May 21, 2020 2:20 pm
Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar speaks with Harikishan Sharma about relief measures announced for the agriculture sector as part of the Centre’s Rs 20-lakh crore Covid-19 package.
May 09, 2020 12:02 am
On April 24, the day the union minister's video conference was telecast live, the youngsters had commented that the minister, who represents Morena parliamentary constituency in Lok Sabha, wore his mask incorrectly.
July 18, 2019 5:28 am
Tomar also said that the government is trying to make Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana — the Centre’s crop insurance scheme — simpler and more useful for farmers.
July 08, 2019 8:40 pm
The minister expressing concern over the delay in Kharif crop sowing said that "We are in touch if there is any drought-like situation, we (centre and States) will work together."
July 02, 2019 6:02 pm
Agriculture Secretary Sanjay Agarwal said the sowing of kharif (summer) crops like paddy will pick up as the India Meteorological Department (IMD) estimates good rains in the coming months.
June 01, 2019 7:24 am
During 2014-15 to 2018-19, about 1.55 crore houses and 2.18 lakh km of all-weather roads were built in rural India under the Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana-Gramin and Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana, respectively.
January 16, 2018 8:29 pm
The Supreme Court had on August 2 last year imposed a penalty on 152 iron ore and manganese lessees in the state for illegal mining. These mines were found to have conducted operations without forest and environment clearances between 2000 and 2011.
September 25, 2017 9:39 am
ccording to an official release, the Ministry has so far skilled 5.05 lakh rural candidates under DDU-GKY and has also been conducting skills training for self-employment through RSETI "with a total of 14.09 lakhs candidate skilled and 9.70 lakhs candidates settled till date".
September 24, 2017 11:25 am
The campaign will focus on educating villagers about hygiene and cleanliness through self-help groups, anganwadi centres and schools, and conducting training programmes.
September 05, 2017 3:40 pm
On the merger issue, while taking the charge of mines ministry in July last year, Goyal had said: "We will see that (the merger of coal and mines ministries) at an appropriate time. The Prime Minister and senior ministers will take a call on this."