Top 10 Chilli Varieties in India

The first thought that appears in our head, often when we speak about Indian cuisine, is the Indian spices, which is mostly the effect of chillies. India has nearly ten chilly varieties.  Besides adding a flavour to our palates; chillies have other impressive advantages for our wellbeing. They help the digestive system, foster a healthier heart, alleviate […]

Most Profitable Cash Crops: Farmers can grow these Crops to get High Profits in Return

The objective of this article is to give a list of cash crops farming business ideas to small farm owners and those who are new in the world of agriculture. Commercial cash crop farming is a year-round profitable farming process. Techniques may vary from one farmer to another, and one place to another, but basic is […]

Union Agriculture Minister Launches NAFED’s Honey FPO Program

Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar launched five Farmer Producer Organisations (FPOs) for producing honey which will be set up with the help of NAFED in East Champaran (Bihar), Morena (Madhya Pradesh), Bharatpur (Rajasthan), Mathura (Uttar Pradesh) and Sunderbans (West Bengal).  The inauguration programme was hosted online and attended by the new Honey FPOs, farmers and FPOs from various parts of the nation.   Tomar said, […]

Bihar Beej Anudan Yojana-Buy quality seeds

Good quality seed is important for good crop yield. Some farmers afford to buy good quality seeds but there are many others who cannot buy it due to financial issues. Hence, to help these farmers, the Bihar government has launched a special scheme known as Bihar Beej Anudan yojana.  It is important to mention that Bihar Beej Anudan Yojana is being […]

Agri Ministry gives nod to subsidized loans worth Rs 3,971.31 crore for micro-irrigation projects

The Union Agriculture Ministry has given nod for subsidised loans worth Rs 3,971.31 crore for implementing micro-irrigation projects, and a maximum loan of Rs. 1357.93 crore has been approved for Tamil Nadu.   The interest subvented loans are being offered under Micro Irrigation Fund (MIF) created with National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) for implementing micro-irrigation […]

ICAR working to bring Agri Education in line with the vision of National Education Policy

India is an agrarian country where half of its population still depend on agriculture as the primary source of income. Keeping this thing in mind, Indian Council of Agriculture Research (ICAR) recently announced that it has formed a six-member committee headed by Dr Tej Pratap, Vice Chancellor of the G B Pant University of Agriculture […]

Nirmala announces Rs 65,000 crore fertilizer subsidy for farmers

Just two days prior to Diwali, Union Finance Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday (12 November 2020) has announced a Rs 65,000-crore fertilizer subsidy for the farmers in India as part of her stimulus package to boost the economy.  Sitharaman said Rs 65,000 crore is being offered to ensure sufficient availability of fertilizers to the growers […]

Secha Samadhan App, launched by Odisha Government for Farmers

Chief Minister of Odisha, Naveen Patnaik on 9 November, 2020 launched “Secha Samadhan”, a bilingual portable application for mobile phones, which will help in addressing the water and irrigation issues confronted by the farmers without visiting the concerned departments and offices. He additionally launched four more online administrations and services to determine the issue of water […]

PM Kisan Yojana: It is mandatory for the Farmers to give these details.

Central government has recently announced to send Rs. 2000 to the bank account of farmers under its biggest agriculture scheme known as Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana or PM-Kisan. Moreover, the seventh installment of Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi scheme will start from December 1. That is, after 25 days, the central government will […]

PM Modi inaugurates several projects in Varanasi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated as well as laid the foundation stone of many development projects in Varanasi yesterday (9 November 2020) through video conference. Modi has launched 16 schemes worth Rs 220 crore and said that the work has already started on 14 schemes worth Rs 400 crore in Varanasi. The projects inaugurated […]