RURAL AWAAZ

Rabi crops sowing area increases by 36 lakh hectares

WEB DESK Rabi crops sowing area has increased by around 36 lakh hectares as on 27th of this month. Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare said, the total area sown under Rabi crops stands at over 571 lakh hectares as compared to 536 lakh hectare for the corresponding period of last year. The progress in … Continue reading Rabi crops sowing area increases by 36 lakh hectares

Focus should be on agro-based industries: VP

AMN/ ANAND (GUJARAT) Vice President Venkaiah Naidu today said that Prime Minister has given a call for doubling farmers’ income by 2022. He said if the target is to be achieved, the focus should be on agro-based industries and other non-farm avenues for generating income. The Vice President was speaking at the 40th foundation day … Continue reading Focus should be on agro-based industries: VP

7 crore farmers benefited under PM-KISAN scheme: Govt

AMN / NEW DELHI Over seven crore farmers have been benefited under Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) scheme Under this scheme, six thousand rupees per year are being given in three instalments to the farmers. In a written reply in the Rajya Sabha Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister, Narendra Singh Tomar said, from 1st … Continue reading 7 crore farmers benefited under PM-KISAN scheme: Govt

PM Kisan Maan-Dhan Yojana, a social security net for Small Farmers

AMN / NEW DELHI Union Government has launched a new Central Sector Scheme, the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Maan-Dhan Yojana (PM-KMY). Under this Scheme, a minimum fixed pension of Rs.3,000/- is provided to the eligible small and marginal farmers, subject to certain exclusion clauses, on attaining the age of 60 years. The scheme is launched with … Continue reading PM Kisan Maan-Dhan Yojana, a social security net for Small Farmers

It is time to address concerns of small and marginal farmers: Tomar

Minister Inaugurates first-ever National Agrochemical Congress Andalib Akhter / New Delhi Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Narendra Singh Tomar has stressed the need to address the issues related to small and marginal farmers through the generation of right knowledge and providing basic agricultural inputs to them at affordable costs. Minister said that these … Continue reading It is time to address concerns of small and marginal farmers: Tomar

Agriculture Scientists play vital role in welfare of farmers, says Tomar

Staff Reporter / NEW DELHI Emphasising the importance of agriculture in the development of the country, Union Minister for Agriculture Mr Narendra Singh Tomar said that government is committed for the betterment of agricultural economy by ensuring increase in agricultural production, farmers’ income and agricultural exports. He stressed that this aim required hard working farmers, … Continue reading Agriculture Scientists play vital role in welfare of farmers, says Tomar

Role of agriculture scientists vital in farmers’ welfare and country’s progress: Tomar

AMN Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar has said, the role of agriculture scientists is vital in farmers’ welfare and country’s progress. Mr Tomar was speaking after laying the foundation stone for the new office building of Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board (ASRB) in New Delhi yesterday. He said, the revamped ASRB will play a greater role … Continue reading Role of agriculture scientists vital in farmers’ welfare and country’s progress: Tomar

Two diagnostic kits for animals’ health launched

SUDHIR KUMAR / NEW DELHI Two diagnostic kits developed by Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) and Indian Veterinary Research Institute (IVRI) under the ‘Make in India’ initiative, the Bluetongue sandwich ELISA (sELISA) and the Japanese Encephalitis lgM ELISA kit for the control of Swine and Detection of Antigen, were launched by Secretary Department of … Continue reading Two diagnostic kits for animals’ health launched

Govt expecting record production of kharif: Minister

SUDHIR KUMAR UNION Minister of State for Agriculture Purushottam Rupala has said that the government is expecting record production of kharif despite the loss in some areas due to rain. The Ministry of Agriculture has already started preparations for the upcoming Rabi season. He was speaking to media on the sidelines of National Conference on … Continue reading Govt expecting record production of kharif: Minister

Multilingual Mobile App for farmers

ONKAR SINGH / NEW DELHI Minister of State for Agriculture Parshottam Rupala on Monday launched a multilingual Mobile App “CHC Farm Machinery” during a conference on Crop Residue Management in New Delhi. With this farmers can now get affordable access to cutting-edge technology at their doorsteps. It will allow farmers to avail custom hiring services … Continue reading Multilingual Mobile App for farmers

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