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There needs to be an agricultural policy with periodic reviews: Badri Narayan Choudhary

There needs to be an agricultural policy with periodic reviews: Badri Narayan Choudhary

Badri Narayan Choudhary, National General Secretary, Bhartiya Kisan Sangh, an affiliate...

Sugar industry can be a catalyst in transforming the rural sector: Roshan Lal Tamak

Sugar industry can be a catalyst in transforming the rural sector: Roshan Lal Tamak

Roshan Lal Tamak from DCM Shriram Ltd was one of the participants at the concluding...

“It is the farmers who need to be brought to the table before making any policy for them”: Ajay Vir Jakhar

“It is the farmers who need to be brought to the table before making any policy for them”: Ajay Vir Jakhar

The concluding session of the Rural Voice Agriculture Conclave and NEDAC Awards...

Royal Finserv launches digital payments app for ‘Cashless India’

Royal Finserv launches digital payments app for ‘Cashless India’

Driven by the ‘Cashless India’ theme, Royal Finserv has announced the launch of...

Asha Kiran to rebuild rural livelihoods for five lakh households impacted by Covid-19

Asha Kiran to rebuild rural livelihoods for five lakh households impacted by Covid-19

A tie-up has been announced between the Government of Uttar Pradesh and The/Nudge...

jüSTa Hotels and Resorts announces the opening of Birding Resort at Dharamshala

jüSTa Hotels and Resorts announces the opening of Birding Resort at Dharamshala

Guests seeking tranquility, soft adventure and nature's bounty in plenty have a...

Svamitva Scheme: Benefits and challenges

Svamitva Scheme: Benefits and challenges

The real empowerment would be for landless persons, whose properties are their buildings/houses...

Budget 2021-22 and Rural Development: Implementation is the Key

Budget 2021-22 and Rural Development: Implementation is the Key

Most of the programmes/schemes are being implemented by the Panchayats at grassroots...

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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