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  • Farm economy at risk from fertiliser shortage, cost pressures Oct 22, 2021 08:54 AM IST

    Farm economy at risk from fertiliser shortage, cost pressures

    DAP fertiliser availability fell short of the requirement in the first half of FY22. The supply shortfall could get worse

  • Modernisation need of hour in agriculture sector: PM Narendra Modi Mar 28, 2021 12:45 PM IST

    Modernisation need of hour in agriculture sector: PM Narendra Modi

    In his monthly Mann Ki Baat programme, Modi also hailed the world's largest vaccination programme being carried out in India against COVID-19, and stressed on "dawai bhi, kadai bhi" (medicines as well as strict preventive measures).

  • Union Budget 2021 | We spent big on infra and attended to healthcare sector, says FM Sitharaman in the post-Budget presser Feb 01, 2021 05:14 PM IST

    Union Budget 2021 | We spent big on infra and attended to healthcare sector, says FM Sitharaman in the post-Budget presser

    Nirmala Sitharaman claimed that the government has decided to give a "greater impetus" to the economy through the Union Budget.

  • Lok Sabha passes two agri sector bills amid protests by Opposition, SAD Sep 17, 2020 10:25 PM IST

    Lok Sabha passes two agri sector bills amid protests by Opposition, SAD

    The Farmers' Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Bill and the Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Bill were passed by voice vote

  • Harsimrat Kaur Badal urges states to reduce power tariff for food processing industry Jun 26, 2020 09:20 PM IST

    Harsimrat Kaur Badal urges states to reduce power tariff for food processing industry

    The minister chaired the second series of Food Processing Edition of Exclusive Investment Forum by Invest India, the national investment promotion and facilitation agency of the government, an official statement said.

  • Agriculture sector likely to remain resilient from COVID-19 impact; to grow 2.5% in FY21: CRISIL Jun 04, 2020 09:17 PM IST

    Agriculture sector likely to remain resilient from COVID-19 impact; to grow 2.5% in FY21: CRISIL

    The report by CRISIL Research however listed risks such as any likely impact of locust attacks and impact of lockdown on horticulture produce.

  • 3-Point Analysis | Economic package part 3 focuses on agriculture and fisheries sector May 15, 2020 09:00 PM IST

    3-Point Analysis | Economic package part 3 focuses on agriculture and fisheries sector

    Moneycontrol's Sakshi Batra does a 3 point analysis on the key measures announced by the Finance Minister.

  • Experts give mixed reaction to govt package for farmers May 14, 2020 10:55 PM IST

    Experts give mixed reaction to govt package for farmers

    "Except for extension of moratorium in repayment of crop loan and providing Kisan Credit Card (KCC) to more farmers, there was no big economic package announced for the farming community," Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) spokesperson Dharmendra Malik said in a statement.

  • Coronavirus lockdown: PM Modi discusses reforms in agriculture sector May 02, 2020 05:54 PM IST

    Coronavirus lockdown: PM Modi discusses reforms in agriculture sector

    Agriculture accounts for 15 percent of India's gross domestic product and is a source of livelihood for more than half of the country's 1.3 billion population.

  • Sowing of paddy crop up 37% so far in Kharif season Apr 17, 2020 09:40 PM IST

    Sowing of paddy crop up 37% so far in Kharif season

    The sowing area has been reported mainly from West Bengal (11.25 lakh hectare), Telangana (7.45 lakh hectare), Odisha (3.13 lakh hectare), Assam (2.73 lakh hectare), Karnataka (1.64 lakh hectare), Chhattisgarh (1.50 lakh hectare), Tamil Nadu (1.44 lakh hectare) and Bihar (1.22 lakh hectare).

  • 3-Point Analysis | Budget 2020: Agriculture sector looking at major reforms Jan 29, 2020 10:20 PM IST

    3-Point Analysis | Budget 2020: Agriculture sector looking at major reforms

    Moneycontrol’s Sakshi Batra does a 3-Point Analysis to understand the expectations of the agriculture sector.

  • China to expand agriculture reforms to bolster rural economy Feb 20, 2019 12:10 PM IST

    China to expand agriculture reforms to bolster rural economy

    Beijing's statement, released late on February 19, comes after the world's second-largest economy saw its weakest growth in 28 years in 2018 and remains entangled in a trade war with Washington.

  • Budget 2019 | Piyush Goyal announces annual income support scheme of Rs 6,000 to allay farmer woes Feb 01, 2019 01:37 PM IST

    Budget 2019 | Piyush Goyal announces annual income support scheme of Rs 6,000 to allay farmer woes

    The scheme will benefit 12 crore farmer families and will cost the public exchequer Rs 75,000 crore

  • Use of drones, AI will change the face of agriculture sector: Devendra Fadnavis Nov 29, 2018 02:16 PM IST

    Use of drones, AI will change the face of agriculture sector: Devendra Fadnavis

    Addressing the first workshop of the Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution India at the Sahyadri Guest House, he said new technologies will also improve predictability, which will help farmers plan the agricultural produce well in advance.

  • Innovation in agriculture sector key to cutting wastage, boosting production: Suresh Prabhu Nov 16, 2018 12:15 PM IST

    Innovation in agriculture sector key to cutting wastage, boosting production: Suresh Prabhu

    "We are promoting innovation in agri sector," he said adding that changing climate would pose serious challenges to the sector and startups can look at these areas and come up with innovative solutions.

  • Agriculture sector needs long-term solutions, loan waiver temporary: Venkaiah Naidu Nov 15, 2018 04:45 PM IST

    Agriculture sector needs long-term solutions, loan waiver temporary: Venkaiah Naidu

    Delivering the Laxmanrao Inamdar Memorial Lecture here, Naidu also called for suitable changes in the laws governing the cooperative sector in view of changed techno-economic and business scenarios to make the cooperative institutions "viable and vibrant".

  • PM Narendra Modi bats for new tech in agriculture sector Oct 26, 2018 03:41 PM IST

    PM Narendra Modi bats for new tech in agriculture sector

    Addressing the event via video conference, he appreciated the Uttar Pradesh government for its efforts in augmenting the procurement of foodgrains.

  • 24-hour power to agriculture sector experiment successful: Telangana government Nov 20, 2017 08:10 AM IST

    24-hour power to agriculture sector experiment successful: Telangana government

    The experiment, to gauge the demand of power and load on transformers and sub-stations, started on the midnight of November 6. A total of 23 lakh pump-sets were supplied uninterrupted power during this time, an official release said.

  • Commerce ministry to bring policy for agri exports soon: Suresh Prabhu Sep 05, 2017 12:48 PM IST

    Commerce ministry to bring policy for agri exports soon: Suresh Prabhu

    Prabhu, who took charge as Commerce and Industry Minister yesterday, said that his ministry will work on developing global supply chain for the agriculture sector.

  • The Rise Fund to invest $50 mn in Dodla Dairy Ltd May 04, 2017 02:58 PM IST

    The Rise Fund to invest $50 mn in Dodla Dairy Ltd

    The investment in Dodla, which is subject to regulatory approval, will be The Rise Fund's first in the food and agriculture sector, as well as its first in India, a statement issued by TPG Growth that manages The Rise Fund, said.

  • Working on broad agri reforms; may mull one-time settlement of farm loans: Maha FM Apr 07, 2017 01:14 PM IST

    Working on broad agri reforms; may mull one-time settlement of farm loans: Maha FM

    Structural reforms will help farmers in the long run, not just farm loan waivers, Sudhir Mungantiwar, Finance Minister, Maharashtra, tells Moneycontrol in an interview. He says that some of the policy measures in the agriculture sector initiated by the BJP government has already started showing results.

  • Central panel on doubling farmers' income mulls major reforms Feb 12, 2017 12:32 PM IST

    Central panel on doubling farmers' income mulls major reforms

    The inter-ministerial panel, constituted in April last year, is also looking at suggesting market reforms in a big way and increasing focus on sub-sectors of agriculture like animal husbandry, poultry and fisheries.

  • Here‘s ConsiliAgra‘s view on how Budget impacted agri sector Feb 03, 2017 06:19 PM IST

    Here‘s ConsiliAgra‘s view on how Budget impacted agri sector

    In an interview to CNBC-TV18‘s Manisha Gupta, Emily French, MD at ConsiliAgra spoke about what she made of Budget 2017 and its impact on agriculture sector.

  • Budget: Govt may hike agri-credit target to Rs 10 lakh crore Jan 30, 2017 08:58 PM IST

    Budget: Govt may hike agri-credit target to Rs 10 lakh crore

    The farm credit target is likely to be raised by a whopping Rs 1 lakh crore to Rs 10 lakh crore in Budget 2017-18 in order to increase credit flow in the agriculture sector.

  • AP saw double digit growth this yr despite some odds: Minister Jan 11, 2017 06:30 PM IST

    AP saw double digit growth this yr despite some odds: Minister

    "Performance-wise, this is a good year. Development and welfare happened very well and there is a positive result from the public," Yanamala told a press conference after a pre-budget meeting here today.

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