16 dead, many injured as Air India plane crashes in Kerala
Sri Lanka: Ruling party registers landslide victory in Parliamentary elections
Heavy rains lash many parts of India
US Prez Trump signs executive orders banning Chinese apps TikTok, WeChat
FreeCurrencyRates.com

इंडियन आवाज़     09 Aug 2020 07:56:48      انڈین آواز

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 the area of agro-processing, food technology and value addition.

He said, the funds will be provided under the Innovation and Agri-entrepreneurship Development Programme launched under the revamped Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana. These start-ups were trained for two months at 29 agri-business incubation centres spread across the country.

The Minister said that the government is promoting start-ups in the field of agriculture for enhancing income of farmers and providing employment opportunities to youth. He said, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had said that start-ups and agri-entrepreneurs need to be promoted to ensure innovation and use of technology in agriculture and allied sectors.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

SPORTS

Football: Australia’s Tim Cahill praises former Indian goalkeeper Subrata Paul

Subrata Paul and Tim Cahill Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi Australian football great Tim Cahill has ...

AIFF extends support to CPSFI to promote grassroots football

Harpal Singh Bedi / NEW DELHI In an effort to promote grassroots football across the country, the All India ...

Ad

خبرنامہ

سعدیہ دہلوی بھی چل بسیں

رسالہ " شمع" کے ایڈیٹر یونس دہلوی کی بیٹی سعدیہ دہلوی بھی چل ب ...

بھارت , برطانیہ نے آزاد تجارتی معاہدے کے لئے مشترکہ عہد کا اعادہ کیا

نئی دلّی -  / بھارت اور برطانیہ نے  24 جولائی ، 2020 ء کو  ورچوو ...

TECH AWAAZ

UAE makes history, launches first space mission to Mars from Japan

WEB DESK UAE’s historic journey to Mars has been successfully started from the Tanegashima Space Center i ...

India’s first travel and wildlife based App ‘The Spherical’ launched

Staff Reporter To keep the people updated with the interesting and latest wildlife news and events and step ...

MARQUEE

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 ...

India’s first travel and wildlife based App ‘The Spherical’ launched

Staff Reporter To keep the people updated with the interesting and latest wildlife news and events and step ...

@Powered By: Logicsart

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!