EMPOWERMENT TO FARMERS
Eyes in the sky help farmers on the ground
Growers are getting help in making their field conditions more visible with venture capitalists sinking billions in recent years into a growing number of agtech startups.
Pulled UP out of identity crisis, says Adityanath as he completes 30 months in office
Addressing a press conference at his residence here, th...
DeHaat ties up with Coca Cola to work with litchi farmers
Litchi growers will be provided with complete end to end support and help in creati...
RBI panel questions efficacy of populists schemes for farmers, in favour of more structural changes
The group is also in favour of revising the sub-target for small and marginal farmers to 10% from the existing 8% of adjusted net bank credit with a roadmap of two years.
Indian films lack authenticity, says Prasoon Joshi
CBFC chairman takes a dig at films made on the plight of farmers; says when farmer’s son makes a movie on farmers, the pain would be felt
Farmers to participate in national conference on Crop Residue Management
Punjab agriculture department spokesperson said that nearly 1000 farmers from Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh would be part of this conference .
PM to launch farmers pension scheme
Under the scheme, which was announced in the budget for 2019-20, a monthly pension of Rs 3,000 will be provided to small and marginal farmers in the age group of 18-40 years on attaining the age of 60.
Kerala to set up India's first trade centre for women
The first phase of iWTC, being executed under the gender park’s “Vision 2020”, is scheduled to be completed by 2021.
PM Narendra Modi launches 'Pradhan Mantri Kisan Maan Dhan Yojana' from Ranchi
Under the 'Pradhan Mantri Kisan Mandhan Yojana', farmers between 18 and 40 years of age will get Rs 3,000 monthly pension after reaching 60.
Centre to pump in Rs 8,000 crore in J&K to boost income of farmers and traders
Decision taken in wake of terrorists threatening growers against selling their produce in market.
We have begun a mission which directly affects all women in the country: Narendra Modi
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis was also present at the rally in the poll-bound state where elections are due in the upcoming months.
Shun single use plastic, says PM; launches programme to vaccinate 500 mn livestock
With 100 per cent funding from the Centre of Rs 12,652 crore for a period of five years till 2024, NADCP aims at vaccinating over 500 Million livestock.
Farmers paid Rs 700 crore for damage of cotton by whitefly in Haryana
The government has also implemented the Mukhyamnatri Parivar Samridhi Yojana, under which poor people would be provided financial benefits of upto Rs 6,000 annually.
Google-enabled app helping small farmers in India
Launched as an on-premise, e-commerce platform selling farm tools in 2008, the firm turned to Google Cloud Platform (GCP) to expand its offerings.
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