Sep 14, 2018 04:14 PM IST
Demands for herbs and aromatic plants such as ateesh, kuth, kutki, karanja, kapikachhu, shankhapushpi have been on a rise owing to increase in consumption of ayurvedic medicines and personal care products.
- Sep 12, 2018 02:00 PM IST
A decision in this regard was taken in the cabinet meeting, headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, held here.
- Aug 30, 2018 10:35 AM IST
The current model adopted by the government — of being both the subsidy provider and the procurement price player — has failed to deliver good results. It has made the farmer lose incomes and even self-respect
- Aug 20, 2018 09:45 PM IST
Reddy held a video conference with officials on issues, including insurance scheme, impact of rains on crops, increased availability of water in the reservoirs following good rainfall and the presence of "Fall Armyworm" agricultural pest in the state, an official release said.
- Aug 20, 2018 08:30 PM IST
We should aim to get more productivity from less resource if we want to double farm income by 2022.
- Aug 10, 2018 08:13 AM IST
At cabinet meeting, approval has been given to waiving existing crop loans up to Rs 1 lakh borrowed from the cooperative sector,Kumaraswamy said.
- Aug 07, 2018 01:27 PM IST
Singh said in the Lok Sabha that farmers wishing to join e-NAM platform need to register themselves on e-NAM portal and can sell their produce on e-NAM platform in any e-NAM mandi of their choice.
- Aug 02, 2018 03:16 PM IST
"Small farms (of up to 2 hectare) hold the key to ensuring food and nutritional security of India. Therefore, location specific integration is necessary," he said in the Parliamentary Consultative Committee meeting on agriculture ministry here.
- Aug 02, 2018 09:40 AM IST
Higher demand from the world's second-biggest gold consumer could support global prices that are trading near their lowest in a year, although a rise in imports of the precious metal would widen India's trade deficit.
- Jul 31, 2018 01:02 PM IST
Singh said in the Lok Sabha that the central government has introduced the 'Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana' (PMFBY) from Kharif 2016 to address risks associated with agriculture.
- Jul 18, 2018 02:56 PM IST
After the Supreme Court cancelled the land acquisition of this village in 2011, many real estate projects had to be cancelled and moved to a different location
- Jul 16, 2018 08:22 AM IST
At the meeting, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan discussed to take the soybean produce to China which is facing a shortfall of 11.5 million tonnes following trade tension with the US.
- Jul 16, 2018 08:03 AM IST
Addressing a public meeting here after inaugurating the Bansagar canal project and laying the foundation stone of the Mirzapur medical college, he said those doing politics in the name of farmers, did not have the time to think about an effective hike in minimum support prices (MSPs).
- Jul 13, 2018 05:19 PM IST
Yadav labelled farmer distress an important issue for the election and said farmers now know how to hold leaders responsible
- Jul 11, 2018 03:20 PM IST
In a veiled attack on the Gandhi family, he said if the Congress had any worry, it was "only for one particular family" and how to make them comfortable.
- Jun 28, 2018 02:54 PM IST
The government has deposited around Rs 24,500 crore in nearly 4.8 million farmers’ bank accounts until May 31
- Jun 27, 2018 06:40 PM IST
Data now shows that this elixir of political survival is causing structural damage and needs to be stopped before it becomes irreversible.
- Jun 24, 2018 04:46 PM IST
"Four-five in 100 farmers are refusing to give their land. Majority of the farmers had voluntarily come forward and given their land for the gree corridor project, he told reporters at the airport here.
- Jun 21, 2018 03:53 PM IST
"Millions of women and men who produce our food are trapped in poverty and face brutal working conditions, despite billion-dollar profits in the food industry," Oxfam International said as it released a report titled, "Ripe for Change".
- Jun 20, 2018 03:30 PM IST
Continuing his outreach programme of direct interaction with beneficiaries of his pet schemes, Modi spoke to farmers from over 600 districts via video-conferencing, highlighting the government interventions right from seeds to market that is aimed at addressing farm distress.
- Jun 20, 2018 11:45 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses farmers from across 600 districts through the Narendra Modi App.
- Jun 15, 2018 03:04 PM IST
He claimed that BJP will get clear majority in 2019 Lok Sabha polls due to the development that it has done.
- Jun 08, 2018 01:25 PM IST
The claims of 20 lakh farmers were settled after CM’s direction, costing around Rs 1,500 crore, but another 25 lakh are pending
- Jun 06, 2018 05:04 PM IST
The government’s measures are likely to result in an increase in sugar prices and moderate the decline in profitability of mills, thus enabling timely payment to farmers. However, overall profitability outlook for the sugar sector remains weak for FY19.
- Jun 06, 2018 03:25 PM IST
"Here Kamal Nath (MP Congress President) and Jyotiraditya Scindia (the State poll campaign committee chairman) are sitting. I want to assure you that within 10-days of coming to power in Madhya Pradesh, the government will waive (farmers') loan," Rahul said.