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    Shakti Pumps clinches INR 250M solar pump contract from Uganda

    21-Sep-2021 - 0 Comments.

    Indore-based Shakti Pumps has been awarded by Uganda Government to supply and EPC of solar pumps worth INR 250 million, Shakti Pumps chairman and managing director Dinesh Patidar told AgriTimes.co.in.

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    Agri Minister presents the progress of Indian Agriculture in G-20 meeting

    20-Sep-2021 - 0 Comments.

    Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Narendra Singh Tomar said that the Government of India has emphasized re-introducing traditional food items including millet, other nutritious cereals, fruits and vegetables, fish, dairy, and organic products in the diet of the people.

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    WTO agreement on agriculture tilted against developing countries: Piyush Goyal

    18-Sep-2021 - 0 Comments.

    The G-33 Virtual Informal Ministerial Meeting organized by Indonesia was held the day before yesterday, to discuss the Agricultural Priority Issues of G33 and the way forward for the Twelfth Ministerial Conference (MC-12) scheduled to be held from 30th November to 3rd December 2021.

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    NeML to partner with agriculture ministry for farmers welfare, digitisation efforts

    16-Sep-2021 - 0 Comments.

    NCDEX e Markets Limited (NeML), India’s leading integrated e-Markets platform for commodities and intangibles has entered in to a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare on 14 September 2021.

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    Fish supply through MIMI App now available in 29 places in Kollam district

    15-Sep-2021 - 0 Comments.

    A fortnight after it launched MIMI Fish as a retail venture that assures delivery of fresh and cleaned fish at door steps, Kerala Fisheries Department extended the supply of fish to 29 more places in Kollam district.

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    NCDEX agri-derivatives market share jumps to 85% in Aug 2021

    15-Sep-2021 - 0 Comments.

    National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange Ltd has posted a healthy 115 percent rise in the Average Daily Turnover Value of INR 2,444 Crore in August 2021 despite restrictions on Chana futures, one of its key liquid contracts in the pulses segment.

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    Shakti Pumps completes North Eastern Region's first high-altitude solar pumps project

    09-Sep-2021 - 0 Comments.

    Shakti Pumps (India) Ltd, the world's largest manufacturer and supplier of solar pumps and motorized pumps has announced the successful installation and commissioning of North Eastern Region's 1st high-altitude Solar Pumps Project in Mizoram.

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    Tata-Cornell Institute launches hub for FPOs to empower small farmers in India

    09-Sep-2021 - 0 Comments.

    In an effort to empower India’s 125 million smallholder farms to take advantage of growing opportunities in the agricultural sector, the Tata-Cornell Institute (TCI) for Agriculture and Nutrition launched a Hub for Farmer Producer Organizations (FPOs) within its Center of Excellence in New Delhi.

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    APEDA signs MoU with ICAR to boost export prospects, farmers income

    08-Sep-2021 - 0 Comments.

    For increasing exports through quality production and processing, Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with ICAR-Indian Institute of Millet Research (ICAR-IIMR) which is expected to boost value addition and farmers’ income.

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    Three farm bills and its implications explained

    07-Sep-2021 - 0 Comments.

    To understand why farmers have raised their ploughs and drove their tractors blocking highways against these bills, we need to first understand the three controversial bills and the repercussions for the ruling party.

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    Plant Protein Innovator Proeon raises INR 17.5 Crores in seed round

    07-Sep-2021 - 0 Comments.

    Committed to building a sustainable and environment friendly food ecosystem, Pune based food ingredient start-up Proeon, has recently raised INR 17.5 Crores as seed capital.

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    How farmers can benefit using drones

    30-Aug-2021 - 0 Comments.

    The Agriculture Industry in India employs more than half of its current population and is one of the few countries in the world to employ such large numbers, has one of the highest arable lands with over 155 million hectares, generated INR 19 lakh crore in terms of revenues in 2019 and contributed 18 percent to the India’s GDP. Despite all these achievements, India is a laggard when it comes to doubling its farmers’ incomes.

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    Fisheries Minister launches MIMI mobile app for home delivery of fresh fish

    29-Aug-2021 - 0 Comments.

    Kerala Fisheries Minister Saji Cheriyan launched the mobile app of MIMI Fish Store, a retail venture of the State Fisheries Department’ for home delivery of fresh fish and value-added products.

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    Import of de-oiled GM soya cake explained

    29-Aug-2021 - 0 Comments.

    Centre allows import of 12 lakh metric ton GM soya cake after the Director General of Foreign Trade issued the necessary notification. However, poultry industry, Farmers organization and environmental activist expressed different reaction on import decision.

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    New Drone rules ushers a landmark moment benefiting several sectors in India

    27-Aug-2021 - 0 Comments.

    In March 2021, the Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) published the UAS Rules, 2021. They were perceived by academia, Startups, end-users and other stakeholders as being restrictive in nature as they involved considerable paperwork, required permissions for every drone flight and very few “free to fly” green zones were available. Based on the feedback, the Government has decided to repeal the UAS Rules, 2021 and replace the same with the liberalised Drone Rules, 2021.