RURAL AWAAZ

Minister lauds success of National Bamboo Mission

Tomar inaugurates 22 bamboo clusters in nine states By Sudhir Kumar Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar yeterday inaugurated 22 bamboo clusters in nine states by virtual mode. These States are Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Odisha, Assam, Nagaland, Tripura, Uttarakhand and Karnataka. A logo for the National Bamboo Mission was also released. Lauding the success of … Continue reading Minister lauds success of National Bamboo Mission

Record area of 1095 lakh hactare covered under Kharif crops season: Govt

BY BISHESHWAR MISHRA Government today said that in the current Kharif season, record area of over 1,095 lakh hactare has been covered. The sowing of rice still continues while sowing of pulses, coarse cereals, millets and oilseeds is almost over. Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said that there is no impact of COVID-19 on progress … Continue reading Record area of 1095 lakh hactare covered under Kharif crops season: Govt

Total sowing area of kharif crops registered increase of over 7.15%

AMN / NEW DELHI Total sowing area coverage under kharif crops in the country has registered an increase of more than 7.15 per cent this year compared to the corresponding period of the last year. Kharif crops have been sown in nearly 1 thousand 82 lakh hectare area of the country till now. Cultivation of … Continue reading Total sowing area of kharif crops registered increase of over 7.15%

Locust control operations done in over 5,66,000 hectares area in 10 States

AMN / NEW DELHI Government today said that locust control operations have been done in more than 5,66,000 hectares area in ten States till now. The states are Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Uttarakhand and Bihar. Agriculture Ministry said, control operations were carried out during day and night time yesterday, … Continue reading Locust control operations done in over 5,66,000 hectares area in 10 States

Sowing area coverage under Kharif crops increases

AMN Total sowing area coverage under kharif crops in the country has registered an increase of more than 8.5 per cent this year compared to the corresponding period of the last year. Kharif crops have been sown in nearly 1 thousand 63 lakh hectare area of the country till now. Cultivation of one of the … Continue reading Sowing area coverage under Kharif crops increases

Govt promoting beekeeping as part of its aim to double farmers’ income

Bisheshwar Mishra / NEW DELHI Government of India is promoting beekeeping as part of its aim to double farmers’ income and it has allocated 500 crore rupees towards beekeeping under the Atma Nirbhar Abhiyan. Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Minister Narendra Singh Tomar has said India is among the world’s top five honey producers and compared … Continue reading Govt promoting beekeeping as part of its aim to double farmers’ income

Agriculture top priority of the Government!

By our Correspondent Agriculture, which contributes 14 per cent to the GDP and employs 55 per cent of the population has been given Agriculture and Farmers are in focus of Government. In the last six years, this Government has taken many steps for empowerment of farmers and development of agriculture in the country. The government … Continue reading Agriculture top priority of the Government!

Government to fund 112 startups to promote Agri Firms

A AKHTER / NEW DELHI The Government of India will spend nearly twelve crore rupees for funding 112 startups to promote agri firms in the current financial year. Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Narendra Singh Tomar said the funds will be given to the start-ups selected by different knowledge partners and agribusiness incubators in … Continue reading Government to fund 112 startups to promote Agri Firms

Total Kharif crops sown over total area of 882 lakh hectares

Sudhi Kumar / New Delhi Union Agriculture Ministry today said that the total Kharif crops has been sown on over 882 lakh hectare area against 774 lakh hectare area during the corresponding period of last year. The Ministry said, government is taking several measures to facilitate the farmers and farming activities at field level during … Continue reading Total Kharif crops sown over total area of 882 lakh hectares

Tomar calls upon States to ensure effective use of funds for development works

SUDHIR KUMAR / NEW DELHI Union Minister for Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Narendra Singh Tomar has called upon the States to ensure that funds being routed to Gram Panchayats are effectively used for development works at the village level. Inaugurating a function through a video conference on Strengthening of the Risk-Based Internal Audit of … Continue reading Tomar calls upon States to ensure effective use of funds for development works

SPORTS

BFI President Ajay Singh and Executive Council’s tenure extended for 3 months

Harpal Singh Bedi/ New Delhi The Boxing Federation of India (BFI) Saturday extended the tenure of its presi ...

Ricky Ponting and Shreyas Iyer hope for a strong start from Delhi Capitals

Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi Delhi Capitals head coach Ricky Ponting and captain Shreyas Iyer on Saturday ...

خبرنامہ

کرونا وبا ‘کنٹرول سے باہر’ ہو چکی ہے: سیکریٹری جنرل اقوام متحدہ

ویب ڈیسک —اقوامِ متحدہ کے سیکریٹری جنرل انتونیو گوتیرس نے خ ...

بھارتی فوج نے کہا ہے کہ اُس نے کسی بھی مرحلے پر ایل اے سی کو پار نہیں کیا ہے

فوج نے آج زور دے کر کہا ہے کہ بھارت، حقیقی کنٹرول لائن سے، فوج ...

ملک میں عالمی وبا سے تقریباً33 لاکھ 24ہزار افراد شفایاب

ملک میں عالمی وبا سے تقریباً33 لاکھ 24ہزار افراد شفایابہوچکے ہ ...

TECH AWAAZ

Covid 19 induces scientists to work for Fastest Innovations for Survival

From Touchless Soap & Water Dispenser, Mechanical Ventilator to Pioneering E-classroom Software or Low-cos ...

Digital tech companies have responsibility to abide by govt rules: India

WEB DESK India has said it remains open and continues to welcome FDI in the country including in the area o ...

MARQUEE

PMO ensures network connectivity for young girl for classes

WEB DESK A direct intervention by the Prime Minister’s Office has ensured that a young girl in Maharashtr ...

Woman gives birth to baby girl on NDRF rescue boat in flood-hit Bihar

It was the 10th childbirth including a twins on an NDRF boat while evacuating expecting mothers from flood-hit ...