They also curate open-to-sky dining with tables perched in a guava orchard and meals carved using fresh vegetables from the field. The bucolic scenery also includes appearances by peacocks and other birds.
The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) had last year ordered a year-long suspension of futures trading in key farm commodities, as the world's biggest importer of vegetable oils and a major producer of wheat and rice struggled to tame food inflation.
Tax incentives to agriculture value-chain players will help enhance business operations, which will in turn help the government achieve its goal of doubling farmer incomes.
A significant reduction in carbon emission has helped the seed farm, under the Agricultural Department, achieve the carbon neutral status, he said making the announcement.
Farm productivity has plateaued and large-scale farming is difficult as land holdings are scattered. The government’s push to reform agriculture markets through legal amendments has stalled
The increase in stubble burning has kicked off a political slugfest, with Union Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav on Wednesday saying that there had been a 19 per cent rise in farm fires over 2021 in Punjab and that the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) had turned the national capital into a gas chamber.
In 2018, the Congress had returned to power in the state after a gap of 15 years by riding on the poll promise of waiving farmers' loans.
More than 8 crore farmers received over Rs 16,000 crore in their bank accounts under the 12th tranche of the PM Kisan Samman Nidi scheme
India’s farm sector faces multiple challenges: knee-jerk interventions, disorganised supply chains and a lack of profitability, says the CEO of one of the country’s largest private warehousing firms
India’s wheat and paddy crops have been affected this year due to heat waves and deficient monsoon showers in some parts of the subcontinent
The need of the hour is to bring people out of farming, which is largely a loss-making enterprise, said the veteran farm leader.
India had in May banned wheat exports to ensure domestic availability but has been allowing shipments to select countries.
Point to point rate of inflation based on the CPI-AL (consumer price index for agricultural labourers) and CPI-RL (consumer price index for rural labourers) stood at 5.49 per cent and 5.74 per cent in January 2022 and 2.67 per cent and 2.76 per cent in February 2021, a labour ministry statement said.
The closed-door meeting is being held at the Gandhi Peace Foundation at Deen Dayal Upadhyay Marg and will continue till 5 pm.
An intense focus on securing market access abroad and promoting Indian goods saw dozens of new products including Himachali millets and Chandauli’s black rice being shipped from India to several new destinations such as the UAE, and Denmark
Announcing changes in the group corporate office as well as in auto and farm sectors, to be effective from April 1, 2020, the company said Veejay Nakra will be appointed as CEO of the auto division.
Addressing a poll meeting here, in support of JMM candidate Ketubbudin Sheikh, Gandhi said farmers would receive a minimum support price (MSP) of Rs 2,500 for every quintal of paddy, if the Cong-JMM-RJD coalition wins majority.
Striking a note of caution, he said Prime Minister Narendra Modi has more faith in corporates than him.
US President Donald Trump on Monday said he intended to end India's preferential trade treatment under a program that allows $5.6 billion worth of Indian exports to enter the United States duty free.
Uttaresh Venkateshwaran is in conversation with Ravi Krishnan, Deputy Executive Editor, Moneycontrol, to discuss the feasibility of income support schemes as an alternative to loan waivers.
The minister called for strengthening traditional ties between the two countries by promoting closer cooperation in the agriculture sector, an official statement said.
The Marathas' call for greater representation in education and government jobs could be as much a product of the stress on the agrarian economy, as the role of age-old caste equations
The company is looking to raise around Rs 1,000 crore via the IPO that will comprise both fresh issue and share sale by existing promoters.
India's move came a day after the EU's decision to charge higher import duties on a range of U.S. products.
Last week, Central Statistics Office (CSO) had pegged farm and allied sector growth at 2.1 per cent for 2017-18, much lower than 4.9 per cent achieved in the 2016-17.