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Gujarat farmers


Protests in all Gujarat districts: Farmers’ wing of RSS seeks re-survey for drought

September 08, 2021 4:13 am

According to BKS Gujarat, along with the common nationwide campaign for profitable prices, they will also attempt to attract the attention of state government towards the plight of farmers in Gujarat pertaining to issues such as inadequate rainfall, crop insurance, land re-survey and Mukhya Mantri Kisan Sahay Yojana.

Groundnut acreage in Gujarat 8% lower than last year’s record mark

August 23, 2021 3:45 am

According to the latest data of the director of agriculture (DAG) of Gujarat, farmers have sown groundnut in total 19.01 lh.

Release of chemicals by industries: Farmers’ body seeks compensation over crop loss in Bharuch

August 10, 2021 5:16 am

“The affected area of plantation of cotton is around 70,000 hectares and approx. 50,000 farmers have lost almost all the crops from such a big area in Bharuch and Vadodara region. (Vagra, Amod, Bharuch, Jambusar, Karjan Talukas are worst affected),” said farmer's body president.

Compensating farmers, setting up cafeterias for vulture conservation in state: Gujarat Government

March 17, 2021 12:54 am

In response to an unstarred question on the status of vulture population in Gujarat by Congress MLA Kantibhai Parmar, the state government, in a written reply, stated the vulture population dropped from 999 in 2016 to 819 in 2018 when the last survey of the birds was conducted.

27,535 farmers await payment for groundnut sold to govt at MSP

January 04, 2021 10:47 pm

The largest number of farmers, waiting for their due, are from the Rajkot district. Of the 22,055 farmers who sold groundnut to the government in Rajkot, 9,832 (44%) are yet to get payment.

Gujarat: Three farmers killed as car veers off road and hits them

November 14, 2020 10:01 pm

An FIR has been filed at Radhanpur police station on charges pertaining to rash driving and death due to negligence.

At India’s groundnut-cotton bowl, little excitement over Centre’s APMC reforms

July 06, 2020 1:15 am

The Gujarat government amended its APMC Act of 1963 in line with the Centre’s Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion & Facilitation) Ordinance nearly a month before the latter’s promulgation on June 5. 

Look into farmers’ grievances, ensure that crops are procured at MSP: Gujarat HC

May 30, 2020 6:13 pm

The court was hearing a petition filed by an Ahmedabad-based businessman and agriculturist who had filed a a public interest litigation (PIL), stressing that the supply chain of produce has been affected due to the lockdown that had initially led to complete shutdown of the Agriculture Produce Market Committees (APMCs).

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.