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Sugarcane crisis forces UP sugar mills to close prematurely, price given above Rs 400

Sugarcane crisis forces UP sugar mills to close prematurely, price given above Rs 400

In the last days of the crushing season, there is competition among sugar mills...

Ground Report: A New Era in the Jaggery-Khandsari Industry with Tech-Savvy Entrepreneurs

Ground Report: A New Era in the Jaggery-Khandsari Industry with Tech-Savvy Entrepreneurs

The rapid increase in the number of sugar mills in UP threatened the existence of...

Tech-savvy UP jaggery maker raises recovery by 3pc, creates new benchmark for less moisture in bagasse

Tech-savvy UP jaggery maker raises recovery by 3pc, creates new benchmark for less moisture in bagasse

Hans Heritage Jaggery, a jaggery factory located in Oon in Shamli district of Uttar...

TBOF creating paradigm shift in agri landscape

TBOF creating paradigm shift in agri landscape

The Two Brothers Organic Farm (TBOF) and the Paani Foundation is working towards...

International Day of Rural Women: Success stories of Pramila Devi, Rani Devi highly inspiring

International Day of Rural Women: Success stories of Pramila Devi, Rani Devi highly inspiring

Pramila Devi and Rani Devi are no high profile names. They come from non-descript...

Smile returns on the faces of Makhana farmers, Gurri sells at Rs 17,000 a quintal

Smile returns on the faces of Makhana farmers, Gurri sells at Rs 17,000 a quintal

Kosi, Seemanchal and Mithilanchal regions of Bihar are famous for the cultivation...

Odisha tribal girl making waves, pursuing graduation despite abject poverty

Odisha tribal girl making waves, pursuing graduation despite abject poverty

A Bonda tribal is making waves not only in her home state Odisha, but all over the...

'Rajiv Gandhi's dream of power to the people yet to be fulfilled'

'Rajiv Gandhi's dream of power to the people yet to be fulfilled'

At a recent Seminar on 'Panchayati Raj in India: How to Activate them?', organised...

'Agenda for Rural India': Issues of life and livelihood of rural community discussed at Bhubaneswar brainstorming session

'Agenda for Rural India': Issues of life and livelihood of rural community discussed at Bhubaneswar brainstorming session

A brainstorming event was held in Bhubaneswar to address the question of ‘how should...

Going back to roots, KP Singh sets up automated Jaggery unit, gives higher prices of sugarcane to farmers and employment to villagers

Going back to roots, KP Singh sets up automated Jaggery unit, gives higher prices of sugarcane to farmers and employment to villagers

Krishana Pal Singh, a resident of Oon village in Shamli district of Uttar Pradesh,...

Saroj Devi, Rajasthan's successful hybrid millet farmer

Saroj Devi, Rajasthan's successful hybrid millet farmer

43-year-old Saroj Devi is a millet farmer from Rasilpur village in the Roopwas block...

Brainstorming meet on agri, rural prosperity by Rural Voice, Socratus Foundation

Brainstorming meet on agri, rural prosperity by Rural Voice, Socratus Foundation

To promote participation of farmers and villagers in framing policies on agriculture...

Memorandum to Secretary, Rural Development Ministry on MNREGA issues

Memorandum to Secretary, Rural Development Ministry on MNREGA issues

A delegation of organisations of agricultural workers met Secretary of Ministry...

Use cowdung as organic manure to improve soil health: Niti Aayog

Use cowdung as organic manure to improve soil health: Niti Aayog

The report of the Task Force noted that cow dung is a major produce of Gaushala,...

NITI Aayog panel pitches for capital assistance for gaushalas

NITI Aayog panel pitches for capital assistance for gaushalas

The report titled 'Production and Promotion of Organic and Bio Fertilisers with...

Farmers suffer as mustard price fall below MSP due to low price import of edible oils

Farmers suffer as mustard price fall below MSP due to low price import of edible oils

Mustard prices are ruling below the MSP of Rs 5,450 per quintal by Rs 1,000-1,200...

Announcements without money and policy changes agriculture will not take a big leap?

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has placed agricultural productivity and resilience at the top of the nine priorities for developed...

Opinion

Animal Husbandry and Dairy Secretary urged Food Secretary for duty free import of maize

Alka Upadhyay, Secretary, Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairy, has written a letter to Sanjeev Chopra, Secretary, Department...

National

Agro industry applauds union budget for boosting productivity, resilience, and digital infrastructure

The Union Budget 2024-25, presented by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, has garnered positive reactions from business leaders...

National

Rural Development: No Increase in MGNREGA Budget, Additional houses under PM Awas

Presenting the Union Budget 2024-25, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced allocation of Rs 2.66 lakh crore for rural development.

National

Union budget focuses on employment and skilling

Five schemes have been announced to provide employment and skills to the youth in Union Budget 2024-2025. Along with providing skill...

National

What did farmers get in the budget? Know the major announcements for agriculture and allied sector

The Finance Minister said that the government will conduct a comprehensive review of agricultural research in the country to increase...

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