Regulations not violated during GM mustard approval: Centre

The Union Environment Ministry on Saturday rebutted the claims made by activists that statutory regulations were violated during the appraisal and approval of GM mustard in India, saying the product was conditionally cleared only after stakeholder consultation. The Coalition of GM-free India, a group of NGOs opposing genetically modified crops, on Friday released a report alleging that no (independent) […]

What is DBT Agriculture? Know How Farmers can Avail Benefit of Different Agricultural Schemes from Direct Benefit Transfer

The central and state governments have been implementing many schemes for the welfare and benefit of farmers in India. Moreover, the central government has initiated the Direct Benefit Scheme (DBT) for the farmers to give the direct benefit of all the agricultural schemes to his family.   Direct Benefit Transfer or DBT is an attempt to change the mechanism of transferring subsidies launched […]