The policy would focus on all aspects of agricultural exports including modernising infrastructure, standardisation of products, streamlining regulations, curtailing knee-jerk decisions, and focusing on research and development activities.
The analysis shows that basic social and economic protection is missing for a large portion of the rural population because of which women, as the cheapest and weakest labour in households, are falling back on agriculture.
Besides, UPL Corp has received debt financing commitments of $3 billion for the balance of the consideration, with bullet maturity of 5 years, from MUFG Bank Ltd and Cooperative Rabobank U.A, Hong Kong.
Thousands of farmers from across the country have taken to the streets. ‘Dilli chalo’ is their slogan. What do they want? And is agrarian distress this government’s biggest problem? Harish Damodaran explains.
New Delhi, Feb 21 (ANI): Union Minister for State for Agriculture Sanjiv Baliyan on Sunday told the media that reservation to the Jat community would be given in the upcoming assembly session. In the wake of the escalating pro-reservation protests by the Jat community spreading across Haryana, the Home Minister on Sunday chaired a high-level emergency meeting to discuss the further course of action. Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, Union Minister Sanjeev Baliyan, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, Army Chief General Dalbir Singh and Delhi Police Commissioner B.S. Bassi were among those present at the meeting held at Rajanth's residence.
Ahmadabad, Jan 16 (ANI): Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Radha Mohan Singh has said that today's farmers cannot be self reliant only by using old farm techniques. Stating that agriculture inputs are costly, he added that it was necessary that Indian farmers should use low-cost agriculture technology to get more crop yield and increase their income.