Kolkata | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
PUBLISHED ON JUL 13, 2020 08:33 AM IST
The farmers, who followed the techniques of farm machineries and equipment, reported decrease in labour cost, reduced cost of cultivation, timeliness of operations, and an increase in soil fertility and production, a statement issued by IIT Kharagpur said.
New Delhi, Hindustan Times | By Zia Haq
UPDATED ON APR 05, 2020 01:51 PM IST
The communication comes amid reports that tight rules to enforce social distancing are being applied to exempted essential activities, which district officials are regulating with lockdown permits.
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON OCT 15, 2019 01:01 AM IST
Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 13, 2019 11:35 PM IST
As per PPCB data, Punjab reported 630 incidents of stubble burning till Oct 11 this year as compared to 435 last year
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Zia Haq
UPDATED ON OCT 10, 2019 02:59 AM IST
Authorities say the incidence of farm fires came down 41% in 2018 over 2016 because of cheaper, order-on-app farm equipment to deal with leftover straw on the back of a Rs 1151.80-crore subsidy programme launched by the Union government in 2018.