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farmers income


Bengal hikes farmers’ support income to Rs 10,000/yr, Mamata says kept poll promise

June 18, 2021 7:27 am

Farm labourers and sharecroppers who own at least one kottah (0.0165 acre) of land, will now get Rs 4,000 a year, instead of Rs 2,000 they used to get earlier.

Soil health card boosts farm income up to Rs 30,000/acre depending on crops: Study

February 17, 2020 4:15 pm

Soil health card provides information to farmers on nutrient status of their soil along with recommendation on appropriate dosage of nutrients to be applied for improving its health and fertility.

FCI borrowings to be more than Centre’s food subsidy bill

February 02, 2020 10:32 am

By getting FCI to borrow more to fund food subsidy, Centre has managed to keep its own outgo lower.

Agriculture exports: How it has the potential to transform Indian farm sector

January 02, 2020 7:09 am

There’s a need to come up with a new model of growth through focused value chains. When it comes to exports, there are several key issues that affect the various stakeholders concerned.

Agriculture policy: Strengthening agri-food value chains for farmer welfare

December 05, 2019 12:27 am

The old output-centric approach must give way to demand-driven production that focuses on raising farmers’ income and consumer interest.