RURAL AWAAZ

Bihar: Krishi Kumbh begins in Motihari

      AMN / Motihari Bihar Governor Lalji Tandon and Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh jointly inaugurated the three -day Krishi Kumbh in here today. Fifteen thousand farmers from different states and about two hundred agricultural scientists are participating in the Kumbh. The objective of Krishi Kumbh is to promote modern techniques and … Continue reading Bihar: Krishi Kumbh begins in Motihari

Govt to conduct survey of all agricultural households in the country

AMN The government has decided to conduct a survey of all agricultural households in the country covering the period from July 2018 to June this year. National Sample Survey Office is the nodal agency. It will focus on their income, expenditure and indebtedness. This information was officially given in the Lok Sabha yesterday

Farmers celebrate harvest festival on eve of Makar Sankranti

  WEB DESK Farmers from across the country begin celebrating the harvest festival on the eve of Makar Sankranti today. The festival is seen as a celebration of the end of the winter and also marks the end of the winter harvest. The festival is known with different names in different parts of the country … Continue reading Farmers celebrate harvest festival on eve of Makar Sankranti

PM Modi’s Statement on Loan Waivers Insensitive & Politically Dishonest: AIKS

NEW DELHI All India Kisan Sabha AIKS has condemned the statement of Prime Minister Narendra Modi equating farm loan waivers to lollipops. It said that in times of acute agrarian crisis, falling farm incomes and growing indebtedness, loan waiver has a palliative effect provided it reaches the real cultivators. To the crisis-stricken peasantry it could … Continue reading PM Modi’s Statement on Loan Waivers Insensitive & Politically Dishonest: AIKS

Credit flow to agriculture increased by 57 per cent: Govt

AMN / NEW DELHI Agricultural credit flow has increased by 57 per cent to Rs 11 lakh crore in the last 4 years, the Agriculture Ministry said on Monday. In a statement, the Ministry said that interest subsidy has also been increased by one and half times to 15 thousand crore rupees. It said, several … Continue reading Credit flow to agriculture increased by 57 per cent: Govt

Government denies shortage of urea fertilizer

AMN / NEW DELHI Government has denied any shortage of urea fertilizer in the country. Talking to reporters outside Parliament on Friday , Chemical and Fertilizer Minister Sadananda Gowda said, his ministry is in touch with State Chief Secretaries on daily basis over the issue and there is no scarcity anywhere. He said the crisis … Continue reading Government denies shortage of urea fertilizer

Now Rajasthan govt waives off farm loan

  Our Correspondent / Jaipur Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has announced that short-term crop loans from cooperative banks and loans of up to Rs 2 lakh from nationalised and other banks will be waived. Talking to media here today, Mr. Gehlot said that entire short-term crop loans from cooperative banks will be waived. Along … Continue reading Now Rajasthan govt waives off farm loan

Centre to help States to tide over farmers’ distress: Radha Mohan Singh

  AMN / NEW DELHI Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh has said, the Centre will help States to tide over distress situations for farmers through the market intervention scheme. Amidst uproarious scenes in the Lok Sabha during question hour on Tuesday, a few members raised concern over the plight of onion and potato farmers. … Continue reading Centre to help States to tide over farmers’ distress: Radha Mohan Singh

Soon after assuming office Kamal Nath waives off farm loans

AMN / Bhopal Soon after assuming office of the chief minister of Madhya Pradesh Kamal Nath gave the order of waiving off farm loans up to Rs 2 lakh as promised by Congress president Rahul Gandhi ahead of assembly polls. After Nath signed the relevant file, Rajesh Rajora, Principal Secretary, Farmers’ Welfare and Agriculture Development … Continue reading Soon after assuming office Kamal Nath waives off farm loans

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

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