YS Jagan Mohan Reddy

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AP CM Jagan Mohan Reddy Disburses PM Kisan Yojana Scheme Money

Andhra Pradesh CM YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, on February 28, disbursed the PM Kisan Yojana scheme money to all the eligible farmers of the state. At a public meeting in Tenali, Guntur, the AP CM released an amount of Rs 1,090.76 crores, benefiting approximately 51.12 lakh farmers. Under the scheme, the farmers will get an amount of Rs 13,500, directly disbursed to their accounts.

Tue, 28 Feb 2023 - 06:00 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: PM Kisan Yojana, AP Government, YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, Farmers, welfare scheme

Courtesy: Deccan Chronicle

Yogendra yadav

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Yogendra Yadav Resigns From SKM Coordination Committee, Takes Bigger Role

Yogendra Yadav submitted his resignation from the coordination committee of the Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM,) on September 5. The resignation was said to be in view of prioritising coordination between political parties and mass movement activities. "I should be relieved of the responsibility of Samyukt Kisan Morcha", said Yadav. Furthermore, Yadav suggested Avik Saha, Jai Kisan Andolan President as his replacement. 

Mon, 05 Sep 2022 - 10:23 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: SKM, Yogendra yadav, Coordination Committee, Farmers, Activist

Courtesy: ANI

Naveen Patnaik

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Rs 869 Crore Distributed To 41 Lakh Farmers Under KALIA Scheme: Odisha

Under the Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation scheme (KALIAS), the Odisha government on September 2, distributed Rs 869 crore to 41 lakh small marginalised farmers. The donation has come on the occasion of Nuakhai, the harvesting festival of Odisha. The CMO informed that each farmer has been credited with Rs 2,000 directly into their bank accounts.

Fri, 02 Sep 2022 - 09:00 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: KALIAS, Odisha, Bhubaneswar, Nuakhai, Farmers

Courtesy: ANI


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64 UP Districts Witness Drought-Like Situation Amid Less Rainfall, Farmers Worry

In Uttar Pradesh, 64 districts received less than normal rainfall this monsoon, troubling farmers for crops cultivation. The districts including Jaunpur have been facing drought-like conditions damaging crops. "Our crop is getting damaged. What will rain do later," asks Bhagat Pal, a farmer in the Jaunpur district. As per the IMD, only 11 of the 75 UP districts have received normal rainfall. Although authorities assure rain ahead, farmers are… read-more

Sun, 21 Aug 2022 - 02:00 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Uttar Pradesh, 64 Districts, drought, Farmers, rainfall


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Lakhimpur Kheri Case: SKM To Stage 75-Hour Sit-In Protest Against Centre

The Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) has announced to stage a 75-hour sit-in protest against the centre in Lakhimpur Kheri case on August 18. SKM is an umbrella group comprising of 40 farm organisations. The protesting farmers are demanding for the proper implementation of Minimum Support Price (MSP) for crops. The farmers protests have witnessed a huge amount of violence since it began.

Thu, 18 Aug 2022 - 11:22 AM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: SKM, Farmers, Lakhimpur Kheri, Punjab, MSP

Courtesy: ANI

Varun Raheja

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25-Year-Old Entrepreneur Uses Solar Dryers To Help Farmers Decrease Waste

According to Varun Raheja, Founder of Raheja Solar Food Processing Pvt Ltd, the global market for dried fruits and vegetables is presently worth $70 billion. In 2019, the 25-year-old Indore entrepreneur founded his own firm. Solar drying technology is one example of how freely accessible energy may be used to assist farmers. The company is supplying farmers with low-cost, do-it-yourself foldable solar dryers to make value-added items from… read-more

Wed, 17 Aug 2022 - 09:06 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: entrepreneur, Farmers, Waste management, solar dryers

Courtesy: Your Story

SKM Protest Against Agnipath Scheme

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Agnipath Scheme: SKM Stages Protests At Various States In India, Demands Cancellation Of Scheme

Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) observed nation wide protests on June 24, against centre's Agnipath scheme. Protests were staged in Tamil Nadu, Delhi, Bihar, Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand and West Bengal. The protestors termed the scheme as "anti-military" and "anti-farmers". They demanded the president of India to cancel the Agnipath scheme and restore the regular recruitment policies.

Sat, 25 Jun 2022 - 10:54 AM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Agnipath Scheme, SKM, Anti-Military, Protests, Farmers

Courtesy: ANI


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PM Modi To Disburse 11th Instalment Of PM-KISAN To Eligible Farmers

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will distribute the 11th installment of financial benefits on May 31 to eligible farmers under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) initiative, worth Rs 21,000 crore. He will communicate with beneficiaries of 16 schemes and programs conducted by nine federal ministries via video conferencing as part of a "Garib Kalyan Sammelan." It is also part of the year-long festivities known as "Azadi ka Amrit… read-more

Tue, 31 May 2022 - 11:05 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: PM KISAN scheme, Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, Farmers, VIDEO CONFERENCE

Courtesy: Zee News

Mumbai Rains

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Palghar Administration Issue Advisory For Farmers Amid Mumbai Monsoon

In the view of the upcoming Monsoon, the concerned administration issuer advisory for the people of Palghar district, especially farmers. Issued on May 6, the administration advised people to take the necessary precaution amid rains to farmers and horticulturists. Collector Dr Manik Gursal has asked farmers to store food grains in safe places, as rains are expected on May 19 and 20 in Mumbai, Thane, and Palghar areas.

Fri, 06 May 2022 - 05:05 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Mumbai Rains, Advisory, Farmers, District Collector, Maharashtra

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