States

Global fertilizer price rise: UP sugar mills to manufacture potash

Global fertilizer price rise: UP sugar mills to manufacture potash

Since India imports a large quantity of potash, which is used as soil nutrient and...

UP to disburse 25mn ‘Gharauni’ certificates in villages

UP to disburse 25mn ‘Gharauni’ certificates in villages

The Gharauni Scheme seeks to facilitate the transfer of ancestral lands and properties...

UP wheat procurement slumps to 332,000 tonnes vis-à-vis 6 MT target

UP wheat procurement slumps to 332,000 tonnes vis-à-vis 6 MT target

Last year, the state government and FCI procurement centres had breached the 5 MT...

Yogi bats for natural farming, envisions UP as ‘Jaivik Pradesh’

Yogi bats for natural farming, envisions UP as ‘Jaivik Pradesh’

Addressing the 33rd Foundation Day of the UP Council of Agricultural Research (UPCAR)...

Yogi tasks officials with trillion-dollar economy plan

Yogi tasks officials with trillion-dollar economy plan

Presiding over a high-level meeting, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has underlined...

Turmeric to change fortunes of farmers in Kushinagar

Turmeric to change fortunes of farmers in Kushinagar

The state government of UP is expected to declare turmeric as the one district one...

BRLF to work with HDC to improve HDI in Vidarbha

BRLF to work with HDC to improve HDI in Vidarbha

The HDI project will focus on proper monitoring and effective implementation of...

IFAD and Uttarakhand partner to double rural incomes and build climate resilience in the state

IFAD and Uttarakhand partner to double rural incomes and build climate resilience in the state

Based on the ILSP project's success, REAP will leverage livelihood collectives to...

UP orders private power plants not to import coal

UP orders private power plants not to import coal

The state government does not want to hike energy prices and stoke anger among the...

Yogi espouses ‘Mere Gaon, Mera Desh’ theme with UP Budget

Yogi espouses ‘Mere Gaon, Mera Desh’ theme with UP Budget

By tabling its first UP Annual Budget 2022-23 here, the Yogi government 2.0, which...

Yogi 2.0 boosting horticultural crops to spur farm income

Yogi 2.0 boosting horticultural crops to spur farm income

The UP government will set up centres of excellence (CoEs) and mini-CoEs/hi-tech...

UP doles out 20mn tonnes of foodgrain during pandemic

UP doles out 20mn tonnes of foodgrain during pandemic

The free foodgrain was meant to ensure food security for the needy during the pandemic...

UP looking to double maize output in 5 years

UP looking to double maize output in 5 years

To boost the rural economy, the UP government is targeting almost double the maize...

Punjab govt urges farmers to go for staggered paddy sowing in view of power crisis

Punjab govt urges farmers to go for staggered paddy sowing in view of power crisis

The notification issued by the state government says that if farmers follow a staggered...

Yogi 2.0 relaxes global bidding deadline for trillion-dollar blueprint

Yogi 2.0 relaxes global bidding deadline for trillion-dollar blueprint

The state planning department is the nodal agency for conducting the e-bidding process...

Punjab to conclude wheat procurement in phased manner from May 5; decision comes in the wake of decline in arrivals

Punjab to conclude wheat procurement in phased manner from May 5; decision comes in the wake of decline in arrivals

Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Minister Lal Chand Kataruchak on Tuesday...

Duty on petrol and diesel to shore up domestic supplies; customs duty on gold raised

According to the Ministry of Finance, a cess of Rs 6 per litre has been imposed on exports of petrol and ATF each while one of Rs...

National

IFFCO bags patents for Nano Urea and Nano DAP

The Patent Office of the Government of India has awarded the patents for 20 years. A true novel example of Atmanirbhar Bharat and...

Cooperatives

Wheat prices in the global market fall by 27 per cent from record high despite Ukraine crisis

On Tuesday June 28, the wheat price was only $9.39 per bushel (approx. $313 per tonne) while on March 7, it had gone up to $12.94...

International

IFFCO welcomes Ministry of Cooperation’s historic step towards digitalization of PACS

The computerization of PACS will connect the last-mile farmer to the economy of the country. It would create transparency and accountability...

Cooperatives

Cabinet approves computerization of PACS

This project proposes the computerization of about 63,000 functional PACS over a period of five years with a total budget outlay of...

Cooperatives

We have to depend on cooperatives for food security in future: Konda Reddy Chavva

Konda Reddy Chavva, Assistant FAOR, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), spoke about the case studies of agricultural cooperatives...

Cooperatives