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Better marketing will help doubling farmers’ income: VP

 AMN Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu has said, the combined efforts to improve productivity, strengthen allied sectors and better market interventions like e-NAM will help doubling farmers’ income by 2022. He was interacting with Agriculture researchers of ICAR in Hyderabad today who are working in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. Quoting a study by agricultural education … Continue reading Better marketing will help doubling farmers’ income: VP

India to declare 2018 as National Year of Millets

  OUR CORRESPONDENT / NEW DELHI The government of india has decided to declare 2018 as ‘National Year of Millets to boost the cultivation of millets like ragi and jowar on a mission mode to achieve nutritional security. Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh informed while addressing MPs in a consultative committee meeting in New Delhi … Continue reading India to declare 2018 as National Year of Millets

Modi govt bringing changes in life of farmers: Radha Mohan Snigh

AMN UNION Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh has said, the Centre is working for the welfare of farmers and the agriculture sector through reforms, good governance and innovation. Addressing the valedictory ceremony of three-day Krishi Unnati Mela in New Delhi this afternoon, Mr Singh said, the steps taken by the Narendra Modi government for the … Continue reading Modi govt bringing changes in life of farmers: Radha Mohan Snigh

India expects record food grains production in 2017-18

Total food grain production estimate hits record high of 277.49 million tonnes Total Pulses production estimated at record 23.95 million tonnes Total Oilseeds production estimate reaches 29.88 million tonnes Sugarcane production estimate rises considerably to 353.23 million tonnes   Our Correspondent / NEW DELHI India is estimated to produce record food grains in 2017-18. The … Continue reading India expects record food grains production in 2017-18

Telangana CM announces Rs 5 lakh health-cum-life insurance scheme for farmers

Our Correspondent / Hyderabad Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao has announced five lakh rupees health-cum-life insurance scheme for farmers in the state. He said the proposed scheme will be implemented soon. Addressing the regional conference of Farmers’ Coordination Committees held in Karimnagar yesterday, Mr Rao said the state government will pay the entire premium … Continue reading Telangana CM announces Rs 5 lakh health-cum-life insurance scheme for farmers

More agri credit, easy access to markets to boost farm income: PM Modi

AMN / NEW DELHI Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said, more agriculture credit and easy access to markets will help boost farm income. Addressing a national conference on ‘doubling farm income by 2022’, Mr Modi spoke on pro-farmer initiatives announced in the budget. He mentioned about steps taken to lower cost of production, improve productivity … Continue reading More agri credit, easy access to markets to boost farm income: PM Modi

Govt focusses on horticulture, food processing: Agri Minister

AMN Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh has reiterated the government’s commitment to double the income of farmers by 2022. Inaugurating a national conference on doubling farmers income in New Delhi today, Mr Singh said, the poor, farmers and rural population have always been the focus of Narendra Modi government and this year’s general budget reflects … Continue reading Govt focusses on horticulture, food processing: Agri Minister

National Conference to discuss farm issues

AMN The Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare is organizing a two day National Conference named Agriculture 2022 – Doubling Farmers’ Income in New Delhi from Monday. Briefing media on the event, Agriculture Secretary S K Pattanayak said, the conference is being organised with a view to identify various critical issues relating to agriculture and … Continue reading National Conference to discuss farm issues

Grow crops that are profitable: Nitin Gadkari to farmers

AMN /RAIPUR Union Minister Nitin Gadkari today asked farmers to grow crops which are profitable and use the latest techniques to boost farm yields and income. The Road Transport and Highways Minister Gadkari was addressing farmers at the ongoing ‘National Agriculture Fair’ in Raipur this evening. He said India is now self-reliant as far as … Continue reading Grow crops that are profitable: Nitin Gadkari to farmers

Mah Govt approves Rs 4,000-cr project to promote agriculture

AMN Maharashtra Government has approved a 4,000-crore rupee project aimed at promoting climate-resilient agriculture. A government resolution issued recently informs that the project, named Nanaji Deshmukh Krishi Sanjivani Yojna, will be implemented in 5,142 villages across 15 districts. Objectives of the project will be to improve soil quality, develop foodgrain varieties which can sustain climate … Continue reading Mah Govt approves Rs 4,000-cr project to promote agriculture

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