You can become rich by cultivating Saffron

There are many different types of spices. They are all relatively expensive. But the spice of saffron is incomparably more expensive than most of these. A kilogram of high-quality saffron costs $ 10,000. That is above Rs 7 lakh.  Saffron has been a popular spice for thousands of years and has been used as a spice, medicine and for color. One […]

What is ‘Rythu Bandhu’ Scheme and Who will get benefit from it?

K Chandrashekhar Rao Telangana’s Chief Minister announced that under the ‘Rythu Bandhu’ system, all farmers in the state would receive financial assistance from December 28. A day after the Pragathi Bhavan review conference, Rao said that more than Rs 7,500 crore will be transferred directly to the bank accounts of around 6.14 million farmers.  According to the chief minister’s office (CMO), the amount will be […]

PM Modi Flags Off “100th Kisan Rail” amid Farmer’s Protest

Amid the farmer’s agitation against central government’s three agricultural laws in the National Capital, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will flag off the 100th “Kisan Rail” from Sangola in Maharashtra to Shalimar in West Bengal on December 28 via video-conferencing, said PM office on Saturday. As per reports, the multi-commodity train service will carry vegetables such […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]