NMIMS Shirpur campus commences admission for a 4-year degree program at School of Agricultural Sciences & Technology
Agriculture minister virtually addresses farmers from across the country at the fasal bima pathshala
The government has made provision for opening of krishi vigyan kendra in the rural districts
20-Apr-2022 - 0 Comments.
The Government has made provision for opening of KrishiVigyan Kendra (KVK) in each of the rural districts keeping in view the rationale that new agricultural technologies and best practices are assessed and demonstrated at farmers’ fields.
Union agriculture minister inaugurates comprehensive training program
18-Apr-2022 - 0 Comments.
Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Narendra Singh Tomar recently inaugurated the online training program for master trainers on natural farming, organized by the National Institute of Agricultural Extension Management (MANAGE), Hyderabad.
USDA NIFA Invests USD 16m for undergraduate agriculture research and extension experiences
24-Feb-2022 - 0 Comments.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) announced a USD 16m investment in agricultural education and workforce development for undergraduate students from diverse backgrounds.
Use of electronic media for educating farmers
14-Feb-2022 - 0 Comments.
The Department of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare (DA&FW), Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare is educating farmers through use of following electronic media to upgrade their knowledge on modern agriculture technologies:
New Education Policy will make agricultural sector more prosperous, employment-oriented, says agri minister
29-Jan-2021 - 0 Comments.
The science-driven path developed by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) to resolve the various agricultural and farming problems along with the government's schemes for doubling the farmers' income by 2022, Indian agriculture minister, Narendra Singh Tomar, Union Minister of Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare said.
FAO, IFAD and WFP stressed on building resilient food systems on World Food Day 2020
20-Oct-2020 - 0 Comments.
Against the backdrop of the Coronavirus pandemic that has challenged lives, livelihoods and economics, the three UN food agencies called for an unprecedented response by way of collaboration and partnership to continue the fight against food and nutrition insecurity.
PM inaugurates college, administration buildings of Rani Lakshmi Bai Central Agricultural University through video conferencing
03-Sep-2020 - 0 Comments.
The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi recently inaugurated the College and Administration Buildings of Rani Lakshmi Bai Central Agricultural University, Jhansi, UP through video conferencing. He interacted with the students of the University.
NMIMS SAST launches B.Sc. Hons agriculture programme
18-Aug-2020 - 0 Comments.
In order to generate agri-professionals for guiding farmers to uplift their standard of living through economic benefits, NMIMS School of Agricultural Sciences & Technology (SAST) in Dhule district of Maharashtra, has launched 4-year B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture programme.
‘Krishi Megh is a step forward towards digital agriculture of New India’, says Tomar
11-Aug-2020 - 0 Comments.
Indian agriculture & farmers’ welfare minister today virtually launched the Krishi Megh (National Agricultural Research & Education System -Cloud Infrastructure and Services) along with the KVC ALUNET (Krishi Vishwavidyalaya Chhatr Alumni Network) and Online Accreditation System for Higher Agricultural Educational Institutions (HEI).
LPU’s agriculture student bags biggest scholarship worth INR 1.3 crore from Australian National University
24-Jul-2020 - 0 Comments.
In a first for agriculture education in India, Sumant Bindal, an M.Sc. Agriculture (Genetics & Plant Breeding) student of Lovely Professional University (LPU), has bagged a fully-paid scholarship worth INR 1.3 crore from Australian National University (ANU).
Benefits of contract farming must reach the small farmers, says Narendra Singh Tomar
16-Jul-2020 - 0 Comments.
Indian minister of agriculture & farmers’ welfare Narendra Singh Tomar has lauded the efforts of agricultural scientists of Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) and said that ICAR and KVK scientists also have to ensure that the benefits of contract farming should reach the small farmers.
Food Security Digi-Conference deliberates on immediate food security requirements for the MENA region
09-Jul-2020 - 0 Comments.
In the midst of COVID crisis, a first of its kind virtual Digi-conference hosted in Dubai to address immediate food security requirements for the MENA region.
ICAR releases advisories to agricultural universities during COVID 19 pandemic
12-May-2020 - 0 Comments.
Indian Council for Agricultural Research has taken several immediate measures to ensure continuity in teaching- learning process during the COVID 19 pandemic and has released an advisories in this regard.
ICAR launches National Agricultural Higher Education Project
28-Jan-2019 - 0 Comments.
Skilled human resources in agriculture must become the basis of agricultural advancement and in view of this, the Modi government has given special emphasis on the upliftment of agricultural education. This was stated by the Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Radha Mohan Singh
India approves three year action plan of agricultural education division & ICAR institutes
13-Jun-2018 - 0 Comments.
The Indian cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the continuation of the Three Year Action Plan (2017-2020) of the scheme for Agricultural Education Division and ICAR Institutes with an outlay of Rs.2225.46 crore[Rs. 2197.51 crore + Rs. 27.95 crore (State share)
Central Institute of Fisheries Education bags first prize at Alltech Innovation
27-Nov-2016 - 0 Comments.
Central Institute of Fisheries Education (CIFE) team won first place for their innovative project to make aquaculture, especially shrimp farming, cleaner and greener at the second annual Alltech Innovation Competition held in Bengaluru, India.
Use cow urine to be like Cleopatra
12-Oct-2016 - 0 Comments.
Gujarat Cow Protection Board, known as Gauseva Board, an state government organization has come up with a new advisory, 'Aarogya Geeta' for women on cow urine.
Maharashtra varsity introduce training in drought management
11-Oct-2016 - 0 Comments.
Taking a cue on how to manage drought for farmers, Parbani based university, Vasantrao Naik Marathwada Agricultural University has introduced a model training course in drought management.