ZERO BUDGET FARMING
Budget 2019 highlights: Everything Nirmala Sitharaman announced then
In her Budget last year, finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman took a pragmatic approach by announcing no changes in personal income tax rates but levying an additional surcharge on the super rich.
Tips on how to turn tiny corners of your home into lush green spaces
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Give cash in hand to push demand: FMCG Inc
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Facial recognition for cows: Why is Mooofarm giving cattle a digital identity?
Agritech startup Mooofarm claims to have 95% accuracy in distinguishing one cow from the other.
Zero-footprint, green cruises, virtual reality spas: Welcome to travel in 2020
If travel became a competitive sport in the last 10 years, it’s starting to loosen up.
Agriculture sector seeks building brands of its products abroad
At a customary pre-Budget meeting with finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman, National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) pitched for higher allocation for National Dairy Plan II in the upcoming Budget.
Kisan Samman: PM to electronically transfer cash to 6 crore farmers from Karnataka on Thursday
The PM will transfer the last instalment of the cash directly to the accounts of six crore families of farmers across the country. The PM had launched the scheme in February last year at Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh.
Agriculture Ministry told to prepare ‘zero edible oil import’ plan
India spends over Rs 70,000 crore to import about 15 MT edible oil to meet its annual requirement of 25 MT, making it one of the biggest buyers of the cooking medium. The need for a “zero edible oil import” plan was discussed by commerce minister Piyush Goyal at an inter-ministerial meeting.
15th Finance Commission to incentivise states for adopting agricultural reforms
The commission, on Thursday, submitted its report for financial year 2020-21 to the President for further necessary action. The recommendations will be effective from next financial year.
ICAR to study zero budget farming before its rollout
Zero-budget farming is being promoted in several areas as a low-cost, natural alternative to prevalent practices of heavy use of chemical fertilisers and pesticides.
Field notes: Why no-cost farming is yet to take off
Govt pushed for zero budget farming recently, but toi teams in 6 states found critical issues need to be addressed to make it a success.
Budget 2019: Zero Budget farming has few takers in the state where it originated
In Maharashtra, a considerable number of followers have returned to practicing chemical farming as they failed to improve their incomes with ZBNF.
Zero-budget farming: Budget 2019 makes potentially game-changing announcements for farmers
Farm distress had turned out to be a huge issue in the Lok Sabha elections, forcing Modi to announce PM-KISAN scheme under which it is offering Rs 6,000 to 14.5 crore farmers in a year.
NABARD chief on budget proposals on agriculture, rural sector
In this conversation ET's Gayatri Nayak, Harsh Kumar Bhanwala, Chairman, National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) talks ...
Nabard says zero budget farming can help ease rural distress
The finance minister said steps such as zero budget farming can help in doubling farmers' income in time for the 75th Independence Day celebrations.
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