RURAL AWAAZ

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

Several measures taken to facilitate farmers at field during pandemic: Govt

AMN / NEW DELHI Union Agriculture Ministry has been taking several measures to facilitate the farmers and farming activities at field level during COVID-19 pandemic. The Ministry in a statement said that there has been satisfactory progress of sowing area coverage under Kharif crops. The Ministry said, about 220.24 lakh hectares area has been brought … Continue reading Several measures taken to facilitate farmers at field during pandemic: Govt

Locust control Ops carried out in 4 lakh hectares in 10 States so far

Bisheshwar Mishra / New Delhi Union Ministry of Agriculture has said that Locust control operations have been carried out in more than four lakh hectares in 10 states so far. The states where the Locust control operations have been undertaken are Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Haryana, Uttarakhand and Bihar. Presently, … Continue reading Locust control Ops carried out in 4 lakh hectares in 10 States so far

PM Modi condoles death of President of Vanvasi Kalyan Ashram, Jagdeoram Oran

AMN Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed anguish at the passing away of President of Vanvasi Kalyan Ashram, Jagdeoram Oran. Mr Modi said, his life was devoted to serving the tribal communities. He added that Jagdeoram Oran was known for his kind and hardworking nature. BJP President J P Nadda also expressed his condolences over … Continue reading PM Modi condoles death of President of Vanvasi Kalyan Ashram, Jagdeoram Oran

Tomar holds review meeting on progress of Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan

Staff Reporter / New Delhi Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar Tuesday held a review meeting on the progress of Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan through video-conferencing with the Rural Development Ministers and senior officials of six states. Launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 20th of last month, the Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan is being undertaken … Continue reading Tomar holds review meeting on progress of Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan

Locust control operations carried out in Rajasthan, MP, Maharashtra, Haryana & Bihar

AMN / WEB DESK Locust control operations have been carried out in around 3 lakh hectare area in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Haryana and Bihar. Till 12th of July, control operations have been done in over 1 lakh 36 thousand hectares by the state governments. On the intervening night of 12th and 13th July, … Continue reading Locust control operations carried out in Rajasthan, MP, Maharashtra, Haryana & Bihar

SPORTS

Football: Manitombi Singh was a ‘fighter on the pitch and friend off it’, recall teammates

Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi All India football Federation along with several former and present players m ...

India likely to win medals in double digits at Paralympics: Deepa Malik

Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi Deepa Malik, India’s first woman Paralympic medalist has exuded confidence ...

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TECH AWAAZ

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

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