हरियाणा सरकार ने गन्ना किसानों को दी बड़ी राहत, गन्ने के भाव ₹10 प्रति क्विंटल बढ़ाए

हरियाणा (Haryana) के मुख्यमंत्री मनोहर लाल (Chief Minister Manohar Lal) ने प्रदेश के गन्ना किसानों (Sugarcane farmers) को राहत दी है. मुख्यमंत्री ने गन्ने की फसल के दाम (Price) में प्रति क्विंटल 10 रुपये की बढ़ोत्तरी की है. साथ ही किसानों (Farmers) को कई तरह की  सहूलियतें दीं है. मुख्यमंत्री ने रबी की फसल बुआई सीजन […]

Telangana minister launches tribal women-owned food processing unit

Allola Indrakaran Reddy, Minister for Endowment, Law, Forest and Environment, Telangana, inaugurated a tribal women-run food processing unit in Utnoor in Adilabad district on Monday (November 2,). The Komaram Bheem Peanut Chikki Industries that the minister opened is wholly owned by first-generation tribal entrepreneurs. The unit will supply to government nutrition programs and anganwadis in the tribal region. […]

Godrej Agrovet launches ‘high yielding’ oil palm saplings

Edible Oil Yielding Plant Godrej Agrovet’s Oil Palm Plantation business has launched a new superior high yielding Oil Palm sapling raised out of semi clonal seeds sourced from Malaysia. These saplings were distributed to the farmers under the Godrej Agrovet factory zone in the West Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh.  Oil Palm is the most productive edible oil yielding plant in the world and plays a vital […]

Onion and potato prices hit the roof in festive season

Despite being the Navaratra season, onion prices have gone up to Rs 70 per kg in the retail market. The price of potato is also increasing. It is being sold at Rs 50-60 per kg in retail. The supply of onions at the Azadpur wholesale market has been hit because of the rain in the […]

PM Kisan Samman Nidhi: ये लोग नहीं उठा सकते हैं इस स्कीम का लाभ, जानें क्या है नियम

प्रधानमंत्री किसान सम्मान निधि (PM Kisan Samman Nidhi) योजना शुरुआत के समय से ही देश के अन्नदाताओं के बीच काफी लोकप्रिय है। इस योजना के तहत सरकार देश के किसानों को हर साल तीन बराबर किस्त में 6,000 रुपये हस्तांतरित करती है। इस योजना का लक्ष्य देश के आम किसानों की आय में वृद्धि करना […]

Cultivation of heeng begins in India, for the very first time

Heeng, or asafoetida is a key ingredient, available in every kitchen across India. It is used to add taste and fragrance in many dishes. It sometimes replaced by garlic in Indian kitchens during fast or spiritual reasons. It is known for its many medicinal properties as well — often used by naturopaths to treat kidney […]

Celebrated “Rashtriya Mahila Kisan Diwas” on 15 Oct

Rashtriya Mahila Kisan Diwas celebrated to acknowledge the contribution of women farmers in various aspects of agriculture. It was decided in 2016 that 15 Oct will be celebrated as “Rashtriya Mahila Kisan Diwas” by Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year Rashtriya Mahila Kisan Diwas was organized through video conferencing […]

Three ordinances and a protest: Why farmers in Haryana and Punjab are angry

These protests, preceded by sit-ins across Punjab, are expected to gather steam after September 14, when Parliament convenes for the Monsoon Session. On Thursday, farmer organisations in Haryana defied prohibitory orders imposed amid the pandemic to hold a rally at the Pipli wholesale grain market near Kurukshetra. They even blocked the Delhi-Chandigarh national highway for a couple of […]

Agriculture Set To Cushion Impact Of Covid-19 On Economy In 2020-21: Government

Impact of COVID-19: Farming activities were exempted from the nationwide lockdown to facilitate uninterrupted harvesting of rabi crops and sowing of kharif crops. The Indian economy has taken a huge hit from the coronavirus pandemic and resultant lockdowns. The International Monetary Fund expects the global output to contract by 4.9 per cent in 2020 and […]

Rope in private players for boosting farm exports: Finance Commission panel

The Finance Commission said it will look into all the recommendations made by the panel for finalising its own report to the Central government for revenue sharing with states for the five years from FY22 to FY26 Private sector players should be roped in for anchoring specific schemes to scale up farm exports from India […]