Jul 21, 2020 11:15 AM IST
The agitators along with members of the Raju Shetti- led Swambhimani Shetkari Sanghatana, a farmers' organisation, stopped milk tankers and emptied them on the Pune-Bengaluru highway passing the two districts.
- Jul 19, 2020 04:12 PM IST
The registered farmer producer company now employs 80 locals, including village women, thus providing jobs.
- Jun 17, 2020 07:00 PM IST
These packages will be designed for farmers' local needs and will include a combination of Bayer's hybrid seeds, crop protection products, personal protective equipment (PPE) and safety and training materials.
- Jun 10, 2020 10:03 AM IST
With huge reverse migration, the support structures and relevant programmes may be specifically designed so that the rural landscape generates hundreds of micro and small enterprises
- Jun 04, 2020 02:45 PM IST
The government's slew of measures for the agriculture sector include amendments in the Essential Commodities Act.
- Jun 01, 2020 05:22 PM IST
Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said the decisions taken in the Cabinet meeting today will bring about a "transformative change".
- May 29, 2020 06:45 PM IST
Under the Sugarcane (Control) Order, 1966, sugar mills are required to make cane price payment to farmers within 14 days of supply of cane. If mills fail to make payment, they have to pay interest at the rate of 15 per cent per annum on amount due for the delayed period beyond 14 days.
- May 29, 2020 11:11 AM IST
Based on its performance this last year, the second year of the Modi 2.0 government promises to bring far reaching changes to the agricultural economy
- May 29, 2020 10:35 AM IST
The Narendra Modi-led government has enacted several vital reforms and taken long-term policy decisions aimed at restructuring the economy
- May 27, 2020 08:00 PM IST
Hooda's warning has come a day after Haryana Chief Minister M L Khattar defended the recently launched Mera Pani, Meri Virasat scheme, aimed at crop diversification.
- May 27, 2020 11:25 AM IST
Locusts have reached Amravati (Maharashtra) and Mandla (Madhya Pradesh) from Rajasthan and may enter the bordering districts of Chhattisgarh "in a day or two", he said.
- May 26, 2020 03:22 PM IST
The collaboration will bring together Mastercard's experience in developing financial solutions and Airtel Payments Bank's distribution network to reach its large customer base.
- May 21, 2020 01:35 PM IST
Addressing the launch event on the occasion of Rajiv Gandhi's death anniversary, she lauded the scheme, saying it will bring a change in the lives of farmers and help them become self-reliant.
- May 16, 2020 10:28 AM IST
Moneycontrol's Sakshi Batra breaks down the amendments in the Essential Commodities Act
- May 15, 2020 05:15 PM IST
FM Nirmala Sitharaman on May 15 announced 11 measures to boost the sector, ranging from amendment of Essential Commodities Act to a Rs 1 lakh crore crore fund to boost agriculture infrastructure.
- 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 14, 2020 09:28 PM IST
For the past few months, the surge in agribusiness and rural sales has been the driving factor of the future growth potential of FMCG businesses in India. Rural contributes 35-40 percent of overall sales value.
- May 14, 2020 09:15 PM IST
According to the government, it is aimed at bringing in reforms to facilitate market access for farmers.
- May 11, 2020 03:10 PM IST
While reforms were much needed, some of the hastily drawn changes will do more harm than good
- May 10, 2020 06:11 PM IST
Opposition Congress hit out at the crop diversification scheme by the M L Khattar government, saying there was a conspiracy to stop the procurement of paddy at MSP
- May 08, 2020 10:35 AM IST
"You get a VIP pass!" Yates, a bus driver in her 50s, said the workers hollered, as she loaded 1,800 pounds (816 kg) of potatoes into her gray Chevy Silverado, bound for the Salvation Army, local food banks and homes throughout western Washington.
- Apr 30, 2020 07:33 PM IST
Interestingly, more than 265 million people in India are engaged in farming, which also makes it one of the largest employers in the country. More than 70 percent of rural India is employed in this space, running their daily expenses with income generated through agriculture.
- Apr 30, 2020 07:06 AM IST
"India is proud of its food providers. The government is committed to protect the rights of those who feed the entire country, and is taking steps to take care of their interests," Modi tweeted.
- Apr 20, 2020 09:34 PM IST
"Prime Minister Modi is looking into easing the problems being faced by the farmers. Welfare of the farmers is the top priority of this government," he said.
- Apr 16, 2020 01:55 PM IST
The state government has already appointed 30 senior officers to monitor agriculture and related activities in all the districts in the wake of the coronavirus crisis.