November 25, 2019 1:50 am
At the meeting, it was decided that they work with farmers for implementation of improved package of maize cultivation practices aimed at narrowing the gap in economic returns vis-à-vis rice.
September 10, 2019 11:10 am
This comes even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi, addressing the 14th Conference of Parties to the UN Convention to Combat Desertification on Monday, mentioned that “we are focusing on ZBNF”.
July 22, 2019 7:55 am
PMGSY was rolled out in 2000 to provide access to all-weather roads in 1.78 lakh rural habitations across the country.
March 03, 2019 3:13 pm
Since for the farmer, it is not mere output but income (output multiplied by price) that matters, growth in nominal agricultural GVA being at low single-digits isn’t good news. Nor would it be so for any ruling party ahead of elections.
September 14, 2018 2:45 am
Senior agriculture officials said the infestation has crossed the economic threshold limit in only 20 villages in September, against initial estimates in August of 700 villages.
August 19, 2018 9:14 am
The survey mapped other aspects like debt, saving, investment, insurance, pension and financial aptitude and behaviour of individuals apart from annual income.
August 19, 2018 6:54 am
According to the survey, whose reference period is 2015-16, the average net monthly income of Indian rural households — after deducting expenses incurred in the course of economic activity — was Rs 8,059.
June 16, 2018 1:00 am
Agriculture experts have gathered in Chandigarh to address the issue of imparting an economic cost to the ecological cost of agriculture produce.
May 28, 2018 11:19 am
The farmers are said to get remunerative prices if they switch over from traditional paddy to cash crops by the administration.
February 08, 2018 7:46 am
The Modi government has further launched a number of schemes for achieving sustainable agricultural growth. The focus is now on the “profitability” rather than simply the “productivity” aspect of farming.