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Wednesday, Jul 17, 2019
news about Agriculture sector
Jul 17, 2019 01:08
Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla said there were “technical” reasons and he has to adjourn the House at midnight otherwise he would have preferred to run the business till 3 am. read more
Jul 15, 2019 07:00
Monsoon appears to be slowing down after recording above normal rains between July 6 and July 11. read more
Jul 03, 2019 23:09
The survey prepared by Chief Economic Adviser Krishnamurthy Subramanian is likely to flag headwinds that the economy might face in its pursuit to become the world’s fifth largest economy. read more
Jun 30, 2019 07:44
India has done worse than other growing nations in managing its water resources. A key factor behind this maybe an inefficient agriculture sector, where the use of tube well-based irrigation in the last three decades has shot up read more
Jun 19, 2019 11:31
The budget 2019-20 has an outlay of \u20B9600 crore for agriculture universities for research and infrastructure development, besides an increase in budget for irrigation projects to \u20B912,597 crore. read more
Jun 18, 2019 00:37
Finance minister blames dip on drought, other sectors, says agriculture growth touched 3.1%; Oppn questions figures read more
Jun 12, 2019 19:59
Almost every agri-category needs to know how to adequately market their produce to realise the best prices. Yet the farmer-to-consumer relationship has not been harnessed in ways that could benefit the former. Policy makers must ask what interventions... read more
Jun 05, 2019 23:35
In another letter, Punjab CM Amarinder Singh urged PM Modi to advise the Union ministry of agriculture to effect suitable modifications in Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojna . read more
Jun 02, 2019 09:32
If there is one thing that distinguishes the agricultural performance of the first Narendra Modi government, it is the collapse of nominal growth of the gross value added (GVA) component of agriculture. read more
May 28, 2019 00:30
As per the order passed by Punjab State Electricity Regulatory Commission chairperson Kusumjit Sidhu, the power cost has been increased by 8 to 10 paise per unit across categories of consumers. read more
Feb 04, 2019 14:07
High indebtedness, low agri household income, large number of small holdings are a feature of the agriculture sector in UP. read more
Jan 24, 2019 07:13
The decadal data shows that about 16 extreme climate events took place on average every year between 1998 and 2017 compared to 10 events annually between 1978 and 1997. read more
Jan 17, 2019 07:17
Budget (or interim budget) preparations are underway in the North Block office of the finance ministry even as speculation is rife that the government may go beyond the conventional vote-on-account presented in election years. read more
Jan 16, 2019 09:08
A one-week capsule course was organised by the CRPF to train farmers. Altogether, 14 farmers from different districts and villages were educated in agricultural techniques. read more
Jan 04, 2019 07:46
Loan waiver provides strong disincentive for those who repaid loan on time and perverse incentive for default. But the most serious effect of the waiver is potential risk of fiscal slippage . read more