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 […]

Water in agriculture: Revisiting priorities in times of COVID-19

Currently, 600 million Indians face high to extreme water stress and about 2,00,000 people die every year due to inadequate access to safe water. In the current environment, it is near impossible to look at any sector or scenario without applying the COVID lens. The scale of the problem as well as lessons from nations […]

Agriculture Machine to Machine (M2M) Market Extensive Growth Opportunities to Be Witnessed by 2019-2025

Global “Agriculture Machine to Machine (M2M) market”- Report defines the vital growth factors, opportunities and market segment of top players during the forecast period from 2019 to 2025. The report Agriculture Machine to Machine (M2M) offers a complete market outlook and development rate during the past, present, and the forecast period, with concise study, Agriculture […]

PM pitches for need to promote start-ups to ensure innovation in agriculture sector

ew Delhi, Jul 4 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday reviewed the progress of agriculture research, extension and education in India and pitched for promoting start-ups and agri-entrepreneurs to ensure innovation and use of technology in farming and allied sectors. He underlined the need for developing forward and backward linkages to assure better returns […]

India-Israel project seeks to help farmers use water and energy more efficiently

According to experts, subsidised electricity in the agricultural sector has often led to over utilisation of groundwater as farmers avoid metering their pumps. In a bid to prevent depletion of the water table during agriculture, the governments of Israel and India, along with Pune-based BAIF Development and Research Foundation (BDRF) and other educational and research […]

RCF ensures availability of top brand fertilizers to farming community

Even in the most challenging times of COVID-19, RCF has ensured the availability of its top brand Fertilizers like ‘Ujjwala’ Urea and ‘Suphala’to the farming community for Kharif sowing season. Rashtriya Chemicals and Fertilizers Limited (RCF), a CPSE under the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, is committed to the well being of India’s farming sector. […]

PM Modi announces extension of free ration scheme for the poor till november end

Says Government is working on ‘one nation, one ration card’ Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced extension of the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY), a free ration scheme, for 80 crore people across the country till end of November. In a televised address to the nation, Modi also said the government was […]

HDFC Bank unveils ‘e-Kisaan Dhan’ App for farmers in rural India

Private lender HDFC Bank Ltd. launched its ‘e-Kisaan Dhan‘ app for farmers across India in a bid to access a bouquet of agricultural and banking services on their mobile. The app acts as a repository of knowledge and information for any individual engaged in agricultural activities and assist them in meeting the needs of the […]

Kisan Credit Card: This is How You Can Make KCC at Home in Minutes; Whole Process Explained

Covid-19 has taught many lessons to humans. While in one hand, we become more aware of cleanliness, it taught farmers to become more aware of their basic rights and needs. The government along with administration has been working relentlessly to provide basic relief measures to the farmers amid the lockdown period and initiated different schemes. […]

PM-KISAN and the Adoption of Modern Agricultural Technologies

The Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi scheme aims to provide income support to farmers for easing their liquidity needs to facilitate timely access to inputs. This study, based on 1,406 farmers of Uttar Pradesh, uses a binary choice model to examine the targeting accuracy and correlates of the spending pattern of farmers. Triple difference with […]