User: phemk23 Topic: Gujarat Agriculture
Category: Gujarat Agriculture
Last updated: Sep 11 2019 13:23 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Barren to Fertile 11.9.2019 Central Chronicle
Prime Minister Mr.Narendra Modi told the United Nations Body to combat at desertification session that in the coming 11 years till 2030 India would convert the 2.6 crores hectares of barren land into fertile land. Besides deforestation the plastic is another cause of damaging the fertility of land and making it barren. The UN Body’s […]
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From farming to fishing: Occupational change hasn’t helped the people affected by dams on Narmada 8.9.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Stagnation of the free-flowing river and rampant sand mining have deteriorated the riverine ecology.
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Why Smart City projects may not be enough to hold back Jalandhar’s youth 5.9.2019 Citizen Matters
For the older generation, many of them tradesmen, smart city is about a lot more than "chowk redevelopment." For the youth, ‘Jalandhar ka kuch nahi ho sakta' appears to be the dominant sentiment. The smart citizen they say is one who is successful in his efforts to emigrate.
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Gujarat: Farmers with 4-acre land can avail 2nd power line 2.9.2019 DNA
The state in a release says that the decision was taken to benefit small farmers, particularly in tribal areas of the state where landholdings are not big enough to get a second power connection for agriculture
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Commerce and Industry Minister leads a high-power delegation to Vladivostok 13.8.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Commerce and Industry Minister, Piyush Goyal led a high-power delegation of Chief Ministers of Haryana, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh and Goa and about 140 Indian companies toVladivostok, Russia from August 11-13, 2019.
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Interview: Meet India’s top cow official. He wants to start cow tours, cow lectures, cow hostels 11.8.2019 Scroll.in
Dr Vallabh Kathiria thinks cows are linked to 25-30 ministries, including civil aviation and external affairs.
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Despite plentiful rains and rivers, why does India rank among world’s most water-stressed nations? 8.8.2019 Scroll.in
Apart from India, all 17 countries facing the highest level of water stress belong to arid or semi-arid regions.
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Chintz, calico, pyjamas: How India’s Indian Ocean textile trade rose in the east and set in the west 5.8.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Craftsmen and traders from the subcontinent influenced global tastes in fabrics for centuries.
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Chief Ministers call for radical reforms to transform agriculture sector 18.7.2019 DNA
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said that the states which adopted contract farming are getting private investments
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What a 2,000-year-old Greek merchant’s manual tells us about the Indian monsoon and oceanic trade 8.7.2019 Scroll.in
The ‘Periplus of the Erythraean Sea’ shows how India has been part of an interconnected global network for millennia.
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Centre plans to use Artificial Intelligence to help farmers 4.7.2019 Sify Finance
The Union Agriculture Ministry on Wednesday signed a Statement of Intent (SoI) with IBM India to provide weather forecasts and soil moisture information to farmers.
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Agriculture Ministry signs a Statement of Intent with IBM for pilot study to utilize Artificial Intelligence & Weather Technology solutions in agriculture 3.7.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare signed a Statement of Intent (SoI) for undertaking a pilot study in 3 districts of Bhopal, Rajkot and Nanded in the States of Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Maharashtra respectively, with IBM India Private Limited, in New Delhi today.
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BAN on GM CROPS 2.7.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Bt. cotton is the only Genetically Modified (GM) crop approved in 2002 by the Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee of Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change for commercial cultivation in the Country and, therefore, cultivation of other unapproved GM crops are banned in India.
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High Powered Committee of Chief Ministers constituted for ‘Transformation for Indian Agriculture’ 1.7.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Agriculture, rural development , water conservation and its proper use have been among the major planks of  NDA Government led by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi. In keeping with his promises and subsequent to the deliberations of Governing Council meeting of NITI Aayog, the Prime Minister has set up a High Powered Committee of Chief Ministers for ‘Transformation of Indian Agriculture’.
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Centre asks states, UTs to roll out ‘one nation, one ration card’ scheme by June 30 next year 30.6.2019 Scroll.in
The new system will ensure that no poor people are deprived of foodgrains under the PDS system if they shift from one place to another, the food minister said.
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Government all setto implement "One nation-one ration card" scheme throughout India by 30th June, 2020: Union Minister Shri Ram Vilas Paswan 29.6.2019 Govt of india: PIB
    The Union Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Shri Ram Vilas Paswan today asserted that the Government is going to implement "One nation-one ration card" scheme in the whole country by 30th June, 2020.
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India must shift rice growing east from Punjab & Haryana to prevent desertification 28.6.2019 Sify Finance
Shifting the major chunk of rice production to India's central and eastern states like Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand, while encouraging wheat cultivation through sustainable irrigation in the rice-growing regions of Punjab and Haryana.....
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Parliament: Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2 pm following BJP MP Madan Lal Saini’s death 25.6.2019 Scroll.in
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s reply to the president’s address has been postponed to Wednesday.
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Fifth Governing Council Meeting of NITI Aayog Concludes 15.6.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The fifth meeting of the Governing Council of NITI Aayog was held under the chairmanship of the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi at Rashtrapati Bhawan today. It was attended by the Governor of Jammu & Kashmir, 26 Chief Ministers and the Lieutenant Governor of Andaman & Nicobar Islands, apart from Union Ministers, who are ex-officio members and special invitees.
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Centre begins storing onions to deal with shortage 8.6.2019 Sify Finance
With predictions of a "below average" monsoon this year, which means a lower crop output, the Central government has asked procurement agencies to store at least 50,000 tonnes of onions to ensure that market prices remain under control in case of shortage.
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