RURAL AWAAZ

AIKS asks Govt to Compensate Tamil Nadu Farmers for Losses due to Gaja Cyclone

AMN / NEW DELHI All India Kisan Sabha AIKS has condoled the loss of over 69 lives in the Gaja cyclone in Tamil Nadu. The cyclone has wreaked massive destruction in Nagapattinam, Thanjavur, Thiruvarur and Pudukottai districts of the Cauvery Delta in the State. In a statement AIKS has demanded the Central Government to immediately … Continue reading AIKS asks Govt to Compensate Tamil Nadu Farmers for Losses due to Gaja Cyclone

Rabi crops sowing very slow in Gujarat

42% less than last year   AMN The sowing of Rabi crops including Cumin, gram in Gujarat has seen a considerable decline during the current year. According to the data released by the state agriculture department, only 7.89 lakh hectare area in all have been sown with various Rabi crops this year against the 13.70 … Continue reading Rabi crops sowing very slow in Gujarat

World Fisheries Day being observed

AMN / WEB DESK Today is World Fisheries Day. Fishing communities worldwide celebrate the day through rallies, workshops, cultural programmes and exhibitions highlighting the importance of human lives, of water and the lives it sustains. World Fisheries day is celebrated every year on November 21 throughout the world by fishing communities. This day is celebrated … Continue reading World Fisheries Day being observed

Governors’ panel on farmers’income submits report to President

ONKAR SINGH / NEW DELHI The committee of governors set up by President Ram Nath Kovind on approach to agriculture for doubling the income of farmers in the country has submitted its report on Friday. Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik, who headed the panel, said that considering various challenges including climate change, degradation of natural … Continue reading Governors’ panel on farmers’income submits report to President

Maharashtra govt declares drought in 180 Tehsils of state

AMN / MUMBAI The Maharashtra cabinet has declared drought-like situation in 180 tehsils of the state. The cabinet also announced eight schemes to provide relief in the affected areas. The relief measures include stoppage of power cuts for affected farmers, no loan recovery from farmers and fee cancellations for students. These decisions were taken in … Continue reading Maharashtra govt declares drought in 180 Tehsils of state

Govt committed to end hunger by 2030: Radha Mohan Singh

AMN / NEW DELHI UNION Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Radha Mohan Singh Tuesday said that government was continuously working on achieving the goal of zero hunger by 2030 in a systematic manner. He said, this year’s world food day aims at showcasing centre’s global commitment towards zero hunger. Mr. Singh was addressing a … Continue reading Govt committed to end hunger by 2030: Radha Mohan Singh

Demand for Indian organic produce is high in global market

AMN / MATHURA Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Radha Mohan Singh today said that the demand for Indian organic produce was high in the global market. He said while addressing at Jaivik Krishi Sammelan organised by the National Centre of Organic Farming at Pandit Deen Dayal Dham here. The Minister said, the Modi government … Continue reading Demand for Indian organic produce is high in global market

Farmers need simple remedies to control pests and diseases: DG ICAR

AMN / Bengaluru The Director General of ICAR Dr.Trilochan Mohapatra has said that farmers need simple remedies to control pests and diseases which could save input costs in agriculture and biological controls can be one such remedy. Speaking at the inauguration of first international Conference on Biological controls in Bengaluru today, he said up to … Continue reading Farmers need simple remedies to control pests and diseases: DG ICAR

UP govt to clear all dues of sugarcane farmers by the end of November

AMN / LUCKNOW UP Government has said that all dues of sugarcane farmers in state will be cleared by the end of November this year.The state government has come up with a policy to clear the dues of sugarcane farmers, under which it will provide soft loan to sugar factories so that they can pay the … Continue reading UP govt to clear all dues of sugarcane farmers by the end of November

Farmers, workers hold protest rally in Delhi for their demands

-Kisan, Mazdoors demand remunerative prices for the peasants as per Swaminathan Committee recommendations; and timely public procurement -Kisan Mazdoors demand curb price rise; universalise Public Distribution System; ban forward trading in essential commodities. Our Correspondent / New Delhi A large number of farmers and workers on Wednesday held a protest rally in the national capital … Continue reading Farmers, workers hold protest rally in Delhi for their demands

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