Various activities organised across the country on the kisan bhagidari prathmikta hamari campaign under azadi ka amrit mahotsav
29-Apr-2022 - 0 Comments.
“Kisan Bhagidari Prathmikta Hamari” Campaign under Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav has commenced from 25th April and will be organized till 30thApril, 2022 to create the awareness on various schemes and their benefits for the farming community across the country
Agri ministry to organise various awareness activities as part of the ongoing kisan bhagidari prathmikta hamari campaign
28-Apr-2022 - 0 Comments.
To commemorate Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, Ministry of Agriculture is organizing a week long special campaign on ‘Kisan Bhagidari Prathmikta Hamari’ to create awareness on various schemes and their benefits for the farming community across the country.
PepsiCo, N-Drip partner to provide water-saving, crop-enhancing benefits to farmers in India
17-Mar-2022 - 0 Comments.
PepsiCo India and N-Drip, manufacturer of an innovative gravity-powered micro-irrigation system, have announced a partnership, as a lead-up to World Water Day 2022, to help farmers in India adopt game-changing technology in water efficiency.
Using agri waste to drive additional income benefits for farmers
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.
ReshaMandi boosts silk farmers income by approx 50%, benefits 1500 plus families
26-Dec-2021 - 0 Comments.
ReshaMandi, India's first and largest B2B marketplace for Silk, announced that they have successfully improved the incomes of the sericulture farmers by approximately 50 percent, within just 16 months of commencing their operations.
DAHD, MoFPI sign MoU to achieve sustainable development for rural poor
27-Nov-2021 - 0 Comments.
Department of Animal husbandry and Dairying (DAHD) and Ministry of Food Processing Industry(MoFPI) signed an MoU for extension of benefits to Dairy Entrepreneurs/ Dairy industries through a convergence of various schemes.
Enabling policy environment can realize the full benefits of gene editing for Indian agriculture
04-Oct-2021 - 0 Comments.
Gene editing mediated by CRISPR-Cas system has emerged as a powerful technology with a capability of precisely modifying the genome of a wide range of organisms.
Samunnati launches open agri network for FPOs
23-Jun-2021 - 0 Comments.
Samunnati, an agri value chain enabler has announced that it has launched India’s first Open Agri Network, FPOnEXT, an exclusive Farmers Producers Organisations (FPOs) network via an affiliation programme, which offers unique benefits to the members.
ICAR institute educating farmers on organic farming benefits
31-May-2021 - 0 Comments.
Indian Council of Agricultural Research through ICAR-Indian Institute of Farming System Research, Modipuram operating a research scheme of All India Network Programme on Organic Farming (AI-NPOF) with 20 cooperating centres covering 16 States to develop package of practices for organic production of crops.
Australian Crop Breeding Research Benefits from Advanced Sequencing with Consistent Methodologies
28-Mar-2021 - 0 Comments.
The Agriculture Victoria Molecular Genetics team supports Australian crop breeders with high-throughput genetic analysis.
'New farm laws offer more markets, benefits to farmers', says Federation of Seed Industry of India ED
17-Oct-2020 - 0 Comments.
Over the past few weeks, much has been written on the newly enacted farm bills, which have been termed 'historic' by the proponents while “death warrant” for farmers by the opposition groups.
NITI Aayog holds two-day consultation on natural farming
01-Oct-2020 - 0 Comments.
To leverage the many socioeconomic and environmental benefits of natural farming for boosting farmers’ welfare, consumer health, food security and nutrition, NITI Aayog has organized a two-day (29–30 September) national-level consultation with relevant stakeholders.
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.
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.
India's next generation agromet advisory service can boost yield by USD 430 BN, believes ICRISAT scientist
03-May-2020 - 0 Comments.
Data with the Indian government suggests that agromet advisories have the potential to yield benefits worth over US $ 430 billion for India’s 90 million agricultural households.
India gives benefits to farmers on crop loan repayments due to Covid-19 lockdown
31-Mar-2020 - 0 Comments.
In the wake of lockdown due to ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the Government has extended the benefit of 2% Interest Subvention (IS) to Banks and 3% Prompt Repayment Incentive (PRI) to all farmers up to 31st May, 2020 for all crop loans up to Rs.3 lakh
India offers assistance for organic farming
18-Jul-2019 - 0 Comments.
Realizing the potential and benefits of organic farming and to improve the economic condition of farmers in the country, Government of India is promoting organic farming through the dedicated schemes of Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana
Better Food with Better Management – Cold Chain and its Benefits for Farmers
20-Mar-2019 - 0 Comments.
India is predominantly an agricultural country. However, the emergence and rise of other sectors has led to it no longer having an agriculture driven economy
Gram Sabhas to inform farmers about the enrolment of farmers under Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojna
01-Oct-2018 - 0 Comments.
Gram Sabhas across the country have been asked to inform the farmers about the enrolment and benefits of Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojan (PMFBY) at the beginning of the Rabi Season.
Ruchi Soya Launches Kisan Kalyan Ayojan with SBI
06-Dec-2016 - 0 Comments.
In a view supporting farmers in availing the benefits of digital banking post demonetization, Ruchi Soya has partnered with India’s largest bank State bank of India