User: Genecampaign Topic: agriculture
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Mishra calls for transferring innovations from lab to land 22.7.2018 The Assam Tribune
Mishra calls for transferring innovations from lab to land
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'Water is not anybody's private property' 12.7.2018 Rediff: Interviews
'Water is not an economic resource, but we treat water as an economic resource meant for the benefit of human beings.'
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Hike in Minimum Support Price for Kharif crops will go a long way in improving the incomes of the farmers: Vice President 5.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has appreciated the Government’s resolve to double the farmers’ income and complimented the Government of India for the steep hike in MSP for Kharif crops.
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Bid to fast-track agri sector growth in State 29.6.2018 The Assam Tribune
Bid to fast-track agri sector growth in State
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Union Agriculture Minister Shri Radha Mohan Singh meets Deputy PM of Uzbekistan, Mr. Suhrob Kholmuradov to strengthen bilateral cooperation in agriculture & allied sectors 27.6.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Shri Radha Mohan Singh met Mr. Suhrob Kholmuradov, Deputy Prime Minister, Uzbekistan and Chairman of the State Investment Committee in Krishi Bhawan, New Delhi today and sought to strengthen bilateral cooperation in agriculture and allied sectors.
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AR Rahman Sikkim’s Brand Ambassador 21.6.2018 The Assam Tribune
AR Rahman Sikkim’s Brand Ambassador
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PM interacts with farmers across the country through video bridge 20.6.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today interacted with farmers across the country, through video bridge. Over 2 lakh Common Service Centres (CSC) and 600 Krishim Vigyan Kendras (KVK) were connected through the video dialogue.
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Shri Radha Mohan Singh assures India’s support to further Nepal’s agriculture sector 19.6.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Shri Radha Mohan Singh met his Nepalese counterpart Mr. Chakra Pani Khanal, Minister for Agriculture, Land Management and Cooperatives in New Delhi today and assured him of India’s support to further Nepal’s agriculture sector.
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Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare undertakes slew of key measures to improve the state of Agriculture in India 5.6.2018 Govt of india: PIB
National Farmers Commission was constituted in February 2004. After that, the National Policy for Farmers was approved on the basis of the Commission's recommendations in the country, which aimed at improving the economic condition of agricultural sector as well as the net income of the farmers.
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NCST for more teeth to Tripura tribal council 29.5.2018 The Assam Tribune
NCST for more teeth to Tripura tribal council
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Karnataka Assembly Elections 2018: Farmers in Rs 33-cr debt over toor dal production 10.5.2018 DNA: Popular News
As we close in on the last week in the run-up to the Karnataka state Assembly elections, here's a series looking at the agrarian crisis, testimonies, and the expectations of the farmer's community. In the first part of the series, we bring to you a story of contrasts: While farmers are reeling of debt on toor dar in the North Karnataka region with several taking their own lives, state officials in Gulbarga have sent a proposal for a Geographical Indication (GI) index of the pulse. 35-year-old Sudhamati lives a stone’s throw from the her in-laws house in Noulaspur village in East Bidar. But the last time she spoke to anyone there was in the wake of her husband, Nivarti Rao Shinde’s death, who took his own life on March 29, 2017, after years of debt that accrued after farming the 4.5 acres of land he owned with his three brothers. Most of the couple’s money went into finding a means to conceive. Nivarti cultivated sugarcane and toor daal (pigeon pea lentils) in his part of the land. Despite her ...
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‘Sikkim sets example in judicious use of biodiversity’ 6.5.2018 The Assam Tribune
‘Sikkim sets example in judicious use of biodiversity’
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At least 99 pesticides should have been banned in India: Supreme Court 19.4.2018 DNA: Recent Columns
In an ongoing PIL that seeks Supreme Court’s directions for concrete action on harmful pesticides and their phasing out in India, in its last hearing a month ago, the Court directed the petitioners to make a representation to the “J S Sandhu Committee” within 15 days. The Court further ordered that ‘since the matter is of urgent nature, let the recommendations be finalised by the Committee expeditiously, preferably within 3 months, and if decision is taken to ban a particular pesticide, let it be implemented fifteen days thereafter’. The existence and functioning of such a Committee was highlighted by the Government of India counsel during the Hearing on 19th March 2018, in Writ Petition (c) 1079 of 2017. However, to the petitioners’ surprise, when they sent their submission to ICAR on 27th March 2018, they found that no such J S Sandhu Committee was functioning in the Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare. Dr J S Sandhu, who was the ICAR Deputy Director General (Crop Science) and Chair of the ...
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Will work on agriculture, connectivity: Narendra Modi 8.4.2018 DNA: Popular News
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Nepalese counter KP Oli issued a joint statement after holding a round of talks marking a new India-Nepal bonhomie. Both nations agreed to crank up cooperation in connectivity, trade, agriculture and border security in a move to strengthen the partnership as per Nepal's priorities. In a bid to boost the ties further, India said it will conduct a pilot project in Nepal on organic farming and soil health monitoring to help in developing agriculture and allied sectors. The joint statement further stated that during the talks Oli said that his government attaches high importance on strengthening friendly relations with India. In a separate joint statement dealing with the new partnership in agriculture, he noted the critical importance and contribution of agriculture and allied sectors to their respective economies. The Ministers for Agriculture of the two countries will focus in this part of the partnership. In another joint statement related to developing waterways ...
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Power tillers distributed 29.3.2018 The Assam Tribune
Power tillers distributed
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Paramparagat Krishi Vikash Yojana to promote organic farming: Radha Mohan Singh 21.3.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Indiscriminate use of chemical fertilizers in Agriculture is a cause for concern and has drawn the attention of the government because of its implications on environment, socio-economic and production fronts.
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Confusion being spread about support price to farmers: PM 17.3.2018 Rediff: News
Modi also appealed to farmers not to burn crop residues so as to curb pollution.
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Farm income to double by 2022: Modi 17.3.2018 The Assam Tribune
Farm income to double by 2022: Modi
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address farmers at 'Krishi Unnati Mela' at IARI  on March 17 16.3.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will address the annual 'Krishi Unnati Mela' at Indian Agricultural Research Institute, IARI Pusa campus in the capital on March 17. He will address farmers, unveil a portal on organic farming and lay the foundation stone of 25 Krishi Vigyan Kendras.
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Exhibition of organic vegetables 27.2.2018 The Assam Tribune
Exhibition of organic vegetables
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