Rural Dialogue

Need for creating sovereign fund for farmers, ensuring guarantee of bank loan

Need for creating sovereign fund for farmers, ensuring guarantee of bank loan

National President of Sahakar Bharti, Dr. DN Thakur has advocated the creation of...

Agri sector will prosper only if villages have good connectivity: Dr Harsh Bhanwala

Agri sector will prosper only if villages have good connectivity: Dr Harsh Bhanwala

MCX Chairman and former NABARD Chairman Dr. Harsh Kumar Bhanwala has said that it...

Dairy sector to see Rs 1 lakh cr investment in 8 yrs, 72 lakh new jobs; food market to be worth Rs 170 lakh cr: RS Sodhi

Dairy sector to see Rs 1 lakh cr investment in 8 yrs, 72 lakh new jobs; food market to be worth Rs 170 lakh cr: RS Sodhi

Dr. RS Sodhi, President of the Indian Dairy Association (IDA) and former Managing...

Need to boost three key pillars of agri sector; farmers' bodies must press for MSP

Need to boost three key pillars of agri sector; farmers' bodies must press for MSP

To boost the growth rate of the agriculture sector, there is a need to strengthen...

Need to promote co-operatives in agriculture, as collective farming is profitable

Need to promote co-operatives in agriculture, as collective farming is profitable

Noting that there was a need for promoting cooperatives in agriculture since collective...

Farm income can be raised significantly by ensuring MSP in states not adequately covered: NITI Ayog Member Ramesh Chand

Farm income can be raised significantly by ensuring MSP in states not adequately covered: NITI Ayog Member Ramesh Chand

Farmers' income can be straight away doubled by ensuring Minimum Support Price (MSP)...

To make India a developed country, agriculture needs to grow by 3.5 to 4 pc: Prof Ramesh Chand

To make India a developed country, agriculture needs to grow by 3.5 to 4 pc: Prof Ramesh Chand

Rural Voice Agriculture Conclave and NACOF Awards 2023 function kickstarts in New...

Agenda for Rural India: Clean Water- A Key Aspiration

Agenda for Rural India: Clean Water- A Key Aspiration

Water facilities play an important role in not just agriculture but human flourishing....

Agenda for Rural India: Voices from Rural North-east India

Agenda for Rural India: Voices from Rural North-east India

A convening titled the 'Agenda for Rural India – Meghalaya,' successfully brought...

Agenda for Rural India: Agriculture- Difficult Harvests

Agenda for Rural India: Agriculture- Difficult Harvests

No discussion on rural India would be complete without a conversation on agriculture....

Agenda for Rural India: Unemployed- Choice or Compulsion?

Agenda for Rural India: Unemployed- Choice or Compulsion?

As we traveled through the expanse of the country, the conversation around unemployment...

Rural India still awaits basic infrastructure and services 

Rural India still awaits basic infrastructure and services 

“Agenda of Rural India”, organized by Rural Voice and Socratus, the extensive discussions...

No More Blue Skies: Rural India's Pollution & Climate Battle

No More Blue Skies: Rural India's Pollution & Climate Battle

“Agenda of Rural India”, organized by Rural Voice and Socratus, our conversations...

Agriculture needs hand holding now: Existential crisis for rural India 

Agriculture needs hand holding now: Existential crisis for rural India 

Rural India has seen many changes. Things like infrastructure (roads, electricity...

Agenda of Rural India: Everyone is concerned about agriculture, but none takes care of farmers

Agenda of Rural India: Everyone is concerned about agriculture, but none takes care of farmers

In recent years, discussions have intensified on issues like increasing agricultural...

Agenda of rural India: Real issues of villages not discussed in media, policy makers are also away from reality

Agenda of rural India: Real issues of villages not discussed in media, policy makers are also away from reality

A common view that emerged was that lack of irrigation facilities, not getting fair...

Food prices bring down retail inflation to 5-month low of 4.85pc in Mar

Cooling food prices led to a fall in retail inflation, which dropped to a five-month low of 4.85 per cent in March.

Latest News

POLL-SNIPPETS: Conspiracy being hatched to impose President's rule in Delhi: Atishi

Atishi claimed that in recent times, many events have taken place that indicate the possibility of the imposition of President's rule...

ELECTIONS 2024

Oilseed farmers deprived of MSP, though sunflower oil import at record high

In March, the import of sunflower oil increased by 50 percent to a record level of 4.45 lakh tonnes. However, a decline of 2.5 percent...

National

POLL-SNIPPETS: Tea industry holds key in North Bengal polls

Ailing tea industry, closed gardens, discontent over socio-economic conditions and stagnant wages of plantation workers could emerge...

ELECTIONS 2024

Centre asks states to monitor imported yellow peas, other pulses stocks

To ensure market availability, the Centre has directed state governments to step up vigilance on pulses stock, especially imported...

National

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 to buy sugarcane, due to which the price of sugarcane...

From the Ground