RURAL AWAAZ

Rs 350 cr scheme for Climate Change on agriculture

NEW DELHI: (AMN)The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has given its nod for implementing a new scheme to address the impact of climate change on agriculture and allied sectors.
The three hundred fifty crore rupee scheme called national initiative on climate resilient agriculture will directly b

Govt gives priority to farm mechanization

CHANDIGARH. (AMN) The union government is giving a high priority to farm mechanization in order to save labour time and increasing farmers’ income. Speaking at the inauguration of Agro-Tech 2010, the biennial agro technology and business fair here the Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar..

Montek asks for Agricultural development

NEW DELHI: (AMN) Chairman of Planning Commission, Dr. Montek Singh Ahluwalia has asked Agricultural scientists to adopt innovative approach to strengthen agricultural research and education in India.
Speaking at a meeting of Vice Chancellors of Agricultural Universities here Monday Dr. Ahluwalia..

VP for Bamboo revolution

KOHIMA: (AMN) The Vice President of India Mohammad Hamid Ansari has said that the economic and technological capabilities of the nation could bring about Bamboo revolution in the country. Addressing the first World Bamboo Day celebration at the Naga Heritage village, Kisama as chief guest ..

$170 Mn ADB help for Indian Horticulture

MANILA, PHILIPPINES – The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has sanctioned a $170 million ‘multitranche’ financing facility to help the Indian states of Bihar and Maharashtra to modernize horticulture industries, boosting the incomes of farmers and other vulnerable rural groups.

More Kharif Crops Sown this year

NEW DELHI: Kharif crops have been sown in 966.40 lakh hectare area so far. It is 82.75 lakh ha more than the acreage on this date last year that was 884.09 lakh ha. The sowing of all major crops this year is more than that in the last kharif.As per data received from States, paddy has been sown ..

Rs. 30 crore in 3 years to empower Panchayats!

NEW DELHI: (AMN) The Ministry of Panchayati Raj has provided mere Rs. 30 crore to 17 States under the Panchayat Empowerment & Accountability Incentive Scheme (PEAIS) during the last three financial years.

These States are: Assam, Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh , Goa, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, ..

Centre releases fund for rural roads

NEW DELHI (AMN): The Ministry of Rural Development has released grant in aid worth Rs. 4200,00,000 crore as part payment of Ist installment of Phase-VI, for construction of rural roads in Himachal Pradesh under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY).Under same scheme the Ministry has released..

Rural women denied basic care

JAIPUR: Rural women in the state are being denied basic maternal and childcare facilities as nearly two thirds of the first referral units (FRU) are not functioning. An assessment by the health department in May showed that 94 of the 150 existing FRUs are non-functional.

Under the national rural..

Rural poor live on land sans hope

PATNA: Bureaucratic indifference, lack of information on the part of target beneficiaries of the housing scheme and legal impediments, together have combined to create huge rural “houselessness” or housing shortage in Bihar, which, as one survey has recently brought out, is the biggest of all the..

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بزنس ڈائجسٹ؛ کھادی مصنوعات کی برانڈگ

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MARQUEE

The Journey of MV Ganga Vilas

Staff Reporter With Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagging off, the World’s Longest River Cruise-MV G ...

PM flags off World’s Longest River Cruise, Ganga Vilas

"India has great potential in waterways transport" MV Ganga Vilas began its journey from Varanasi and to tr ...

J&K witnesses huge influx of tourists’ footfall for new year

AMN / WEB DESK A large number of tourists are thronging Bhadarwah jai Valley in Jammu and Kashmir to welcom ...

MEDIA

India-Egypt sign MoU to facilitate content exchange between official media outlets

Staff Reporter India and Egypt today signed an MoU to facilitate content exchange, capacity building, and C ...

Govt cautions TV channels not to broadcast disturbing images of deaths and accidents

Staff Reporter / NEW DELHI The Information and Broadcasting Ministry has cautioned all television channels ...

SCIENCE / TECHNOLOGY

Science, technology, innovation will be the basis of country’s economy: Dr. Jitendra Singh

8th India International Science Festival Bhopal AAMN / BHOPAL Union Minister of State for Science an ...

DRDO carries out successful test launch of short-range ballistic missile Prithvi II off Odisha coast

AMN The Ministry of Defence said that Defence Research and Development Organisation, DRDO, successfully car ...