ASSAM AGRICULTURAL UNIVERSITY
Assam agriculture university to carry out comprehensive survey on the status of Rural Primary Markets
The suggestion for the survey was made by Parliamentary Standing Committee on Agriculture during their visit to state recently.
CEA Arvind Subramanian recommends GM pulses to boost output, lower output cost
Already field trial of GM chana (chickpea) developed by Assam ...
Check feasibility of more agri varsities in North-East, Indian Council for Agricultural Research told
New university and colleges needed to b...
PAU inks pact with Gujarat state seed corporation
The Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) has entered into a strategic partnership with Gujarat State Seed Corporation (GSSC) through the signing of memorandum of understanding.
Assam govt to launch vegetable vending carts in Guwahati by July
Vegetables will be sourced from the contract farming fields spread in 6000 bighas. Each cart will come with an investment of around Rs 40,000.
Assam to adopt Kenyan model of regulating tea processing units to ensure quality
The government is now armed with production database of green leaf in each tea producing districts.
Rice Knowledge Bank launched under World-bank funded Assam Agribusiness & Rural Transformation (APART) project
Dr. K.M. Buzarbarua, Vice Chancellor, AAU stated that there is need to convert this essential knowledge to different local languages for encouraging large scale adoption.
Assam to provide land rights to small tea growers
Assam CM urged tea growers to keep a check on the quality as Indian tea has been going through a tough phase in the international market due to falling quality.
Sarbananda Sonowal emphasises on use of advance tech to enhance agri production
The Chief Minister said the government was committed to strengthen the agriculture sector to attract the new generation to take it up as a calling.
Waste to wealth: Hunt for bioenergy in Loktak's invasive plants
Scientists in Manipur are on an aggressive hunt for bioenergy sourced from alien plant invaders of the iconic Loktak lake.
India to give more stress on Food Security Mission
The establishment of an Agricultural Research Institute in Assam will also benefit farmers, research fellows, scholars, scientist and students, etc., he said.
PM assuages Assam CM's concern on Brahmaputra dam
PM assures Assam CM a take up on the Brahmaputra dam issue with China.
'Rickshaw Bank' concept changes lives of thousands of pullers
Dr Pradip Kumar Sarmah explained that majority of the rickshaw pullers drive rented rickshaws and end paying the cost of the rickshaw many times over.
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