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

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

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

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.


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

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.

Hardlook—Ground (nut) Report

Procurement of groundnut is due to begin next week in the shadow of the irregularities that marred the procurement process last season. The Indian Express tracks the amendments made by the government to avoid a repeat.

Gujarat Government: Over 60,000 farmers registered to sell groundnut

The registration process will go till the end of the month and government will start procuring groundnut from farmers through NAFED from November 15.

Kisan Sammelan ends with call for ‘swaraj’

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.


Drought woes: Saurashtra farmers stare at a dry harvest

Deficient monsoon rains have impacted the Kharif crop, while also raising doubts over Rabi sowing prospects.

Gujarat Govt forms panel to probe crop insurance complaints

Under government-sponsored crop insurance scheme —- Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) —- over 12 lakh farmers in Gujarat have been covered during the ongoing Kharif 2018 season.

Gujarat’s cotton farmers ward off pink bollworm

The insect pest, which wreaked havoc two years ago, is viewed today as a threat that can be ‘managed’.