Tag: Punjab

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Punjab govt yields to farmers' demand, withdraws order declaring private silos as purchase centres

Punjab govt yields to farmers' demand, withdraws order declaring private silos as purchase centres

Facing flak from different farmers' bodies, the Punjab government withdrew its order...

National
MGNREGS wage rates revised, hikes range between 3-10pc for different states

MGNREGS wage rates revised, hikes range between 3-10pc for different states

Centre has notified the revised wages under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment...

National
FRP of sugarcane hiked by Rs 25, but due to low recovery farmers may not get benefit

FRP of sugarcane hiked by Rs 25, but due to low recovery farmers may not get benefit

The increase in FRP of sugarcane by the Central Government is being termed as a...

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Govt procures over 650 LT kharif paddy, maximum procurement in Punjab and Chhattisgarh

Govt procures over 650 LT kharif paddy, maximum procurement in Punjab and Chhattisgarh

The government has procured over 650 lakh tonnes of paddy grown in the kharif (summer-sown)...

Opinion
Incentivise crop diversification, rationalise power subsidy to divert farmers from paddy in Punjab

Incentivise crop diversification, rationalise power subsidy to divert farmers from paddy in Punjab

The principal threat to Punjab is the cultivation of paddy which is depleting aquifers...

States
Punjab expecting bumper paddy harvest despite kharif setback

Punjab expecting bumper paddy harvest despite kharif setback

Punjab is expecting a bumper paddy harvest despite setback to crops during the 2023-24...

States
Punjab sugarcane farmers not satisfied with 'too meagre' price hike

Punjab sugarcane farmers not satisfied with 'too meagre' price hike

The hike in sugarcane price announced by Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann has...

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CAI estimates cotton pressing at 294.10 lakh bales for 2023-24 season

CAI estimates cotton pressing at 294.10 lakh bales for 2023-24 season

The Cotton Association of India (CAI) has lowered cotton pressing estimates for...

Opinion
Votes of paddy and wheat farmers fail the mathematics of MSP

Votes of paddy and wheat farmers fail the mathematics of MSP

The competition between Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to win the elections...

National
Cotton output to fall as pink bollworm causes major damage in Rajasthan, Punjab and Haryana

Cotton output to fall as pink bollworm causes major damage in Rajasthan, Punjab and Haryana

In the cotton producing districts of Haryana, Punjab and Rajasthan, 50-70 per cent...

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El Nino fear:  Govt to bring 60pc Rabi wheat area under climate resilient varieties

El Nino fear: Govt to bring 60pc Rabi wheat area under climate resilient varieties

With the spectre of strong El Nino conditions looming large over India, the government...

States
Haryana to manage paddy straw in 5 lakh acres using bio-decomposers

Haryana to manage paddy straw in 5 lakh acres using bio-decomposers

To bring down the cases of paddy stubble burning substantially, the Commission for...

States
Punjab to provide 24,000 crop residue management machines, Delhi minister seeks joint meeting of NCR states

Punjab to provide 24,000 crop residue management machines, Delhi minister seeks joint meeting of NCR states

The Punjab government will provide 24,000 crop residue management machines in the...

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Govt revises crop residue management rules

Govt revises crop residue management rules

The government has revised crop residue management guidelines, thus enabling efficient...

National
Record wheat output, but procurement 262 lakh tonnes; Central Pool June opening stock close to last year's

Record wheat output, but procurement 262 lakh tonnes; Central Pool June opening stock close to last year's

Within the span of just a week, the central government released two important figures...

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Wheat procurement 262 LMT, but far short of target

Wheat procurement 262 LMT, but far short of target

The progressive procurement of wheat in the current season till May 30 is 262 Lakh...