More than 22 crore soil health cards distributed to farmers: Tomar

the government was developing infrastructure under the Soil Health Management scheme. The scheme has a provision to set up different types of soil testing laboratories NEW DELHI: More than 22 crore Soil Health Cards have been distributed to farmers across the country in two phases, said Union minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Narendra Singh […]

Covid-19: Centre to fast-track PM-KISAN disbursals for 85 mn farmers

In view of the Covid-19 crisis, the Central government will advance the first installment of PM-KISAN payout for the April-June quarter that will ensure that almost 85 million eligible growers get nearly Rs 16,000 crore by first week of April. Officials said according to their estimates, around 85 million farmers are eligible to get the first installement […]