Tag: Paddy

ELECTIONS 2022
UP government allocates Rs 535 crore for crop loss in crucial election year

UP government allocates Rs 535 crore for crop loss in crucial election year

Ahead of the crucial UP Assembly elections, the Yogi Adityanath government has allocated...

ELECTIONS 2022
Paddy procurement election issue in UP; only 27 per cent procured at MSP so far

Paddy procurement election issue in UP; only 27 per cent procured at MSP so far

As of now, 46.50 lakh tonnes of paddy has been procured at MSP from 6.56 lakh farmers...

States
Political economy of sugarcane, paddy crucial for 2022 UP polls

Political economy of sugarcane, paddy crucial for 2022 UP polls

While the political firmament is abuzz with pre-poll activities, the farmer leaders,...

National
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...

National
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...

States
Paddy area in UP increases to 6 million hectares

Paddy area in UP increases to 6 million hectares

With an increase in paddy area in UP from 5.89 million hectares last year to 6 million...

Latest News
Break in monsoon activity burdensome on farmers; IMD ignored negative IOD in its forecast

Break in monsoon activity burdensome on farmers; IMD ignored negative IOD in its forecast

Owing to a break in the monsoon activity, there has been 11.3 per cent less rainfall...

Rural Dialogue
“We tried to bring in a system where seed quality percentage can be easily assessed.” — Nikhil Das, Agdhi

“We tried to bring in a system where seed quality percentage can be easily assessed.” — Nikhil Das, Agdhi

Nikhil Das is the brain behind Agdhi, an agritech startup based in Bengaluru which...