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During review meetings, the minister also highlighted issues such as eligibility criteria for pension schemes and irregularities in the formation of DISHA committees

Shivraj Singh Chouhan bats for effective implementation of govt schemes
Updated On : 16 Jun 2024 | 11:41 PM IST

He called for linking agricultural education with farming practices to better utilise the skills of those with higher education in agriculture sciences

Minister Chouhan calls for timely input supplies ahead of kharif season
Updated On : 14 Jun 2024 | 8:50 PM IST

Jharkhand Agriculture Minister Badal Patralekh on Friday said the state government has decided to waive farm loans up to Rs 2 lakh, in an effort to give relief to over 1.91 lakh farmers.

Jharkhand to waive farm loans up to Rs 2 lakh, will impact 191,000 farmers
Updated On : 14 Jun 2024 | 7:06 PM IST

Imports of these three pulses will also increase from next month, she said adding this would help augment domestic supply

Prices of tur, chana, urad dals to soften from July on good monsoon: Govt
Updated On : 14 Jun 2024 | 5:03 PM IST

Demand continues to come in from regular customers in Indonesia and the Philippines, said a Bangkok-based trader, adding that new demand and additional crops would come in July

High shipping costs impact Vietnam's rice rates; Indian variant steady
Updated On : 13 Jun 2024 | 8:38 PM IST

"Suitable interventions, as warranted, shall be undertaken to ensure that there is no hoarding by unscrupulous elements and the price remains stable," the statement said

India has sufficient wheat stocks, no plans to change import duty: Govt
Updated On : 13 Jun 2024 | 5:54 PM IST

Companies report a buoyant sentiment among farmers with the onset of the monsoon

Tractor sales harvest early monsoon benefits in FY25, shows revival signs
Updated On : 12 Jun 2024 | 11:00 PM IST

Taking cognizance of the favourable results of the direct seeding of rice (DSR) technique, Khudian also directed the department officials to pull up their socks to bring more area under the DSR

'Punjab aims 1 mn hectares under basmati crop in paddy sowing season'
Updated On : 12 Jun 2024 | 10:46 PM IST

She also said the aid was in addition to the Rs 2,900 crore assistance to 1.05 crore farmers and tenants in the state, who were enrolled in the 'Krishak Bandhu (Natun)' scheme

CM Mamata announces Rs 293 crore aid to 210,000 farmers for crop loss
Updated On : 12 Jun 2024 | 10:29 PM IST

The action plan aims to not only achieve self-sufficiency in agricultural products but also enhance the quality of exports from the sector, an official statement said

Shivraj Singh Chouhan chalks out 100-day plan to revive agriculture sector
Updated On : 12 Jun 2024 | 8:53 PM IST

On Monday, the 65-year-old Shivraj Singh Chouhan was given the charge of the rural development ministry and the agriculture ministry

Low agri growth, rural discontent to keep Shivraj Singh Chouhan occupied
Updated On : 11 Jun 2024 | 12:26 AM IST

The money raised through the market covering bonds and money market instruments had about 51.5% share in total borrowings by Nabard at the end of March 2024

Nabard may raise Rs 30,000 crore through bonds in FY25, says CRISIL
Updated On : 10 Jun 2024 | 10:47 PM IST

Increased production of pulses, oilseeds, and cereals will help boost domestic supplies and contribute to keeping inflation low in the coming months

Modi 3.0: Agri reforms, food inflation key challenges for new govt
Updated On : 09 Jun 2024 | 11:48 PM IST

CSC SPV will enable them to provide the services that are available on the Digital Seva Portal

CSC, agriculture ministry sign MoU to convert 10,000 FPOs into CSCs
Updated On : 07 Jun 2024 | 9:50 PM IST

A drop in state procurement has fuelled the buzz about impending imports. Will that really be necessary?

Will Centre succumb to pressure of rising prices and allow wheat import?
Updated On : 05 Jun 2024 | 10:49 PM IST

In case of oilseeds, soybean production is estimated at 13.05 million tonne and rapemustard seed at 13.16 million tonne

Govt revises upwards wheat output to record 112.92 mn tonne for 2023-24
Updated On : 04 Jun 2024 | 11:40 PM IST

In a statement on Tuesday, the company said it has received the Directorate General of Civil Aviation approval for manufacturing of small and medium drones

Garuda Aerospace aims to sell 50,000 agri, consumer drones in coming years
Updated On : 04 Jun 2024 | 4:37 PM IST

Prices of some farm commodities have softened from their peaks, with state agencies also cracking down on hoarding and selling some grains from state reserves

Global agricultural trade focuses on India policies post new govt formation
Updated On : 01 Jun 2024 | 7:32 AM IST

In the last quarter of Fy-24, the sector grew by 1.1 per cent which was similar to the growth rate in the previous October to December quarter

Agri GVA growth slowest in 5 years after poor rains last monsoon
Updated On : 31 May 2024 | 11:36 PM IST

The overall public stock of foodgrains as on March 31, 2024 stood at 2.9 times the total quarterly buffer norm

MSPs ensured minimum return of 50% over production cost in 2023-24: RBI
Updated On : 30 May 2024 | 12:26 PM IST