Amit Shah unveils world’s first nano DAP liquid fertiliser
27-Apr-2023 - 0 Comments.
World’s first Nano DAP Liquid Fertiliser by IFFCO was introduced today by Hon’ble Minister of Home Affairs & Cooperation Amit Shah at IFFCO Sadan, New Delhi in an effort to provide farmers the means to boost productivity & help increase their income.
ICAR, World Bank issue Delhi Declaration on Modernisation of Agricultural Education System at International Conference on Blended Learning Ecosystem
28-Mar-2023 - 0 Comments.
There is a need to strengthen digital Infrastructure including digital e-learning content and deployment of emerging immersive technologies across Agricultural Higher Education Institutions in India. Institutionalizing a system-wide Digital Capacity Building Program across stakeholders to improve systemic digital competence, knowledge and skills is also a necessity.
China lifts suspension of 99 Indian seafood-processing export units
17-Feb-2023 - 0 Comments.
China has lifted suspension of 99 Indian seafood-processing and exporting units, after acknowledging New Delhi’s assurance over source control, setting the stage for a boost in the bilateral trade of marine products.
IZA’s 4th Edition of the Global Zinc Summit to held in New Delhi from Feb 16-17
12-Feb-2023 - 0 Comments.
International Zinc Association (IZA), in association with Hindustan Zinc Limited (HZL), is organizing the 4th edition of Global Zinc Summit on 16-17 February 2023 at Hotel Le Meridien, New Delhi, India.
APAPCAR calls for addressing antibiotics in animal farming sector
05-Dec-2022 - 0 Comments.
Professionals around the world gathered at Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh to discuss and plan the implementation of Andhra Pradesh Action Plan for Containment of Antimicrobial Resistance (AP-APCAR). Andhra Pradesh is the 4th state in India after Kerala, Madhya Pradesh and Delhi for developing State Action Plan for Containment of Antimicrobial Resistance.
Teams get Smart Farm Grant Challenge grant from STPI
12-Sep-2022 - 0 Comments.
Software Technology Parks of India (STPI) distributed INR 5 Lakhs each to 10 shortlisted Teams under the Smart Farm Grant Challenge Programme. The grant distribution and the award ceremony were held at the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, New Delhi, where Alkesh Kumar Sharma (Secretary, MeitY) handed over the cheques to the winning teams.
Mahindra 575 DI XP Plus wins Indian tractor of the year award 2022
24-Jul-2022 - 0 Comments.
Mahindra Tractors’, part of Mahindra’s Farm Equipment Sector, the world’s largest tractor manufacturer by volume, received four awards at the third edition of the prestigious Indian Tractor of the Year (ITOTY) awards 2022 in New Delhi.
Swaraj Tractors bags four ITOTY awards
24-Jul-2022 - 0 Comments.
Swaraj Tractors’, part of Mahindra’s Farm Equipment Sector, the world’s largest tractor manufacturer by volume, received four awards at the third edition of the prestigious Indian Tractor of the Year (ITOTY) awards in New Delhi recently.
Tomar inaugurates DD Kisan Channel studio at Krishi Bhawan
03-Jul-2022 - 0 Comments.
With the efforts of the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, the DD-Kisan channel has set up a studio at Krishi Bhawan, New Delhi.
AIGGPA launches MP’s first-ever ‘Madhya Pradesh PhD Colloquium’
29-Apr-2022 - 0 Comments.
The Atal Bihari Vajpayee Institute of Good Governance and Policy Analysis (AIGGPA), Government of Madhya Pradesh, is organising the first-ever ‘Madhya Pradesh PhD Colloquium’ for young PhD scholars of Madhya Pradesh, in collaboration with Indian Council for Social Science Research (ICSSR), New Delhi.
Union agriculture minister inaugurates national conference on agriculture- kharif campaign - 2022
20-Apr-2022 - 0 Comments.
Union Agriculture Minister, Narendra Singh Tomar inaugurated National Conference on Agriculture for Kharif Campaign 2022-23 recently at NASC Complex, New Delhi. The Minister expressed satisfaction that that as per 2nd Advance Estimates (2021-22), total food grains production in the country is estimated at 3160 lakh tonnes which will be an all time record.
ICAR-IARI organize agriculture fair with an annual upgrade for technology innovations
05-Apr-2022 - 0 Comments.
Agriculture fair organised by ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), PUSA, New Delhi is upgraded every year including all the latest technological innovations done by research Institutions in its theme.
Indian Potash signs MoU with Israel Chemicals for the supply of MOP
22-Mar-2022 - 0 Comments.
Indian Potash limited (IPL), under Department of Fertilizers, Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers signed an MoU with Israel Chemicals Limited (ICL) for the supply of Muriate of Potash (MOP) for the period 2022 to 2027 with a yearly quantity of 6 to 6.5 LMT in the presence of Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya, Minister of Health & Family Welfare and Chemicals and Fertilizers at Nirman Bhawan, New Delhi on 21 March 2022.
Innovative farmers awarded during Pusa Krishi Vigyan Mela 2022
14-Mar-2022 - 0 Comments.
Pusa Krishi Vigyan Mela, organised by IARI, New Delhi, on the theme “Self-reliant farmer with technical knowledge” during March 9-11, 2022, has been concluded recently.
From seed to market govt overnment is providing all facilities to the farmers, says Kailash Choudhary
14-Mar-2022 - 0 Comments.
Union Minister of State Kailash Choudhary inaugurated Pusa Krishi Vigyan Mela 2022 in New Delhi recently.
Narendra Singh Tomar addresses 60th Convocation of ICAR-IARI
17-Feb-2022 - 0 Comments.
Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare minister Narendra Singh Tomar recently handed over awards and degrees to the 284 students, which includes 8 foreign students, of the Post Graduate School of ICAR-Indian Agriculture Research Institute, New Delhi.
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.
Agri Minister inaugurated refurbished gene bank at National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources
19-Aug-2021 - 0 Comments.
Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Narendra Singh Tomar inaugurated the world's second-largest refurbished state-of-the-art National Gene Bank at the National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources (NBPGR), Pusa, New Delhi.
Agri Minister lays foundation stone of plant authority building
23-Jul-2021 - 0 Comments.
Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Narendra Singh Tomar laid the foundation stone of the Plant Authority building at Pusa, New Delhi.
SLCM awarded agri commodities management contract from Madhya Pradesh
08-Jul-2021 - 0 Comments.
New Delhi-headquartered agri technology and warehousing solutions conglomerate, Sohan Lal Commodity Management (SLCM), has received a record contract as a service provider for the Preservation, Management and Security (PMS) of food grain stock from the Madhya Pradesh state government.
Amul increase price of fresh milk by INR 2 per liter from July 1
30-Jun-2021 - 0 Comments.
The Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF), marketer of milk and milk products under the brand name of Amul, has decided to revise the milk prices by INR 2 per litre in markets of Ahmedabad and Saurashtra of Gujarat and Delhi NCR with effective from 1 July 21.
Erisha Agritech signs long-term accord with Minsk Tractor Works
18-Jun-2021 - 0 Comments.
Minsk Tractor Works (MTW), the Belarusian brand of agricultural machinery, has reached a long-term agreement with New Delhi-based Erisha Agritech Private Ltd. (India) for the localization and assembly of tractors under the joint brand “DARSH BELARUS.”
Digital India Corporation sign MoU with ICAR for providing demand based tele agriculture advisories to farmers
09-Jun-2021 - 0 Comments.
In order to facilitate farmers by providing location specific ‘Demand Based Tele Agriculture Advisories’, the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare and Digital India Corporation (DIC), Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology have signed an MoU on 9 June 2021 at Krishi Bhawan, New Delhi.
Govt procures 40 MT of wheat from 4.23 million farmers during ongoing rabi marketing season 2021-22
31-May-2021 - 0 Comments.
As on 27 May 2021, during the rabi marketing season (RMS) 2021-22, over 40 million tonnes of wheat has been procured from over 4.23 million farmers across the states of Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Rajasthan, Delhi, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir at minimum support price (MSP), the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution said in a statement.
Agri minister launches honey testing laboratory project on World Bee Day
23-May-2021 - 0 Comments.
On the occasion of World Bee Day and in the auspicious context of the ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’, Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Shri Narendra Singh Tomar launched the project of setting up a honey testing laboratory at the Indian Agricultural Research Institute, Pusa, New Delhi.
Govt establishes institute catering to Women in Agriculture
10-Mar-2021 - 0 Comments.
Indian agriculture & farmers welfare minister, Narendra Singh Tomar said in the parliament today that government has already established an institute, ICAR-Central Institute for Women in Agriculture at Bhuvneshwar, Odisha under the Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi to address the problems and issues of the women in agriculture.
Contribution of women farmers is pivotal in making Indian agriculture atmanirbhar, says Parshottam Rupala
08-Mar-2021 - 0 Comments.
The Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi virtually celebrated the “International Women’s Day - 2021” today.
RMSI Cropalytics bags best agri start-up at FICCI Agri Start-up Awards 2021
04-Mar-2021 - 0 Comments.
RMSI Cropalytics, the agri-tech subsidiary of RMSI, a global leader in geospatial and engineering solutions, was adjudged the Best Agri Start-up in Application of Digital Technologies at the recently held FICCI Agri Start-up Awards 2021 in New Delhi.
Tomar inagurates virtual Agri-hackathon Atmanirbhar Krishi
01-Jan-2021 - 0 Comments.
Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare Narendra Singh Tomar inaugurated the Virtual Agri-hackathon 2020 organised by the Department of Agriculture and Cooperation and Farmers’ Welfare in association with IARI, Pusa, New Delhi recently.
Next round of govt, farmers dialogue to be held on 4 January 2021
30-Dec-2020 - 0 Comments.
Agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar, Union Minister for Railways, Commerce and Industry and Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Shri Piyush Goyal and Union Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Shri Som Prakash participated in the 6th round of talks with the representatives of farmers’ Unions at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi today.
Government committed to the welfare of farmers, always ready for dialogue, says Agri minister
02-Dec-2020 - 0 Comments.
Narendra Singh Tomar, Agriculture & Farmers Welfare minister, Piyush Goyal, Minister of Railways & Commerce and Som Prakash, Minister of State, Ministry of Commerce and Industries interacted with the representatives of Farmers Organizations of Punjab on 1 December, 2020 in Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi.
4th India Agricultural Outlook Forum 2020 webinar inaugurated by Parshottam Rupala
15-Oct-2020 - 0 Comments.
The two-day ‘4th India Agricultural Outlook Forum 2020’ webinar started in Krishi Bhawan, New Delhi today. Union Minister of State for Agriculture, Parshottam Rupala in his special address appreciated the efforts of the Ministry of Agriculture for organizing the ‘4th Indian Agricultural Outlook Forum 2020’ at this crucial time.
Agri minister flags off South India’s first and country’s 2nd Kisan Rail between Anantapur and New Delhi
09-Sep-2020 - 0 Comments.
The inaugural run of Anantapur – New Delhi Kisan Rail was flagged off today through video link by Narendra Singh Tomar, Minister of Agriculture & Farmer Welfare, Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, and Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy, Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh.
Fertilizer minister reviews progress of three upcoming urea projects of HURL
15-Aug-2020 - 0 Comments.
Indian minister of chemicals and fertilisers, D V Sadananda in Gowda reviewed the progress of three upcoming projects of Hindustan Urvarak & Rasayan Limited (HURL) at Gorakhpur, Barauni and Sindri in New Delhi recently.
Fishcopfed eyes 500 fisheries cooperatives in the next 10 years
20-Jul-2020 - 0 Comments.
In order to develop fisheries sector, New Delhi based apex body of fishery cooperatives, Fishcopfed is eyeing to develop 500 FPOs in fisheries vertical in the next ten years.
Rainfall very likely over central & adjoining east India during next 3 days and increase in intensity & distribution thereafter
01-Jul-2020 - 0 Comments.
The National Weather Forecasting Centre/Regional Meteorological Centre, New Delhi of the India Meteorological Department (IMD)
Southwest monsoon advances over entire Maharashtra, south Gujarat, parts of central & East India
14-Jun-2020 - 0 Comments.
According to the National Weather Forecasting Centre/Regional Meteorology Centre, New Delhi of the India Meteorological Department Advance of Southwest Monsoon till 14 June 2020.
Indian researchers find a new possibility to improve rice productivity
27-May-2020 - 0 Comments.
In a new study, researchers from the Department of Biotechnology’s National Institute of Plant Genome Research (DBT-NIPGR), ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute (ICAR-IARI), ICAR-National Rice Research Institute (ICAR-NRRI), Cuttack and University of Delhi South Campus (UDSC), have identified a region in the genome of rice, which seems to have the potential for improving productivity.
Agriculture Insurance Company looking for Management Trainees
28-Apr-2020 - 0 Comments.
Agriculture Insurance Company of India Ltd., New Delhi is inviting application for Management Trainees, specializing in Remote Sensing and GIS with experience in working with software such as ArcGIS, ERDAS, SARSCAPE etc
Swaraj Tractors recognizes heroes of Indian Agriculture with innovation awards
24-Feb-2020 - 0 Comments.
Swaraj Tractors, a part of USD 20.7 billion Mahindra Group announced the winners of Swaraj Innovation Awards 2020 at an Agriculture Conclave held in New Delhi today. The awards were bestowed upon farmers and institutions, recognizing noteworthy contributions made by them in the field of agriculture.
Indian agri minister holds parley with Brazilian agriculture, livestock minister Ms Costa Dias
28-Jan-2020 - 0 Comments.
Indian Minister for Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare, Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, Narendra Singh Tomar held a bilateral meeting with the Brazilian Minister for Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply Ms. Tereza Cristina Correa da Costa Dias at Krishi Bhawan in New Delhi to discuss various bilateral trade opportunities, interests and issues.
CLFMA National Symposium deliberates on 'Indian Livestock Farming: Prospects & Role of Government Policies'
04-Sep-2019 - 0 Comments.
CLFMA of India, the apex organization and the voice of the country’s dynamic livestock sector conducted its annual flagship event, 61st National Symposium on 22 to 23 August 2019 in New Delhi focusing on 'Indian Livestock Farming: Prospects & Role of Government Policies' towards fostering sustainable growth for Indian Livestock Sector.
Argentina agro secretary meets Indian agri minister
18-Jul-2019 - 0 Comments.
Indian agriculture & farmers welfare minister Narendra Singh Tomar met Dr Luis Miguel Etchevehere, State Secretary of Agro-industry of the Argentine Republic in New Delhi
New Delhi to host India's first ever India International Cooperatives Trade Fair
02-Jul-2019 - 0 Comments.
Aligning with the Agriculture Export Policy 2018 which aims at doubling the agriculture export and integrating Indian farmers and agriculture products with global value chains, The First Ever India International Cooperatives Trade Fair in New Delhi
Pune based Mittal Happy Cows Dairy Farms partners dairy tech start-up Mr Milkman
03-Jun-2019 - 0 Comments.
Mittal Happy Cows Dairy Farms, one of the fastest growing dairy farms in Pune, has partnered with Delhi based Dairy tech start-up, Mr. Milkman to launch a co-branded application – ‘Mr Milk’, to deliver premium quality, un-adulterated A2 Milk
Himalayan Creamery partners Mr. Milkman for launching milk subscription, delivery service
20-Mar-2019 - 0 Comments.
Himalayan Creamery, one of the fastest growing dairy farms in Punjab has partnered with Delhi based Dairy tech startup, Mr. Milkman to launch co-branded application for milk Subscription and delivery service in Punjab
Indian Commerce Ministry holds first national workshop on Agri Export Policy
08-Jan-2019 - 0 Comments.
The first national workshop on the agri export policy, approved by Cabinet recently, was held in New Delhi toda
SLCM agri financing arm raises INR 29 Crores through Symbiotics Group
25-Dec-2018 - 0 Comments.
Delhi based Agri Logistics group Sohan Lal Commodity Management (SLCM)’s NBFC arm Kissandhan has today announced the raising of INR 29 Crores through an issue of non-convertible debentures that were subscribed by AAV Sarl, an affiliate of global impact investment company Symbiotics Group
Escorts unveils India's first autonomous concept tractor
11-Oct-2018 - 0 Comments.
Escorts Limited has taken another leaf in providing autonomous solutions in farming sector by launching India's first autonomous concept tractor in New Delhi recently.
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 promotion of agricultural mechanisation for in-situ management of crop residue
12-Apr-2018 - 0 Comments.
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval for promotion of Agricultural Mechanization for in-situ Management of Crop Residue in the States of Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh and NCT of Delhi
First SAARC Epidemiology Networking Forum meeting held in New Delhi
03-Mar-2017 - 0 Comments.
The First SAARC Epidemiology Networking Forum Meeting was jointly organized by the Government of India (Division of Livestock Health, Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries (DAHDF), Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare), the SAARC Secretariat and FAO through CCS National Institute of Animal Health (CCS NIAH) during February 27-28, 2017 at NASC Complex, New Delhi.
Good potential for cooperation with Norway in the field of dairying: Singh
20-Feb-2017 - 0 Comments.
Indian minister of agriculture and farmers welfare, Radha Mohan Singh met Jon Georg Dale, Norwegian Minister for Agriculture in New Delhi recently.
Delhi Bird flu: Health certificate must for poultry transportation
21-Oct-2016 - 0 Comments.
In order to check rise in bird flu case, Delhi state government has made health certificate mandatory for all poultry transport to Asia's largest poultry market, Gazipur poultry market.
India to promote organic farming on Ganga river banks
06-Oct-2016 - 0 Comments.
New Delhi: The Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare today here signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Ministry of Water Resources, Water Development and Ganga Rejuvenation to promote organic farming on the banks of river Ganga.
Veterinary Council of India get additional land
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.
BRICS agrees on setting up platform agri cooperation
03-Oct-2016 - 0 Comments.
BRICS Agriculture Ministers who have meet in New Delhi has agreed to set up a platform for developing and sharing models for sustainable agriculture.
USFDA calls for greater collaborations
03-Oct-2016 - 0 Comments.
Recognizing the importance of timely and effective collaboration between India and the food and drug regulatory body of the United States, the Director of Delhi based USFDA’s India office, Dr Mathew T Thomas has called for a collaboration of the best practices in the farmed shrimp industry to minimize the extent of export rejections into the US.
Animal husbandry secretary reviews production, quality control of veterinary biological in India
16-Aug-2016 - 0 Comments.
Secretary, Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries, Indian Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Devendra Chaudhry has reviewed the progress on the resolutions and recommendations made in the one-day brainstorming workshop on developing a dynamic road map for harmonization of production and quality control of veterinary biological in India in a meeting held in New Delhi.
Radha Mohan Singh inaugurates conference on innovations in agricultural mechanization
07-Jul-2016 - 0 Comments.
In order to promote mechanization in the country, Indian Minister of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, Radha Mohan Singh inaugurated two-day Conference on “Innovations in Agricultural Mechanization – Development of linkage among R&D Institutes – Industry – Farmers” at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi on July 7, 2016.
Radha Mohan Singh inaugurates conference on innovations in agricultural mechanization
07-Jul-2016 - 0 Comments.
New Delhi: In order to promote mechanization in the country, Indian Minister of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, Radha Mohan Singh inaugurated two-day Conference on “Innovations in Agricultural Mechanization – Development of linkage among R&D Institutes – Industry – Farmers” at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi on July 7, 2016.
India to import another 10,000 tonnes of pulses
01-Jul-2016 - 0 Comments.
New Delhi: In order to contain prices of pulses further, India has decided to order further 10000 tonnes of pulses.