Government to offer interest sops even if farmers fail to repay till May 31

The government said that farmers will get the 3% concession on interest rate on crop loans even if they fail to repay loans till May 31. This is sync with Reserve Bank of India’s three-month moratorium scheme for stressed borrowers. Farmers get a 3% concession on crop loan interest for prompt repayment. Loans up to […]

Farmers didn’t gain from rise in onion prices

The onino price rise has left citizens teary-eyed as the onion prices in wholesale markets have touched Rs 100 per Kg and the prices are expected to soar till February. Retail price of onions nearing Rs 100 per kilogram in some states. (Photo: PTI) The onino price rise has left citizens teary-eyed as the onion […]

Odisha Releases Draft Agricultural Policy-2019, KALIA To Remain Flagship Scheme For Next 5 Yrs

Bhubaneswar: Aiming to actualize the vast untapped potential of the State’s agriculture, strengthen the economic and social well-being of farmers, sharecroppers and landless labourers while ensuring the growth process environmentally, economically and technologically inclusive, scalable and sustainable, the Draft Agricultural Policy of Odisha-2019 was released today. Introduction of the Draft mentions, “Odisha Agricultural Policy 2019 is […]