New Delhi /AMN The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has approved the renaming of the new Central Sector Scheme – SAMPADA (Scheme for Agro-Marine Processing and Development of Agro-Processing Clusters) as “Pradhan Mantri Kisan Sampada Yojana (PMKSY) ” for the period of 2016-20 coterminous with the 14th Finance … Continue reading Cabinet approves “Pradhan Mantri Kisan Sampada Yojana”
MANGO REPUBLIC By UNDP INDIA 32-year-old Puse Minyaka lives in a tiny tribal village in the Koraput district of Odisha, situated on the east coast of India. A mango farmer, she has been tilling her small farm for over a decade. She is the only earning member of her family, making just enough to raise … Continue reading How incomes of Odisha’s women mango cultivators increased four times
The total sown area as on 11th August 2017, as per reports received from States, stands at 943.45 lakh hectare as compared to 936.95 lakh hectare at this time last year. It is reported that rice has been sown/transplanted in 320.29 lakh ha, pulses in 127.48 lakh ha, coarse cereals in 167.50 lakh ha, … Continue reading Kharif Crop Sowing Crosses 943 Lakh Hectare Area
The government launched a portal e-Rashtriya Kisan Agri Mandi (e-RaKAM) which will provide a platform to sell agricultural produce. e-RaKAM is a first of its kind initiative that leverages technology to connect farmers of the smallest villages to the biggest markets of the world through internet. Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan and … Continue reading Govt launches portal e-Rashtriya Kisan Agri Mandi
AMN / NEW DELHI Kharif crops have been sown in 685.31 lakh hectare till date as against 673.41 lakh hectare last year. It is nearly 12 lakh hectare more than last year figure. Crop sowing data released by the Agriculture Ministry, reveals that the rice has been sown in over 177 lakh hectare … Continue reading Kharif crops sowing crosses 685 lakh hectare area
Kharif crops have been sown in over 563 lakh hectare till date as against 521 lakh hectare last year. It is nearly 42 lakh hectare more than last year figure. Crop sowing data released by the Agriculture Ministry, reveals that the rice has been sown in over 125 lakh hectare which is about five lakh … Continue reading Kharif Crop sowing crosses 563 lakh hectare area
AMN The total sown area as on 16th June 2017, as per reports received from States, stands at 92.85 lakh hectare as compared to 87.59 lakh hectare at this time last year. It is reported that rice has been sown/transplanted in 9.22 lakh ha, pulses in 2.22 lakh ha, sugarcane in 47.52 lakh hectare and … Continue reading Kharif Crop Sown in 92.85 Lakh Hectare so far
AMN Met officials said, Favorable monsoon conditions are developing into Odisha, Telangana, remaining parts of Tripura and Assam and Meghalaya and some parts of West Bengal and Sikkim during next 24 or 48 hours as the Southwest monsoon has further advanced into Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal’s coastal states. The MeT department has warned … Continue reading Good monsoon in several parts of country: Met
AMN Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmer’s Welfare Radha Mohan Singh today said, India is a world leader in milk production but low milk yield among the Indian cows is the biggest challenge. Inaugurating World Milk Day function in New Delhi, Mr. Singh said, the desi cow milk has to be collected, processed and sold … Continue reading Low milk yield among Indian cows is biggest challenge: Minister
The production of horticulture crops in the country in 2016-17 is estimated to be more than 295 million tonnes which is 3.2 per cent higher than previous year.The Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare today released the Second Advance Estimates of Area and Production of Horticulture Crops for 2016-17. The department said, the … Continue reading Production of horticulture crops during 2016-17 to be more than 295 MTt
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