‘Tax tweak, farm income boost may lift gold demand’
Demand for gold last year had dropped by 9 per cent from 2018 to 690.4 tonnes .
Giriraj's formula for double farm income: Get egg free with meat and milk
The animal husbandry and fisheries minister said that his departmen...
Congress demands government spell out measures in budget to double farm income; bring petrol/diesel under GST
He demanded that the government...
Modi has a plan to double farm incomes by 2022. But here's the problem
Modi govt believes a boost to farm export is a sure-shot way to help double farmers’ income by 2022.
Dutch bank FMO to invest Rs 120 crore in Sahyadri FPC
Alpen Capital, a Delhi based consultant company is assisting to Sahyadri to get this proposal implemented.
Broad-based market recovery key theme for 2020: Mahesh Patil
The cyclical recovery in the economy will prop-up earnings next year, says Patil.
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.
Central wheat procurement to empower Farmers in Punjab, Haryana
The government agencies in the two states have hurried the registration of bank accounts of farmers following the directions of the Union ministry of consumer affairs, food and public distribution.
Cabinet approves higher minimum support prices for Kharif crops
Labour code on wages, proposal to lease out 3 airport projects to Adani also approved.
Why India needs to act swiftly on pragmatic plans to fix its agrarian crisis
This is the right time to take pragmatic steps to address fault lines in India’s agricultural and farming sector.
Budget may provide long term measures for agriculture sector: Report
The report said income support to the farmers should be provided in higher magnitude for a prolonged period, at least for five years.
How will Modi double farmers' income: European Union to India
European Union has questioned PM Modi's ambitious plan to double farmers' income by 2022, as per reports.
Budget 2019: Swaminathan Aiyar's take on farm income support
In the interim Budget 2019-20, the government announced transfer of Rs 6,000 per year to 12 crore farmers holding cultivable land up to 2 he...
Modi's pledge on farm income wilts as crop prices drop
Prices of crops such as cereals, oilseeds & pulses are hovering below govt-set levels, adding to farmers' woes.
GoM set up to resolve land leasing issues
The model legislation, drafted by the Aayog three years ago, is yet to be adopted by states. Most state governments have either legally banned or slapped restrictions on agricultural land leasing that have forced tenancy to be informal, insecure and inefficient. The share of agriculture in GDP is only about 14%, but it employs 49% of the country’s total workforce.
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