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Agriculture department


Punjab on alert as locust swarms reach bordering Rajasthan villages

May 28, 2020 2:04 pm

From Rajasthan, the swarm has also entered Madhya Pradesh over the past few days.

In Punjab's Zirakpur, farmers use sewerage water to irrigate fields

June 29, 2019 5:36 pm

According to information, the farmers irrigate their fields by lifting the sewerage water from the main sewerage line which crosses through the villages with the use of small pumps.

Cotton cultivation area doubles in 10 yrs: Govt

December 19, 2014 2:30 am

The figures say that 33% of the total of 89lakh hectares under agriculture is currently under cotton cultivation.

40 pc crop destroyed, onion prices may shoot up again

April 24, 2014 12:30 am

Last year’s price rise, officials pointed out, had resulted in a substantial increase in the onion producing areas of the state.

‘Kisan Hut to help farmers sell produce without middlemen’

October 01, 2013 2:28 am

In order to facilitate the farmers in promoting their goods,the Agriculture Department has decided to open a ‘Kisan Hut’ at Tehsil Complex,Kharar,which will help the farmers in directly selling their goods.

Govt dumps farmers’ commission proposal

July 24, 2013 6:02 am

The Agriculture Department has shelved the proposal to constitute a farmers’ commission as promised in the election manifesto of the Samajwadi Party.

Goodbye M&M's,hello granola bars as school snacks

June 28, 2013 11:24 am

The idea is to weed out junk food and replace it with something with nutritional merit.

Agri Dept recruitment scam: Accused is an MBA

June 19, 2013 4:30 am

The police investigation in the case of Agriculture Department recruitment racket has found that one of the three youths allegedly involved in the case has an MBA degree

3 held for duping people by advertising for jobs in Agri Dept

June 18, 2013 2:46 am

Police have busted a recruitment scam in the Agriculture Department with the arrest of three people who had issued advertisements in an unauthorised manner in the newspapers seeking applications for jobs in the Haryana Agriculture Planning and Development Department.

Singur MLA back with TMC,to take charge of Stats ministry

April 08, 2013 2:23 am

After months of open rebellion against Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee as he was moved out of the coveted agriculture department