PM Narendra Modi

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PM Modi To Address Natural Farming Conclave, Organised In Surat

PM Narendra Modi is scheduled to address the Natural Farming Conclave, organised under the "Azaadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, on July 10. The event organised in Surat, Gujarat will witness the participation of thousands of farmers, stakeholders, Gujarat CM and Governor, whereas PM Modi will address the event through video conferencing, in Delhi. Notably, following the guidance of PM Modi, Surat adapted the natural farming, with the involvement of… read-more

Sun, 10 Jul 2022 - 09:18 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Natural Farming, Agriculture, Surat, PM Modi, Natural Farming Colnclave

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Monsoon To Hit Entire India By July 6: IMD Forecast

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) stated that monsoon will cover the whole of India by July 6. Notably, monsoon is yet to arrive in some parts including Punjab, Rajasthan and Haryana. By June 30, monsoon had advanced into entire northwest India including Delhi. According to the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, "above-normal" rains will be witnessed across the country till July 7.

Fri, 01 Jul 2022 - 01:13 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: IMD, MONSOON, rain, summer, Agriculture

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

110-year-old environmentalist Saalumarada Thimmakka

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Saalumarada Thimmakka, 110-Year-Old Environmentalist Honored By Telangana CM

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao commemorated Saalumarada Thimmakka, a 110-year-old Indian environmentalist, on May 18, during a ceremony at Pragati Bhavan, Hyderabad. He presented her with a memento. She expressed her contentment with Telangana's current status in agriculture, forestry, and other areas under Rao's leadership. She assured the CM that she would plant more plants in the state, and her efforts to safeguard the… read-more

Thu, 19 May 2022 - 09:10 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Telangana, K Chandrashekhar Rao, Indian environmentalist, Saalumarada Thimmakka, Agriculture

Courtesy: ANI

Live Wire

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2 Brothers Electrocuted While Irrigating Fields: UP

In UP's Pilibhit, two brother were electrocuted while irrigating their fields, on April 24. The deceased have been identified as Rajendra Prasad (54) and Rameshwar Dayal (46), both residents of Lalaur Gujranpur village. Ranjendra while cleaning the water drain with an iron bar, accidentally touched the wire of tubewell, which resulted in his electrocution. Rameshwar who tried to rescue his brother, got electrocuted too, and the duo died on… read-more

Mon, 25 Apr 2022 - 10:30 AM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Electrocution, Agriculture, Farmers, UP, Pilibhit


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Agriculture Likely To Bring Down Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Claims Study

According to a study published in ‘Environmental Sciences’, agricultural and forestry sectors play a significant role in reducing greenhouse gas emissions. In addition, if both governments and individuals don’t start to take climate warnings seriously, global warming could soon become twice as lethal. Notably, researchers from across 165 countries reviewed over 18,000 scientific papers on topics covering restructuring fossil fuel use to … read-more

Wed, 13 Apr 2022 - 09:01 AM / by Shaloo Priya

Tags: Agriculture, Greenhouse gas emissions, Reduction, forestry, Study

Courtesy: ANI News

Banana and Baby Corn

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India To Now Export Banana & Baby Corn To Canada, Receives Market Access

India has received market access to export fresh bananas to Canada with immediate effect. Also, in a month, following a technical update, India will also start exporting baby corn to Canada. The decision has been taken after negotiations were carried out between Agriculture Secretary Manoj Ahuja and Canadian High Commissioner HE Cameron Mackay, on April 7. The move is expected to benefit the Indian farmers abundantly.

Mon, 11 Apr 2022 - 07:32 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Export, Canada, India, Agriculture, Banana

Odisha Government

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Odisha Govt To launch Climate Resilient Natural Farming In Tribal Areas

Odisha Government, in collaboration with the Rythu Sadhikara Samstha (RySS) is set to launch climate-resilient natural farming in the tribal-dominated region. The initiative will enhance the agriculture sector, following natural traditional ways of farming, in Tribal areas. Spread across 3.15 lakh hectares of farmland, the project will have an investment of around Rs 312 crore over five years, starting in 2022-20223. It will also provide… read-more

Thu, 31 Mar 2022 - 01:59 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Odisha government, Agriculture, New Initiative, tribals, Natural Farming

Farmer ploughing a piece of land

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Maharashtra Farmers Credit Score Gets Better Amid COVID Pandemic

In Maharashtra the non performing asset (NPA) improved with an increased credit score of the farmers, after the Maharashtra Government announced a loan waiver scheme. Amid COVID-19 pandemic, agriculture was the only sector to show highest growth. As per bankers and agriculture, finance experts, State witnessed both short and long term finances were increased by the banks. Notably, in 2020 NPA reduced to 18% with outstanding Rs 1.30 lakh.… read-more

Wed, 09 Mar 2022 - 09:00 PM / by Rupsa Debnath

Tags: Maharashtra , Maharashtra Government, Agriculture, Indian Banks, Agriculture sector

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Indian Aladin
Indian Aladin Makes Indian Agro Food Products Available In Global Market

Here is Indian Aladin! A company with one motive only - to make the agricultural food products of India available in the global market. Indian Aladin empowers rural farming as it sources its products directly from the local farmers. With a wide variety of rice and millets, Indian Aladin is… read-more

Thu, 30 Sep 2021 - 01:02 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Indian Aladin, Agriculture, food, Export

Courtesy: Brifly News

Brother working on field

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Brother-Duo Seeks To Solve J&k Employment Issue Through Eco-Friendly Methods

Bilal Ahmad Sheikh & his brother Muneer Ahmad Sheikh set up a vermicompost unit in Pulwama, J&K. Their aim is to produce bio-fertilisers and pesticides for local villages & to generate employment in the district. Such local initiatives strive to spur eco-friendly agricultural practices to increase yield for local farmers. Technical support from agriculture & horticulture department solved problem for the duo-brother. 

Wed, 08 Sep 2021 - 01:13 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Vermicompost, Jammu and Kashmir, Agriculture, JK government, Pulwama

Courtesy: ANI