FICCI and Corteva Agriscience host event on millet roadmap for Rajasthan government
24-May-2023 - 0 Comments.
FICCI in partnership with Corteva Agriscience, organised a millet conclave - ‘Leveraging Rajasthan’s Millet Heritage’ recently in Jaipur.
Borouge improves livelihood of Indian farming community, builds 900 greenhouse
05-Dec-2022 - 0 Comments.
Borouge PLC (“Borouge” or “the Company”) (ADX symbol: BOROUGE / ISIN: AEE01072B225), a leading petrochemical company that provides innovative and differentiated polyolefin solutions, today announced the completion of 900 greenhouses in Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan state in Northern India at a celebration event.
Govt sanctions INR 12831 crore under National Agriculture Infra Financing Facility
18-Apr-2022 - 0 Comments.
As on 28 March 2022, INR 663.9 crore have been sanctioned in Rajasthan for 824 projects and out of which INR 390.5 crore have been disbursed for 552 projects.
Freshokartz launches social commerce platform for farmers
27-Nov-2021 - 0 Comments.
Freshokartz Agri, a Jaipur based agriTech startup has announced the launch social commerce platform for farmers "Freshokartz Saarthi" through which they are giving entrepreneurship opportunities to lakh’s of aspiring Micro-Agripreneur not only in Rajasthan but in multiple states.
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.
Increasing practice of organic production, consumption on the rise in Rajasthan, finds CUTS study
05-Jul-2021 - 0 Comments.
Over 97.4 percent consumers were found aware of the fact that chemical input-based food products are harmful for health compared to 86 percent of the same set of consumers in 2017.
DRMR signs MoU for licensing of rapeseed mustard hybrid with Advanta, UPL
30-Jun-2021 - 0 Comments.
The ICAR-Directorate of Rapeseed-Mustard Research, Bharatpur, Rajasthan signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Advanta and UPL Limited, Hyderabad for the non-exclusive licensing of rapeseed mustard hybrid - NRCHB-506 recently.
ICAR-NRC organizes webinar on World Camel Day
30-Jun-2021 - 0 Comments.
The ICAR-National Research Centre on Camel, Bikaner, Rajasthan organized an International Webinar on “Camel, Climate Change and Globalization: Challenges for Science” on 22 June 2021.
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.
Agritech startup Freshokartz raises USD 1.4 Million in pre-series round
30-Oct-2020 - 0 Comments.
Freshokartz Agri Products Pvt. Limited, a premier Agri-tech startup has received USD $1.4 Million (INR 10 Crore) pre-series A funding from Rajasthan Venture Capital Fund (RVCF) and AWE (Achieving Women Equity) Funds to finance its rapid technology rollout while scaling its operations as a provider of premier technology-enabled omnichannel supply chain optimizing solutions along with agronomy advisory and output linkages.
Stellapps unveils direct payments to farmers, launches MooPay
16-Oct-2020 - 0 Comments.
As part of its value-added embedded fintech services program for dairies and dairy farmers, the leading dairy-tech startup Stellapps has launched a first of its kind fully automated Digital Direct Farmers Payment product for Dairy Cooperatives, called “mooPay” in Bhilwara district of Rajasthan.
No locust adults or hoppers spotted in any of the affected areas, agri ministry
02-Sep-2020 - 0 Comments.
Starting from 11 April, 2020 till 25 August, 2020, control operations have been done in 279,066 hectares area in States of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh and Haryana by Locust Circle Offices (LCOs).
Locust control operations carried out at 10 places in Rajasthan, 2 places in Gujarat
19-Aug-2020 - 0 Comments.
Starting from 11 April 2020 till 18 August 2020, locust control operations have been done in 2,76,267 hectares area in States of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh and Haryana by Locust Circle Offices (LCOs).
Locust crisis: Operations carried out at 37 places in 11 districts of Rajasthan, Gujarat and Haryana till July 31
06-Aug-2020 - 0 Comments.
Locust control operations were carried out at 34 places in 09 districts viz. Jaisalmer, Barmer, Jodhpur, Bikaner, Churu, Nagaur, Hanumangarh, Jalore and Sirohi of Rajasthan and 02 places in Kutch district of Gujarat against swarms and hoppers by LCOs in the intervening night of 30-31 July, 2020.
Over 4 lakh hectares area in 10 states under locust control operations as on July 23
25-Jul-2020 - 0 Comments.
Starting from 11 April 2020 till 23 July 2020, control operations have been done in 202,565 hectares area in states of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh and Haryana by Locust Circle Offices (LCOs). Till 23 July 2020, control operations have been done in 198,657 hectares area in states of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Haryana, Uttarakhand and Bihar by State Governments.
Aerial spraying capacity strengthened for anti-locust operations, says agri ministry
08-Jul-2020 - 0 Comments.
Starting from 11 April 2020 till 6 July 2020, control operations have been done in 1,43,422hectares area in States of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh and Haryana by Locust Circle Offices (LCOs).
Locust swarm from Rajasthan has moved towards Haryana, Uttar Pradesh
29-Jun-2020 - 0 Comments.
Locust swarm was noticed in Jhunjhunu (Rajasthan) in the morning of 26th June 2020 and control teams were deployed to eliminate the locusts. The leftover locusts regrouped and reached Rewari in Haryana yesterday evening where control operations were undertaken from yesterday till early today morning.
Govt steps up locust control operations across northern India
28-May-2020 - 0 Comments.
Amidst a wave of locust swarms sweeping across western and northwestern India, the Department of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare has stepped up locust control operations in the affected States of Rajasthan, Punjab, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh.
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
Rajasthan announces global agri meet
25-Jul-2016 - 0 Comments.
In order to exploit vast agricultural potential in the state, Rajasthan state government will be organizing global agri technology meet in Jaipur.