User: eru Topic: Agriculture
Category: Irrigated :: irrigation
Last updated: Apr 17 2019 16:18 IST RSS 2.0
 
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In Gujarat, lands for which Narmada dam was built reel under drought even as factories get water 17.4.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Farmers say all the water is going to cities and factories while the Kutch and Saurashtra regions are parched.
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India set to see average monsoon rains this year 15.4.2019 Reuters: Top News
India is likely to see average monsoon rains this year, the state-run weather office said on Monday, which should support agricultural production and economic growth in Asia's third-biggest economy, where half of the farmland lacks irrigation.
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The Election Fix: What have India’s politicians promised to do about the water crisis? 14.4.2019 Scroll.in
Plus, a look back at how the Modi government’s Ganga clean-up has gone and whether voters care about water.
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Voting over in Chittoor; here’s what citizens expect elected MLAs and MPs to deliver 12.4.2019 Citizen Matters
Andhra Pradesh voted to elect their MLAs and MPs on April 11th; meanwhile, residents of Chittoor city have put together a comprehensive manifesto that speaks about the welfare schemes they would expect their chosen leaders to implement.
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How an unyielding drought has forced once thriving Andhra farmers to leave in search of wage labour 10.4.2019 Scroll.in
The government’s failure to provide alternative employment, decent irrigation facilities and adequate drought relief has only worsened the situation.
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More than 40% of India is reeling under drought, but the Centre may not even acknowledge it 4.4.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The government has made the process of declaring drought long and difficult, experts say. So, the ongoing disaster may go officially unannounced.
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‘All parties treat farmers like beggars’: Punjab’s agriculture workers have no hope from elections 2.4.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Recent farm loan waivers and income support schemes have had little impact amid growing agrarian distress.
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Farmers’ prospects dwindle in erstwhile Karimnagar 31.3.2019 Hindu: Home
Crops wither away owing to heat wave conditions and depleting groundwater level
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Irrigation neglected, 600 farmers committed suicide in Andhra Pradesh: Rahul Gandhi 31.3.2019 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Congress to allocate 6% of GDP for education
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RTC will be brought under govt. control, vows Jagan 30.3.2019 Hindu: Fitness
Farmers worst-hit under Naidu, he says
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BJP 2014 manifesto check: Has the Modi government come good on its promises to farmers? 30.3.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
It has come up short on doubling farmer incomes, raising minimum support prices and making procurement more efficient.
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Concern over associations extending support to parties 30.3.2019 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Farmers’ forum calls it a ‘disturbing trend’
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Will declare Seema drought-prone for 10 years: Pawan 30.3.2019 Hindu: Rx
JSP chief says this will fetch the area tax incentives
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When growth is inclusive, a universal basic income is not necessary: Rathin Roy 28.3.2019 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Such a scheme will be fiscally prudent only when spending is reduced on things such as health, education and irrigation
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Walmart Foundation supports IDEI project to raise farmers incomes 28.3.2019 Sify Finance
The Walmart Foundation will provide $750,000 to an irrigation project of International Development Enterprises - India (IDEI) aimed at raising the income of 10,000 small farmers in 10 districts of Andhra Pradesh, it was announced here on Wednesday.
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Can Telangana and Odisha afford the money they want to give their farmers? 28.3.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The cost for Telangana’s Rythu Bandhu scheme works out to Rs 3,000 crore a month. Its monthly revenue is 10,000 crore of which 80% goes in paying salaries.
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Monsoon should be robust provided no El Nino surprise: India Meteorological Department official 27.3.2019 Reuters: Top News
India's monsoon, crucial for Asia's third largest economy, is likely to be a robust and healthy one this year provided there isn't a surprise El Nino phenomenon, the top India Meteorological Department official said on Wednesday.
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Walmart Foundation supports IDEI to raise income of 10,000 smallholder farmers 27.3.2019 Sify Finance
Ten thousand smallholder farmers in Andhra Pradesh are set to benefit from the introduction of sustainable irrigation products and practices under a program
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Strong rupee pushes India rice prices to seven-month high, dampening exports 21.3.2019 Reuters: Money News
Rice export prices in India rose to their highest level in more than seven months as the rupee appreciated, denting demand, while trading companies in Vietnam increased domestic buying to fulfil new overseas deals.
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"Duplicate Hindus": KCR Slams BJP After Party Leader's Comment 20.3.2019 NDTV News - India-news
Accusing the Congress and BJP of failing to ensure comprehensive development in the country in spite of the natural resources it is endowed with, TRS president and Telangana Chief Minister K...
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