Thursday, Dec 01, 2022

Gujarat farmers


Gujarat farmers got financial assistance worth Rs 6,600 crore in 3 years: Govt

September 21, 2022 11:57 pm

In 2021-22, the government paid the farmers in two phases in an agricultural package. In Phase-1, Rs 442 crore was paid to 2.21 lakh farmers and in Phase 2, Rs 376 crore to 3.68 lakh farmers.

Joy and concern: Farmers celebrate high prices but worry about rising input cost, lower yields

April 17, 2022 8:00 am

Gondal is one of the biggest APMCs in Gujarat, and attracts farmers from across the Saurashtra region. This is the time when they market their rabi (winter-spring) crops of wheat, chana (chickpea), jeera, dhaniya (coriander) and saunf (fennel).

Rain forecast: Withhold irrigation, chemical spraying for standing crops, farmers told

December 27, 2021 8:13 pm

The forecast for agriculture issued by the Department of Agricultural Meteorology states, "Due to forecast of light rain, farmers are advised to protect their crops and withhold irrigation and chemical spraying for standing crops. Keep young calves indoors during rain.

Gujarat: Rs 531-crore relief package for farmers in flood-affected dists

December 01, 2021 12:46 am

Spokesperson of the government and state minister Jitu Vaghani announced the package while adding that it will cover nine districts, 37 tehsils, and 1,530 villages.

Gujarat: Mustard, gram lead early trends of Rabi sowing

November 22, 2021 3:27 am

The Centre has been procuring gram and mustard from farmers at minimum support price (MSP) regularly for the past five years and acreage of these two important crops has been increasing gradually.

Groundnut procurement: Gujarat govt to double per-farmer quota

November 10, 2021 1:29 am

Agriculture Minister Raghavji Patel launched the groundnut procurement drive by the state government from a procurement centre on the yard of agricultural produce market committee (APMC) in Dhrol town of Jamnagar.

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.