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Swadeshi Jagran Manch suggests comprehensive reforms for Pesticide Management Bill 2020

Swadeshi Jagran Manch suggests comprehensive reforms for Pesticide Management Bill 2020

Swadeshi Jagran Manch says that the country needs a better and more comprehensive...

Electricity Act amendment will hamper the revival of the domestic economy

Electricity Act amendment will hamper the revival of the domestic economy

The public sector power engineers have warned that the proposed amendment to the...

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DR R S Paroda gives reasoning for fixing MSP at C2 cost plus 50 per cent

DR R S Paroda gives reasoning for fixing MSP at C2 cost plus 50 per cent

Dr. R.S. Paroda, former DG, Indian Council for Agricultural Research(ICAR) and Chairman,...

UP govt silent on interest on arrear payments; will SC decide sugarcane farmers’ rights?

UP govt silent on interest on arrear payments; will SC decide sugarcane farmers’ rights?

Legally, the calculation of arrears starts 14 days after cane supply because farmers...

CII demands reallocation of oxygen for steel, ferrous industry

CII demands reallocation of oxygen for steel, ferrous industry

With the medical oxygen demand by Covid-19 hospitals starting to stabilise, the...

Sugarcane farmers get 92.4 per cent payments in Maharashtra for the current season; only 62.29 per cent in UP

Sugarcane farmers get 92.4 per cent payments in Maharashtra for the current season; only 62.29 per cent in UP

As per the data available, as of May 12, 2021, the UP sugar mills have made 62.29...

SC committee report on farm laws still in a sealed cover; farmer organizations adamant on protest

SC committee report on farm laws still in a sealed cover; farmer organizations adamant on protest

In the second week of January, the SC ordered a stay on the three farm laws till...

Kalanamak rice marches forward with GI tag and nutritional properties

Kalanamak rice marches forward with GI tag and nutritional properties

Retail advertisements of Kalanamak are based on its association with religious beliefs...

Will the farmers’ movement last long or the Supreme Court committee report help find a way out?

Will the farmers’ movement last long or the Supreme Court committee report help find a way out?

The possibilities of the 114-day long farmers’ movement, which is going on at the...

Challenges of Agricultural Marketing Reforms

Challenges of Agricultural Marketing Reforms

Policy-making requires wide consultative processes which involve all stakeholders....

Sugar industry and cane farmers are developing a ‘mini-Brazil’ in India through ethanol revolution

Sugar industry and cane farmers are developing a ‘mini-Brazil’ in India through ethanol revolution

The sugar industry and the sugarcane farmers together are flipping the script and...

Potato farmers wait for TOP formula even as they have to suffer losses for another year

Potato farmers wait for TOP formula even as they have to suffer losses for another year

The potato farmers may have to face losses in ways more than one: increasing costs,...

The heat of political and economic loss of the farmers’ movement

The heat of political and economic loss of the farmers’ movement

The heat of the political and economic loss of the farmers’ movement against the...

How justified is it to call a draft report the opinion of Punjab government?

How justified is it to call a draft report the opinion of Punjab government?

The committee report prepared to bring about reforms in the economy of Punjab is...

From ‘food security’ to ‘nutrition security’ and much more

From ‘food security’ to ‘nutrition security’ and much more

The National Dialogue is an exchange of ideas among Niti Aayog, Food and Agriculture...

Royal Finserv launches digital payments app for ‘Cashless India’

Driven by the ‘Cashless India’ theme, Royal Finserv has announced the launch of its UPI app ‘RoyalPe’ primarily targeted at the country’s...

Rural Connect

Telemedicine for fishers’ community of Chhattisgarh by NCDC–AIIMS Raipur joint initiative

Parshottam Rupala, the Union Minister for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry, and Dairying, launched a pilot project on telemedicine services...

Cooperatives

Political signals of 1989 redux at Jayant Chaudhary’s Rasam Pagdi at Chhaprauli and Muzaffarnagar Kisan Panchayat

The last two weeks have signalled a shift in the farmers’ movement and the politics of North India, especially that of western UP....

Opinion

Indian Air Force partners IIT Kanpur for aerospace research

An MoU has been signed between the IAF and the IIT Kanpur to create new fronts in aerospace research and strengthen the ‘Atmanirbhar...

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Continued improved performance makes NAFED net worth positive

NAFED Chairman Dr Bijender Singh has said that NAFED has been generating profits for the last four years and as a result of continued...

Cooperatives

Agritech startup BharatAgri raises $6.5mn in Series A round from Omnivore, India Quotient and 021 Capital

Digital farm advisory startup BharatAgri has raised USD 6.5 million in a Series A round led by Omnivore, with participation from existing...

Agribusiness