Apr 13, 2020 02:54 PM IST
The state government looks to buy 55 lakh metric tonnes of wheat at a rate of Rs 1,925 per quintal (100 kg) at 5,500 purchase centres, a release issued by the state government stated.
- Apr 13, 2020 10:34 AM IST
India must revamp its food grain storage techniques, modernise its mandis and expand the capacity of cold chains without any further delay
- Apr 12, 2020 07:44 PM IST
He directed officials to start online classes for students of higher education, technical education, nursing and paramedical studies so that their academic schedule is not wholly disrupted.
- Apr 08, 2020 02:46 PM IST
"The Rabi crop stands ready in the fields but harvesting of the crop due to Covid19 lockdown is difficult. The livelihoods of hundreds of farmers are at risk," he said in a tweet in Hindi.
- Apr 06, 2020 05:19 PM IST
Almost every component in the annual accounting exercise, and every element of assumption and projection now requires a second look
- Apr 02, 2020 07:55 PM IST
Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh launched two new features of National Agriculture Market (e-NAM) Platform to strengthen agriculture marketing by farmers which will reduce their need to physically come to wholesale mandis for selling
- Mar 06, 2020 12:45 PM IST
Ajit Pawar, who also holds the finance portfolio, said an amount of Rs 2 lakh will be deposited in bank accounts of farmers whose dues were more than Rs 2 lakh till September 30, 2019.
- Feb 25, 2020 02:15 PM IST
Speaking to reporters outside the Legislature building here, Leader of Opposition in the state Assembly Devendra Fadnavis said the protests will continue till the cultivators get justice.
- Feb 24, 2020 11:18 AM IST
They demanded that the Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi government write off farmers' debts completely and also provide them a financial assistance of Rs 25,000 per hectare for crop damage.
- Feb 20, 2020 03:15 PM IST
The Federation of All India Farmer Associations (FAIFA) said it had also appealed to Finance Minister Nirmala Sithraman to have a "pragmatic approach" on cigarette taxation at a meeting on Wednesday evening.
- Feb 05, 2020 11:45 AM IST
The total amount of the scheme, which came into effect on December 1, 2018, is to be paid in three equal instalments of Rs 2,000 every four months.
- Feb 04, 2020 10:25 AM IST
A budget alone cannot restore growth or consumer confidence. The gaps have to be identified, budget announcements have to be implemented and supported by right polices, funds, schemes and programmes.
- Jan 28, 2020 11:55 AM IST
Addressing the third Global Potato Conclave here in Gujarat via video conferencing, the prime minister also said that India became one of the top three nations in production of certain food grains and food products due to hard work of farmers and the government policies.
- Jan 27, 2020 03:09 PM IST
The Fasal Bima Yojana is a major initiative aimed at farmers' crop security against natural calamities at the time of sowing.
- Jan 26, 2020 03:33 PM IST
Giving his Republic Day speech in Marathi at Shivaji Park in Mumbai, he said that Maharashtra is an industrially advanced state and the government will give priority to solving the problems faced by the industry.
- Jan 22, 2020 10:49 AM IST
Under the 'Mukhyamantri Krishak Durghatna Kalyan Yojana', if a farmer or any member of his family dies while working in a field, then they will be given Rs 5 lakh, cabinet ministers Shrikant Sharma and Siddhartha Nath Singh told reporters here.
- Jan 21, 2020 01:28 PM IST
Since the general elections, the agriculture sector has taken a back seat as the economy has itself touched new lows
- Dec 23, 2019 10:42 AM IST
In a veiled attack on the BJP-led central government, the Shiv Sena, in its party mouthpiece 'Saamana', noted that the Thackeray government took the decision of farm loan waiver at a time when the country is "burning" over the issue of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act.
- Dec 20, 2019 08:18 AM IST
He said the Kamal Nath government, which completed one year in office two days ago, is "suppressing" the voice of people and criticised police "cane-charge" on protesting Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) workers.
- Dec 18, 2019 01:15 PM IST
Amazon is starting a cold chain hub in Pune to develop a sustainable farm-to-fork model
- Dec 17, 2019 11:52 AM IST
Referring to a report published on this in a last month's edition of the Sena mouthpiece 'Saamana', the BJP legislators marched to the Vidhan Bhawan premises here with flex boards carrying a copy of that news.
- Dec 12, 2019 08:50 AM IST
The government will also start its much ambitious 'Janta Clinic scheme' On December 18 in Jaipur.
- Dec 04, 2019 09:45 AM IST
District Magistrate Akhilesh Singh said Ilyas, Vinod, Satbir, Suresh Pal and Rajkumar were booked under section 278 of the IPC for burning stubble and fined Rs 2,500 each.
- Dec 02, 2019 08:44 AM IST
Fadnavis made the demand in the Legislative Assembly while congratulating senior Congress leader Nana Patole on being elected unopposed as the Speaker of the Lower House.
- Nov 25, 2019 08:25 AM IST
Earlier in the day, the supreme court issued notices to the Centre, Maharashtra government, Fadnavis and Ajit Pawar on a plea filed by the Congress-Shiv Sena-NCP combine seeking quashing of the governor's November 23 order inviting the BJP leader to form government.