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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...

'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...

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...

Pastoralism: A clarion call to save the Maldhari livelihood

Pastoralism: A clarion call to save the Maldhari livelihood

Maldharis are among those few indigenous people who have contributed least to the...

Walmart Foundation to support 1 mn small farmers in India over next 5 yrs

Walmart Foundation to support 1 mn small farmers in India over next 5 yrs

The foundation has also announced two new grants, which include USD 3 million to...

Project ‘Hriday’ is about alliance of Plan, People and Policymakers for sustainable development

Project ‘Hriday’ is about alliance of Plan, People and Policymakers for sustainable development

AROH Foundation, a national-level NGO, and LIC Housing and Finance Ltd collaborated...

Foundation for $5trn economy is possible through local govts: Dr WR Reddy, NIRDPR former DG

Foundation for $5trn economy is possible through local govts: Dr WR Reddy, NIRDPR former DG

Dr W. R. Reddy former DG of NIRDPR, Hyderabad, inaugurated the ICSSR-sponsored two-day...

HCL Foundation, Flipkart to empower rural women artisans

HCL Foundation, Flipkart to empower rural women artisans

HCL Foundation has partnered with Flipkart to provide livelihood opportunities to...

Create an All India Panchayati Raj Services (IPRS) on the model of IAS, IPS, IFS, recommends a symposium on PRIs in Andhra

Create an All India Panchayati Raj Services (IPRS) on the model of IAS, IPS, IFS, recommends a symposium on PRIs in Andhra

AGRASRI, an ICSSR grant-in-aid research institute for maintenance and development,...

Are Indian villages salt mines?

Are Indian villages salt mines?

Thakur Phool Singh, an MLA, said, “Indian villages are salt mines and whosoever...

Average rural wages increase by more than 4 per cent : DEA report

Average rural wages increase by more than 4 per cent : DEA report

According to the economic report released by the Department of Economic Affairs...

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...

Arrangements complete for fifth phase of LS polls on Monday

Arrangements are complete for holding the fifth phase of Lok Sabha polls on Monday in 49 constituencies spread over six states and...

ELECTIONS 2024

India gaining on foreign investments at China’s loss: UN DESA

The 6.9 per cent economic growth projections for India in the mid-year update is an upward revision from the 6.2 per cent GDP forecast...

International

Top experts brainstorm on critical issues before agri sector in Amrit Kaal

The country’s top agricultural experts brainstormed on all critical issues facing India’s agriculture sector on the road ahead for...

Rural Dialogue

Govt's challenge increases on wheat, procurement may remain at last year's level  

Amidst claims of record wheat production by the government, the reality might turn out to be different. In many markets of the country,...

National

First four phases of LS polls see nearly 67pc voter turnout

The cumulative turnout in the first four phases of the Lok Sabha elections has been recorded at 66.95 per cent, with 45.10 crore of...

ELECTIONS 2024

India's April palm oil imports increased 34 pc on lower global prices

India imported 70.69 lakh metric tons of edible oils during the first half of the oil year 2023–24 (Nov–Oct), representing a decrease...

National