data, retail prices of edible oils have shot up by 55.55 per cent in over a year and are adding to the woes of consumers already reeling under the economic distress induced by the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Area of summer crops expands by 21.58%

    “Like last year, the agriculture is growing steadily during Covid-19 pandemic. The focus is on increasing pulses and oilseeds production and we are on the right path,” said a senior agriculture ministry official.
  • Covid induced weekend lockdowns hit poultry industry

    Prices too, with higher supplies and low demand. “Live birds, which were selling at Rs 90-95 per kg has now dropped to Rs 40 -Rs 45 per kg in the southern states. In western India, the price may be around Rs 45 – Rs 50 per kg whereas in northern India it is hovering around Rs 50-Rs 55 per kg,” Soundarajan said.
  • Possibility of sharp rise in wages threatens prospects of tea companies in Assam: ICRA

    As per the notification issued by the Assam govt on Feb 23, it notified an interim enhancement of wages for tea plantation workers by Rs. 50 per day. However, the wage rate hike was stayed by the Gauhati High Court while hearing a petition filed by the Indian Tea Association and several other bulk tea companies.
  • Food processing ministry rolls out EOI for PLI scheme

    The incentive will be 6-10% on first year and 4-8% on sixth year on incremental sale. Base year for calculation of incremental sales would be 2019-20 for the first 4 years and for subsequent two years, it would shift to 2021-22 and 2022-23, respectively.
  • Wheat procurement increases over 70% to 292 lakh tonnes this marketing season, so far

    This year, Haryana and Punjab switched from indirect payment of MSP to direct online transfers to farmers' bank accounts following a central government direction.
  • Unseasonal rain might halt agricultural activities over east and central India, IMD says

    "Thunderstorm with lightning/hail/gusty winds/ squall [likely] over Sub- Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim, Jharkhand and Bihar on 30th April; Odisha on 30th April and 01st May; Gangetic West Bengal, Madhya Maharashtra and Marathwada during 30th April-02nd May and Vidarbha and Telangana on 01st May," said a notice by the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Friday.
  • Government sets food grain output target at record 307.31 million tonnes

    As per the target set up at the kharif conference on Friday, the production of rice has been set up at 121.1 million tonnes while the output of wheat has been estimated at 110 million tonnes. The production of coarse grains like maize, millers and bajra has been set up at 51.21 million tonnes while output of pulses has been estimated at 25 million tonnes.
  • Amid coronavirus chaos and protests, India's farmers eye record wheat crop

    India's farmers are on track to gather a record 109 million tonnes this year, posing more headaches for a government that some experts say underestimated the strength of rural anger.
  • Over 14,400 ha area in Andaman & Nicobar becomes first large territory to get organic certification

    After Andaman and Nicobar (A&N) Islands, Lakshadweep and Ladakh are proactively taking steps for the transformation of their traditional organic areas to certified organic, it said.
  • Fertiliser consumption likely to rise 10% on higher acreage post bumper rabi harvest

    “The government has directed fertiliser makers to sell non-urea fertilisers like DAP, MoP and NPK at existing rates till the stock ends. Thereafter if prices rise steeply, consumption will fall and so would the production,” said another senior agriculture ministry official.
  • Punjab farmers received Rs 8,180 crore MSP payment via DBT this year: Centre

    Currently, wheat procurement is in full swing in Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh. "About Rs 8,180 crore has already been transferred directly into Punjab farmers' account," the ministry said in a statement.
  • Wholesalers stay away due to curfews, mango orchard owners and co-ops sell Alphonsos online

    Many orchard owners started selling mangoes online last year – after the first wave of Covid-19 hit the country in February and a nation-wide lockdown was announced in March.
  • Centre coordinates with states to ensure undisrupted farm activities

    The agriculture ministry is coordinating with the state governments to facilitate and ensure that harvesting and allied activities are not disrupted due to the pandemic, a senior official told ET.
  • Over 81% wheat area harvested; pulses & oilseeds harvest over amid pandemic: Government

    Farmers are harvesting rabi (winter) crops sown in the 2020-21 crop year (July-June). Wheat is the main rabi crop. Releasing the latest data, the Agriculture Ministry said: "As a result of the proactive steps taken, harvesting of rabi crops is on schedule and timely procurement is also being ensured for the benefit of the farmers."
  • Acreage of summer crops rises by 21.58 %

    “Despite the surge in Covid-19 cases, the area has increased to 12.75 lakh hectares from last year’s coverage of 6.45 lakh hectares. The rise has been reported mainly from Odisha, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal and Gujarat,” said a senior agriculture ministry official.
  • Lockdown, covid surge may dampen demand, fear tea growers and traders

    “As of now, things are normal, but the way the Covid cases are going up in northern and western parts of the country every day, we are worried,” Azam Monem, director of McLeod Russel India, told ET. “Lockdowns and stricter restrictions have been put in place by many of the states. If the number surges and if there is longer duration of lockdowns, the movement of tea will slow down.
  • Farm exports could grow 20% in 2021-22, say exporters

    “The export pipeline looks healthy and the trend is positive. Besides the traditional large markets, we are seeing traction and new opportunities in Africa, the Middle East and SouthEast Asia,” said M Angamuthu, chairman, Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA).
  • Crop outlook for the Tea Industry looks bleak: Tea Association of India

    TAI said, “After the aftermath of a prolonged period of lockdown and losing around 140 MKgs of Made Tea in the year 2020, the Tea industry in North India was hopeful for a fresh start in the year 2021. The situation has worsened due to the recent hailstorm in the Tea growing regions of North Bengal."
  • Essential agri commodities exports up 18% in Apr-Feb

    The commodities which posted significant positive growth in exports were wheat, non basmati rice, soya meal, spices, sugar, raw cotton, fresh and processed vegetables and alcoholic beverages.
  • Farm exports up 16.88 per cent in Apr-Feb FY21

    Similarly, imports of agriculture and allied commodities increased by 3 per cent to Rs 1,41,034 crore during April-February period of 2020-21 from 1,37,014 crore in the year-ago period.
  • Less than four percent Indian farmers adopted sustainable agricultural practices, says study

    The study, supported by the Food and Land Use Coalition (FOLU), found that scaling up sustainable agriculture would be critical to improve farm incomes and bolster India's nutrition security in a climate-constrained future. States such as Andhra Pradesh and Sikkim have already taken a lead in sustainable agriculture.
  • Labour shortage spooks rice farmers, potato traders in West Bengal

    Similarly, the potato trade in Gangetic West Bengal is also worried about the availability of labour from the first week of May to unload potatoes from the cold storages to help meet the requirement of the domestic markets until the arrival of the next season's crop in December.
  • India's y-o-y export of oilmeal jumps 82% in March 2021

    The overall export of oilmeals during April 2020 to March 2021 increased sharply and provisionally reported at 3,680,084 tons compared to 2,433,617 tons during the same period of previous year i.e. up by 51%, a release issued by Solvent Extractors Association (SEA) said.
  • Disruption in sugar supply chain likely to be minimal due to night curfew, lockdown: ISMA

    Sugar exports were at 2.97 million tonne till March of this season, against the mandatory quota of 6 million tonne set for the current year, it added.
  • Govt inks MoU with Microsoft to provide post-harvest solutions to farmers

    As per the memorandum of understanding (MoU), Microsoft through its local partner CropData will leverage master database of farmers to address challenges of individual or group of farmers. “The government has a verified database of more than 50 million farmers along with their land records,” a senior agriculture ministry official said.
  • Agriculture Ministry inks pack with Microsoft for a pilot project to boost farmers' income

    The minister said modern technology will help in making the agriculture sector profitable and also attracting youth towards farming.
  • India allows additional 3,675 tonnes of sugar export to UK under concessional duty quota

    "The additional quantity of 3,675.13 tonne of raw/refined sugar to be exported to UK under TRQ up to September 30 this year is notified," Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) said in a public notice.
  • Rural economic growth momentum is sustainable, says NABARD Chairman GR Chintala

    Agriculture - which works year round - never stopped, and we had confidence - even then - despite the pandemic and lockdowns that the sector is going to perform very well, says Chintala.
  • Deutsche Bank to lend Rs 600 crore to NCDC

    Agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar, who presided over the ceremony, said that association with the German bank will go a long way in promoting farm sector innovations in the country.
  • Atal Innovation Mission, Bayer collaborate to work on healthcare, agri innovations

    Under the SOI, Bayer will collaborate with AIM to support their current and future programs and foster innovation and entrepreneurship across the agriculture and healthcare sectors.
  • eSaNTA platform for marine products to empower farmers: Piyush Goyal

    The minister suggested that the Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) should have a rating system for both buyers and sellers on the portal as one can see the ratings and take decisions accordingly.
  • Wheat procurement gains pace, 3 million tonnes purchased so far

    According to reports of Food Corporation of India, the central agency which procures and distributes food grains, Haryana with procurement of 14.67 lakh tonnes lead the tally followed by Madhya Pradesh (11.92 lakh tonnes) and Uttar Pradesh (97,562 tonnes).
  • India exports 2.49 million tonne of sugar so far, maximum to Indonesia: AISTA

    Mills have contracted to export 3.33 million tonnes of sugar so far as against the 6 million tonnes quota assigned by the food ministry, All India Sugar Trade Association (AISTA) said in a statement.
  • Area under summer crops up by 16.4% from last year

    “Due to intermittent rains during this period, the moisture content in the soil is suitable for the growth of crops. We expect a good harvest as the water in major reservoirs across the country is around 21% more than the average of last ten years,” said an agriculture ministry official, who did not wish to be identified.
  • Demand for fruits, veggies stable in Maharashtra

    Unlike last year when the sale of pulses, rice, flour and other essential food items had more than doubled in April 2020 as retail household consumers had resorted to stocking and panic buying, the demand this April is tepid.
  • Poultry prices up by more than 50% in a year as animal feed drives up costs

    While the price of the key ingredient in poultry feed has increased 82% in a year, the jump has been sharper in the past one month, when it has risen 28%. Poultry has become costlier by 32% in a month. Soya meal, which is obtained after crushing the soyabean, is used in animal feed. High-protein soya meal is now selling at Rs 67 per kg, compared with around Rs 52 at the beginning of March.
  • Farm input cost set to rise with increase in fertiliser prices

    Similarly, the price of NPK will range from Rs 1500-1800 a bag - a rise of almost 50% from earlier price tag. Other companies have also announced rise in fertiliser prices.
  • Nabard balance sheet grows 24% to Rs 6.57 lakh crore in FY21

    The growth in business was helped by various schemes announced by the government, rejigging of processes and products done by the institution and also as it encouraged clients, institutions and state governments to avail the benefits of the schemes as much as possible for faster developments, Nabard Chairman said.
  • Government to regulate unorganised biostimulant industry

    “Now biostimulants will have to be first registered with the government and will have to prove efficacy before hitting the market. Proper labelling will have to be done including name of manufacturers, ingredients and expiry date,” said a senior agriculture ministry official, who did not wish to be identified.
  • RBI clears over Rs 21,000 cr towards CCL for wheat procurement in Punjab

    The release of the CCL would facilitate the state government in making timely payments to farmers against purchases of food grains in the current season, which would begin from April 10 and culminate on May 31, the statement said.
  • Government ropes in Quality Council for grain management

    “QCI will review and upgrade existing standards' system to introduce the best global practices to bring end-to-end digitisation and traceability. Quality management at every level is mandatory to ensure that 67% of the population which buy subsidised ration gets nutritious quality food.”
  • Government gives nod to 422 ethanol projects, likely to attract investment of Rs 41,000 crore

    He said that the surge in ethanol-based projects is due to the government’s recent announcement to extend subsidised credit facilities to grain-based distilleries also. The government provides interest subvention of 6% or half the interest rate charged by the banks for five years, including a one-year moratorium.
  • PLI for food processing sector to boost domestic manufacturing, exports: TPCI

    Trade Promotion Council of India founder Chairman Mohit Singla said that the scheme will go a long way and prove to be a milestone in Indian brands reaching global shelves quickly.
  • Wheat procurement rolled out, govt buys 78,000 tonnes in a fortnight

    “This year we have set a target of procuring 42.73 million tonnes of wheat with Madhya Pradesh to contribute the maximum 13.5 million tonnes followed by Punjab (13 million tonnes), Haryana (8 million tonnes) and Uttar Pradesh (5.5 million tonnes). Last year we had bought million tonnes benefitting 4.33 million farmers,” said a food ministry official.