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Punjab Agriculture University


Not just farmers, Union government’s own body had backed making MSP legal

December 13, 2020 10:41 am

While CACP recommends the MSP of 23 crops every year, its recommendations have no legal binding on anyone including the government and mostly wheat and paddy are procured by the government on MSP.

Punjab Seed Scam: SIT arrests Karnal Agri Seeds owner, had illegally bought seeds from farmers

June 04, 2020 12:21 pm

Brar and the second accused, Baljinder Singh alias Ballian, who was arrested Tuesday, have, meanwhile, been remanded to two more days of police custody.

As vigilance probes ‘paddy seed scam’; SAD wants CBI called in

May 28, 2020 3:11 pm

Farmers have claimed that ‘Brar Seed Store’, a private shop located opposite PAU campus, has been illegally selling spurious seeds of these varieties and that too after increasing the rate manifold.

Explained: Can PAU Kisan Melas help bring more area under fruit cultivation

March 10, 2020 1:25 am

As per the data sourced from Punjab Horticulture Department, area under fruit cultivation was about 86,774 hectares in 2018-19. This is nearly 22 per cent of the total 3.81 lakh hectares under horticulture.

PAU allows pre-wedding shoots on campus

December 22, 2018 9:40 am

Jatinder Kaur Gulati, dean college of home sciences said that step has been taken to promote varsity museum which is a unique one in entire Punjab showcasing rural life in villages.

Whitefly surveillance in Punjab’s cotton belt: PAU students protest duties as ‘scouts’

June 01, 2018 6:45 am

High drama was witnessed Thursday at PAU campus as the students of B.Sc (agriculture) protested against the authorities. The students alleged that Punjab government is trying to make them ‘scouts’ and for this their course itinerary has also been compromised.

Soon, Punjab to get ‘healthier, juicier’ tomatoes

August 09, 2014 10:12 am

The tomato breeders suggest the crop be be grown in protected cultivation for good quality and quantity.

Beyond traditional farming

April 03, 2014 11:29 pm

Crops not enough to sustain them, farmers make it work with dairy, fishery, and implement hiring.

From roses to poems, city residents celebrate Valentine’s Day in style

February 15, 2014 6:30 am

NGO Nayee Zindagi Nayee Udaan started a campaign on eye donation from the Rose Garden in the morning.

Wait for compensation, part or full

February 10, 2014 11:28 am

Families of some Punjab farmers who committed suicide get half the amount govt promised, many others yet to get any.