2023-24 Pre-Budget expectations of the agriculture & allied sector
31-Jan-2023 - 0 Comments.
As the union Budget 2023 is scheduled for 1February 2023, Agritimes.co.in received lots of suggestions and view that needs to be focused for the agriculture and allied sector.
UNDP partners with Arya, Friends of Women’s World Banking to improve incomes of 10,000 households
29-Oct-2022 - 0 Comments.
UNDP has selected Arya.ag and Friends of Women’s World Banking, India (FWWB India) as partners for implementing enterprise promotion and value chain interventions in agriculture and allied activities.
Cropin launches world's first purpose-built industry cloud for agriculture
06-Sep-2022 - 0 Comments.
Agritech pioneer Cropin announced the launch of Cropin Cloud, the world's first purpose-built industry cloud for agriculture. Cropin Cloud is a multi-tenant, secure, scalable, flexible, intelligent cloud platform enabling agri-businesses, development agencies, governments, and allied industries to accelerate digital transformation across their business value chain.
NMIMS Shirpur campus commences admission for a 4-year degree program at School of Agricultural Sciences & Technology
16-May-2022 - 0 Comments.
SVKM’s Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS), a Deemed-to-be University has commenced admission for four years B.Sc. Agriculture (Hons.) undergraduate degree program to impart education in agriculture and allied sectors from a wider perspective.
India Invites Startups, FPOs to capitalise on agri and food processing policies at EXPO2020 Dubai
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.
Post Budget 2022-23: Reactions from industries
04-Feb-2022 - 0 Comments.
In order to bring various voices of companies about the 2022-23 budget to our readers, AgriTimes is clubbing out all the views and points raised by agriculture & allied sectors in this article.
PHDCCI moots plan to combat GHG emissions in the India agriculture sector
18-Oct-2021 - 0 Comments.
It remains imperative for India to rein in its greenhouse gases (GHGs) emissions considering that the country is believed to be the third largest emitter, of which 14 percent comes from agriculture and allied activities.
Hindustan Zinc partners with MPUAT to bring scientific practices that maximize livelihood opportunities for farmers
28-Jul-2021 - 0 Comments.
Hindustan Zinc Limited (HZL), a leader in the sustainable mining industry has joined hands with Maharana Pratap University of Agriculture and Technology (MPUAT), the largest university for the agriculture and allied sector, and BAIF Livelihoods (Bharatiya Agro Industries Foundation), to expand its SAMADHAN program and impact more than 30,000 farmers across the state of Rajasthan.
India sign MoU with Fiji for cooperation in the field of agriculture, allied sectors
22-Jun-2021 - 0 Comments.
Union Minister for Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, Narendra Singh Tomar, and Fiji’s Minister of Agriculture, Waterways & Environment, Dr. Mahendra Reddy signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for cooperation in the field of Agriculture and allied sectors between India and Fiji in a virtual meeting held today.
India’s export of agriculture & allied products up by 17.34% at USD 41.25 BN during 2020-21
11-Jun-2021 - 0 Comments.
Secretary, department of Commerce, Government of India Dr Anup Wadhawan said that Agriculture Exports have performed well during 2020-21.
India’s agri & allied commodities export up by 18.49 % during April 2020 - Feb 2021
24-Apr-2021 - 0 Comments.
The export of Agri and allied commodities during April 2020 - Feb,2021 were INR 2.74 lakh Crore as compared to INR 2.31 Crore in the same period last year indicating an increase of 18.49 percent.
Cabinet approves MoU with Fiji for cooperation in the field of agriculture, allied sectors
06-Mar-2021 - 0 Comments.
The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare of the Republic of India and Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Fiji for cooperation in the field of Agriculture and Allied Sectors.
Indian agriculture shows positive recovery post pandemic, says Dr Shivendra Bajaj
04-Mar-2021 - 0 Comments.
Agriculture sector in India helped in the speedy recovery of the economic growth post the pandemic. India's agriculture and allied sectors helped the farm sector clock a growth rate of 3.4 percent in the financial year 2020-21. It is lower than the last year's growth but is the best when compared with other sectors during pandemic.
Budget 2021-22: Finance minister proposes 9 measures for agriculture, allied sectors; agri credit target enhanced to INR 165,000 crore
02-Feb-2021 - 0 Comments.
In a slew of steps to support the agriculture sector, minister for finance & corporate affairs Mrs Nirmala Sitharaman announced 9 measures for Agriculture Sector as part of inclusive development for aspirational India while presenting the Union Budget 2021-22.
Provide level playing field to Agri-NBFCs in Budget 2021-22, writes NAFA CEO
26-Jan-2021 - 0 Comments.
Agriculture and allied activities employ more than 50 percent of the workforce and yet remain largely unorganized and fragmented. Even after showing the silver lining during the gruelling economic slowdown induced by an unforeseen pandemic, the Indian agribusiness is not flourishing to its full capacity.
BTL EPC announces strategic OEM partnership with VST Tillers Tractor
21-Dec-2020 - 0 Comments.
BTL EPC LTD. (Shrachi) Kolkata, one of the foremost players in the power tiller, weeder, and allied industry has entered into a Strategic OEM agreement with VST Tillers Tractors Limited, pioneers in the manufacturing of power tillers, tractors, engines, transmission, power reaper and precision components over five decades and having manufacturing facilities in Hosur, Maluru and Mysuru and corporate office at Bangalore.
President sign farmers’ produce, price assurance ordinances boosting agriculture
05-Jun-2020 - 0 Comments.
The President of India has promulgated two ordinances with the aim of giving a boost to rural India for farmers engaged in agriculture and allied activities.
Cabinet approves short term loans repayment for agriculture, allied activities till August 31
01-Jun-2020 - 0 Comments.
The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi has given its approval to extend repayment date up to 31 August 2020 for Standard Short-Term loans up to INR 3 lakh advanced for agriculture and allied activities by banks.
Industry welcomes government agriculture reforms under Atma Nirbhar Bharat initiative
16-May-2020 - 0 Comments.
With the government announcing initiatives during the COVID 19 crisis, the industry has welcomed the steps taken to reform the agriculture & allied sector.
India pumps INR 150,000 crore on agriculture infra, allied sectors
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
Government initiates dialogue with agri commodity producers, exporters in the aftermath of COVID-19 crisis
14-Apr-2020 - 0 Comments.
Sanjay Agarwal, secretary of Department of Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers Welfare (DAC&FW)Sanjay Agarwal held a video conference with exporters of Agri and Allied commodities to gain a first- hand account of the problems being faced during the COVID-19 crisis.
India announces more relaxations for agriculture-farming sector from lockdown
04-Apr-2020 - 0 Comments.
Indian government has granted a slew of exemptions and relaxations for Agriculture and Allied sectors with respect to the 21-day lockdown over the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak so as to ensure that the farmers do not suffer from any adverse fall out.
Agriculture and allied activities exempted from lockdown, says Indian agri minister
28-Mar-2020 - 0 Comments.
Government has granted relaxation in the nationwide lockdown for activities related to agriculture-farming and allied activities with a view to address problems being faced by the farming community. This will also ensure uninterrupted harvesting of crops.
CMFRI inks pact with Maharaja’s for marine fisheries research
11-Jan-2019 - 0 Comments.
In a move to strengthen research networks in marine biodiversity and allied areas, the Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) has inked a pact with Maharaja’s College to carry out collaborative research programmes and to popularise scientific technologies among the public
India, Netherlands discuss ways to strengthen partnership in agriculture sectors
24-May-2018 - 0 Comments.
Indian Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Radha Mohan Singh recently met Ms. Carola Schouten, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality, Netherlands in Krishi Bhawan, New Delhi and expressed his desire to further strengthen the existing partnership between the two countries in agriculture and allied sectors
Cabinet approves agreement with Poland in agriculture, allied sectors
24-Feb-2017 - 0 Comments.
Indian cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi has given its approval for signing of an Agreement between India and Poland on cooperation in the field of agriculture and allied sectors.
Indian cabinet approves MoU with UAE for cooperation in agriculture, allied sectors
18-Jan-2017 - 0 Comments.
Indian union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi has given its approval for Signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and United Arab Emirates in the field of agriculture and allied sectors
Huge opportunities generated for skilled youth in agriculture, allied sectors, says Singh
06-Jan-2017 - 0 Comments.
Indian minister of agriculture and farmers welfare has said that due to the sophisticated development in agriculture sector, employment opportunities have been generated for the skilled youth in the fields of agri-warehousing in agriculture, cold chains, supply chains, dairy, poultry, meat, fisheries, horticulture, agricultural mechanization as well as micro-irrigation.
PM Modi clears MoU on agriculture, allied sectors with Kenya
06-Jan-2017 - 0 Comments.
The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi has approved signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Kenya on bilateral cooperation in the field of agriculture and allied sectors.
India approves MoU with Portugal in the field of agriculture, allied sectors
04-Jan-2017 - 0 Comments.
The Indian union cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its approval for signing of an Agreement for cooperation in the field of Agriculture and allied sectors between India and Portugal.