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.
Milma launches insurance scheme to offset fall in milk yield in summer
18-Apr-2023 - 0 Comments.
Kerala Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation (KCMMF), known by the brand Milma, has launched a comprehensive insurance scheme that guarantees financial compensation for dairy farmers to offset the loss of income due to fall in milk yield during the summer.
Mariculture offers bright business prospect for India’s coastal region: CMFRI study
28-Mar-2023 - 0 Comments.
Mariculture has emerged as a promising business opportunity for India’s coastal regions, offering decent income to the coastal people even as extreme weather events like cyclones are leading to the reduction of fishing days every year, according to a new study by the ICAR-Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI).
India’s seafood exports will double to $14 bn in 2025, says Anupriya Patel at IISS 2023
15-Feb-2023 - 0 Comments.
India is aiming to double its income from seafood exports to 14 billion US dollars by 2025 amid a sustained annual growth of three per cent in the sector, Union Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Mrs Anupriya Patel said today.
Meghalaya government boost to livestock industry will create employment in the state
11-Jan-2023 - 0 Comments.
India is one of the world's top producers of products related to animal husbandry and livestock. In India, dietary habits have changed as a result of changing lifestyles and increasing per capita income. An increase in demand for livestock products is being caused by rising consumption of milk, meat, and eggs.
Farmley drives 35% rise in farmers income
02-Jan-2023 - 0 Comments.
Farmley is a full-stack dry fruits and nut brand that provides high quality, adulteration free products to the end consumers. It drives maximum value to the farmer community by eliminating middlemen.
Wholsum Foods rope in Akshaya Patra Foundation to bring millets to childrens plate
01-Jan-2023 - 0 Comments.
Wholsum Foods Pvt Ltd, maker of millet-based children's food brand Slurrp Farm has partnered with the Akshaya Patra Foundation for a 'Food For All Children' program aimed at enabling children from all income backgrounds to benefit from nutrient-dense supergrains like millets and lentils.
Roeslein Alternative receives a USD 80m grant to create a new climate-smart agriculture value chain
16-Sep-2022 - 0 Comments.
Roeslein Alternative Energy (RAE) announced that it had received USD 80 million in federal funding for a five-year pilot project to create a value chain for climate-smart agriculture where farmers who plant prairie grasses and cover crops are compensated with environmental credits and receive income from renewable energy.
Prime Minister Modi inaugurates world's first nano urea plant by IFFCO
19-Jun-2022 - 0 Comments.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently inaugurated the World's first Nano Urea Liquid plant by IFFCO at Kalol, Gujarat in an effort to provide farmers the means to boost productivity & help increase their income.
Goverment doubling farmer’s income
21-Apr-2022 - 0 Comments.
The Government consulted an Inter-ministerial Committee in April, 2016 to examine issues relating to “Doubling farmers Income” and recommend strategies to achieve the same.
Ergos launches GrainBank loyalty cards for farmers
15-Apr-2022 - 0 Comments.
Fresh from the Farm! The commodity market is a buzz again with Wheat and Maize harvesting in the field and sales starting on the Tech platform 'GrainBank' (developed by Ergos). This is the first time in India's history where farmers have direct access of a cutting-edge technology platform 'GrainBank' for getting valuable information and income on their farm produce.
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.
ICTforAg 2022 global conference on digital agriculture to be held from March 9-10
08-Mar-2022 - 0 Comments.
The ICTforAg 2022 conference will take place virtually on March 9-10, 2022, and convene leading stakeholders from the agri-tech and agri-food ecosystems across low- and middle-income countries (LMICs).
Har Medh Par Ped promoting tree plantation on farmlands
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.
Govt efforts increase Zaid crops area from 29.71 lakh hectares to 80.46 lakh hectares, says Tomar
03-Feb-2022 - 0 Comments.
Addressing the National conference on Agriculture for Summer Campaign 2021-22 today through video-conferencing, Union Agriculture Minister, Narendra Kumar Tomar said that summer crops not only provide extra income but also create employment opportunities in between Rabi and Kharif for the farmers thereby increasing crop intensity.
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.
ICTforAg 2022 virtual conference scheduled from March 9 to 10, 2022
26-Dec-2021 - 0 Comments.
The ICTforAg 2022 Conference will take place virtually from March 9 to 10, 2022, and convene the leading stakeholders from the agri-tech and agri-Food space across Low and Middle Income Countries (LMICs).
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.
APEDA collaborates with Ladakh officials to boost farmers’ income via unique agricultural produce
23-Jul-2021 - 0 Comments.
To give a boost to exports of agricultural produce from Ladakh, which would enhance farmers’ as well as entrepreneurs’ income, The Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) in association with officials of the horticulture, agriculture, commerce, and industry departments of Union Territory and Defence Institute of High-Altitude Research (DIHAR) are working out a comprehensive plan of actions.
Bamboo tribal farmers income to increase via KVIC's unique BOLD project
05-Jul-2021 - 0 Comments.
A unique scientific exercise serving the combined national objectives of reducing desertification and providing livelihood and multi-disciplinary rural industry support has been initiated by the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC).
KVK organized national webinar to enhance farmers’ income on vegetable nutrition security
24-Jun-2021 - 0 Comments.
The Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Tarn Taran Sahib, Punjab under the aegis of ICAR-Agricultural Technology Application Research Institute, Ludhiana, Punjab organized a National Webinar on “Vegetables for Nutrition Security and Enhancing Farmers’ Income.”
BSE E Agricultural signs MoU to enrich Maharashtra's smallholder farmers' income
22-Jun-2021 - 0 Comments.
BSE E Agricultural Markets (BEAM) signed an agreement with Haridra Lakshmi to enhance the smallholder farmers' income in Maharashtra.
Godrej Agrovet joins hands with Gramophone to empower farmers via its crop-intensive technology
17-Mar-2021 - 0 Comments.
Godrej Agrovet Limited (GAVL) has partnered with Gramophone to provide crop solutions to Indian farmers. GAVL and Gramophone, both have been working relentlessly to achieve a common goal i.e., improving farm productivity that results into higher yields and ultimately better net income for farmers.
Cultivation, processing of aromatic plants doubles incomes of farmers in Himachal
06-Mar-2021 - 0 Comments.
Farmers in the Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh, keen for new livelihood options to supplement their income from traditional crops like maize, paddy, and wheat, have found a new lease of life.
New Education Policy will make agricultural sector more prosperous, employment-oriented, says agri minister
29-Jan-2021 - 0 Comments.
The science-driven path developed by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) to resolve the various agricultural and farming problems along with the government's schemes for doubling the farmers' income by 2022, Indian agriculture minister, Narendra Singh Tomar, Union Minister of Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare said.
NDDB inks MoU with Ladakh to promote livelihoods from dairying
09-Nov-2020 - 0 Comments.
With a view to promote dairying and rural livelihoods in the Union Territory of Ladakh, NDDB and UT Administration of Ladakh signed an MoU for conducting a benchmark survey in the newly formed UT. NDDB’s dairy potential survey will help prepare a road map to boost dairying in the UT and will help in enhancing income of the rural population in the mountainous border areas.
Government introduced three bills for transformation of agriculture and raising farmers’ income
14-Sep-2020 - 0 Comments.
The government has introduced three bills aimed at the transformation of agriculture in the country and raising farmers’ income in Lok Sabha today to replace ordinances promulgated on 5 June 2020.
India’s exports of agricultural commodities grow up by 23.24% during March-June
19-Aug-2020 - 0 Comments.
Self-reliant agriculture is critical for the goal of an Atmanirbhar Bharat. For this, agricultural export is extremely important as besides earning precious foreign exchange for the country, the exports help farmers/producers/exporters to take advantage of wider international market and increase their income.
Government encouraging start-ups in agriculture for enhancing income of farmers; invest INR 11.85 Cr, says Tomar
04-Aug-2020 - 0 Comments.
The Indian government accords very high priority to the agriculture sector. In order to contribute directly and indirectly to enhancing the income of farmers by providing opportunities to them and to provide employment to youth, start-ups are being encouraged, Indian agriculture and farmers' welfare minister Narendra Singh Tomar said.
Cabinet approves historic amendment to Essential Commodities Act; Farmers are free to sell their produce
03-Jun-2020 - 0 Comments.
In a historic decision, the union cabinet today approved historic amendment to the Essential Commodities Act. This is a visionary step towards transformation of agriculture and raising farmers’ income.
Govt promoting beekeeping with an aim to double farmers’ income, says Tomar
23-May-2020 - 0 Comments.
Indian minister of agriculture & farmers’ welfare, Narendra Singh Tomar has said the government is promoting beekeeping as part of its aim to double farmers’ income.
India’s NPC study shows soil health card boosts farmer income and reduces fertilizers use depending on crops
19-Feb-2020 - 0 Comments.
National Productivity Council (NPC) conducted a study in 76 districts of 19 states - covering 170 soil testing labs and 1700 farmers, has been released on the completion of five years of the government scheme.
FSII recommends making India global seed production hub & pushes for 200
16-Jan-2020 - 0 Comments.
For the upcoming Union Budget, Federation of Seed Industry of India (FSII) urges the Government of India for restoring the 200% income tax deduction (under the section 35 (2AB) of the Income Tax Act, 1961) for the in-house Research and Development (R&D) expenditure in seed industry.
India provides cash benifits to 120 MN small, marginal farmer families
01-Feb-2019 - 0 Comments.
To provide an assured income support to the small and marginal farmers, the Government is launching the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN). While presenting the Interim Budget 2019-20 in Parliament, the Union Minister for Finance, Corporate Affairs, Railways & Coal, Piyush Goyal said, “Under this programme, vulnerable landholding farmer families, having cultivable land up to 2 hectares, will be provided direct income support at the rate of Rs. 6,000 per year.
Close to 50 MN farmers benefited from implementation of modern techniques in agriculture
25-Dec-2018 - 0 Comments.
As per the results of ‘Situation Assessment Survey of Agricultural Households’ conducted by National Sample Survey Office (NSSO) in 2013, about 63.5 percent of the agricultural households in the rural areas of the country reported cultivation as their principal source of income. Details of the number of farmers still following age old practices are not available in the Survey.
India to create modern infrastructure for enhancing farm gate to retail outlet concept
27-Sep-2018 - 0 Comments.
Indian Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Radha Mohan Singh has said that a developed agri food value chain in the country can not only enhance the farm income of farmers but also make available quality food to the consumers.
Farmers Welfare plan being implemented in 25 villages between June to July
04-Jun-2018 - 0 Comments.
The Indian ministry of agriculture and farmers’ welfare in line with the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision of doubling farmers’ income by 2022 has launched the Krishi kalyan Abhiyaan
Important points of Indian agriculture Budget 2018-19
02-Feb-2018 - 0 Comments.
The budget of 2018 clearly reflects the commitment of the government towards agriculture and farmers welfare as well as Prime Minister’s pledge to double farmers income by 2022
Indian agri minister addresses farmers issues at 50th CLFMA meet
15-Sep-2017 - 0 Comments.
Indian Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Shri Radha Mohan Singh addressed a gathering at a seminar on Role of Animal Husbandry in Doubling Farmers’ Income, organised by Compound Livestock Feed Manufacturers Association (CLFMA) on September 15, 2017, in Mumbai.
India's agri budgetary support up by 15.31% during 2017-18
05-Feb-2017 - 0 Comments.
In order to double the income of the farmer in 5 years, Indian agriculture ministry got 15.31 per cent increase in budgetary support at $7.59 billion (Rs 51,026 crore) for 2017-18 fiscal year starting April 1, 2017.
Govt doing every efforts to keep soil healthy, says Indian agri minister
05-Dec-2016 - 0 Comments.
In order to achieve its target of doubling farmers income, Indian government is taking all efforts that will help farmers achieve this goal, Indian minister for agriculture & famers welfare, Radha Mohan Singh said in Roorkee recently.
GRAM 2016: Plasticulture to play major role in doubling farmers income
15-Nov-2016 - 0 Comments.
Rajasthan agriculture sector has immense opportunities for Plasticulture in terms of efficient usage of water, Ms. Neelkamal Darbari, principal secretary, Agriculture, government of Rajasthan, Ms Neelkamal Darbari said at the recently concluded Global Rajasthan Agritech Meet 2016
India to initiate integrated farming on 100 KVKs
31-Oct-2016 - 0 Comments.
India will be converting its 100 agriculture science center into integrated farming, which will help enhance the income of the farmers and promote agriculture.
India needs to triple egg availability to 180 per person
14-Oct-2016 - 0 Comments.
With demand for nutrition food rising with growing population and rising income, India should have an availability of 180 eggs per person, as against the current 63 per person per annum.
PM Narendra Modi launches National Agriculture Market
14-Apr-2016 - 0 Comments.
In order to double farmers’ income by 2022, Indian prime minister today launched the pilot of e-NAM, the e-trading platform for the National Agriculture Market (NAM) and connected 21 mandis in eight states.