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Budget expectations: Increased use of technology, export-promoting measures and reduced crop insurance premiums

Budget expectations: Increased use of technology, export-promoting measures and reduced crop insurance premiums

Experts have recommended measures like promoting FPOs and reducing crop insurance...

Food inflation a major challenge; need to focus on addressing it: RBI

Food inflation a major challenge; need to focus on addressing it: RBI

A paper released by the RBI says that food inflation and volatility in prices still...

Assembly elections in five states will decide the political impact of farmers and their issues

Assembly elections in five states will decide the political impact of farmers and their issues

Whatever be the outcome of the Assembly elections in five states, it is bound to...

SKM letter to PM lays down charter of demands

SKM letter to PM lays down charter of demands

SKM seems to be toughening its stance. In a letter addressed to Prime Minister Narendra...

Seeking comments from States on exemption rule of SDN1 and SDN2 category of genome-edited plants is uncalled for: SABC

Seeking comments from States on exemption rule of SDN1 and SDN2 category of genome-edited plants is uncalled for: SABC

In a letter written to the Secretary, MoEFCC, on October 2, Bhagirath Choudhary,...

WTO proposal to limit public procurement of food grains to 15 per cent of production

WTO proposal to limit public procurement of food grains to 15 per cent of production

Discussions on the Agreement on Agriculture (AoA) are to be held at MC12 of the...

AI, space and GIS technology necessary for agriculture and disaster management

AI, space and GIS technology necessary for agriculture and disaster management

Leads Connect Services, a Noida-based agri-tech company, organized a national seminar-cum-workshop...

CASCADE makes a concerted effort to contain the menace of smuggling and counterfeiting

CASCADE makes a concerted effort to contain the menace of smuggling and counterfeiting

Illicit trade is the world’s largest growing industry. Smuggling and counterfeiting...

Roots Foundation to train nearly 50,000 farmers of Punjab and Haryana to tackle stubble burning

Roots Foundation to train nearly 50,000 farmers of Punjab and Haryana to tackle stubble burning

Every winter, the burning of crop residue of over 30 mt in Madhya Pradesh, Punjab...

Rice industry needs a comprehensive strategy: Infomerics

Rice industry needs a comprehensive strategy: Infomerics

The report “Rice Industry — Emerging Contours” by Infomerics is optimistic about...

IAAG expresses serious concern on the delay in draft guidelines for genome-edited plants

IAAG expresses serious concern on the delay in draft guidelines for genome-edited plants

In an open letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the IAAG International has expressed...

Seeking consent from states for trials of genome-edited plants may create hurdles in benefiting from new technology

Seeking consent from states for trials of genome-edited plants may create hurdles in benefiting from new technology

The process of seeking consent from the states for crop field trials may be implemented...

IAAG recommends how to transform agricultural education in India

IAAG recommends how to transform agricultural education in India

In a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, IAAG International, the newly formed...

Record foodgrain production of 150.50 mt estimated in Kharif season

Record foodgrain production of 150.50 mt estimated in Kharif season

A record foodgrain production of 150.50 mt has been estimated in the Kharif season...

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...

Unpaid dues to cane farmers in UP Rs 7,000 crore for current season; another Rs 1,500 crore remains from previous one

Sugar mills bought 465.25 lt of cane from the farmers in the crushing season 2021-22 up to Jan 25 and produced 45.67 lt of sugar from...

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Budget expectations: Increased use of technology, export-promoting measures and reduced crop insurance premiums

Experts have recommended measures like promoting FPOs and reducing crop insurance premiums. There is a need to develop FPOs as agricultural...

National

Padma Shri for farmers Seth Pal Singh and Amai Mahalinga Naik

The Padma awards, which count among the highest civilian awards in the country, have been announced. The list comprises four Padma...

From the Ground

Mayawati may upset SP-RLD’s Jat-Muslim calculus in UP polls

The ticket distribution strategy of BSP president Mayawati in the UP Assembly elections is likely to upset the vaunted Jat–Muslim...

ELECTIONS 2022

Centralized system of government and parties leads to unrest among leaders of stature

The story is more or less the same in most of the parties — the rights are increasingly getting centralized. Had this been limited...

Opinion

Food and fertilizer subsidies may cross Rs 5 lakh crore this year; cut in Budget likely

When Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presents the Budget in Parliament on Feb 1 for the coming financial year 2022-23, she will...

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