VCI is a statutory body that regulates veterinary practices and education across India. It is located at Bhikaji Cama place in the national capital in an area of 361 sq meters taken on lease from Housing and Urban Development Corporation.
"Time has come to go for second green revolution. What tools we use...whether it's genetically modified seeds or new methods of fertilisations or even water management..all these are issues before us. There, maximum thrust has to go in," the former ISRO chairman said.
On this episode of Sustainable Energy, it is all about food and agriculture and how we are going to feed the planet for the decades to come.
Modi's "official visit to Singapore in November this year will be an ideal occasion for us to elevate the bilateral relationship to a Strategic Partnership," Lee said in a congratulatory letter on India's 69th Independence Day.
"I can see clearly that the second green revolution will take place from eastern states like Bihar, West Bengal, Odisha, Jharkhand, Assam, and eastern Uttar Pradesh," the Prime Minister told a function of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research here.
According to MS Swaminathan, economic and ecological factors have led to the current farm crisis and there is a serious need to prepare for unfavourable monsoons going ahead.
Agri Min pitches for crop loan at 3pc in forthcoming Budget
Punjab made Sunil Jain's family rich, but now he wishes he could afford to leave.
Renowned agri-scientist M S Swaminathan today advised the government to refrain from "knee-jerk" policies to deal with food inflation.
Today looking at the interplay of economics and ecology gone wrong in Punjab, home to independent India’s first modern temple - one wonders how long before the state can gather the political will for course correction.
CARE Research has come out with its report on farm mechanization. As per the research firm the Government of India is committed towards increasing the production and efficiency levels in the agriculture sector and has recognized improvement in farm mechanization is one of the important factors that would push the efficiency levels in agriculture.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today said the country has achieved a record foodgrain production of 241 million tonnes (MT) in 2010-11 crop year but stressed on ushering in a second Green Revolution to meet the mounting future domestic foodgrain demands.
Highlighting post-green revolution problems like declining water table and water toxicity, noted environmentalist R K Pachauri today suggested the government carrying out a survey in some states.
Seeking to usher in a Green Revolution in the Eastern region, including Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee's home state West Bengal, the Union Budget today announced an additional Rs 400 crore for the purpose.
Aiming to control price rise in non-cereal food items, the government today announced a budget outlay of Rs 2,200 crore to boost production of vegetables, pulses, oilseeds, millets and fodder.
“The government has only two options to check food inflation – one is to import wherever you can get and the other is to opt for responsible hoarding,” says MS Swaminathan in an exclusive interview with CNBC-TV18. He also says that the second green revolution misses out on being a mass movement, unlike the first.