User: phemk23 Topic: Gujarat Agriculture
Category: Gujarat Agriculture
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Why India's milk producers are angry 17.7.2018 Rediff: Interviews
'While dairy farmers are suffering from low prices, consumers are paying a high price for milk.'
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Gujarat garment fair: Organisers fear shortfall in orders 17.7.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Gujarat garment fair: Organisers fear shortfall in orders
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MNREGA’s role in doubling income of farmers significant: CM Chouhan 14.7.2018 Central Chronicle » Bhopal
First workshop of National Agriculture and MNREGA committee on August 6 Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, The first meeting of the National Agriculture and MNREGA Committee of NITI Aayog was held in New Delhi today under the chairmanship of the Committee Chairman and Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Shivraj Singh Chouhan. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, Adityanath Yogi, Chief […]
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NIMHANS launches digital academy to help tackle India’s mental health crisis 13.7.2018 Citizen Matters
In June 2018, NIMHANS, which has 5.5 lakh people from around the country seeking help at its doors annually, formally launched a digital academy that will impart virtual training to doctors around the country to address and treat common mental health disorders. »
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NITI Aayog: CMs ask to maintain 'asset creation' spirit of MGNREGA 13.7.2018 Sify Finance
[India], July 12 (ANI): The first meeting of the Sub-Group of Chief Ministers on coordination between the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) and Agriculture was held
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First meeting of Sub-Group of Chief Ministers on coordination between MGNREGA and Agriculture held at NITI Aayog 12.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The First Meeting of Sub-Group of Chief Ministers on coordination between MGNREGA and Agriculture was held at NITI Aayog today. The Convener of the Sub-Group Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, and Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh participated in the meeting in person.
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Monsoon to revive over East and North India soon 12.7.2018 Rediff: Business
Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha and Gujarat, have been left out, despite a strong start to the monsoon in June
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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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Governor Smt. Patel encourages farmers for organic farming 6.7.2018 Central Chronicle » Bhopal
Farmers’ delegations from Gujarat meet Governor Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, Delegations of Farmers came from Gujarat state paid courtesy visit to the Governor Smt. Anandiben Patel at Raj Bhavan today and shared their experiences regarding new techniques of agriculture with her. Encouraging farmers for organic farming, Smt. Patel has said that this is a strong medium to […]
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'Modi's MSP announcement is an election game' 5.7.2018 Rediff: Business
'This announcement is big foolishness.'
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MSP of paddy may be hiked by Rs 200 per quintal 3.7.2018 Rediff: Business
Hiking paddy MSP by almost Rs 200 per quintal, as against Rs 80 per quintal last year, is of electoral value in major parts of eastern India
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NITI Aayog releases First Delta Ranking of Aspirational Districts 29.6.2018 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, The NITI Aayog on Friday launched the first Delta ranking — incremental progress– for the Aspirational Districts based on self-reported data of districts between March 31 to May 31, 2018, across five developmental areas of Health and Nutrition, Education, Agriculture and Water Resources, Financial Inclusion and Skill Development, and Basic Infrastructure. Dahod district of […]
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Gujarat: Tobacco product retailers oppose proposed curbs 29.6.2018 DNA: Popular News
Fearing a loss of business and financial hit, an association of tobacco product retailers on Thursday came out to protest the proposed restrictions on the products that they can sell and controls on in-shop advertising. The Gujarat chapter of Federation of Retailers Association of India held protests against introduction of restrictions on sale of other products by tobacco retailers, i.e. pan shops. "We have learnt about plans to restrict tobacco retailers from selling products of everyday use such as bread, eggs, juices, soft drinks, wafers, etc. In our opinion, this is a restriction of free trade and will increase the cost of doing business. We appeal to the government to refrain from implementing such restrictions," Sudip Shah, member of the Federation's Gujarat chapter, told reporters. The proposal to restrict tobacco shops from selling non-tobacco products was mooted by the health ministry last year with the idea that it would help in preventing children and non-users from getting exposure to ...
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Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani meets Israel PM, Gujarat gets 100 digital farming units 29.6.2018 DNA: Top News
Gujarat got 100 digital farming units as gift from Israel during a meeting between Netafim Chief Executive Officer Ran Maidan and Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Thursday. The CM is on his maiden foreign trip since he took charge. The digital farming units have sensor technique which will help farmers utilise water and fertilizers better. The digital farming unit provides real-time data by monitoring the quality and nature of soil, weather condition, moisture in air, status of crop and other aspects related to crops. The technology is cloud-based so the data can be stored for many years and made accessible at different locations and time. "This technology will help increase agricultural production in Gujarat and this will prove to be a game-changer in the state," Rupani said. "This will also help in saving water and fertilisers, and farmers can get maximum return by minimising the use of resources." The CM also held discussions on sub-surface irrigation for sugarcane so that the same technique can be ...
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Heavy monsoon rains flood several districts in state 28.6.2018 Central Chronicle » Bhopal
Five die as lightning strikes in Seoni; rivers on spate in Dewas Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, The monsoon which arrived with delay of 14 days has registered a powerful entry in the state. Many districts of the state have been flooded in the first heavy downpour of the monsoon. In Indore the roads were waterlogged after four […]
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Gujarat: CEPTian, who won fellowship to introspect, wants to create urban f... 28.6.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Gujarat: CEPTian, who won fellowship to introspect, wants to create urban f...
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Protest against Bullet Train: Govt wants to give only Rs 40L instead of Rs 5 cr, says Jayesh Patel 25.6.2018 DNA: Recent Columns
Government wants to give Rs40 lakh per bigha of land in Amadpor village in Navsari district instead of market price of Rs five crore, said Jayesh Patel, president of Gujarat Khedut Samaj (GKS), which is protesting against Ahmedabad-Mumbai Bullet Train and is on a four-day drive to mobilize farmers who are also against the project as it eats into their fertile land. On the third day of the drive, 'Khedut Sampark Abhiyan' GKS visited and Angoli villages of Surat district, as well as Kachholi and Amadpor village of Navsari district. Patel said the drive is able to garner a response from villages. "In every village, 100-500 farmers are attending the meetings and oppose the project in one voice,' said Patel.Talking about Amadpor village, Patel said that the market price of the land is Rs five crore but the government wants to buy land at jantri rates which is Rs40 lakh per bigha. How can farmers agree to such a bargain, he asked. The land in South Gujarat is extremely fertile. It also receives canal water ...
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After a lull, monsoon revives over Gujarat 24.6.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Poised to enter north India in the coming week
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Unity in culinary diversity 23.6.2018 Hindu: Open Page
In eating habits, there is a fascinating commonality stringing the four corners of the land
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Plastic ban kicks off in Mumbai, but penalties put off till June 25 23.6.2018 Hindu: Gadgets
Multinational eateries, schools fined; vendors hit as goods are seized.
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