Hindustan Times, Jaipur/Barmer | By Manoj Ahuja & Mukesh Mathrani
UPDATED ON JUN 04, 2018 10:50 PM IST
While chief minister Vasundhara Raje had announced two lakh power connections for the agriculture sector in this year’s budget, a circular issued by the state government has put the onus of installing power infrastructure on farmers
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 26, 2018 08:49 AM IST
The Narendra Modi-led government announced a series of measures to help the agriculture sector, including a Budget announcement to ensure minimum support price and a price-deficiency payment mechanism.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Zia Haq
PUBLISHED ON MAY 13, 2018 10:23 PM IST
This month, the NITI Aayog signed an agreement with software firm IBM to develop a model for crop-yield predictions using AI so that farmers can be provided real-time advisories in these states.
New Delhi, Hindustan Times | By Zia Haq
UPDATED ON MAY 09, 2018 11:35 PM IST
Government’s decision is aimed to cut dependence of small and marginal farmers on usurious informal private lenders.
Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By Manoj Ahuja
UPDATED ON MAY 09, 2018 09:57 PM IST
55% of cultivable land in state is dependant on rainfall.
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Gurpreet Singh Nibber
UPDATED ON MAY 07, 2018 09:30 AM IST
Eyebrows are also being raised on the power utility availing extra subsidy for nearly 2,000 million units worth Rs 1,000 crore every year from 2010-17, that has cost around Rs 7,000 crore to the state exchequer, since.
Press Trust of India, New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAR 17, 2018 06:25 PM IST
Agriculture minister Radha Mohan Singh said allocation for agriculture sector has been higher at Rs 2.11 lakh crore in four years of Modi government, when compared to Rs 1.25 lakh crore of the last regime.