ਕਪੂਰਥਲੇ ਜ਼ਿਲੇ ਦੀਆਂ ਸਾਹਿਤਕ ਅਤੇ ਸਮਾਜਕ ਜਥੇਬੰਦੀਆਂ ਵਲੋਂ ਸੰਘਰਸ਼ ਸ਼ੀਲ ਕਿਸਾਨ ਅਤੇ ਸਮੂਹਿਕ ਵਰਗਾਂ ਦੀ ਹਮਾਇਤ ਵਿੱਚ ਰੋਸ ਮਾਰਚ

December 12 2020

ਅੱਜ ਕਪੂਰਥਲਾ ਵਿਖੇ ਜ਼ਿਲੇ ਦੀਆਂ ਸਾਰੀਆਂ ਪ੍ਰਮੁੱਖ ਸਾਹਿਤਕ , ਸਭਿਆਚਾਰਕ ਅਤੇ ਸਮਾਜਕ ਜਥੇਬੰਦੀਆਂ ਵ

ਕਿਸਾਨ ਆਗੂਆਂ ਨੇ ਕਿਹਾ : ਉਹ ਗੱਲਬਾਤ ਕਰਨ ਲਈ ਤਿਆਰ ਪਰ ਕਾਨੂੰਨ ਰੱਦ ਕਰਨ ਦੀ ਮੰਗ ਤੇ ਕਾਇਮ

December 12 2020

ਤਿੰਨ ਖੇਤੀ ਕਾਨੂੰਨ ਰੱਦ ਕਰਵਾਉਣ ਲਈ ਆਰ-ਪਾਰ ਦੀ ਲੜਾਈ ਲੜਨ ਲਈ ਦਿੱਲੀ ਧਰਨੇ ਤੇ ਬੈਠੇ ਪੰਜਾਬ ਦੀਆਂ 30

ਕਿਸਾਨ ਮਜ਼ਦੂਰ ਸੰਘਰਸ਼ ਕਮੇਟੀ ਦਾ ਵੱਡਾ ਕਾਫ਼ਲਾ ਦਿੱਲੀ ਲਈ ਰਵਾਨਾ

December 12 2020

ਖੇਤੀ ਕਾਨੂੰਨਾਂ ਖ਼ਿਲਾਫ਼ ਚੱਲ ਰਹੇ ਕਿਸਾਨ ਅੰਦੋਲਨ ਨੂੰ ਹੋਰ ਮਜ਼ਬੂਤ ਕਰਨ ਦੇ ਮੰਤਵ ਨਾਲ ਕਿਸਾਨ ਮਜ਼

ਸਰਕਾਰ ਨੇ MSP ਤੇ 368.7 ਲੱਖ ਟਨ ਝੋਨਾ ਖਰੀਦਿਆ, ਕਿਸਾਨਾਂ ਨੇ ਵੀ ਕੀਤੀ 39.92 ਲੱਖ ਦੀ ਕਮਾਈ

December 12 2020

ਦੇਸ਼ ਵਿੱਚ ਕਿਸਾਨ ਅੰਦੋਲਨ ਚੱਲ ਰਿਹਾ ਹੈ। ਕਿਸਾਨ ਲਗਪਗ 16 ਦਿਨਾਂ ਤੋਂ ਦਿੱਲੀ ਦੀਆਂ ਸਰਹੱਦਾਂ ’ਤੇ

कृषि कानून के खिलाफ आप भी मैदान में, भूख हड़ताल पर बैठे छह कार्यकर्ता

December 11 2020

दिल्ली में चल रहे किसान आंदोलन के समर्थन में आम आदमी पार्टी (आप) भी कूद पड़ी है। एक कदम

Farmers shocked in Corona period, potato seed cost 40%

December 11 2020

Himachal Agriculture Department has started distributing potato seeds to the farmers of sub-division Sangrah. 800 bags will be distributed to farmers in areas like Sangrah, Nauhra Dhar, Haripur Dhar and Andheri. The pa

13 ਦਸੰਬਰ ਨੂੰ ਰਾਸ਼ਨ-ਬਿਸਤਰਿਆਂ ਨਾਲ ਦਿੱਲੀ ਜਾਣਗੇ ਰਾਜਸਥਾਨ ਦੇ ਕਿਸਾਨ

December 11 2020

ਰਾਜ ਦੇ ਕਿਸਾਨ ਅੰਦੋਲਨ ਨੂੰ ਗਤੀ ਦੇਣ ਲਈ 13 ਦਸੰਬਰ ਨੂੰ ਦਿੱਲੀ ਦ ਲਈ ਰਵਾਨਾ ਹੋਣਗੇ। ਆਲ ਇੰਡੀਆ ਕਿਸਾਨ

ਕਿਸਾਨਾਂ ਵੱਲੋਂ ਦੇਸ਼ ਭਰ ਦੇ ਰੇਲ ਮਾਰਗ ਜਾਮ ਕਰਨ ਦੀ ਚਿਤਾਵਨੀ

December 11 2020

ਤਿੰਨ ਖੇਤੀ ਕਾਨੂੰਨਾਂ ਨੂੰ ਰੱਦ ਕਰਨ ਦੀ ਆਪਣੀ ਮੰਗ ’ਤੇ ਬਜ਼ਿੱਦ ਕਿਸਾਨਾਂ ਨੇ ਅੰਦੋਲਨ ਨੂੰ ਤੇਜ਼ ਕ

ਕਿਸਾਨ ਜਥੇਬੰਦੀਆਂ ਦਾ ਕੇਂਦਰ ਨੂੰ ਸਵਾਲ: ਜਦੋਂ ਹੋਰ ਕਾਨੂੰਨ ਰੱਦ ਹੋ ਸਕਦੇ ਤਾਂ ਖੇਤੀ ਕਾਨੂੰਨ ਕਿਉਂ ਨਹੀਂ?

December 11 2020

ਕੇਂਦਰ ਤੇ ਕਿਸਾਨਾਂ ਵਿਚਾਲੇ ਖੇਤੀ ਕਾਨੂੰਨਾਂ ਨੂੰ ਲੈਕੇ ਪੇਚ ਫਸਿਆ ਹੋਇਆ ਹੈ। ਦਰਅਸਲ ਕਿਸਾਨ ਆਪਣੀਆ

ਖੇਤੀਬਾੜੀ ਮੰਤਰੀ ਦੀ ਮੋਦੀ ਨਾਲ ਮੀਟਿੰਗ, ਅੱਜ ਹੋਏਗੀ ਕਿਸਾਨ ਅੰਦੋਲਨ ਖਤਮ ਕਰਾਉਣ ਦੀ ਕੋਸ਼ਿਸ਼

December 11 2020

ਕਿਸਾਨਾਂ ਵੱਲੋਂ ਸਰਕਾਰ ਦੇ ਖੇਤੀ ਕਾਨੂੰਨਾਂ ਚ ਸੋਧ ਦੇ ਪ੍ਰਸਤਾਵ ਨੂੰ ਫਿਰ ਠੁਕਰਾ ਦਿੱਤਾ ਗਿਆ ਹੈ। ਹ

मृदा परीक्षण के आधार पर ही उर्वरक दें

December 10 2020

जवाहरलाल नेहरू कृषि विश्वविद्यालय स्थित कृषि विज्ञान केन्द्र जबलपुर में मृदा विज

ਕੰਮ ਖੇਤਾਂ ’ਚ ਤੇ ਮਨ ਦਿੱਲੀ ਮੋਰਚੇ ’ਚ

December 10 2020

ਦਿੱਲੀ ਕਿਸਾਨ ਮੋਰਚੇ ’ਚ ਆਪਣੇ ਕੰਮ-ਕਾਜ ਛੱਡ ਕੇ ਕਿਸਾਨ-ਮਜ਼ਦੂਰ ਨੈਸ਼ਨਲ ਹਾਈਵੇਅ ’ਤੇ ਡੇਰੇ ਲਾਈ ਬ

ਕਿਸਾਨ ਅੰਦੋਲਨ ਦੀ ਕਾਮਯਾਬੀ ਲਈ ਜੱਥੇ ਦਿੱਲੀ ਰਵਾਨਾ

December 10 2020

ਖੇਤੀ ਕਾਨੂੰਨਾਂ ਖ਼ਿਲਾਫ਼ ਕਿਸਾਨਾਂ ਦੇ ਹੱਕ ਵਿੱਚ ਪੂਰਾ ਦੇਸ਼ ਨਿੱਤਰਨ ਤੋਂ ਬਾਅਦ ਜਥੇਬੰਦੀਆਂ ਨੂੰ ਮ

ਖੇਤੀ ਕਾਨੂੰਨ ਰੱਦ ਕਰਵਾਉਣ ਲਈ ਡੱਟਿਆ ਅੰਨਦਾਤਾ

December 10 2020

ਖੇਤੀ ਕਾਲੇ ਕਾਨੂੰਨਾਂ ਨੂੰ ਰੱਦ ਕਰਵਾਉਣ ਲਈ ਚੱਲ ਰਹੇ ਸੰਘਰਸ਼ ਤਹਿਤ ਇੱਥੇ ਭਾਰਤੀ ਕਿਸਾਨ ਯੂਨੀਅਨ ਏਕ

ਖੇਤੀ ਕਾਨੂੰਨਾਂ ਵਾਪਸ ਨਾ ਹੋਣ ਕਰਕੇ ਅੰਦੋਲਨ ਹੋਏਗਾ ਹੋਰ ਤੇਜ਼, ਰਿਲਾਇੰਸ ਮਾਲ ਸਮੇਤ ਬੀਜੇਪੀ ਲੀਡਰਾਂ ਦਾ ਹੋਏਗਾ ਘਿਰਾਓ

December 10 2020

ਕਿਸਾਨ ਸੰਗਠਨਾਂ ਨੇ ਸਰਕਾਰ ਵੱਲੋਂ ਖੇਤੀਬਾੜੀ ਕਾਨੂੰਨਾਂ ਸਬੰਧੀ ਭੇਜੇ ਗਏ ਪ੍ਰਸਤਾਵ ਨੂੰ ਰੱਦ ਕਰ ਦਿ

ਕਿਸਾਨਾਂ ਨੇ ਸਰਕਾਰ ਦਾ ਪ੍ਰਸਤਾਵ ਠੁਕਰਾਇਆ, 12 ਦਸੰਬਰ ਲਈ ਕਰ ਦਿੱਤਾ ਵੱਡਾ ਐਲਾਨ

December 10 2020

ਤਿੰਨ ਨਵੇਂ ਖੇਤੀ ਕਾਨੂੰਨਾਂ ਨੂੰ ਰੱਦ ਕਰਨ ਦੀ ਮੰਗ ਕਰ ਰਹੀਆਂ ਕਿਸਾਨ ਜਥੇਬੰਦੀਆਂ ਨੇ ਸਰਕਾਰ ਦੇ ਪ੍ਰ

कृषि अधिकारियों ने किसानों को दी गर्मी में दलहन-तिलहन की खेती करने की सलाह

December 09 2020

कृषि विभाग के अधिकारियों ने किसानों को रबी मौसम मे धान की जगह अन्य वैकल्पिक फसलों द

सब्जियों के ‘राजा’ पर पिछेती झ़ुलसा का साया, पत्तियों पर धब्बे पड़े तो प्रभावित होगा उत्पादन

December 09 2020

सब्जियों के राजा आलू की फसल भी सर्दी अपनी चपेट में लेने लगा है। कोहरा और पाला पड़ने

ਕਿਸਾਨਾਂ ਤੇ ਕੇਂਦਰ ਵਿਚਾਲੇ ਫਸਿਆ ਪੇਚ, ਅੱਜ ਨਹੀਂ ਹੋਵੇਗੀ ਦੋਵਾਂ ਧਿਰਾਂ ਦੀ ਬੈਠਕ

December 09 2020

ਕੇਂਦਰ ਸਰਕਾਰ ਨੇ ਤਿੰਨ ਖੇਤੀ ਕਾਨੂੰਨਾਂ ਖਿਲਾਫ ਪਿਛਲੇ 13 ਦਿਨਾਂ ਤੋਂ ਕਿਸਾਨ ਦਿੱਲੀ ਦੀਆਂ ਸਰਹੱਦਾਂ

ਖੇਤੀ ਕਾਨੂੰਨਾਂ ਖਿਲਾਫ ਅੱਜ ਲਾਮਬੰਦ ਹੋਣਗੀਆਂ ਵਿਰੋਧੀ ਧਿਰਾਂ, ਰਾਸ਼ਟਰਪਤੀ ਨਾਲ ਕਰਨਗੇ ਮੁਲਾਕਾਤ

December 09 2020

ਕਿਸਾਨ ਅੰਦੋਲਨ ਨੂੰ ਲੈਕੇ ਸ਼ਰਦ ਪਵਾਰ ਸਮੇਤ ਪੰਜ ਵਿਰੋਧੀ ਨੇਤਾ ਅੱਜ ਸ਼ਾਮ ਰਾਸ਼ਟਰਪਤੀ ਰਾਮਨਾਥ ਕੋਵਿੰਦ

ਲਹਿਰਾਗਾਗਾ ਵਿੱਚ ਖੇਤੀ ਕਾਨੂੰਨਾਂ ਨੂੰ ਰੱਦ ਕਰਨ ਲਈ ਰੋਸ ਧਰਨਾ

December 09 2020

ਇਥੇ ਮੰਡੀ ਵਾਲੇ ਮੰਦਰ ਚੌਕ ’ਚ   ਭਾਰਤੀ ਕਿਸਾਨ ਯੂਨੀਅਨ ਸਿੱਧੂਪੁਰ ਦੇ ਪ੍ਰਧਾਨ ਗੁਰਲਾਲ ਸਿੰਘ

ਦਿੱਲੀ ਬੈਠੇ ਕਿਸਾਨਾਂ ਲਈ ਗੱਚਕ ਤਿਆਰ

December 09 2020

ਆੜ੍ਹਤੀ, ਕਿਸਾਨ ਤੇ ਮਜ਼ਦੂਰ ਦਾ ਨਹੁੰ ਮਾਸ ਦਾ ਰਿਸ਼ਤਾ ਹੈ ਅਤੇ ਤਿੰਨਾਂ ਤੋਂ ਬਿਨਾਂ ਖੇਤੀਬਾੜੀ ਦਾ ਧੰ

ਮੋਰਿੰਡਾ-ਚੁੰਨੀ ਚੌਕ ’ਤੇ ਧਰਨਾ

December 09 2020

ਅੱਜ ਮੋਰਿੰਡਾ ਇਲਾਕੇ ਦੇ ਕਿਸਾਨਾਂ ਨੇ ਮੋਰਿੰਡਾ-ਚੁੰਨੀ ਚੌਕ ਵਿੱਚ ਧਰਨਾ ਦਿੱਤਾ। ਇਸ ਮੌਕੇ ਸੰਬੋਧਨ

अब गन्ने की सूखी पत्तियों से बनेगी जैविक खाद, बढ़ेगी उर्वरकता शक्ति

December 08 2020

तराई में गन्ने की पत्तियों (पताई) को खेत में ही जलाने का पुराना चलन है। इससे न सिर्फ फ

ਖੇਤੀ ਕਾਨੂੰਨਾਂ ਦੇ ਖਿਲਾਫ ਕਿਸਾਨ ਅੰਦੋਲਨ ਵਿੱਚ ਸ਼ਾਮਲ ਹੋਣ ਲਈ ਆੜਤੀਆਂ ਨੇ ਕੀਤਾ ਦਿੱਲੀ ਵੱਲ ਕੂਚ

December 08 2020

ਖੇਤੀ ਕਾਨੂੰਨਾਂ ਦੇ ਖਿਲਾਫ ਦੇਸ਼ ਭਰ ਵਿੱਚ ਲਗਾਤਾਰ ਧਰਨਾ ਜਾਰੀ ਹੈ। ਇਸ ਦੇ ਚਲਦੇ ਵੱਖ ਵੱਖ ਵਰਗਾਂ ਵਲੋ

From the RSS:

  • Heavy winter rain brings hope of bumper 'first flush' crop in Bengal tea belt

    After months long dry spell, heavy showers during last week have brought smiles back in the tea belt in Bengal. Blessed with the winter time rain, the golden beverage arena is expecting year 2121 to be the fourth consecutive one to give high yield of post winter high value 'first flush' tea.
  • Rabi sowing touches new record at 67.5 million hectares

    The paddy acreage has also gone up sharply by 15.24% from last year but significantly down by more than 28% as compared to average area during this time.
  • Assam is emerging as a global hub in agricultural production: Narendra Singh Tomar

    Reiterating the central government’s commitment for boosting the agricultural sector of Assam, the Union Minister said that Assam produces 50% tea and 28% bamboo of the country. He informed that the Union Food Processing Ministry has initiated move to set up mega food park which would help in increasing farmers income and GDP of the state.
  • Govt plans to expand summer-crops area by 50%

    The union agriculture ministry will unveil strategy and planning for enhancing the yield of summer crops, also known as zaid crops, on Friday at the National Conference on Agriculture Summer Campaign.
  • NABARD projects credit potential 15.46% higher than the previous year

    The theme of the State Focus Paper 2021-22 is “Collectivization of Agricultural Produce for enhancing Farmer’s Income”. Sarbananda Sonowal, Chief Minister Assam inaugurated the State Credit Seminar 2021 and unveiled the State Focus Paper 2021-22 prepared by NABARD.
  • Tomar hails farm reforms, says farm laws revolutionary

    “The three laws enacted by the government will free farmers from all unnecessary legal bindings and help them get maximum value for their produce. Farmers will be attracted toward planting high value crops. Whenever any reform is introduced, impediments are bound to come in the way,” Tomar said.
  • India's 2020-21 sugar production till Jan 15 up by 31%, says ISMA

    India's 2020-21 sugar production till January 15 is up by 31% when compared to the same period of the previous year, said industry body Indian Sugar Mills Association (ISMA).
  • Government procures paddy worth Rs 1.06 lakh crore so far this kharif season

    The Food Corporation of India (FCI) has procured 564.17 lakh tonnes of paddy till January 16, an increase of 25.25 per cent from 450.42 lakh tonnes in the corresponding period of the previous year.
  • Paddy procurement up by 27.15%: Food ministry

    “Over the years the government has made the procurement system robust by increasing the procurement centres by 50%. In future the procurement will further improve with new technology and transparency in the system,” food minister Piyush Goyal had said on Thursday while addressing the 57th foundation day of Food Corporation of India, the apex grain procurement and distribution agency.
  • 43 million farmers have benefited from IMD forecasts: Dr. Harsh Vardhan

    The minister said India’s weather bureau is considered the fourth-best across the world, with only the US, England and Japan doing better in predictions.
  • Farm Bills passed by Indian govt have potential to represent significant step forward for agri reforms: IMF

  • Farm bills have potential to represent significant step forward for agricultural reforms in India: IMF

    There is, however, a need to strengthen the social safety net for those who might be adversely affected by the transition to the new system, Gerry Rice, Director of Communications at IMF, said at a news conference in Washington on Thursday.
  • New farm laws will leave farmers at mercy of big corporates: Trinamool Congress

    The way the Centre hurriedly passed the farm laws through an ordinance without going for a parliamentary debate clearly shows that the Union government is anti-farmer and anti-people, she told reporters here.
  • Vegetable oil imports jump 9% to 24.59 lakh tonnes in November-December

    "Import of vegetable oils during November- December 2020 is reported at 24,59,484 tonnes compared to 22,55,501 tonnes for the same period in 2019," Solvent Extractors' Association of India (SEA) said in a statement. The edible oil marketing year runs from November to October.
  • Farmers' body FAIFA asks Prime Minister Modi to withdraw bill on cigarette, tobacco

    Federation of All India Farmer Associations (FAIFA) General Secretary Murali Babu said that in the amendment bill all the provisions of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) are being given effect in full force and in some cases more than as required by FCTC.
  • Lack of storage leads to grain wastage: Ground report from Punjab

  • Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana completes 5 years of operation; govt urges farmers to take benefit of scheme

    Even during the COVID-19 lockdown period, nearly 70 lakh farmers benefitted and claims worth Rs 8,741.30 crore were transferred to the beneficiaries.
  • Will ensure unorganised poultry players get insurance: Minister Sunil Kedar

    "What I have noticed as the minister of the department is that insurance companies entertain organised players from the poultry business, but not the unorganised ones.
  • Yellow peas prices touch 100/kg on firm demand, shrinking supply

    Retail prices of yellow peas have surged to a record Rs 100 per kg owing to firm demand and dwindling supply. This happened as wholesale prices increased 15-20% in two months and fourfold in two years to about Rs 80 per kg after India banned import of the commodity.
  • To rein in price, 50% more onions may be procured

    For the current fiscal, the government had doubled the stock size to 100,000 tonnes but could not control prices, which touched more than 100 a kg during October, when there was a shortage of bulbs.
  • New farm laws impact: Reliance Retail seals rice deal with Karnataka farmers, to pay above MSP

  • Reliance seals Karnataka rice deal, to pay above MSP

    Around a fortnight ago, agents registered with Reliance signed an agreement with Swasthya Farmers Producing Company (SFPC). Though SFPC primarily trades in oil, the firm now has ventured into procurement and sale of paddy; close to 1,100 paddy farmers have registered with it.
  • After Mamata agrees to implement PM Kisan scheme, BJP promises to pay farmers arrears

    The assertion of Vijayvargiya, the BJP's West Bengal in-charge, came days after Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee indicated that she was agreeable to implement the central scheme in the state, under which farmers get Rs 6,000 a year in three equal instalments.
  • Government is committed to Rs. 1868 MSP of paddy for every quintal: Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal

    Chairing a meeting to discuss the modalities to strengthen supply chain of paddy procurement of the state, CM Sonowal asked Consumer Affairs Department to review the existing system, remove the bottlenecks and give a shape to simpler procedure for the farmers.
  • Rabi sowing rises by 2.61%: Agriculture ministry

    “There is significant rise in pulses and oilseeds area indicating a bumper crop this year. The pulses area has gone up by 4.52% while oilseeds area, mainly mustard is up by 5.15%. This is likely to reduce our dependence on imports,” said a senior agriculture ministry official.
  • All Gujarat villages to get day-time agri power supply by 2022-end

    The BJP government in the state has allocated Rs 3,500 crore to create the necessary infrastructure for this ambitious 'Kisan Suryoday Yojna' (KSY), Rupani said addressing a gathering Tilakwada town in Narmada while launching the project for 39 villages of the district.
  • Budget 2021 run-up: Green shoots galore, agri stands out in the year of the pandemic

    During the April to June 2020, agriculture was the only sector to register growth.
  • Budget 2021: A once-in-a-century chance to win back India's upset farmers

    Budget 2021-22 must re-orient expenditure in the right direction to get maximum bang for the buck.
  • Haryana government set to provide one percent market fee exemption to small traders

    The refund can be claimed by any small trader who would submit a final annual return in the market committee on the closure of a financial year, showing his total annual turnover from sale purchase of agricultural produce in Haryana was less than Rs 5 lakh in the previous year.
  • View: India’s agricultural policy, caught in a binary, needs a reset with the small farmer as centrepiece

    Not only is agriculture the single-largest employer — with nearly one in two of the Indian workforce employed in the sector — it is also the backbone of consumer demand. So, fixing the crisis is more than just resolving a vexing political problem.
  • India’s exports of basmati rice to Belgium and Netherlands soar

    Rising demand for basmati rice in these European countries has resulted in a better price realisation for farmers, mainly from the basmati rice-growing areas in Punjab and Haryana. The common variety of basmati rice, 1121 Pusa, which is mostly exported, has been fetching a 15% higher price at the farmgate from November.
  • Sugar production up 42% in Oct-Dec at 110.22 lakh tonne: ISMA

    In Maharashtra, sugar production stood at 39.86 lakh tonne during the period under review as against 16.50 lakh tonne in the year-ago period. Sugar output in Uttar Pradesh rose marginally at 33.66 lakh tonne from 33.16 lakh tonne.
  • No plans to enter contract farming, buy agricultural land: Reliance Industries

    Reliance Jio Infocomm, RIL’s telecom unit, moved the Punjab and Haryana High Court, seeking urgent action to stop destruction of its towers and infrastructure.
  • Record harvest set to soften foodgrain prices by 10-15%

    Food grain prices have already started softening while industry experts expect other commodities to follow suit with the arrival of new harvest.
  • 2020-21 rabi foodgrain output may surpass previous record: Narendra Singh Tomar

    Wheat sowing area has increased by 4 per cent so far this rabi season to 325.35 lakh hectare, while pulses acreage grew 5 per cent to 154.80 lakh hectare on better monsoon rains. The paddy coverage was down marginally to 14.83 lakh hectare so far this rabi season from 15.47 lakh hectare in the corresponding period of the previous year.
  • Govt procures paddy worth Rs 92,121 cr so far at MSP; purchase in volume terms up 25%

    The Food Corporation of India (FCI) and state agencies have purchased 487.92 lakh tonnes of paddy till December 31 as against 390.56 lakh tonnes in the corresponding period of the previous year.
  • Wheat sowing up 4% at 325.35 lakh hectare so far this rabi season

    Wheat sowing has increased by 4 per cent so far this rabi season to 325.35 lakh hectare, while pulses acreage grew 5 per cent to 154.80 lakh hectare on better monsoon rains, according to the government data.
  • Yogi govt to felicitate 100 progressive farmers in each district during 3-month long Kisan Kalyan Mission starting Jan 6

    “100 progressive farmers in each district will be selected as role models and be felicitated and their database will be prepared,” the state chief secretary RK Tiwari has said in a letter to all district magistrates.
  • Impasse over agri laws inflicting heavy blow to economies of Punjab, Haryana, and others

    Impasse over agri laws inflicting heavy blow to economies of Punjab, Haryana, and others
  • Nationwide average retail price of onions down 60% since last year: Govt

    Since December 31, 2019, when the nationwide average price was as high as Rs 100 per kg, it has fallen to Rs 40 per kg now, giving much relief to consumers, Nandan said.
  • From record food grain production to farmer protests, eventful year for growing agri sector

    Indian agriculture sector achieved record foodgrain production and registered positive growth despite the coronavirus pandemic but the massive farmers' protest at the borders of the national capital against the new farm laws overshadowed its remarkable performance this year.
  • India's protesting farmers hold key to self-reliance in edible oils

    Only the prospect of financial support will encourage farmers to switch from grain crops, with their government-set prices, to the less predictable gains of oilseeds. "We've requested the government to give that kind of support to farmers," said B. V. Mehta of industry body the Solvent Extractors Association of India (SEA).
  • Rs 3.09 crore worth sugarcane procured by mills in Muzaffarnagar: Officials

    According to District Cane Officer R D Trivedi, the eight sugar mills comprise Khatauli, Mansurpur, Tikola, Bhudhana, Morna, Khaikhedi, Titawi and Rohana.
  • Onion prices shoot up 28 percent after government announces easing on export ban

    The government had banned exports in September this year as prices were rising after a low harvest. Major buyers of Indian onions include Indonesia, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Middle East.
  • How India's grain policies have stoked FCI's debt binge

    Farmers say the new laws will shut the regulated wholesale markets they depend on to take their produce. But FCI has racked up huge debts from the purchases required to meet its role as a buyer of last resort and to supply India's food welfare program.
  • India's agriculture will prosper through new farm laws: Narendra Tomar

  • Govt procures paddy worth Rs 86,243 crore this kharif season so far at MSP

    Food Corporation of India (FCI) and other state agencies have procured 456.79 lakh tonnes of paddy till December 27 as against 366.19 lakh tonnes in the corresponding period previous year.
  • Rs 3,500 crore sugar subsidy to help sustain exports at last year's level: Crisil

    That, together with stable domestic demand, higher contribution from ethanol due to higher cane diversion for ethanol production, and increased ethanol prices, will lead to a 100-200 basis points (bps) increase in the operating margin of sugar mills to 10.5-11.5% this fiscal.
  • View: More farmer producer organisations are needed to unlock the potential of new farm bills

    MSP incentivises farmers to grow staples and the APMC enables procurement into PDS, ensuring a productivity increase in staple grains. But the system is inadequate for marketing higher value crops. Only 6% of Indian farmers benefit from the MSP, and there are few alternative value chains for quality, high-value produce.
  • PM Modi releases over Rs 18,000 crore to more than nine crore farmers under PM-KISAN scheme

    Modi released the instalment of Rs 2,000 to every farmer on the birth anniversary of former prime minister and BJP stalwart Atal Bihari Vajpayee, which is every year celebrated as "Good Governance Day" by the ruling party.