Bennet and Bernard Group join hands with TERI to promote aquaculture
15-May-2023 - 0 Comments.
Bennet and Bernard Custom Homes Pvt. Ltd and The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) have entered an MoU to take up a first-of-its-kind R&D work to encourage and develop projects in the areas of aquaculture in Goa, India.
UPL Sustainable Agri Solutions, Shreenath Mhaskoba Sugar Mill organize Sugarcane Pronutiva Mela
26-Apr-2023 - 0 Comments.
UPL Sustainable Agri Solutions Ltd, India’s leading provider of sustainable agriculture solutions, along with Shreenath Mhaskoba Sugar Mill, organized a ‘Sugarcane Pronutiva Mela’ at Pune on Friday, to promote sustainable production growth in sugarcane crop and raise awareness about the Shashwat Mithaas project, which was launched last year.
Samunnati becomes a member of GLOBALG.A.P, to promote sustainable farming at scale in India
13-Feb-2023 - 0 Comments.
Samunnati Agro Solutions Private Limited, one of the prominent agri enterprises in India, joins hands with Germany-based GLOBALG.A.P., the leading body for setting global standards for agricultural produce particularly, on food safety and quality. Samunnati and GLOBALG.A.P. together aim to collaborate in developing standards for crops such as cereals, pulses, and oilseeds that are important for the nation.
International Year of Millets 2023 will be an opportunity to promote millets as the nutritious cereals globally, says Tomar
28-Nov-2022 - 0 Comments.
Indian Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Narendra Singh Tomar has said the International Year of Millets (IYOM) – 2023 will provide an opportunity to increase global production, efficient processing and better use of crop rotation and promote millets as a major component of the food basket.
Promote crop diversification to save water, says Indian NGO at UN Conference
15-Nov-2022 - 0 Comments.
Established in 2005 with an objective to Incubate Civil Society, CNRI, India's leading non-governmental organisation has made a strong case for promoting crop diversification to save water and address issues concerning climate change at the UN Conference on Water in New York.
Samunnati,GROWiT collaborate to promote protective farming
27-Sep-2022 - 0 Comments.
Samunnati, an open agro network, and GROWiT, a Surat-based Direct-to-Farmer (D2F) protective farming and agritech startup, have partnered to spread protective agricultural practices and goods among farmers affiliated with former and its farmer producer organisations (FPOs).
GoI intends to promote agritech further to help small farmers
19-Sep-2022 - 0 Comments.
The Indian agricultural industry is gradually introducing more technological advancements. The technological advancements in the agritech sector are creating investment opportunities by raising productivity and efficiency levels.
Indian government signs USD 115m loan agreement with World Bank for implementation of watershed projects
21-Feb-2022 - 0 Comments.
The Government of India, the State Governments of Karnataka and Odisha and the World Bank have signed a USD 115m (INR 869 crore) Programme (Rejuvenating Watersheds for Agricultural Resilience through Innovative Development Programme) that will help national and state institutions adopt improved watershed management practices to help increase farmers’ resilience to climate change, promote higher productivity and better incomes.
Adoption of modern technology to boost agricultural production
16-Feb-2022 - 0 Comments.
Agriculture is a State subject. However, Government of India supports and facilitates the StateGovernments through many Centrally Sponsored and Central Sector Schemes to promote modern agricultural technology amongst farmers including small and marginal ones throughout the country to boost agricultural production.
Research and development in agricultural sector
14-Feb-2022 - 0 Comments.
Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR)/Department of Agricultural Research and Education (DARE) has developed a clear roadmap for next 10 years harnessing the power of science and innovation for securing food and nutritional security of our people, farmers’ prosperity and to enhance natural resource base to promote inclusive growth and sustainable development of Indian agriculture sector.
Government to promote drone use in Agriculture via providing grants to agricultural institutes
31-Jan-2022 - 0 Comments.
In a major boost to promote precision farming in India, the Union Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare has issued guidelines to make drone technology affordable to the stakeholders of this sector.
Discourage sale of milk from outside, promote domestic output: Minister Chinchurani
05-Jan-2022 - 0 Comments.
Kerala Minister for Animal Husbandry and Dairy Development, J Chinchurani today called for concerted efforts to ensure that the state’s demand for milk is entirely met by the domestic output and discourage sale of milk coming from outside as the state is poised to achieve a record in milk production.
Hope, opportunity for organic cultivators to connect directly with buyers
19-Nov-2021 - 0 Comments.
Indian government's ministry of agriculture and farmers' welfare has come up with a unique online initiative, Jaivik Kheti – to promote and facilitate organic farming and its purchase.
Corteva Agriscience, 2030 Water Resources Group to transform 40,000 acres to direct seeded rice technique in Uttar Pradesh
25-Jul-2021 - 0 Comments.
Corteva Agriscience, the global agriculture company, and the 2030 Water Resources Group (2030 WRG), hosted by the World Bank Group, signed a project to promote sustainable rice production in Uttar Pradesh.
Need for resilient agriculture to tackle the uncertainties of the future, says agriculture commissioner
09-Jul-2021 - 0 Comments.
We need to promote integrated waste management systems, green chemistry, bio solutions, and pesticides, which will help to produce safe food. We will start with certifications and multi-levels safety standards that will ensure safe food production and consumption, Dr. Suresh Kumar Malhotra, Agriculture Commissioner, Government of India said.
Maharashtra's agri dept. signs MoU with USDA to enhance agro-industry sector
18-Jun-2021 - 0 Comments.
Maharashtra’s Agriculture Department signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to promote and strengthen the SMART (State of Maharashtra’s Agri-business and Rural Transformation Programme) projects for the upliftment of small and marginal farmers.
NMPB and CSIR-NBRI sign MoU to promote cultivation, production of medicinal plants
06-Jun-2021 - 0 Comments.
The National Medicinal Plant Board (NMPS) and the National Botanical Research Institute (CSIR-NBRI) signed an MoU for extending joint collaborative efforts to boost the cultivation and production of medicinal plants and herbs in India.
Agri ministry associates with four MNCs to promote digital technology
04-Jun-2021 - 0 Comments.
The Ministry of Agriculture has partnered with four private companies to promote digital systems for farmers and the use of technology in agriculture. It also includes Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali Biological Research, according to a media report.
CIBA signs MoU with Central University to promote brackishwater aquaculture
29-May-2021 - 0 Comments.
ICAR's CIBA has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Central University of Kerala (CUK) to promote brackishwater aquaculture in northern part of the region.
NDDB to offer energy efficient solutions to dairy industry, inks MoU with EESL
05-May-2021 - 0 Comments.
With a view to promote efficient renewable technologies in the dairy industry, National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) during a virtual ceremony on 5 May 2021 at NDDB, Anand.
Stellapps ties up with India Post Payments Bank to drive financial inclusion for dairy farmers
25-Feb-2021 - 0 Comments.
Leading dairy-tech startup, Stellapps has announced that it has signed an agreement with India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) to digitize the dairy milk procurement value chain and promote banking facilities at milk collection centres.
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.
To enhance farm mechanization among women, ICAR announces agtech hackathon
25-Sep-2020 - 0 Comments.
In order to promote potential technology solutions for enhancing farm mechanization with special emphasis on women friendly equipments, a hackathon named “KRITAGYA” has been planned by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) under National Agricultural Higher Education Project (NAHEP).
Bharti AXA launches crop insurance campaign Maharashtra, Karnataka
28-Jul-2020 - 0 Comments.
In order to promote crop insurance among farmers, Bharti AXA General Insurance has launched its crop insurance campaign ‘Bohot Zaroori Hai’ for farmers in Maharashtra and Karnataka to encourage them about their yield protection and financial security.
Nitin Gadkari asks agro, fishing and forest MSMEs to use local raw material
12-May-2020 - 0 Comments.
In order to promote local raw materials, Indian minister for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) and Road Transport and Highways has emphasized on exploring agro MSME, fishing MSMEs, and forest MSMEs for manufacturing products using local raw material.
India Budget 2020: An opportunity to promote efficient farming ideas
01-Feb-2020 - 0 Comments.
India accounts for 7.39% of total global agricultural output. The contribution of the agriculture sector to the Indian economy is 15.4% much higher than the world average of 6.4% as it employs nearly half of the workforce in the country.
ICAR signs MoU with NABARD for up-scaling various technologies, innovative farmer models
28-Dec-2019 - 0 Comments.
With a view to promote sustainable agriculture and climate-resilient farming systems, the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the National Board of Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD).
Sikkim IFFCO Organics signs MoU with US, Croatian firms to promote Biodynamic farming
10-Nov-2019 - 0 Comments.
IFFCO’s organic arm Sikkim IFFCO Organics Ltd. today signed two MoUs with US and Croatian companies to promote Biodynamic Farming and Demeter Certification in Sikkim, the area of operation of Sikkim IFFCO. Blossoms Biodynamics from California, USA and CENTAR DR. RUDOLFA STEINERA.
GIFA: International Innovations in Agriculture to promote food security in the UAE
19-Mar-2019 - 0 Comments.
The world’s leading agriculture innovations will be showcased in Abu Dhabi from 1 to 2 April 2019 at the Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture (GFIA) at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC).
CMFRI joins hands with Korampadam Co-operative Bank to promote cage fish farming
01-Mar-2019 - 0 Comments.
In a major effort which is beneficial to hundreds of families in Kadamakkudy panchayat, the Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) has partnered with the Korampadam Service Co-operative Bank, Kothad to promote cage fish farming in the backwaters of the panchayat
Eggs affordable, nutritious solution for addressing India’s malnourishment challenges, says CLFMA
13-Oct-2017 - 0 Comments.
As 2017 World Egg day is celebrated on 13 October, CLFMA and its members call for concerted efforts by all foodchain actors to promote egg for strengthening India’s food and nutritional future, the association said in a statement
Quality Mark Award Scheme for Dairy Cooperatives initiated by NDDB
21-Apr-2017 - 0 Comments.
As part of the innovative initiatives under the “White Revolution” umbrella Schemes, the Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries has supported the National Dairy Development Board(NDDB) developed initiative of “Quality Mark” Award Scheme for dairy Cooperatives to promote and encourage enhancement of safety, quality and hygiene of milk and milk products manufactured by dairy cooperatives.
Necessary to promote hybrid seeds of improved varieties to cope with global climate change
26-Dec-2016 - 0 Comments.
It is imperative to develop hybrid seeds of improved variety for the areas of varied agricultural climate so as to sort out the problems emerging due to global climate change, Indian agriculture & farmers welfare minister, Radha Mohan Singh said
Singh visits Mother Dairy, Safal outlets to promote cashless transaction
26-Dec-2016 - 0 Comments.
Indian minister of agriculture and farmers welfare, Radha Mohan Singh recently visited some outlets of Mother Dairy Milk and Safal to see the digitalization drive to promote cashless transaction.
India committed to promote organic farming, says Radha Mohan Singh
Indian agriculture and farmers welfare minister, Radha Mohan Singh said that central government is committed to promote organic farming in view of the importance of organic farming, with emphasis on sustainable production, food security and soil health.
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.
Huge scope for drip irrigation in India, as only 7 MN ha land covered, against 69 MN ha, says IAI chief
28-Oct-2016 - 0 Comments.
With growing focus on India government on 'per drop more crop' promote farming through optimum utilization of water across the country, Agriculture Times (AgriTimes) spoke with Irrigation Association of India (IAI) president and managing director of Premier Irrigation Adritec Pvt Ltd, Shrikant Goenka on their association, as well as his organization he represent is helping farmers to achieve this goal.
Goa launches organic farming scheme
24-Oct-2016 - 0 Comments.
To promote pesticide free farming in the state, Goa state government has launched a state sector scheme titled assistance for use of organic inputs by the farmer.
Need for organic farming rises with higher CO2, says Singh
07-Oct-2016 - 0 Comments.
The importance of organic farming has increased manifolds while keeping in view the immediate menace of climate change. That is why, the Government of India has launched a Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojna (PKVY) and Organic Value Added Development (OVCDNER) schemes under National Sustained Agriculture Mission to promote organic farming in the country.
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.
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 set up Organic Farming Research Institute in Sikkim
01-Mar-2016 - 0 Comments.
In order to promote organic farming in the country, Indian Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare Minister, Radha Mohan Singh has announced the establishment of National Organic Farming Research Institute (NOFRI) at Gangtok, Sikkim.