October 17, 2019 12:42 am
The main reason for rejecting the DCT (as opposed to DBT) option was the belief that paying market price for fertilisers upfront would result in additional financial burden.
September 16, 2019 9:37 am
Government could give fertiliser subsidy directly to farmers and let them decide if they want to practise zero budget natural farming or use chemical-fertilisers.
August 29, 2019 8:22 am
The Modi government is readying a plan to pay fertiliser subsidy directly to farmers through e-wallets.
August 05, 2019 3:54 am
Helping farmers produce solar energy can help realise the government’s target of doubling farmers’ incomes.
July 04, 2019 12:34 am
Moving agriculture from State to Concurrent list can produce gains similar to that from GST
February 01, 2019 12:32 am
Affordable inputs, access to credit and formal land-leasing are some of the urgent requirements for the small and marginal farmer.
January 02, 2019 9:56 am
The income support program involves a certain amount as monthly payout to farmers and could benefit as many as 150 million farm households, a key bloc that can influence the election outcome.
October 15, 2018 5:39 am
Biotechnology can be a game-changer in the battle against malnutrition in much the same way that the Green Revolution was in ensuring self sufficiency.
October 05, 2018 3:45 am
Getting the right remuneration is the most critical issue facing farmers. Government must provide policy, institutional framework for procurement.
October 04, 2018 5:52 am
India has to effectively deal with this new insect that can devastate maize and a host of other crops. This pest has been seen in the Americas since several decades.