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Gujarat farmers


Price Recovery: Not peanuts any more

January 30, 2020 4:59 am

Chinese demand has lifted fortunes of groundnut farmers, even as the coronavirus outbreak can be a spoiler .

A New Path: Saying it with flowers

November 07, 2019 12:33 am

Floriculture has helped reduce distress migration among Adivasi farmers in one of Gujarat’s most backward districts.

Gujarat: Registration begins for groundnut farmers for crop procurement at MSP

October 02, 2019 1:47 am

Officers of the Gujarat State Civil Supplies Corporation Limited (GSCSCL) said that by 7.43 pm on Tuesday, 68,051 farmers got themselves registered for selling their oilseed crop to the government.

Gujarat: Sowing nears average mark in state, cotton acreage better than mean

September 05, 2019 4:35 am

After a deficient July, the state received good rainfall in August. As of September 3, the state as a whole has received an average 814 mm rainfall which is 99.79 per cent of its long-term average.

Face-off over crop insurance scheme: BJP says Rs 2,050 cr paid, Cong says Rs 10,000 cr due 

June 08, 2019 8:22 am

Many parts in the state are facing drought this year and the government’s drive for farmers comes when people and government are battling with scarcity of water and fodder. 

Back Gujarat farmers against whom PepsiCo has slapped lawsuits: Rights groups to Centre

April 25, 2019 6:31 am

On a suit filed by PepsiCo India Holdings Pvt Ltd, the Ahmedabad city civil court earlier this month had barred four farmers of Sabarkantha district — Bipin Patel, Chhabil Patel, Vinod Patel and Haribhai Patel — from growing and selling potatoes till April 26.

Gujarat: Farmers protest, demand release of Narmada water to save Rabi crops

March 15, 2019 4:12 am

While farmers in and around Sanand agitated for release of Narmada water for one more cycle of irrigation for their wheat and bajra crops, their counterparts in Bhavnagar also held a similar agitation.

Gujarat: In last three months, govt disbursed Rs 1,800 crore to 10 lakh drought-hit farmers

March 15, 2019 6:22 am

In 51 talukas that received less than 250 mm rainfall during last year’s monsoon, the state government had promised to give a relief of Rs 6,800 per hectare. This one-time relief is being given to all farmers irrespective of whether they suffered crop loss

Congress delayed Narmada project, ruined agriculture of Saurashtra, says Vijay Rupani

March 08, 2019 4:39 am

More than half a dozen farmers have committed suicide over the past four months in drought-hit Saurashtra, allegedly because of rising debts resulting from crop failure.

Kisan Sammelan ends with call for ‘swaraj’

November 05, 2018 4:02 am

A resolution stressed that the government should implement all existing laws for the protection of farm community including the Land Acquisition Act (2013), the land reform laws, Forest Rights Act, MGNREGS and the Environmental Protection Act.