User: phemk23 Topic: Gujarat Agriculture
Category: South Gujarat Agriculture
Last updated: Jul 29 2018 12:06 IST RSS 2.0
 
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7-year-old girl raped, strangled to death in Rajasthan 29.7.2018 Zee News : India National
Police recovered her body at around 4.30 pm from the maize field, about 250 to 300 metres from her home.
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Kota: 10 including 3 woman trapped in overflowing rivulet rescued 26.7.2018 DNA: Top News
Ten persons, including three women, who were trapped in an overflowing rivulet near Bawadi Kheda village under Anantpura police station of Kota city were rescued on Wednesday evening. As the state has been experiencing heavy rains for the past few days, all the 10 persons, residents of Bawadi Kheda village, who were working on the agriculture field, were caught unawares as the rivulet was flooded with rainwater and suddenly found themselves stranded on the field with gushing water all around them. Fortunately, the agriculture field was little higher that gave them. With the the agriculture field becoming a sort of island, the hapless farm workers waited for the help to arrive. Ajay Singh of the Anantpura police station said that as soon as the report of the incident reached them police and Kota Municipal Corporation rescue teams rushed to the spot and evacuated the stranded farmers to safety. It may be mentioned here that due to heavy rains in Madhya Pradesh, most rivers in the Hadauti region are flowing ...
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Gujarat: A week after transfers, three IAS shifted again 20.7.2018 DNA: India
In a surprise move, three IAS officers, including former Ahmedabad municipal commissioner Mukesh Kumar, who was among the 21 officers transferred just last week, have been shifted again. Kumar, who was appointed as secretary of primary & secondary education in the education department in the last reshuffle on July 12, has been moved to Gujarat Maritime Board as vice chairman & chief executive officer. He replaces Mohammad Shahid, who has now been shifted to agriculture, farmers welfare and cooperation department as secretary (animal husbandry, cow breeding, fisheries & cooperation). The state government had transferred former Vadodara municipal commissioner Vinod Rao to this post in last week's reshuffle, but he has been appointed as secretary of primary & secondary education in Kumar's place in today's mini-rejig. The state government had transferred 21 IAS officers, including several additional chief secretaries and principal secretaries, in what was a much-awaited round of transfers on July ...
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Gujarat' Dahod, Narmada get Centre's attention, two dedicated ministers 19.7.2018 DNA: India
After terming Dahod and Narmada as aspirational districts, an initiative of the central government, two senior ministers along with IAS officers have been given the responsibility of both the districts. Union Textiles Minister Smriti Irani and Union Agriculture Minister Parshottam Rupala have been given the responsibility of Dahod and Narmada, along with two IAS officers Rajkumar and RP Gupta. The aspirational districts programme of the central government aims to improve the socio-economic status of various districts, selected by the central government across states. After the National Achievement Survey's startling results, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had chosen 117 districts and declared eight indicators. Out of these 117 districts, Gujarat's Narmada and Dahod were selected. In the June report, Dahod emerged as the top district among 117, whereas Narmada was ranked 13. Confirming the same, state education minister Bhupendrasinh Chudasama said: "The central government has appointed two senior officers ...
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I understand Farmers’ pain-Shall pay them full for their hard work: CM 13.7.2018 Central Chronicle » Bhopal
Chief Minister deposited Rs. 882.74 crore against crop insurance in 1.11 lakh farmers’ bank accounts Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, The Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, during the Crop Insurance Amount Distribution Programme held at Kalapipal of Shajapur district today has said that he understand farmers’ pain. Farmers work hard in agriculture fields by bearing the brunt of […]
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Gave Rs. 35 thousand crore to farmers in one year: CM 10.7.2018 Central Chronicle
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan has said that a financial assistance of about Rs. 35 thousand crore under the various has been deposited in the bank accounts of farmers of the state during the last one year. Chouhan has mentioned that the state government has carried out the impossible work to facilitate Kshipra […]
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Group Vande Matram Recital held at Mantralaya Park 4.7.2018 Central Chronicle
   Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, Group recital of Vande Matram took place today at Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel Park located near Mantralaya in the presence of Minister of State for General Administration and Narmada Valley Development Lal Singh Arya. The Police Band presented melodious tunes on this occasion. Additional Chief Secretary General Administration Prabhanshu Kamal, Principal Secretary […]
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Industry captains hail GST, IBC 27.6.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Industry captains hail GST, IBC
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Be self-reliant, invest in a big way: PM to business leaders 27.6.2018 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
Modi speaks of need to boost production in medical devices, electronics, defence
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Five dead in jeep-truck collision near Nippani 25.6.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Five persons were killed and two were injured when a jeep hit a mini-truck on National Highway 4 near Nippani in Belagavi district on Monday.The jeep
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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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Dakshin revamped: Amalgam of the South 16.6.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
ITC Kakatiya Dakshin’s new menu is a testament to the best of each state and city across the south — through spot-on flavour and the right dashes of spice
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A hearty experience at Diggin 9.6.2018 Hindu: Nxg
With plenty of pork dishes to choose from, Diggin at Santushi provides a satisfying experience
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Gujarat govt vows contract farming in villages 9.6.2018 DNA: Top News
Gujarat government has accepted 'Contract Farming' as one of the solutions to increase the income of farmers in rural parts of the state. The chief secretary Dr JN Singh put stress over the contract farming so that farmers can receive direct income from the corporates who purchase their produces without any middleman or dependence on market. The government representatives including council of ministers and all IAS officials discussed on managing agrarian crisis in state during 9th edition of Chintan Shibir. "The farmers should be made aware on contract farming because this will not only increase quality and quantity of agricultural produces of farmers but will also give them good returns. The government has been making effort to double the income of farmers and help them provide market of their agricultural and dairy produces," said the chief secretary. In this brainstorming session, the deputy chief minister Nitin Patel insisted that the efforts to make water available in farms should be made after the ...
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Solar Pump Scheme beneficial for all farmers in MP 6.6.2018 Central Chronicle » Bhopal
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, The Sun God is smiling on Madhya Pradesh through solar energy. Solar energy has seen successful application, not only in large MW solar projects in Rewa, Mandsaur and Neemuch and on rooftops of myriad offices and residences, but also in the fields of farmers. The farmers are increasing their production and making farming […]
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What are Farhan, Swara, Kareena up to? 1.6.2018 Rediff: Movies
All work for Bollywood on Thursday!
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Anupam Kher lauds Vivek Anand Oberoi’s charitable work 31.5.2018 Central Chronicle
New Delhi,  Vivek Anand Oberoi has always been at the forefront of noble causes and has always contributed to the society in his own way. The large-hearted actor has been tirelessly working for several causes related to women and cancer patients since almost 15 years. Recently, Anupam Kher lauded Vivek’s efforts towards bringing about a […]
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Plea claims inadequate release of water in Narmada damaging environment , NGT issues notice 30.5.2018 General News
A plea seeking release of adequate water from the Sardar Sarovar dam to the downstream of Narmada river has led the National Green Tribunal to seek response from the Environment Ministry, Gujarat government and others. The plea claimed that drying up of river bed is causing immense damage to environment, agriculture and local industries. A bench headed by acting Chairperson Justice Jawad Rahim issued notices to the Ministry of Environment and Forests and Water Resources, Sardar Sarovar Narmada Nigam Ltd, Narmada Control Authority, Gujarat government, state pollution control board and others. "Issue notice to the respondents," the bench said while seeking their replies by July 30. The tribunal was hearing a plea filed by Narmada Pradushan Nivaran Samiti and the Bharuch Citizen Council seeking directions to make urgent provision for the release of 1500 cusec from Sardar Sarovar dam for downstream purpose on a daily basis. The petitioners claimed that the river has been reduced to a ...
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Mahi River to be linked with Narmada River: Chouhan 29.5.2018 Central Chronicle
CM dedicates and performs bhoomi poojan of development works worth Rs. 290 crore in Dhar district Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan during the convention of Labourers of the unorganised sector and Tendu Leaf Collectors held at Mangod of Dhar district, has said that Mahi river will be linked with Narmada river. Protsahan […]
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