User: phemk23 Topic: Gujarat Agriculture
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Living in exile, Kashmiri Pandits don’t even know what to go back to if at all they get to go back 19.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The hope they kept alive in their hearts for more than quarter of a century is diminishing.
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PM Modi meets Uzbekistan Prez, Maltese Prime Minister for bilateral talks 18.1.2019 Central Chronicle
New Delhi/Ahmedabad, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday held bilateral meetings with Uzbekistan President Shavkat Mirziyoyev and Prime Minister of Malta Joseph Muscat in Ahmedabad on the sidelines of the Vibrant Gujarat Summit. “Deep rooted relationship radiating warmth. PM Narendra Modi met with Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev on Vibrant Gujarat margins in Ahmedabad. Good discussion on […]
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Modi’s clean Ganga plan hinges on private companies tackling sewage. Will it work? 15.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Four years after the Narendra Modi government launched the Rs 20,000-crore Namami Gange project, Scroll.in investigates how it is progressing.
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Clean-up act 14.1.2019 Financial Chronicle
With India determined to have 175 GW of renewable energy capacity by 2022, the govt has declared the trajectory of bidding 60 GW of solar & 20 GW of wind energy by March 2020, leaving it with just 2 years for execution of projects In view of its commitment to its Nationally Determined Contributions as per the Paris Accord on Climate Change, India has pledged that by 2030, 40  per cent of installed power generation capacity shall be based on clean sources and 175 GW of renewable energy capacity will be installed by 2022. This includes 100 GW from solar, 60 GW from wind, 10 GW from bio-power and 5 GW from small hydro power. The substantial higher capacity target will ensure greater energy security, improved energy access and enhanced employment opportunities. With the accomplishment of this ambitious target, India will become one of the largest Green Energy producers in the world, even surpassing several developed countries. Renewable energy A total of around 73.35 GW of renewable energy capacity has ...
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Year End Review 2018: Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers 8.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
DEPARTMENT OF FERTILIZERS (DoF) Neem Coating of Urea   Neem Coating achieved w.e.f.: - 1st September, 2015 in respect of entire quantity of indigenously produced urea and w.e.f.
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National Bamboo Mission 8.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
             The restructured National Bamboo Mission (NBM) was approved in April, 2018 for implementation till the end of 14th Finance Commission i.e. 2019-20. The scheme aims to  inter-alia supplement farm income of farmers with focus on the development of complete value chain of bamboo sector linking growers with industry.
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As India rethinks labour rules, one item not on the agenda: Childcare facilities for women workers 31.12.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
Full-day, quality childcare can make a crucial difference in India’s fight against malnutrition, and can possibly enhance incomes of working women.
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Looking for Modi: Through the eyes of a triple talaq crusader in western Uttar Pradesh 27.12.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
Modi made Muslims anxious, and then came Adityanath.
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Narendra Modi’s ‘Made In India’ is a failure, says former BJP leader Yashwant Sinha in new book 26.12.2018 Scroll.in
‘The malaise of Indian industry during Modi’s tenure is typified by his most famous flagship scheme, Make in India.’
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Living in rooms by looms: Fate of migrant workers in Surat 21.12.2018 Citizen Matters
Around 8 lakh workers from Odisha, after strenuous shifts in Surat’s powerlooms, stay in rotation in crowded rooms, amid power cuts, scarce water, filth and noise. Illnesses are common, as are stress and alcoholism.
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A Reality show with a difference - Mahila Kisan Awards programme launched by DD Kisan 14.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
DD Kisan today launched a first-of-its-kind reality show 'Mahila Kisan Awards'. To be telecast from 17th December, the show will see participation of women farmers from across the length and breadth of India, including from Jammu & Kashmir, all the states of North Eastern Region, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, West Bengal, Punjab, Haryana, Goa, Bihar, Jharkhand, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh among others.
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11-year-old allegedly raped by Class 9 student in Gujarat 14.12.2018 Zee News : States
An 11-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a Class 9 student in Banaskantha district of Gujarat, police said Thursday.
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Making a comeback 13.12.2018 Financial Chronicle
After intense poll campaign over the past two months, the assembly election results across five states highlighted the revival of the main opposition party, the Congress in the Hindi heart-land, while weakening in the North-East; potential strengthening of opposition against BJP in the 2019 general elections; issues around rural/agri and unemployment gaining increased attention from policy makers. Despite the apparent loss for BJP in the state elections, it is early to crystal ball gaze on the general elections in 2019 given, historically, that there is no direct co-relation between assembly election results and overall performance in the ensuing general elections (such as in 2004 or 2009) and the difference in vote shares in the larger states (MP, Rajasthan) between the two national parties is small. Having said that, the focus again shifts to what can be done to revive rural sentiment since the above states were more “rural” in their demographics compared to Gujarat which was the last state won by the ...
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Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) has approved registration of record 15 new breeds of livestock and poultry this year 12.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
    ICAR has approved registration of record 15 new breeds of livestock and poultry this year alone taking the total to 40 during 2014-18, Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Shri Radha Mohan Singh  at a ceremony for awarding breed registration certificates to the stakeholders today said that the 15 newly registered breeds include two cattle breeds - Ladakhi (J&K) and Konkan Kapila (Maharashtra & Goa); three buffalo breeds - Luit (Assam & Manipur), Bargur (Tamil Nadu), Chhattisgarhi (Chhattisgarh); one sheep breed – Panchali (Gujarat); six goat breeds – Kahmi (Gujarat), Rohilkhandi (UP), Assam Hill (Assam & Meghalaya), Bidri (Karnataka), Nandidurga (Karnataka), Bhakarwali (J&K); one pig breed – Ghurrah (UP); one donkey breed – Halari (Gujarat) and one chicken breed – Uttara (Uttarakhand).
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Subsidy on Cotton plucking Machines 12.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
 The Cotton Corporation of India (CCI) provides 100 per cent subsidy on 300 plucking machines. It had distributed 300 hand operated Kapas Plucker Machines to the cotton farmers in three major cotton growing states of Telangana, Gujarat and Maharashtra and is promoting the usage of these machines among cotton farmers through awareness meetings and print media for helping them in reducing the cost of cultivation of cotton.
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Year End Review 2018-NITI Aayog 12.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
INITIATIVES AND PROGRAMMES: (i)   Measuring performance and ranking States on outcomes in critical sectors With emphasis on outcomes, NITI finalized indices to measure incremental annual outcomes in critical social sectors like health, education, water and Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).
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Production of Sugarcane 12.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
State-wise details of sown area under sugarcane crops during each of the last three years i.e. from 2015-16 to 2017-18 are given at Annexure. The normal area (average of latest five years) under sugarcane cultivation in the country is 48.84 lakh hectares.
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LIVE! PM Modi congratulates Congress, KCR on poll victories 11.12.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
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Year End Review 2018 – MNRE 10.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Keeping in view our commitment to a healthy planet and our Nationally Determined Contributions as per the Paris Accord on Climate Change, India made a pledge that by 2030, 40% of installed power generation capacity shall be based on clean sources, it was determined that 175 GW of renewable energy capacity will be installed by 2022.
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Govt procures pulses, oilseeds worth Rs 44,142 cr from farmers in last 4 years 5.12.2018 Zee News : Business
Procurement of 78.84 Lakh MT amounting to Rs 35,800 crore alone has been contributed by the states of Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Telangana & Andhra Pradesh, the government said.
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