Government should take some concrete measures for livestock and fisheries in the Budget: Industry
The Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana which was announced in the last Union budget is yet to get approval from the cabinet. As the scheme aims to boost fish and aquatic products through appropriate policy, marketing and infrastructure support, it will be highly beneficial for the aqua farmers if the scheme gets implemented.
Growth in livestock and fisheries sector to aid in doubling farmer's income says Economic Survey
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Yogi govt seeks corporates to provide medical help at doorstep for cows, set up call centre
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Kerala Feeds introduces new layer feed for chicken
The government-owned livestock feed producer, is all set to market its nutrient-rich layer feed for chicken raised by households and farms at affordable prices.
Livestock population up by 4.6%; cow count rises by 18%
From 512 million in 2012 to nearly 536 million in 2019, the livestock population has increased by 4.6%, as per the 20th livestock census. Cows account for over one-fourth of the total livestock population & increase 18% from the previous census.
Modi's new mission: Propel livestock production to increase India's GDP
The Government estimates that in the next five years, livestock farmers will not only save losses worth Rs 2.50 lakh crore, but will increase their income four times, contributing a major share in India's GDP.
Modi to inaugurate livestock vaccination scheme on September 11 from Mathura
Minister Giriraj Singh said that the scheme envisages vaccination coverage to 300 million bovines.
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.
PM Narendra Modi to launch Rs 13,500 crore livestock disease control scheme next week
This was announced by Minister of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying Giriraj Singh.
Livestock rearing is principal source of income for 3.7% of the agricultural households: Economic Survey 2018-19
As per the 70th round of NSSO, livestock rearing was the principal source of income to about 3.7 per cent of the agricultural households.
View: Economic Survey & Budget in sync to turn agriculture into a true wealth creator
Budget has allocated Rs 2.83L cr for agriculture and allied activities, irrigation & rural development.
Work on livestock census stuck in UP
A day after announcing the cess, the state government on Wednesday released Rs 18 crore for maintenance of 16,000 cows in the existing cow shelters in 16 urban centres in UP.
Rupee for kisan, dollar for education
Focus is on helping farmers become competitive with liberal agri markets & state support for livestock, fisheries.
Budget 2020: FM Sitharaman announces 16-point action plan for agriculture
The lot of the farmer has improved little, with various states having cumulatively written off a whopping Rs 4.7 lakh crore of farm loans in the past one decade, which is 82 per cent of the industry-level bad loans.
Need to address key challenges in farm sector for doubling farmers' income: Survey
Issues such as investment in agriculture, water conservation, improved yields through better farming practices, access to market, availability of institutional credit, increasing the linkages between agricultural and non-agricultural sectors need urgent attention, it said.
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