Sep 18, 2021 07:14 PM IST
Addressing a session on the topic 'Research as a driving force behind sustainability', Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar shared that agricultural research has played a major role in transforming India from a net food importer to exporter.
- Sep 07, 2021 08:56 AM IST
In a video conference with the state chief ministers, Tomar asked state governments to create a database for the state using the federated farmer database prepared by the central government and allow linkage to the state land record database.
- Jul 27, 2021 12:37 PM IST
He made the remarks while replying to a supplementary query related to an insurance scheme for farmers during the Question Hour as the Opposition members continued their sloganeering on various issues, including the Pegasus snooping allegations and the new farm laws.
- Jul 22, 2021 03:27 PM IST
Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar told the Lok Sabha on July 20 that while most states have such ineligible beneficiaries, Assam, Punjab, Tamil Nadu, Bihar, and Chhattisgarh top the list.
- Jun 18, 2021 07:55 PM IST
Thousands of farmers are camping on Delhi's borders since last November, seeking withdrawal of the new agriculture laws.
- May 25, 2021 08:06 PM IST
Wheat production is estimated to increase to a record 108.75 million tonnes in 2020-21 from 107.86 million tonnes in the previous year, while output of coarse cereals is likely to increase to 49.66 million tonnes, from 47.75 million tonnes a year ago.
- Mar 26, 2021 10:02 PM IST
About 45 projects have been approved under different components of the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Sampada Yojana (PMKSY).
- Mar 09, 2021 03:41 PM IST
"Farm laws aim at promoting agriculture marketing infrastructure and supply chains for efficiently connecting farm gates to markets for the benefit of farmers by encouraging investments," Narendra Singh Tomar said in his written reply to the Lower House.
- Mar 06, 2021 09:57 PM IST
Thousands of farmers, mainly from Punjab, Haryana and Western Uttar Pradesh, are protesting at Delhi borders for over three months, seeking a repeal of these three legislations and a legal guarantee of the minimum support price (MSP).
- Feb 25, 2021 05:59 PM IST
Tomar also added that the government has held 12 rounds of talks with the farmers and they are ready to talk with them anytime.
- Feb 24, 2021 07:36 PM IST
Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar attributed the rise in production to efforts of the farmers and scientists as well initiatives of the central government.
- Feb 24, 2021 06:17 PM IST
The government and unions representing farmers, who have been camping at Delhi's border for about three months in protest against the three laws that they see will end state procurement of crops at MSP, have held 11 rounds of talks, the last being on January 22.
- Feb 23, 2021 07:31 AM IST
Farmers' Protest LIVE Updates: The 'Delhi Chalo' farmers' protest at border points of New Delhi has entered the 90th day today
- Feb 11, 2021 06:23 PM IST
The MoRTH Ministry added that the conversion, carried out jointly by Rawmatt Techno Solutions & Tomasetto Achille India, will help farmers increase their income by lowering costs and help in creating job opportunities in rural India.
- Feb 07, 2021 02:28 PM IST
Talking to reporters in Madhya Pradesh's Gwalior city, Tomar also accused the opposition Congress of playing politics over the farmers' agitation.
- Feb 05, 2021 01:43 PM IST
Countering the opposition claim that farmers across the country are agitated over the three new laws, he said that those in just one state are being misinformed and instigated.
- Jan 20, 2021 08:16 PM IST
In the tenth round of talks, while farmer union leaders remained firm on their demand of repealing the three laws, the government offered to stay the implementation of laws. The farmers will discuss the proposal and take a call.
- Jan 13, 2021 03:34 PM IST
PMFBY was launched on January 13, 2016 with an aim to provide a comprehensive risk solution at the lowest uniform premium across the country for farmers.
- Jan 08, 2021 05:33 PM IST
During the meeting that began at 2:45 pm at Vigyan Bhawan, farmers carried placards reading, ‘either we will die or win’ and 'repeal farm laws, we will return home’.
- Jan 08, 2021 10:09 AM IST
In the seventh round of talks between the farmers’ unions and the government so far, two of the four demands have been met with. The farmers, however, insist that the protest would continue unless the agri-reform laws are repealed.
- Jan 07, 2021 07:39 AM IST
Farmers' Protest Highlights: The 'Delhi Chalo' farmers' agitation has entered the 43rd day. Sanyuta Kisan Morcha, an umbrella body of 40 farmers' unions, has called a tractor rally against agri reform laws.
- Jan 06, 2021 07:01 PM IST
Narendra Singh Tomar also expressed confidence that the protesting unions will focus on farmers' interests and help the government reach a solution through constructive dialogue.
- Jan 04, 2021 08:25 AM IST
The Samyukt Kisan Union, the umbrella body of farmers’ unions protesting on Delhi borders has threatened that the farmers will lead a tractor parade into Delhi, and across country, on January 26, if the remaining two demands are not met.
- Dec 30, 2020 08:09 PM IST
There was, however, no agreement on the two other key demands - chalking out modalities of repealing the three legislation and giving a legal guarantee on the Minimum Support Price (MSP).
- Dec 30, 2020 07:50 AM IST
So far, five rounds of formal talks between the Centre and farmers’ leaders have remained inconclusive. The last round was held on December 5 while the sixth round of talks scheduled for December 9 was called off a day after an informal meeting of Shah with some union leaders failed to reach any breakthrough.