Feb 20, 2017 10:02 AM IST
Earlier farmers were able to sell 90 quintal of paddy in a year but as per the new decision there will be no limit on the sale of paddy by farmers, the official said.
- Feb 14, 2017 07:46 PM IST
Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh today asked over 100 ICAR institutes to develop economically feasible models to help farmers double their income.
- Feb 13, 2017 12:50 PM IST
Tur dal yards remain shut down across market yards in Maharashtra, despite the fact that minimum support price (MSP) of the lentil continued to fall steadily.
- Feb 10, 2017 02:16 PM IST
Addressing a rally a day before Uttar Pradesh goes to the polls for the first phase, Modi accused the Akhilesh government of abusing power to stifle the opposition and vowed to take action if the BJP takes power in the state.
- Feb 08, 2017 04:30 PM IST
Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi today took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying his promise of "achche din" had come true only for industrialists as the country's farmers were facing with "burey din".
- Feb 08, 2017 02:10 PM IST
IFFCO and Bank of Baroda yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in this regard. The pact was signed by Yogendra Kumar, General Manager (Marketing), IFFCO and GB Panda, General Manager (government relationships), Bank of Baroda.
- Feb 08, 2017 09:00 AM IST
BoB is promoting cashless transactions and as such, intends to have arrangement with IFFCO for issuance of co-branded cards to the farmers, a joint statement said.
- Feb 07, 2017 03:48 PM IST
"Government is aware that there has been an increase in production of tomato in the current year because of which prices at few centres are low," Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh informed the Lok Sabha.
- Feb 03, 2017 07:18 PM IST
Private sector NBFC Sustainable
Agro Commercial Finance Limited (SAFL) has set the target to
provide loan worth Rs 300 crore to farmers in financial year
- Feb 03, 2017 01:54 PM IST
The Federation of All India Farmer Associations (FAIFA), a body representing farmers across states, including Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka and Gujarat, said the increase in excise duty on cigarettes will lead to further drop in earnings of domestic tobacco growers.
- Feb 02, 2017 10:30 PM IST
India is open for business and now the ball is in your court, said Piyush Goyal, while talking to people about the Union Budget that was presented yesterday. He said that it depends on the entrepreneurs whether they are willing to take the first mover advantage.
- Feb 02, 2017 04:51 PM IST
The government in its Budget has given attention to rural and farm reforms, which was needed, said Siraj A Chaudhry, CMD of the Cargill India.
- Jan 30, 2017 12:54 PM IST
"An amount of Rs 25,000 as financial assistance for the marriage of their daughters would be given to the farmers who suffered fifty percent crop loss. The government would also facilitate the farmers to get loans next year," Chouhan said while meeting the hailstorm affected farmers at Bamore village in the state's Morena district yesterday.
- Jan 24, 2017 05:08 PM IST
Cabinet today permitted Nabard to raise about Rs 20,000 crore from the market for on-lending to cooperative banks at 4.5 percent interest with an aim to provide cheaper crop loans to farmers.
- Jan 24, 2017 02:52 PM IST
A decision in this regard was taken at the Cabinet meeting, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, to help farmers who faced hardships because of scrapping of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes from November 8 mid-night.
- Jan 23, 2017 01:32 PM IST
The measures may include continuing with a scheme to give concessional loans to farmers, incentives for states to computerize primary agricultural credit societies (PACSs) and higher allocations to the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development, the official told Mint, requesting anonymity.
- Jan 20, 2017 06:00 PM IST
Dairy firm Kwality Ltd today said it has signed an agreement with Bank of Baroda for providing Rs 4,000 crore loans to the former's one lakh farmers from whom the company procures milk.
- Jan 18, 2017 09:30 AM IST
The country's Central Statistics Office amended the way India counted its gross domestic product (GDP) numbers in January 2015, amending the base year to 2011-2012 from 2004-2005.
- Jan 17, 2017 03:54 PM IST
The company has "signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) through IIL Foundation with ICAR-IARI (the Indian Agriculture Research Institute, New Delhi), the government's apex agriculture research body, to train farmers and inculcate the best farming practices among the farming community."
- Jan 13, 2017 12:28 PM IST
Speaking to PTI on the sidelines of of the BJP state executive here yesterday, the minister said the government has decided to take up projects in these regions on priority and finish them so as to provide relief to farmers.
- Jan 11, 2017 09:13 PM IST
Some of the proposals may draw upon the recommendations that a Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) panel on Alternative Investment Funds(AIFs) headed by Infosys founder NR Narayana Murthy had made last year.
- Jan 11, 2017 09:13 PM IST
The government is working on the assumption that in times of cash crunch, the best way to achieve higher spending is by raising disposable income through tax breaks.
- Jan 11, 2017 09:10 PM IST
With the original deadline of April rolling out the new indirect tax system looks missed for now, Finance minister Arun Jaitley is widely expected to announce GST's implementation schedule in the upcoming budget 2017-18.
- Jan 11, 2017 08:59 PM IST
The proximate reason for the abandoning the 92-year-old practice of a separate railway budget from 2017-18 may have been hastened by the state-transportation giant's delicate balance sheet.
- Jan 11, 2017 08:47 PM IST
Budget 2017 may contain some good news for start-ups. Finance minister Arun Jaitley may announce a string of initiatives to support the country's start-ups, including widening of the tax-free regime to five years from three years and faster procedural clearances.