Oct 22, 2021 08:54 AM IST
DAP fertiliser availability fell short of the requirement in the first half of FY22. The supply shortfall could get worse
- Mar 28, 2021 12:45 PM IST
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).
- Feb 01, 2021 05:14 PM IST
Nirmala Sitharaman claimed that the government has decided to give a "greater impetus" to the economy through the Union Budget.
- Sep 17, 2020 10:25 PM IST
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
- Jun 26, 2020 09:20 PM IST
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.
- Jun 04, 2020 09:17 PM IST
The report by CRISIL Research however listed risks such as any likely impact of locust attacks and impact of lockdown on horticulture produce.
- May 15, 2020 09:00 PM IST
Moneycontrol's Sakshi Batra does a 3 point analysis on the key measures announced by the Finance Minister.
- May 14, 2020 10:55 PM IST
"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.
- May 02, 2020 05:54 PM IST
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.
- Apr 17, 2020 09:40 PM IST
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).
- Jan 29, 2020 10:20 PM IST
Moneycontrol’s Sakshi Batra does a 3-Point Analysis to understand the expectations of the agriculture sector.
- Feb 20, 2019 12:10 PM IST
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.
- Feb 01, 2019 01:37 PM IST
The scheme will benefit 12 crore farmer families and will cost the public exchequer Rs 75,000 crore
- Nov 29, 2018 02:16 PM IST
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.
- Nov 16, 2018 12:15 PM IST
"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.
- Nov 15, 2018 04:45 PM IST
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".
- Oct 26, 2018 03:41 PM IST
Addressing the event via video conference, he appreciated the Uttar Pradesh government for its efforts in augmenting the procurement of foodgrains.
- Nov 20, 2017 08:10 AM IST
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.
- Sep 05, 2017 12:48 PM IST
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.
- May 04, 2017 02:58 PM IST
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.
- Apr 07, 2017 01:14 PM IST
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.
- Feb 12, 2017 12:32 PM IST
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.
- Feb 03, 2017 06:19 PM IST
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.
- Jan 30, 2017 08:58 PM IST
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.
- Jan 11, 2017 06:30 PM IST
"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.