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A 19th century plan involving the Godavari was designed to ‘throw open all of India to all China’ 18.2.2019 Scroll.in
This excerpt from Sunil Amrith’s ‘Unruly Waters’ also gives an account of the formation of the Ganges Canal.
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Prime Minister visits Hazaribagh in Jharkhand, unveils several Development Projects 17.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi visited Hazaribagh in Jharkhand. He unveiled several Development Projects for Jharkhand. Governor of Jharkhand Ms DraupadiMurmu, Union Minister Shri Jayant Sinha and CM of Jharkhand Shri Raghuvar Das was also present among other dignitaries.
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Budget allocation for agriculture has risen 144% – but much more is needed to address farm crisis 13.2.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
An analysis of the budget allocation for the sector shows that the amount provisioned for various agricultural schemes is inadequate.
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Kusum Scheme to Promote Use of Solar Energy Among Farmers Under Considration: Shri R. K. Singh 12.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Government is formulating a Scheme ‘Kisan Urja Suraksha evamUtthaanMahabhiyan (KUSUM)’ which inter-alia aims to promote use of solar energy among the farmers. The proposed scheme provides for: setting up of grid-connected renewable power plants each of 500KW to 2 MW in the ruralarea; installation of standalone off-grid solar water pumps to fulfil irrigation needs of farmers not connected to grid;and solarization of existing grid-connected agriculture pumps to make farmers independent of grid supply and also sell surplus solar power generated to Discom and get extraincome.
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Unparalleled collaboration needed from all nations to ensure sustainable development: Vice President 11.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Expressing his concern over the unprecedented scale of environmental degradation and its drastic consequences, the Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu called upon all nations to collaborate and cooperate in an equally unparalleled manner to ensure sustainable development.
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Cabinet approves MoU between India and Maldives for Establishing Mutual Cooperation to Improve the Ecosystems for Agribusiness 6.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Cabinet today accorded ex post facto approval to the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare, India and the Ministry of Fisheries, Marine Resource and Agriculture, Maldives signed on 17th December, 2018 during the State visit of President of Maldives to India.
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V&AH Minister stresses on cooperation of various line Departments for self-sufficient production 6.2.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
V&AH Minister stresses on cooperation of various line Departments for self-sufficient production
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Making money while the sun shines: Farmers in a Gujarat village are selling solar energy 4.2.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Surplus energy is bought by Gujarat’s power distribution company.
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Amalgamation of PMKSY to Schemes 4.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY) is amalgamation of various schemes viz. Accelerated Irrigation Benefits Programme (AIBP), PMKSY –Har Khet Ko Pani (HKKP) including Command Area Development (CAD), Surface Minor Irrigation (SMI) and Repair, Renovation and Restoration (RRR) of Water Bodies [Implemented by MoWR, RD & GR], PMKSY - Per Drop More Crop (PDMC) [Implemented by Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare] and PMKSY - Watershed Development (WD) [Implemented by Department of Land Resources].
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Highlights of the Address by the President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind to the joint sitting of two Houses of Parliament 31.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
2019 is an important milestone.  India celebrates the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of the Nation. 13th April this year marks 100 years of the tragic massacre at Jallianwala Bagh.
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Address by the President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind to the joint sitting of two Houses of Parliament 31.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Address by the President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind to the joint sitting of two Houses of Parliament
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15TH Finance Commission Meets the Government of Punjab “Prosperous India”  not possible without a “Prosperous Punjab”. 30.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The 15th Finance Commission headed by Sh. N.K. Singh today had a detailed meeting with the State Government Punjab headed by the Chief Minister of Punjab Captain Amrinder Singh. The meeting was also addressed by the State Finance Minister Shri Manpreet Singh Badal.
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Data analysis: Agriculture spending doubled during Modi’s term, but farmers are still in distress 28.1.2019 Scroll.in
With NDA promising to double farm incomes by 2022, the upcoming budget’s priorities should be more money and more research for agriculture, experts said.
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India’s farmers are throwing away their produce in despair – and there’s only one way to stop them 28.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Loan waivers are not the solution. New jobs are.
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CAU develop roadmap to double farmers' income 26.1.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
CAU develop roadmap to double farmers' income
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Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare organizes national conference on agriculture for Zaid/ Summer campaign-2019 24.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
National Conference on Agriculture for Zaid Campaign-2019 was organized by the Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare in New Delhi today.
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Centre aims to double non-rice summer crop output to 5 million tonnes 24.1.2019 Sify Finance
The Centre on Thursday said it has aimed to increase the output of summer crops, barring rice, to 5 million tonnes this year by boosting the production of pulses, coarse cereals and oilseeds.
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Independent India’s first economic crisis was a challenge for Nehru (and strangely familiar today) 23.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
An economic history of post-1947 India shows that the trouble began in agriculture.
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In Maharashtra, Drones Find Workspace In Irrigation, Agriculture 23.1.2019 NDTV News - Latest
A partnership between the Maharashtra government and the Centre For The Fourth Industrial Revolution, is exploring the use drones for various government services, Timothy Reuter, Project Head for...
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Vice President of India Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu Presents Chhatra Vishwakarma Awards and Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana (SAGY) Awards 21.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu presented the 2ndChhatraVishwakarma Awards to students and their mentors and Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana (SAGY) Awards to institutions at an event organized by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) today at New Delhi.
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