CSCs to speed up enrollment under the farmer income support scheme-PM Kisan
So far only around 7 cr farmers have been enrolled in the PK-Kisan scheme against the target of 14 cr and the partnership with CSCs is expected to shore up that number. Farmers can visit nearby CSCs to get enrolled and avail the scheme’s benefit. CSCs have also been given the mandate to make any changes such as address or nominee in previous enrolment.
Maharashtra: Process to form govt will complete in next 5-6 days, says Sanjay Raut
Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on November 20 said that the ...
Resolve Unnao farmers' demands without using force: Mayawati to UP government
On Sunday, some plastic pipes and two vehicles were set ablaze ...
Maharashtra Governor BS Koshyari announces financial relief to farmers
Maharashtra Governor BS Koshyari announces financial relief to farmers whose crops were damaged in rains.Maharashtra Governor BS Koshyari an...
Watch: Shiv Sena MPs stage protest at Parliament premise
Shiv Sena MPs staged protest at Parliament premise demanding to declare unseasonal rains in Maharashtra as natural calamity. Meanwhile, Shiv...
Maha governor announces financial relief for rain-hit farmers
The relief entails Rs 8,000 per hectare up to two hectares for agricultural Kharif crops and Rs 18,000 per hectare up to two hectares for horticulture/perennial crops.
Maharashtra: Farmers protest in Mumbai, demand reimbursement of crop loss
Maharashtra farmers staged protest in Mumbai on Nov 14. They staged the protest against the crop loss due to untimely rains. They are also d...
Shiv Sena to join Cong, NCP leaders meeting Governor over farmers' issues
Earlier it was announced that a Congress-NCP delegation would meet the governor, but Sena sources said their leaders too would join them. It triggered speculation that the meeting with Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari could be for staking claim to form government, though leaders of the Shiv Sena and Congress maintained that it was only about farm distress.
Gujarat announces Rs 700 crore relief package for rain-hit farmers
Farmers in Gujarat witnessed damage to their crops due to excess rains that lashed the state even after the monsoon season officially ended. Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel said the move would benefit over four lakh farmers in the state.
Government to ensure farmers get right price with the formation of producer organisations
The finance minister urged states to dismantle Agriculture Produce Marketing Committees (APMC) and switch to National Agriculture Market (eNAM), which is a pan-India electronic trading portal that networks the existing APMC mandis to create a unified national market for agricultural commodities.
How India's game-changing tax bypasses the farmer
Indian farmer's plight has changed little even under GST that aims to revolutionise all kinds of businesses.
States should dismantle APMCs, adopt eNAM for farmers' benefit: Nirmala Sitharaman
e-NAM is a pan-India electronic trading portal which networks the existing APMC mandis to create a unified national market for agricultural commodities.
Hoopy raises funds from Lead Angels, Venture Farmer
Hoopy is a doorstep two-wheeler repair service whose tech-enabled ecosystem enables customers to effectively manage the maintenance of fleet of bikes.
State-wise information on every land holding: Govt plans database with Aadhaar seeding to double farmer income
The group of secretaries on agriculture and allied activities has proposed beginning with a consolidated database, which would have state-wise data of every land holding and its size, Aadhaar number, the area under cultivation, crops being cultivated every season, specific area under different crops, number of bags of urea used.
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