RURAL AWAAZ

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

Commercial Orchid Production Will Boost Economy: Manipur Governor

AMN / Imphal Governor of Manipur, Dr Najma Heptulla today inaugurated the facility for mass production of orchids and a farmers’ hostel at Bioresources Park at Imphal East in the campus of Institute of Bioresources and Sustainable Development (IBSD), a National Institute of Department of Biotechnology, Govt of India. She lauded this important initiative of … Continue reading Commercial Orchid Production Will Boost Economy: Manipur Governor

V-P Naidu pitches for diversifying agriculture to improve nutrition level

AMN / CHENNAI Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu has pitched for diversifying food production by moving away from mono cropping of major cereals, to a system that integrates a variety of food items including small millets, pulses, fruits and vegetables. Mr Naidu was inaugurating the National Consultation on leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition at the MS … Continue reading V-P Naidu pitches for diversifying agriculture to improve nutrition level

MSP hike is step to double farmers’ income: Agri minister

AMN / NEW DELHI UNION Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh has said the government decision to hike Minimum Support Price, MSP for Kharif crops was a progressive step in series of reforms that have been rolled out to double farmers income by 2022. The Minister was speaking to farmers at his residence in here today … Continue reading MSP hike is step to double farmers’ income: Agri minister

Govt proposes to set up 3,000 Van Dhan Kendras across country

  ONKAR SINGH / NEW DELHI The government has proposed to set up 3,000 Van Dhan Kendras involving 30,000 self-help groups of tribal community across the country to provide skill up-gradation and capacity building training for value addition of forest produce. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had launched the Van Dhan Scheme on 14th of April … Continue reading Govt proposes to set up 3,000 Van Dhan Kendras across country

Agriculture should be topmost agenda Govts: VP Naidu

AMN / PUNE Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that Food security is a key foundation of National Security hence Agriculture should be the topmost agenda of Union as well as state Governments. He was speaking at concluding function of National Consultation on Agriculture workshop organised by Vaikunth Mehata National Institute of Cooperative Management … Continue reading Agriculture should be topmost agenda Govts: VP Naidu

NDA govt to double farmers income by 2022: PM Modi

Says govt has increased agriculture budget in last 4 years to achieve target of doubling farmers’ income by 2022 AMN / NEW DELHI Prime Minister Narendra Modi today reiterated that the NDA government is working towards ensuring that the income of farmers double by 2022. Interacting with farmers from across the country via the Narendra … Continue reading NDA govt to double farmers income by 2022: PM Modi

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