15-Jun-2023 - 0 Comments.
The Central government has directed state governments to maintain continuous monitoring of Tur and Urad prices and take strict action against any violations of stock limits. In a meeting chaired by Smt. Nidhi Khare, Additional Secretary of the Department of Consumer Affairs, officials from State Food and Civil Supplies Departments, Central Warehousing Corporation (CWC), and State Warehousing Corporations (SWCs) gathered to review the stock disclosure of Tur and Urad.
12-Jan-2023 - 0 Comments.
Federation of All India Farmer Associations (FAIFA), a non-profit organization representing the cause of millions of farmers and farmworkers of commercial crops across the states of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, Gujarat, etc. in their pre-budget appeal to Finance Minister, Smt Nirmala Sitharaman have requested to treat tobacco crop like any other agricultural produce and not put additional burden of taxes on legally manufactured products in India as that would have an adverse impact on tobacco farmers .
20-Jun-2022 - 0 Comments.
Climate-smart deeptech startup Ecozen has announced that it has raised INR 54 crore of additional funding as the first tranche of a planned INR 200 crore Series C round.
18-Apr-2022 - 0 Comments.
Dr. Abhilaksh Likhi, IAS, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare, Government of India, visited the Karnapudiki Village of Narpala Mandal in Ananthapur District to review the Horticulture Cluster Development Programme (HCDP) of National Horticulture Board.
Drone technology in agriculture has a tremendous potential in increasing efficiency of crop management
16-Apr-2022 - 0 Comments.
Dr. Abhilaksh Likhi, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, (Department of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare) visited the SRFMT&TI Anantapur on 08.04.2022 and attended a Drone demonstration with farmers.
18-Mar-2022 - 0 Comments.
SupPlant, an Israeli agritech company, has raised an additional USD 27m (R408 million) to assist South African farmers to adopt digital solutions for fighting climate change.
11-Mar-2022 - 0 Comments.
Farm activities produce a huge amount of waste and residues, which create environmental problems. Waste is generated during crop harvesting, crop processing, product synthesis etc.
03-Mar-2022 - 0 Comments.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced an additional investment of USD 80m in the Dairy Business Innovation (DBI) Initiatives.
19-Feb-2022 - 0 Comments.
As part of India’s efforts to showcase the country’s investment-friendly policies and growth opportunities in agriculture and allied sectors at EXPO2020 Dubai, Dr Abhilaksh Likhi, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, invited the Startups and FPOs (Farmer Producer Organisations) to submit their proposals to the ministry, and assured them that they would be considered for providing equity grants, management costs, and other available support measures.
15-Feb-2022 - 0 Comments.
Sub-Mission on Agroforestry (Har Medh Par Ped) Scheme was launched in 2016-17 to encourage tree plantation on farm land along with crops/cropping system to help the farmers get additional income and make their farming systems more climate resilient and adaptive.
19-Dec-2020 - 0 Comments.
In the light of public concern over high prices of onion in the market, the Department of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare has decided to extend the relaxation from the condition of fumigation and additional declaration on Phytosanitary Certificate as per the Plant Quarantine Order, 2003, for imports up to 31 January 2021. The relaxation will be subject to certain conditions.
03-Jun-2020 - 0 Comments.
Virendra Nath Datt, Director (Marketing), National Fertilizers Limited -NFL has taken over the additional charge of Chairman & Managing Director of the company today.
29-May-2020 - 0 Comments.
Indian ministry of tribal affairs has announced the inclusion of 23 additional minor forest produce (MFP) to its Minimum Support Price (MSP) list.
16-May-2020 - 0 Comments.
Indian finance ministry has announced additional INR 150,000 crore strengthen agriculture infrastructure logistics, capacity building, governance and administrative reforms for agriculture, fisheries and food processing sectors.
Indian government releases the revised guidelines for agriculture, allied sectors that come into effect from April 20
15-Apr-2020 - 0 Comments.
With a view to restart the agricultural activities in the country, the Indian home ministry has released its additional revised guidelines that will come into force from 20 April 2020
05-Oct-2016 - 0 Comments.
The cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi has approved the proposal for transfer two acres of land from the Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), New Delhi to the Veterinary Council of India (VCI) on lease basis for a period of 99 years at a total lease rent of Rs.8,01,278/- @ Rs. 1 per sq. meter per year.