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Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019
news about Farm income
Jul 24, 2019 18:39
.The 1943 Bengal famine, following a missed monsoon, killed an estimated four million. In 2009, a drought year, the country managed to produce a million more tonne of foodgrains than it did in 2007, a normal year. This obviously has to do with better... read more
Jun 21, 2019 20:02
It is surely possible provided we change our mindset and let 2022 -- the 75th year of India’s Independence -- be the milestone to restore the pride in agriculture, make farm distress history, and turn farming into a vibrant economic enterprise read more
Jun 18, 2019 10:43
US president Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi have both made boosting farm incomes a priority. Trump is trying to offset domestic damage from a tariff war with China; Modi faces a slowdown in India’s agriculture-dominated economy. read more
May 31, 2019 07:45
The Narendra Modi government’s new agenda for the crisis-ridden farm sector is being geared towards achieving the single goal of doubling agricultural incomes — a legacy of its first term in office. read more
May 13, 2019 07:46
The Prime Minister’s Office had this month asked various department heads and secretaries to draw up a policy agenda for the next government’s first 100 days. T read more
Apr 18, 2019 05:59
Even as BJP has promised to double farm incomes by 2022 and claims to have increased the minimum support price of crops to 1.5 times the cost of production, farmers across the state are unhappy over unpaid dues for sugarcane and having to sell their... read more
Apr 06, 2019 02:31
The new forms also require individuals to disclose more details about their residential status, such as the number of days spent in India and abroad, rather than giving a self-declaration on residential status. read more
Feb 05, 2019 07:59
One can agree or disagree with Congress president Rahul Gandhi’s views, but his willingness to take questions and be challenged is a positive democratic trait. read more
Jan 15, 2019 07:24
The agrarian crisis is one of the factors that may have resulted in the BJP’s loss in three Hindi heartland states of Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh in December, according to analysts, and the party clearly doesn’t want it to affect its prospects... 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
Dec 12, 2018 01:16
Farm exports grew five times between 2004-05 and 2013-14 (from $8.7 billion to $42.6 billion), ICRIER data show. They fell to $33 billion in 2016-17 due to global factors. In Madhya Pradesh, farmers got up to 22% negative returns on soyabean (2016-2017).... read more
Dec 06, 2018 17:20
Price crashes lead to a decline in cultivation of a crop in the next season, this leads to a spike in prices leading to increase in cultivation in the next season. It could be a good idea to educate farmers about rationalising their expectations and... read more
Dec 01, 2018 12:20
Economic reforms have failed to address the asymmetry between agriculture’s high share in employment and low share in GDP. read more
Nov 15, 2018 23:45
The decision to offer a flat bonus means the state government will not implement the so-called PM-AASHA (Pradhan Mantri Annadata Aay Sanrakshan Abhiyan), a programme announced by the Centre on September 12 to ensure remunerative prices to farmers.  read more
Nov 04, 2018 07:24
The Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana has achieved a better design by merging multiple insurance schemes into one, simplifying norms and cutting down premiums, the evaluation shows. read more