User: phemk23 Topic: Indian Agriculture
Category: South India Agriculture
Last updated: Jul 20 2018 18:00 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Milk prices have been hiked, but is the crisis really over? 20.7.2018 Rediff: Business
India usually exports around 100,000 tonnes of skimmed milk powder annually, but the drop in international milk prices has forced it to cut exports
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Human-elephant conflicts on the rise in Wokha 20.7.2018 The Assam Tribune
Human-elephant conflicts on the rise in Wokha
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Press Brief from Ministry of Agriculture and farmers welfare 19.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
To spur domestic demand, milk distribution programme has been started in Karnataka, Bihar and Rajasthan through anganwadis under the ICDS scheme and in Rajasthan through the mid-day meal scheme. Whey milk powder import duty has been increased from 30% to 40%. DGFT has been requested to increase export incentive for milk and milk products and Casein from 10% to 20%. A corpus of Rs. 300 crore has been created to provide working capital loan to State Cooperative Federation India occupies the top spot in milk production in the world and contributes 19% to world milk production.
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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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India's 2018-19 sugar output likely to hit new record 35.5 mn tonnes 16.7.2018 DNA: Bangalore
India's 2018-19 sugar output likely to hit new record 35.5 mn tonnes
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Sugar production to be 35-35.5 million tonnes: ISMA 16.7.2018 Sify Finance
Sugar production in 2018-19 (starting October) is expected to be 35-35.5 million tonnes, which is 2.8-3.3 million tonnes higher than in 2017-18, the preliminary estimates of the Indian Sugar Mills Association (ISMA) said on Monday.
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Milk stir in Maharashtra: Hardik Patel supports our protests, claims Raju Shetti 16.7.2018 DNA: Money
On the backdrop of farmers agitation demanding better pricing of milk, Swabhimani Sanghatna president and Member of Parliament, Raju Shetti today stated that Patidar leader from Gujarat Hardik Patel has extended his support and his supporters will stop milk tankers from Gujrat to enter into Maharashtra. Shetti said, "The state government is trying to scuttle the agitation by bringing milk from other states like Gujarat and Karnataka. However, it will not succeed as we will intensify our agitation." "Hardik Patel has also spoken to me where he has extended his support to farmers agitation. He has assured that they will try and block the milk tankers from Gujarat to enter in the state to make sure the farmer agitation is not defused," he added. The agitation started from Sunday midnight where the protesting farmers stopped the milk tankers traveling to cities like Mumbai and Pune. In Pune, the protesters blocked the tankers from entering into Pune city from Haddapar. They spilled the milk on the roads and ...
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Pune: Farmers outfit spill milk on road to demand price hike 16.7.2018 Sify Finance
[India], July 16 (ANI): Workers of farmers' organisation Swabhimani Shetkari Sangathna (SSS) on Monday morning stopped vehicles near Pune and spilled milk on road thereby preventing it from being
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Fat to fit: This lawyer lost 23 kg in six months 16.7.2018 Rediff: GetAhead
Amit from Belgaum, Karnataka shares his weight loss journey.
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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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Photos! What's on the menu for lunch? 13.7.2018 Rediff: GetAhead
Readers share their food pics. You can share yours too!
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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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Cloud Sourcing 13.7.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Cloud Sourcing
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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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'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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How 'correct' is the MSP formulation? 11.7.2018 Rediff: Business
The sample size of 8,100 farmers across 19 states has not changed in the last three decades, and the methodology of the sample survey too remains unchanged
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Promote zero-budget natural farming to make Agriculture profitable: Vice President 10.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called for promoting zero-budget natural in agriculture to make farming viable and sustainable. He was interacting, here today, with the Governor of Himachal Pradesh, Acharya Devvrat, the agricultural expert, Shri Subhash Palekar and the Advisor (Agriculture) to Government of Andhra Pradesh, Shri Vijay Kumar as part of National Consultations to make to double the farmers’ incomes and make agriculture profitable and sustainable.
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Examining the impact of MSP 9.7.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Examining the impact of MSP
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Centre's MSP hike is like Band-aid: Rahul Gandhi 8.7.2018 DNA: India
Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "grand MSP increase" for farmers is like applying Band-aid to a "massive haemorrhage". The Congress president took to Twitter where he said: " PM's grand MSP increase is budgeted at just 15,000 Cr. for India's 120 million farmers; which is like applying a Band-Aid to a massive haemorrhage. To put this MSP increase in perspective: in Karnataka, we've waived small farmer loans of over 34,000 Cr! Marketing Vs Action." The the JD(S)-Congress government in Karnataka on Thursday had announced a farm loan waiver of Rs 34,000 crore for farmers of the state. While the Centre on Wednesday had announced a significant increase in the Minimum Support Price (MSP) for kharif crops including paddy and pulses, in line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's promise of doubling farmers' income by 2022. The hikes are aimed at offering farmers a 150 per cent return on their input costs on each crop that includes heads such as household labour. ...
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