Feb 06, 2021 03:20 PM IST
Nadda, while attending the final round of the month-long "Krishak Suraksha Abhiyan" of the party, said people of the state have made up their mind to bid "namaste and tata" to Banerjee and her party after the assembly polls.
- Feb 01, 2021 02:09 PM IST
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has raised the farm credit target for the financial year 2021-22 to Rs 16.5 lakh crore, in an effort to raise the farmer income.
- Oct 01, 2020 05:18 PM IST
As per the government's data, total expenditure by the agriculture ministry more than doubled year-on-year in FY 21 till August. Government spending for the ministry till August this financial year stood at Rs 61,883 crore, against Rs 38,324 crore for the same period a year ago
- Sep 09, 2020 06:46 PM IST
Under the PM Kisan scheme, the government provides a sum of Rs 6,000 per family per year to all landholding farmers' families, payable in three installments of Rs 2,000 every four months.
- Aug 09, 2020 08:35 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will also release the sixth instalment of funds of Rs 17,000 crore to 8.5 crore farmers under the PM-KISAN scheme.
- May 13, 2020 09:12 PM IST
The procurement is undertaken by nodal agencies like Nafed at minimum support price (MSP). Only fair average quality commodity is purchased under the scheme.
- May 09, 2020 06:55 PM IST
Under the PM-KISAN (Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi) scheme, each farmer gets Rs 6,000 in a year in three equal installments directly in bank account.
- Apr 10, 2020 07:55 PM IST
In order to give immediate relief to farmers affected by the nationwide lockdown, the government had on March 27 promised to transfer the first installment of Rs 2,000 to each of 8.69 crore beneficiaries under the scheme, in the first week of April.
- Feb 24, 2020 06:20 PM IST
Launching the mobile app, Tomar said this has been developed to broaden the reach of the scheme, which is playing an important role in achieving the target of doubling farmers income by 2022.
- 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 10, 2019 06:00 PM IST
Under PM-Kisan scheme, the government is providing Rs 6,000 per annum in three equal installments to 14 crore farmers. The amount is directly transferred into the bank accounts of beneficiaries.
- Dec 07, 2019 05:51 PM IST
The decision to reduce the Kalia assistance was taken after the Odisha government merged the Kalia scheme with the Centres Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN), launched in February 2019, they said.
- Nov 20, 2019 02:52 PM IST
Against the initial projection of 14.5 beneficiaries, only 50 percent – 7.26 crore farmers – have benefited from the scheme so far
- Oct 17, 2019 09:44 AM IST
The government has not shown any serious intent to undertake major reforms in agriculture sector. Till then, it seems unlikely that the central and state governments will be able to discontinue any of the direct income support schemes.
- Oct 09, 2019 02:40 PM IST
The decision was taken in the meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
- Sep 25, 2019 02:23 PM IST
The Ministry has notified states that farmers will now be allowed to directly enrol for the scheme by self-declaring landholdings
- Aug 09, 2019 01:53 PM IST
Initially, the scheme was designed to cover an estimated 12.5 crore small and marginal farmers holding land up to 2 hectares.
- Jul 19, 2019 03:55 PM IST
Stating that many states have rolled out the scheme, Minister of State for Agriculture Parshottam Rupala urged the West Bengal and Delhi governments to implement the scheme at the earliest and ensure benefits reach farmers.
- Jun 13, 2019 01:04 PM IST
The government must create a balance between keeping the consumer prices under check and ensuring remunerative prices to all farmers.
- Jun 12, 2019 02:16 PM IST
Making PM-KISAN universal will solve the identification problem to an extent and make its implementation easier.
- Jun 11, 2019 10:07 AM IST
On the ground, farming operations cannot be carried out without agricultural labour. Neither PM-Kisan nor the pension scheme has anything for them.
- Jun 04, 2019 10:25 AM IST
The extension of the scheme was announced on May 31 when the two-hectare cap was removed
- Jun 01, 2019 07:35 PM IST
At a press conference held at the BJP headquarters here, president of the party's farmer wing Virendra Singh Mast said his outfit is organising district-level programmes across the county to thank Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
- May 06, 2019 01:13 PM IST
Nafed and other agencies are sitting over 35 lakh tonnes of pulses procured over the last three years.
- Mar 28, 2019 10:21 AM IST
The government had scheduled a press conference to announce the H1 borrowing calendar for FY 20, but cancelled it at the last moment because of the model code of conduct