Mahindra domestic tractor sales touches 35,398 units during April 2023
05-May-2023 - 0 Comments.
Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.’s Farm Equipment Sector (FES), part of the Mahindra Group, today announced its tractor sales numbers for April 2023.
Best practices to increase Maize crop yield in adverse weather conditions this summer
21-Apr-2023 - 0 Comments.
India’s agricultural sector is facing challenges due to climate change. The frequent occurrence of extreme weather events, increasing temperatures, and other consequences of climate change has resulted in adverse effects on crop yields and farmers & livelihoods.
Milma raises red flag over cross-border sale of milk by state federations
16-Apr-2023 - 0 Comments.
Kerala Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation (KCMMF), known by the brand Milma, has voiced serious concern over the tendency of some state milk marketing federations to aggressively enter markets outside their respective states, holding that this involved total breach of co-operative spirit based on which the country’s dairy sector has been organised for the benefit of millions of dairy farmers.
Kerala’s ornamental fish sector revives after COVID losses
23-Mar-2023 - 0 Comments.
Over 500 start-up units in the ornamental fish sector are on a course of revival after they suffered a heavy loss during the COVID-19 pandemic, thanks to efforts of the Kerala Aqua Ventures International Limited (KAVIL), a government of Kerala undertaking.
Implement new ideas to woo dairy farmers: Milma Chairman
23-Mar-2023 - 0 Comments.
The country’s dairy sector must implement novel methods to strengthen milk production and attract more entrepreneurs as well as investors, according to K.S. Mani, Milma Chairman.
Mahindra’s Farm Equipment sale up by 30% to 24,619 units during February 2023
10-Mar-2023 - 0 Comments.
Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.’s Farm Equipment Sector (FES), part of the Mahindra Group, today announced its tractor sales numbers for February 2023.
India’s post-harvest infrastructure needs to be improved: experts at ‘Plantation Expo’
18-Feb-2023 - 0 Comments.
The country’s post-harvest infrastructure including storage facilities should be further improved for strengthening the plantation sector, said experts at a seminar at ‘Plantation Expo’, organised by the newly set up Plantation Directorate, Government of Kerala, at the Sooryakanthi Exhibition Grounds at Kanakakunnu Palace here.
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.
Mahindra records 14% increase in tractors sale during January 2023
01-Feb-2023 - 0 Comments.
Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.’s Farm Equipment Sector (FES), part of the Mahindra Group announced that its tractor sales January 2023 was recorded at 27,626 units, as against 21,162 units during January 2022.
2023-24 Pre-Budget expectations of the agriculture & allied sector
31-Jan-2023 - 0 Comments.
As the union Budget 2023 is scheduled for 1February 2023, Agritimes.co.in received lots of suggestions and view that needs to be focused for the agriculture and allied sector.
Top 16 opportunities in agriculture
25-Jan-2023 - 0 Comments.
The agriculture sector offers a wide range of opportunities for growth and development.
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.
Mahindra’s Farm Equipment sells 29,180 tractors in November 2022
02-Dec-2022 - 0 Comments.
Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.’s Farm Equipment Sector (FES), part of the Mahindra Group has announced that it has sold its 29,180 units tractors in November 2022.
PM KISAN, a game changer DBT Scheme
27-Nov-2022 - 0 Comments.
PM KISAN Scheme is a Central Sector Scheme to supplement financial needs of land holding farmers.
Mahindra launches first dedicated farm machinery plant in Pithampur
21-Nov-2022 - 0 Comments.
Mahindra & Mahindra Farm Equipment Sector (FES), a part of the Mahindra Group, today formally inaugurated its first dedicated farm machinery plant (non-tractor) in Pithampur, Madhya Pradesh.
Centre and state’s adoption of drone technology brings good news for Indian agriculture
02-Nov-2022 - 0 Comments.
Drones are becoming famous in every aspect of life—from social media reels to shipment delivery to traffic monitoring. So how can agriculture stay away? Drones have become a crucial agent for the rapid transformation of the agriculture sector worldwide.
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.
Precision agriculture sector must gain pace for ecological balance, says former ICAR Director General
14-Sep-2022 - 0 Comments.
Precision agriculture and usage of technology in the agriculture sector must gain pace as it would help twin causes of achieving reasonable growth and maintaining ecological balance at the same time, said Dr. Trilochan Mohapatra, Former Director General, Indian Council of Agriculture Research (ICAR).
Ayekart raises USD 5.5 million in debt and equity to support growth
13-Sep-2022 - 0 Comments.
Ayekart, a startup in the agri-fintech sector, has raised USD 5.5 million from Siply, a fintech platform, and Caspian Debt, a corporate lending financial institution. The Latter provided about USD 2.5 million in debt financing, and former provided over USD 2.8 million in equity finance.
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.
DLL India sells its agriculture, healthcare finance portfolio to Kotak Bank
11-Jul-2022 - 0 Comments.
Kotak Mahindra Bank, a private sector lender, announced that it has purchased the portfolio of agricultural and medical equipment financing from De Lage Landen International BV's Indian business (DLL). With this, the bank has acquired 25,000 new clients with a credit balance of roughly INR 582 crore.
Unprecedented work done in agriculture sector during 8 years of Modi government, says Tomar
05-Jul-2022 - 0 Comments.
Agriculture and Farmers Welfare minister Narendra Singh Tomar inaugurated the national seminar at Bihar Agricultural University, Sabour recently.
Private sector should also join hands with the govt to reduce the use of fertilizers, pesticides, says Tomar
04-Jul-2022 - 0 Comments.
Agriculture and Farmers Welfare minister Narendra Singh Tomar has said that the private sector should also join hands with the government to reduce the use of fertilizers and pesticides in farming.
Mahindra rolls-out 300,000th tractor from its Telangana facility
24-Jun-2022 - 0 Comments.
Mahindra Tractors’, part of Mahindra’s Farm Equipment Sector, the world’s largest tractor manufacturer by volume, proudly rolled-out its 300,000th tractor from the company’s tractor manufacturing facility in Zaheerabad, Telangana.
India-Israel relations will set new dimensions in the agriculture sector, says Tomar
20-Jun-2022 - 0 Comments.
A delegation of the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, led by the Agriculture and Farmers Welfare minister Narendra Singh Tomar recently visited Israel based Green 2000 – Agricultural Equipment and Know How Ltd. and NETAFIM Ltd.
Kenya look towards India for building its warehousing, agri derivatives sector
26-May-2022 - 0 Comments.
Kenya is looking at India to develop an agricultural ecosystem that is led by the government’s favourite Farmer Producer Organisation (FPO) model along with the agri derivatives trading platform and e-warehouse receipt system.
National conference of cluster based business organisations (CBBOs) under central sector scheme of formation and promotion of 10,000 FPOs held
22-Apr-2022 - 0 Comments.
The role of Cluster Based Business Organisations (CBBOs) should be to strengthen Farmer Producer Organisations (FPOs) so that farmers seek them out. FPO is not merely a company, it is a collective for the benefit of farmers.
Dubai based agrochem firm AgFarm enters Indian market
15-Mar-2022 - 0 Comments.
It all started with a dream; a dream to help the retailers, dealers and farmers in India and abroad in getting the right deal for their agrochemical related needs. At the young age of 21 years Vaman Alawadhi, a young entrepreneur with a burning passion to craft his own niche in the agro inputs sector, along with his partner Sandeep Chauhan founded 'AgFarm'.
Ninjacart launches $25 MN agri seed fund
04-Mar-2022 - 0 Comments.
Ninjacart, India's leading agri-platform which leverages technology to organize the agriculture ecosystem, launches an Agri Seed Fund, a $25 million fund to support emerging and new-age startups in the agriculture sector.
Madhya Pradesh to set up Agriculture Excellence Centers in cooperation with Israel
04-Mar-2022 - 0 Comments.
The Consulate General of Israel Kobbi Shoshani met Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan at his residence during his stay in Madhya Pradesh and development in agriculture sector in Madhya Pradesh.
Saudi's NFDP seeks USD 4bn investment in aquaculture
01-Mar-2022 - 0 Comments.
Saudi Arabia's National Fisheries Development Program (NFDP) official reaffirmed plans to attract over USD 4bn in foreign and local investment to the country's aquaculture sector.
Department of Agriculture invites investors to venture into fish aquaculture
28-Feb-2022 - 0 Comments.
The Department of Agriculture (DA) is encouraging investors to venture into large-scale production in aquaculture in support of the Comprehensive National Fisheries Industry Development Plan (CNFIDP), a five-year comprehensive framework for promoting the optimal development and long-term sustainability of the fisheries sector.
India showcases digital agriculture ecosystem at EXPO2020
25-Feb-2022 - 0 Comments.
As part of the ongoing 'Food, Agriculture and Livelihood' fortnight, at India Pavilion at EXPO2020 Dubai, Ministry of Agriculture and Family Welfare, Government of India, hosted a seminar on 'Emerging Technologies in Farm Machinery, Digitization & Opportunities for Entrepreneurships', to showcase the innovative technologies that are supporting and promoting the overall productivity and agribusiness of India's farm sector through farm mechanization, digitization and entrepreneurship development.
PM addresses a webinar on positive impact of union budget 2022 in agriculture sector
25-Feb-2022 - 0 Comments.
The Prime Minister,Narendra Modi addressed a webinar on positive impact of Union Budget 2022 in Agriculture sector. He discussed the ways in which the Budget will contribute to strengthening agriculture sector.
PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana benefited 11.78 crore farmers
25-Feb-2022 - 0 Comments.
PM-KISAN is a central sector scheme launched on 24 February, 2019 to supplement financial needs of land holding farmers. Financial benefit of INR 6000 per year in three equal installments, every four month is transferred into the bank accounts of farmers’ families across the country through Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) mode.
India showcases export potential of organic & horticulture produce at EXPO2020 Dubai
22-Feb-2022 - 0 Comments.
To project the strength of India’s organic agriculture and horticulture products in the global market, India Pavilion at EXPO2020 Dubai hosted a seminar “Indian Organic and Horticulture Sector–Moving Up the Value Chain’ as part of the ongoing ‘Food, Agriculture and Livelihood’ fortnight.
FPOs to play key role in making India millet hub of the world
21-Feb-2022 - 0 Comments.
As part of the ongoing ‘Food, Agriculture and Livelihood’ fortnight, the India Pavilion at EXPO2020 hosted a seminar – ‘India: Millets production and upscaling value chain’ on Friday. Senior government officials and sector experts deliberated on opportunities for Indian industry players producing and processing millets, to enhance the export potential of the country during the session.
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.
Provisions in the budget for the holistic development of the agriculture sector, says Tomar
04-Feb-2022 - 0 Comments.
Welcoming the Union Budget presented recently ,Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said that it is the budget for the villages, poor people, farmers, women and youth.
National Level conference on beekeeping held
03-Feb-2022 - 0 Comments.
National Bee Board (NBB) organized a National Conference on Beekeeping Sector in collaboration with National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India Ltd. (NAFED), Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India Limited (TRIFED) & National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) on 24 January 2022.
AFEX launches second round of funding to strengthen Nigeria's agricultural sector
01-Feb-2022 - 0 Comments.
AFEX has announced the reopening of its USD 240m Asset-Backed Commercial Paper (ABCP) to help stabilize Nigeria's agriculture sector by providing low-cost loans to Agro-processors to bridge the funding gap between lenders and borrowers, according to media report.
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.
India-Israel agree to further enhance cooperation in the agricultural sector
29-Jan-2022 - 0 Comments.
Israeli Ambassador to India Naor Gilon called on the Indian minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Narendra Singh Tomar at Krishi Bhawan on 27January 2022.
India among top 10 countries producing 65% of global feed, finds 2022 Alltech Agri-Food Outlook
28-Jan-2022 - 0 Comments.
The 2022 Alltech Agri-Food Outlook was released recently highlighting global feed production survey data. The global COVID-19 pandemic has had major impacts on the agri-food sector, contributing to supply chain challenges and accelerating the adoption of new technology and environmental sustainability practices.
Stellapps wins National Startup Award 2021 in animal husbandry sector
22-Jan-2022 - 0 Comments.
Stellapps Technologies won the National Startup Award 2021 by #StartupIndia in the Animal Husbandry sector for its effort in digitizing the dairy sector in India.
Dairy tech startup Stellapps raises USD 18 MN from pre-series C round, to digitize the Indian dairy sector
20-Nov-2021 - 0 Comments.
India's leading dairy-tech startup Stellapps has completed the first close towards its pre-series C round from various investors. The total size of the round will be USD 18 million.
Amendments to co-op Act; leadership changes in dairy sector inevitable, says Bhasurangan
17-Nov-2021 - 0 Comments.
The Thiruvananthapuram Regional Cooperative Milk Producers’ Union (TRCMPU) has scheduled a general body meeting on December 9 to effect changes to bylaws as mandated by the recent amendment to the Kerala Co-operative Societies Act, and set in motion the process of electing the new board of directors.
Thai Union Feedmill chalks our plant to lead aquaculture, commercial animal feed sector
17-Nov-2021 - 0 Comments.
Thai Union Feedmill PCL (SET: TFM), a manufacturer and distributor of aquaculture and commercial animal feeds, is confident of positive investor response following the company's listing on the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) recently.
IAAG writes to the Prime Minister for approval of gene-editing guidelines in India
18-Oct-2021 - 0 Comments.
India Agriculture Advancement Group (IAAG) International, founded by the stalwarts of Agricultural sector from India and abroad have written to the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi expressing serious concern on the inordinate delay in the approval of Draft Guidelines for Safety Assessment of Genome/Gene-Edited Plants by Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC), the regulatory body under the Ministry of Environment Forests and Climate Change (MoEF&CC).
PHDCCI moots plan to combat GHG emissions in the India agriculture sector
18-Oct-2021 - 0 Comments.
It remains imperative for India to rein in its greenhouse gases (GHGs) emissions considering that the country is believed to be the third largest emitter, of which 14 percent comes from agriculture and allied activities.
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.
Govt releases funding for APMCs under Agriculture Infrastructure Fund scheme
09-Aug-2021 - 0 Comments.
India government has launched the Central Sector Scheme of financing facility under Agriculture Infrastructure Fund (AIF) to boost Agriculture Infrastructure relating to Post-Harvest Management (PHM) and Community Farming Assets in the country.
AfDB to assign USD 150m for women in agricultural sector
03-Aug-2021 - 0 Comments.
The African Development Bank (AfDB) says it will provide USD 150 million to support women in the agriculture sector before the close of the year.
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.
Normal monsoon this year holds potential for agriculture sector, says FSII chief
16-Jul-2021 - 0 Comments.
Rainfed farms in India occupy about 51 percent of the country's net sown area, therefore, monsoon rains are of utmost importance and benefit. Rainfall has a direct impact on agriculture since water is an essential input for farm production.
Animal Husbandry, Dairying Schemes, Special livestock package gets revising, realigning approval from cabinet
15-Jul-2021 - 0 Comments.
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs chaired by the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi has approved the implementation of a special livestock sector package consisting of several activities by revising and realigning various components of the Government of India's schemes for the next 5 years starting from 2021-22.
Cabinet approves modifications in Central Sector Scheme of financing facility under ‘Agriculture Infrastructure Fund’
09-Jul-2021 - 0 Comments.
The Union Cabinet chaired by Hon’ble Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave its approval to the following modifications in the Central Sector Scheme of Financing Facility under ‘Agriculture Infrastructure Fund’.
NCML commissions grain storage silos worth INR 800 MN in Haryana
09-Jul-2021 - 0 Comments.
National Commodities Management Services Limited (NCML), [formerly National Collateral Management Services Limited (NCML), India's largest private-sector agriculture post-harvest management company, today inaugurated its public Silo storage facility at Sonipat in Haryana.
Mahindra tractors sales up 31% at 46,875 units during June 2021
02-Jul-2021 - 0 Comments.
Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.’s Farm Equipment Sector (FES) has recorded an increase of 31% in sale of tractors in India at 46,875 units during June 2021.
Cabinet approves merger of Central Railside Warehouse, Central Warehousing Corporation
24-Jun-2021 - 0 Comments.
Taking another step towards implementing the direction of “Minimum Government Maximum Governance” given by Prime Minister, promoting ease of doing business and bringing private sector efficiencies in Public Sector Undertakings.
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.
Renewable energy, agri-tech; UK farmers fresh choice post COVID-19
13-Jun-2021 - 0 Comments.
Propel, a finance company surveyed farmers across the country to reveal their economic outlook across the sector, and found that 75 percent of farmers are looking to acquire assets after tractors and trailers in the next 12 months.
NCML name changed to National Commodities Management Services Limited
11-Jun-2021 - 0 Comments.
India's largest private-sector agriculture post-harvest management company, erstwhile National Collateral Management Services Limited (NCML), has announced that the company will begin operating under a new name - National Commodities Management Services Limited, effective immediately.
Scope for subscription model in India’s agri sector
07-Jun-2021 - 0 Comments.
Despite the ups and downs of the economy, there are many ways that a successful business can achieve success. Many business owners are now shifting to a subscription-based business model, which is beginning to catch on across the globe.
India's seafood exports down 10.88% at 1.14 MT during 2020-21
02-Jun-2021 - 0 Comments.
The COVID pandemic and sluggish overseas markets cast their shadow over India’s resurgent seafood sector as the country exported 1.149 million tonne (11,49,341 metric tonne) of marine products worth INR 43,717.26 crore (US$ 5.96 billion) during FY 2020-21, registering a contraction of 10.88 per cent in volume as compared to a year earlier.
Aquaconnect inks pact with Bank of Baroda, formal credit to over 15 MN fish farmers on the cards
10-Mar-2021 - 0 Comments.
A leading aquaculture tech company Aquaconnect has partnered with Bank of Baroda, India’s leading public sector bank to pave the way for access to formal credit for 1.6 million aquaculture farmers.
Agri ministry signs MoU with Central Silk Board for promotion of agroforestry in silk sector
10-Mar-2021 - 0 Comments.
Indian agriculture and farmers welfare has recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Central Silk Board under the Ministry of Textiles on a convergence model for the implementation of Agroforestry in the silk sector under the ongoing Sub-Mission on Agroforestry (SMAF) Scheme.
Govt focused on providing quality seeds to farmers, states get funding for setting up seed processing-cum-storage godown units
09-Mar-2021 - 0 Comments.
The Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare is implementing farmer’s welfare scheme ‘Sub-Mission on Seeds & Planting Materials’ to produce and supply quality seeds to farmers to enhance production and productivity in the country through various components namely Seed Village Programme, Establishment of Seed Processing- cum- Seed Storage Godowns at Gram Panchyat Level, National Seed Reserve, Boosting Seed Production in Private Sector and Strengthening of Quality Control Infrastructure Facilities.
FPOs will make farming more viable, says Parshottam Rupala
06-Mar-2021 - 0 Comments.
Indian ministers of state for agriculture and farmers welfare Parshottam Rupala and Kailash Choudhary inaugurated professional training programmes designed and developed for CEOs, Board of Directors, Accountants of FPOs on the occasion of the anniversary of the Central Sector Scheme titled 'Formation and Promotion of 10,000 Farmer Produce Organizations (FPOs)'.
Indian agriculture shows positive recovery post pandemic, says Dr Shivendra Bajaj
04-Mar-2021 - 0 Comments.
Agriculture sector in India helped in the speedy recovery of the economic growth post the pandemic. India's agriculture and allied sectors helped the farm sector clock a growth rate of 3.4 percent in the financial year 2020-21. It is lower than the last year's growth but is the best when compared with other sectors during pandemic.
Mahindra launches Krish-e champion awards
06-Feb-2021 - 0 Comments.
Mahindra & Mahindra’s Farm Equipment Sector, India’s leading tractor manufacturer and part of the USD 19.4 billion Mahindra Group announced the winners of the inaugural Krish-e Champion Awards on 30 January 2021.
Budget 2021-22: Finance minister proposes 9 measures for agriculture, allied sectors; agri credit target enhanced to INR 165,000 crore
02-Feb-2021 - 0 Comments.
In a slew of steps to support the agriculture sector, minister for finance & corporate affairs Mrs Nirmala Sitharaman announced 9 measures for Agriculture Sector as part of inclusive development for aspirational India while presenting the Union Budget 2021-22.
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.
Agriculture ministry release year end review report for 2020
06-Jan-2021 - 0 Comments.
Despite economic liberalization at the beginning of the nineties, the agriculture sector was left out. The Government, therefore, had realized that pro farmer’s reforms were essential to uplift the sector i.e. policies to see that the sector goes from strength to strength.
Farmers protests are state centric, says agri minister addressing ASSOCHAM meeting
16-Dec-2020 - 0 Comments.
Describing the on-going farmers' protests as an ''exception'' and ''one state''- centric, Agriculture & Farmers Welfare Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said at an ASSOCHAM meeting that there is an atmosphere of excitement about the new farm laws with lakhs of farmers supporting the 'historic reforms' in India's agriculture sector.
3EA fund Gujarat based agricultural start-up
10-Dec-2020 - 0 Comments.
With the reforms in the agricultural sector and the introduction of Farmers Act 2020, Government of India has boosted the overall growth of the sector by building infrastructure and supply chains for farm produce in national and global markets. This will benefit small farmers who aren’t able to bargain for their produce and get a better price or invest in technology to improve the productivity of their farms.
To make Goa self sufficient in agriculture, state announces Brand Goa venture
03-Dec-2020 - 0 Comments.
Goa Chief Minister, Dr Promod Sawant conducted a series of meetings with ICAR-CCARI and officials of State Government to prepare a roadmap for execution of strategies for improving production, productivity, value chain, mechanisation in agriculture, animal husbandry and fisheries sector of Goa State.
Hatsun Agro Product opens its 3000th outlet
02-Dec-2020 - 0 Comments.
Hatsun Agro Product Ltd. (HAP), a leading private sector dairy company in India, inaugurated its 3000 HAP Daily outlet.
Farm liberalisation to bring prosperity to entire food supply chain, says Federation of Seed Industry of India
27-Nov-2020 - 0 Comments.
When the Union Finance Minister proposed 16-point action plan to boost agriculture and farmers' welfare while presenting the budget earlier this year, the stage was set for liberalisation of the farm sector. There has been a long-pending demand of the comprehensive reforms to make agriculture a sustainable and scalable industry, and the new farm laws are the steps in the right direction.
Mahindra’s tractor plant at Zaheerabad in Telangana to be hub for new K2 tractor series
17-Nov-2020 - 0 Comments.
Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.’s Farm Equipment Sector (FES), a part of the Mahindra Group has today announced that it will manufacture a new tractor series called the K2, exclusively at the company’s tractor manufacturing facility at Zaheerabad in the state of Telangana.
Agriculture sector shows great resilience during lockdown; time to leverage recovery opportunities
02-Nov-2020 - 0 Comments.
Agriculture is the backbone of Indian economy. With the farm sector registering a growth rate of 3.4 percent in the first quarter when most other sectors were slowing down, shows the resilience that this sector holds. Experts are calling agriculture a bright spot in the current Covid-19 gloom.
Three farm reform laws are in line with govt's vision of ‘One Nation-One Market’
12-Oct-2020 - 0 Comments.
Three Farm Reform Laws are going to change the fortune of agriculture in our country. The new laws will eradicate the fundamental problems plaguing the agriculture sector.
Fisheries minister releases beneficiary booklet on Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana
01-Oct-2020 - 0 Comments.
Indian fisheries minister Giriraj Singh has released the 2nd edition of the newsletter 'Matsya Sampada' and a Beneficiary Booklet on Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana (PMMSY) which provides a comprehensive outline of the different components/activities of the PMMSY scheme and modalities of submission of the proposals, which would be a valuable resource for fishermen and other stakeholders in the sector.
CEAT Specialty enter agriculture sector with farm tyre range Vardhan
29-Sep-2020 - 0 Comments.
CEAT Specialty (a division of CEAT Ltd.) has recently launched its new range of farm tyres 'Vardhan'.
Axis Bank partners with Bayer’s Better Life Farming initiative in India
25-Sep-2020 - 0 Comments.
Axis Bank, India’s third-largest private sector bank has joined Bayer’s Better Life Farming initiative in India to provide enhanced and holistic financial solutions to smallholder farmers and rural farming communities.
Unlocking, reforms spur recovery in agri-trade as food inflation nears double-digit
14-Sep-2020 - 0 Comments.
Amid uncertain economic picture, Indian agricultural sector, being viewed by most economist as a sole sweet spot in the Pandemic-hit three-trillion-dollar economy, seems to be rising to the expectations. if the robust recovery since last couple of months is any indication.
Modi launches e-Gopala app for livestock sector
10-Sep-2020 - 0 Comments.
The government today launched e-Gopala app, an online digital medium that will help the farmers to choose better quality livestock and get freedom from middlemen.
Mahindra launches precision potato planting machinery for farmers
08-Sep-2020 - 0 Comments.
Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.’s Farm Equipment Sector (FES has today announced the launch of its new advanced Precision Potato Planting machinery, the new PlantingMaster Potato +.
Kisan Call Centre now empowering farmers with consultancy services
24-Aug-2020 - 0 Comments.
India’s largest Kisan Call Centre (KCC) in the agricultural sector, a project under the Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmer Welfare (DAC&FW) and run by IFFCO Kisan as the execution partner, is strengthening the famers through its advisory and consultancy services.
India progress in organic farming: How the government policies are helping the sector to grow
18-Aug-2020 - 0 Comments.
The growth story of organic farming is unfolding with increasing demand not only in India, but also globally.
State Bank of India launches new feature on YONO Krishi Platform for farmers
15-Aug-2020 - 0 Comments.
India largest public sector bank, State Bank of India (SBI), has introduced a new feature known as Kisan Credit Card Review on YONO Krishi.
PM launches financing facility of INR 100,000 crore under Agriculture Infrastructure Fund
10-Aug-2020 - 0 Comments.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a new Central Sector Scheme of financing facility under the Agriculture Infrastructure Fund of INR 100,000 crore.
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.
Govt making all efforts for ease of doing business in fertilizer sector, says Sadananda Gowda
29-Jul-2020 - 0 Comments.
Indian minister for chemicals and fertilizers D V Sadananda Gowda has said that government is making all efforts for ease of doing business in fertilizer sector so that it can be made Atmanirbhar in true sense and farmer community cab be served better.
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.
Cabinet approves financing facility under 'Agriculture Infrastructure Fund'
09-Jul-2020 - 0 Comments.
The cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval to a new pan India Central Sector Scheme-Agriculture Infrastructure Fund.
Mahindra’s Farm Equipment Sector sells 35,844 tractors during June 2020
02-Jul-2020 - 0 Comments.
Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.’s Farm Equipment Sector (FES), has announced its tractor sales for June 2020 have increased by 12 percent to 35,844 units, as against 31,879 units during June 2019.
Food-AgTech platform ThinkAg hosts a Roundtable of CEOs discussing future trends in the sector
30-Jun-2020 - 0 Comments.
ThinkAg, a food and AgTech platform held its first CEO Roundtable on 26 June discussing trends in the Indian Agriculture and Food sector expected in this decade.
India becomes second largest aquaculture producer in the world
29-Jun-2020 - 0 Comments.
India has now become second largest aquaculture producer in the world and fourth largest seafood exporter, Dr. Rajeev Ranjan, Secretary, Fisheries said while describing fisheries as a sunrise sector.
COVID-19 crisis offers opportunities to upgrade agriculture sector, says Dr Shivendra Bajaj
26-Jun-2020 - 0 Comments.
The ongoing lockdown has added new dimensions to the problems faced by the rural sector, particularly, the all-important farm division. At the same time, it has thrown several opportunities to carry out the long-pending reforms the agriculture field has been waiting for.
‘Need to increase private investment in the agriculture sector,’ says Tomar
15-Jun-2020 - 0 Comments.
India agriculture & farmers’ welfare Narendra Singh Tomar has emphasized on increasing private investment in the field of agriculture.
Mahindra Farm Equipment Sector tractors sale up by 2% in May 2020
03-Jun-2020 - 0 Comments.
Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.’s Farm Equipment Sector (FES), has announced that its domestic tractor sales for May 2020 has recorded a 2% growth at 24,017 units.
Agriculture industry business leaders come together to discuss future of agri supply chain
01-Jun-2020 - 0 Comments.
O4S, the leading SaaS-based technology start-up that enables visibility to businesses to their downstream supply chain, organised a webinar with opinion leaders from the Agriculture sector to discuss various dynamics of Agriculture Distribution Supply Chain, and whether COVID-19 will be a Pause or a Refresh for the industry.
Hindustan Insecticides gearing up locust control pesticide to Iran
25-May-2020 - 0 Comments.
Despite logistics and other challenges posed by Covid 19 lockdown HIL (india) Limited a public sector undertaking under Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals, Ministry of Chemicals and Fertlizers has ensured timely production and supply of pesticides for farming community.
Cabinet approves fisheries scheme for sustainable, responsible blue revolution
21-May-2020 - 0 Comments.
With a view to give a push to fisheries sector, Indian cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its approval for implementation of the Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana to bring about Blue Revolution through sustainable and responsible development of fisheries sector in India.
Industry welcomes government agriculture reforms under Atma Nirbhar Bharat initiative
16-May-2020 - 0 Comments.
With the government announcing initiatives during the COVID 19 crisis, the industry has welcomed the steps taken to reform the agriculture & allied sector.
India’s third advance estimates record growth of foodgrains, oilseeds and other commercial crops for 2019-20
15-May-2020 - 0 Comments.
Indian agriculture sector is looking for a good year with a record foodgrains, oilseeds and other commecricial crops production according to figures released in the 3rd Advance Estimates of production of major crops for 2019-20.
Govt announces interest subvention on working capital loans for dairy sector
14-May-2020 - 0 Comments.
Looking at the hardship faced by the dairy sector, central government has announced a interest subvention scheme on working capital for dairy sector.
Entrepreneurship in agriculture can do wonders for rural economy, says Federation of Seed Industry of India Executive Director
13-May-2020 - 0 Comments.
Agriculture sector provides food for 1.3 billion people in India as well as support over 60% of the population for their livelihood and plays a crucial role in sustainable growth of the country's economy.
CMFRI publishes online directory of fish-landing centers' close to COVID 19 hotspots
08-May-2020 - 0 Comments.
Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute has launched an online database using the geographic information system to assist local authorities in the southern state of Kerala in their management of the fisheries sector during the COVID 19 pandemic.
Central Institute of Fisheries Technology releases advisories to fisheries sector in 12 languages
07-May-2020 - 0 Comments.
In order to tackle COVID 19 pandemic that has spread all across the globe leading to lockdown, Central Institute of Fisheries Technology (ICAR-CIFT) has prepared advisories in 12 languages for the benefit of the fishermen and fishing community on a whole.
Government accords highest priority to agriculture sector during the lockdown period, says Tomar
01-May-2020 - 0 Comments.
Indian minister of agriculture and farmers welfare, Narendra Singh Tomar has said the Government has accorded highest priority to the farming and agriculture sector even during the lockdown period
Securing farmers with technology: How Agritech can be a solution to farmers’ produce-related woes
30-Apr-2020 - 0 Comments.
Pradhan Mantri FasalBima Yojana (PMFBY), Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana (PMKSY), e-NAM, and Soil Health Management (SHM) can bring significant relief to the farming sector.
AgriTimes partnering with Global Poultry Web Congress
26-Apr-2020 - 0 Comments.
As the world faces the threat of COVID 19 and no one knows when this will be over, to overcome this challenge that is facing the agriculture sector, AgriTimes partners with Global Poultry Web Congress
COVID19: Assocham calls for graded opening of economy, support to farm sector in harvest season
24-Apr-2020 - 0 Comments.
Committing itself to work with the Centre and the state governments to deal with the Covid-19 pandemic, the Assocham has formulated a calibrated approach for re-opening of the economic activities in phases, putting agriculture adhering to the safety SOPs.
India's summer crop sowing up 14% as on April 17, wheat sown on 207 lakh ha harvested
19-Apr-2020 - 0 Comments.
Amidst the uncertainty prevailing in the country today due to COVID19, India's agriculture sector has given a new hope with sowing over 14% more area as of 17 April 2020, as compared to the same period last year.
COVID19: Impacts on Indian agriculture sector
18-Apr-2020 - 0 Comments.
Indian governments have swung into actions since the Corona virus attack and the immediate challenges that COVID19 has posed to the farm sector and suggest mitigation measures to ensure a sustainable food system in the post-crisis period, writes ICRISAT authors, Dr Peter Carberry & Dr Arabinda Kumar Padhee
Vertical farming envisages profitable and suitable agriculture business
10-Apr-2020 - 0 Comments.
A silent revolution is underway in the agriculture sector, which is going to be quite evident in the days to come. With the global population is set to reach near 10 billion mark by 2050, the food production must increase by 70 per cent, estimates the United Nations.
Bank of Baroda extends financial support to farmers due to CONVID-19
07-Apr-2020 - 0 Comments.
Bank of Baroda has announced various schemes for the agriculture sector and Emergency Credit Line for Farmer Producer Organization (FPO/ FPC)
India announces more relaxations for agriculture-farming sector from lockdown
04-Apr-2020 - 0 Comments.
Indian government has granted a slew of exemptions and relaxations for Agriculture and Allied sectors with respect to the 21-day lockdown over the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak so as to ensure that the farmers do not suffer from any adverse fall out.
Subsidies provided in Agricultural Sector
29-Mar-2020 - 0 Comments.
Some of the component/schemes through which the Government provides subsidies to farmers
India poultry sales drop by 50% on account of false COVID-19 rumors
27-Mar-2020 - 0 Comments.
As whole world is fighting the Corona virus disease (COVID-19) outbreak which originated from China, it is having a huge impact of Indian poultry sector that is see a drop of almost 50% due to false virus scare.
Budget 2020: Export target of USD 14 BN set for aquaculture sector
01-Feb-2020 - 0 Comments.
Indian finance and corporate affairs minister, Mrs Nirmala Sitharaman while presenting 2020-21 budget has set a target of USD 14 billion (INR 1 lakh crore) from blue economy exports.
India Budget 2020: Target of USD 209 BN in agri-credit for 2020-21 set
01-Feb-2020 - 0 Comments.
Providing a huge boost to the farming sector, Indian finance minister Mrs Nirmala Sitharaman in her second financial budget set agriculture credit target of USD 209 billion (INR 15 lakh crore) for the year 2020-21.
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.
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.
India gets first awards show for tractors, farm implements
14-Jul-2019 - 0 Comments.
In order to provide an avenue to display their hard work and technology in farming sector, India got its first award for tractors and farm implements
John Deere catalyzes Indian agriculture with power, technology
09-Jun-2019 - 0 Comments.
John Deere, a pioneer agriculture equipment manufacturer has been at the forefront of bringing innovative products and new technologies to tractor and farm equipment. John Deere, a leader in the farm equipment sector known for innovative products and services, launched a new range of technology and power-driven tractor, harvester and implements
Indian university develops cheapest drone for farming sector
17-May-2019 - 0 Comments.
With agriculture drones still out of reach for million famers, India's private university has developed a drone named 'flying farmer' that will help majority of farmers to use drone for agri-related activities.
CMFRI study throws light into unhealthy financial practices in fisheries sector
06-May-2019 - 0 Comments.
Financial inclusion in the sector is dismal; fishermen are bound to pay high interest rates as they increasingly depend on informal money lenders for loans
CMFRI organizes international workshop for Afro-Asian countries
15-Jan-2019 - 0 Comments.
An international workshop on fisheries and aquaculture got underway at the Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) on Tuesday with a call to formulate game-changing policies to develop the fisheries sector in Afro-Asian countries.
Launch of NCDC model for cooperatives can bring financial inclusion of farmers in remote villages
10-Jan-2019 - 0 Comments.
Indian Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Radha Mohan Singh has said that National Council for Cooperative Training (NCCT) besides being responsible for training, awareness and evaluation programmes of employees working in the cooperative sector also facilitates the same for other stakeholders in the cooperative sector in the country
Radha Mohan Singh releases recombinant ELISA kits for livestock sector
10-Jan-2019 - 0 Comments.
Indian Minister of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare Radha Mohan Singh today released recombinant Enzyme-linked immune sorbent assay (ELISA) kits: one for Glanders and other for Equine Infectious Anaemia
India utilizes only half of the allocated funds for fisheries
08-Jan-2019 - 0 Comments.
Though the government is focusing on enhancing production in the fisheries sector, the ministry data released by the government reveals that only half of the money allotted for the sector have been spent till January 2019
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.
Aeris to bring Tractors-as-a-Service in India & ASEAN Region
10-Oct-2018 - 0 Comments.
In order to bring state of the art technology in agriculture sector, Aeris, a technology leader in the Internet of Things (IoT), announced its partnership with Hello Tractor in Africa to launch Tractors-as-a-Service in India and the ASEAN region.
CLFMA CFO Forum discuss insights on the future of Indian livestock sector
01-Jun-2018 - 0 Comments.
CLFMA organized its first “CFO Forum” in association with NCDEX IPFT for senior-level professionals from various sub-sectors of livestock industry such as poultry, dairy, feed and aquaculture
India to spend USD 5 BN in agriculture sector till 2020
02-May-2018 - 0 Comments.
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its approval for the Umbrella Scheme, "Green Revolution – Krishonnati Yojana" in agriculture sector beyond 12th Five Year Plan for the period from 2017-18 to 2019-20 with the Central Share of INR 33,269.976 crore (USD 5 billion).
MSC certification a boon for boosting export value of Indian fisheries
15-Apr-2018 - 0 Comments.
Observing that eco-labelling certification awarded by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) is crucial for bolstering export value of Indian fisheries, a panel of stakeholders in marine fisheries sector has decided to take joint efforts to obtain the certification
Health-focus and consumer-centric innovation will drive growth in Indian meat sector
10-Apr-2018 - 0 Comments.
“Focusing on consumer-centric innovations and delivering healthy eating options will help India’s meat industry grow much faster” B. Soundararajan, Chairman, CLFMA of India said.
CLFMA warns unnecessary scaremongering on antibiotics will impact Indian protein security
05-Mar-2018 - 0 Comments.
CLFMA of India, the apex association representing India’s dynamic livestock sector reiterates the critical role of antibiotics and emphasizes the urgent need for in promoting awareness on judicious use.
Financial inclusion, infrastructure big game-changers: CLFMA
20-Feb-2018 - 0 Comments.
Promoting financial inclusiveness and supporting infrastructure investments are two of the most impactful aspects that the livestock sector in India had long been waiting for.
CLFMA lauds agri infra focused 2018-19 budget announcement
05-Feb-2018 - 0 Comments.
CLFMA of India, the apex association representing the animal protein sector in India commends the government’s initiative to set up infrastructure funds for agriculture, animal husbandry and fisheries
BUDGET 2018-19: India allocates $15 BN more credit for agriculture sector
01-Feb-2018 - 0 Comments.
The Government announced raising institutional credit for agriculture sector to USD 170 billion (INR 11 lakh crore) for the year 2018-19 from USD 155 billion (Rs10 lakh crore) in 2017-18, an increase of USD $15 billion
IISS: MPEDA, Switzerland's COOP tie up to boost organic aqua farming in India
28-Jan-2018 - 0 Comments.
In a first-of-its-kind tie-up in India’s marine sector, COOP Cooperative, one of Switzerland's biggest retail and wholesale companies, is partnering the Government of India's Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) to develop export-oriented organic aqua farming in India to cater to the growing demand for organic seafood products across the EU.
IISS: India to make a plan for doubling marine products exports in next 3 months
27-Jan-2018 - 0 Comments.
Seafood sector being a very important industry growing in a double digit has caught attention of India commerce ministry.
Indian shrimps sector to grow double digit in the next few years, says WestCoast chief
18-Jan-2018 - 0 Comments.
Being a leader in shrimp farming and processing, Agriculture Times caught with Rahul Kulkarni, Director of WestCoast Group, India’s one of the biggest shrimps producer to know what is driving growth.
SAFARI Symposium to formulate road map for fisheries development
11-Jan-2018 - 0 Comments.
In a major attempt to utilise the global expertise for making use of satellite data for the development of India’s marine fisheries sector, the Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) is all set to host the second international symposium on SAFARI
Indian dairy sector offers numerous possibilities for entrepreneurs globally
26-Nov-2017 - 0 Comments.
Indian Agriculture Minister said India is the Oyster of the global dairy industry with opportunities galore for the entrepreneurs globally
CMFRI to utilise prospects of satellite technology in fisheries
16-Nov-2017 - 0 Comments.
In a major attempt to improve the country’s fisheries sector, the Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) now focuses on utilizing the satellite data for the favour of India’s marine fisheries
CLFMA calls for responsible use of antibiotics in animal protein sector
27-Oct-2017 - 0 Comments.
As the World Antibiotic Awareness Week (13 – 19 Nov 2017) is celebrated, the Compound Feed Manufacturers Association of India (CLFMA) calls for promoting awareness among all stakeholders in the animal protein sector about judicious and responsible use of antibiotics.
India’s total fisheries production could reach 16 MMT by 2019: ASSOCHAM study
24-May-2017 - 0 Comments.
Urging the government to double the outlay of Rs 3,000 crore for development and management of fisheries sector, apex industry body ASSOCHAM said.
SLCM bags Global Logistics Excellence Award
19-Apr-2017 - 0 Comments.
Sohan Lal Commodity Management (SLCM), India’s leading Agri-logistics solutions Group, has been conferred with “Global Logistics Excellence Award” for “Supply Chain Disruptor Icon of the Year” for its disruption in the agri sector
BASF enters India crop protection market
24-Jan-2017 - 0 Comments.
Looking at immense scope in crop protection market, global chemical company, BASF has entered crop protection sector in India for rice.
Netherlands agriculture, food exports in 2016 touches €94 BN
24-Jan-2017 - 0 Comments.
The Dutch agriculture & food sector has further strengthened its leading position in the world market. In 2016, agriculture & Food exports totaled almost 94 billion euros
India sign MoU with Mauritius in agro industry, fisheries & dairy sector
16-Jan-2017 - 0 Comments.
Indian agriculture and farmers welfare minister, Radha Mohan Singh and Minister of Business, Enterprise and Cooperatives, Govt. of Mauritius, Soomilduth Bholah signed on MoU for Cooperation in the field of Cooperatives & related areas recently.
Huge opportunities generated for skilled youth in agriculture, allied sectors, says Singh
06-Jan-2017 - 0 Comments.
Indian minister of agriculture and farmers welfare has said that due to the sophisticated development in agriculture sector, employment opportunities have been generated for the skilled youth in the fields of agri-warehousing in agriculture, cold chains, supply chains, dairy, poultry, meat, fisheries, horticulture, agricultural mechanization as well as micro-irrigation.
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
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.
India to set up agencies for aquaculture, fisheries sector
10-Oct-2016 - 0 Comments.
Looking at resurgent seafood industry, India has decided to set up agencines for aquaculture and fisheries sector in coastal areas, Indian Commerce and Industry Minister, Ms Nirmala Sitharaman announced at the recently concluded India International Seafood Show.
India connects 250 agri markets to online platform
08-Oct-2016 - 0 Comments.
Giving a push to fill digital divide in agriculture sector, India has connected 250 Agricultural produce market committee to online platform, e-NAM.
MPEDA creates database of aqua farmers in Andhra Pradesh
30-Sep-2016 - 0 Comments.
In a major initiative to align the marine industry with the Centre’s ambitious ‘Digital India’ programme, the Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) has presented to the Andhra Pradesh government a digital list of the state’s farmers in the aqua sector, which would provide spot prices of seafood products in international markets on a real-time basis.
India will become a marine sector hotspot: MPEDA
30-Sep-2016 - 0 Comments.
The biggest takeaway of the three-day 20th India International Seafood Show (IISS) was total unanimity among all its stakeholders that the country’s seafood exports target of 10 billion US dollars by 2020 was ‘eminently possible’ and India would continue to be a marine sector hotspot, a top official of the industry said.
Odisha inks MoU with WorldFish
12-Jul-2016 - 0 Comments.
In order to boost fisheries sector in the state, Odisha has signed a memorandum of agreement (MoA) with WorldFish, a global non-profit research organisation, for sustainable aquaculture operations through improved technology and farming systems.
Mahindra & Mahindra enters agricultural equipment rental services
08-Apr-2016 - 0 Comments.
India’s largest tractor manufacturer Mahindra’s Farm Equipment Sector (FES) has announced that it has entered into agricultural equipment rental services with the launch of TRRINGO.