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Category: Central India Agriculture
Last updated: Jan 18 2019 14:30 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Stray cattle 18.1.2019 Central Chronicle » Editorial
The problem of stray cattle has become so acute that in Uttar Pradesh now it very difficult to carry on and save the crops from these animals. The same situation is developing in Madhya Pradesh. The Government of Madhya Pradesh has identified 17 such districts when stray animals are roaming in large number. The Government […]
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Saras Mela receiving huge response 16.1.2019 Central Chronicle » Bhopal
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, The Bhopal Haat is embedded with Regional Saras Mela wherein shopaholics have an opportunity to explore new trends and new varieties of dress materials this season. This annual mela is organised by State Panchayat and Rural Development Department and since the first day is receiving great response. There is an exquisite collection of dress […]
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Current Affairs wrap for the day: January 16th, 2019 16.1.2019 Scroll.in
Get all the big national and international news and stay up to date with Current Affairs and General Knowledge to prepare for competitive exams.
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Chhattisgarh government adds eggs to mid-day meal menu to increase protein intake 15.1.2019 Scroll.in
The government said milk can substitute eggs if the children or their parents object.
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MP CM Kamal Nath launches Rs 50,000 crore farm loan waiver scheme 15.1.2019 Zee News : States
He also slammed the opposition parties for alleging that the scheme was being implemented without any budgetary provisions.
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Rose Exhibition at Gulab Garden: Title of Royal Family to 4 Roses 14.1.2019 Central Chronicle » Bhopal
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, Two-day rose exhibition was started from Saturday in Gulab Garden at Link road No1. This exhibition is being organized by Madhya Pradesh Rose Society and Directorate of Horticulture and Food Processing. More than 5 thousand cut flowers are exhibited and more than 600 rose pots have also been displayed in the exhibition. On […]
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The cow and bull story: Why India’s stray cattle problem is here to stay 13.1.2019 Scroll.in
The genesis of the problem lies in the paranoia created around cow slaughter by the BJP and its supporters.
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Modi's poll pitch: Decide what kind of 'pradhan sevak' you want 12.1.2019 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
"Will anybody want a servant that who is on vacation when needed at home? And nobody knows where he is," he continued.
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Jaipur: Congress will waive farm loans across India if voted to power, says Rahul Gandhi 9.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
He acknowledged that it was only the first step and not the solution for agrarian distress.
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Administrative order for effective implementation of Mukhya Mantri Fasal Rin Maafi Yojana issued 9.1.2019 Central Chronicle
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, The state government has fulfilled the promise made to the farmers by fulfilling the promise of implementing the crop loan waiver scheme. After the plan was approved by the Council of Ministers, the Farmer Welfare and Agricultural Development Department has issued detailed guidelines for effective implementation of the scheme. Under the scheme the […]
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Open defecation has fallen sharply after Swachh Bharat campaign, finds new sanitation survey 9.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
A study on open defecation from 2014 to 2018 reveals the good and the bad of Swachh Bharat implementation in north India.
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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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Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik joins Delhi protest, urges Centre to hike minimum support price of paddy 8.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Patnaik will lead a Biju Janata Dal delegation and submit a memorandum to President Ram Nath Kovind on the issue.
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What to expect from Budget 2019 7.1.2019 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
The losses in state elections in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, and Chhattisgarh have put the ruling party under pressure to announce swift measures aimed at addressing rural distress and lack of employment.
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PM witnesses collective e-Grih Pravesh, lays Foundation Stone for development projects in Palamu, Jharkhand 5.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today visited Palamu, Jharkhand. He witnessed the e-Grih Pravesh of 25,000 beneficiaries under Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana. He laid the Foundation Stone for the revival of North Koel (Mandal Dam) project, Kanhar Sone pipeline irrigation scheme, and strengthening of various irrigation systems and lining works.
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Advice to Kohli: Eat ‘Kadaknath’, not grilled chicken 4.1.2019 The Assam Tribune
Advice to Kohli: Eat ‘Kadaknath’, not grilled chicken
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Interview: Income support schemes for farmers are a cop-out, says economist Abhijit Sen 3.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The former Planning Commission member explains why the country needs to tread carefully on this idea.
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Opinion: Adopting AI in agriculture 3.1.2019 Financial Chronicle
Rajesh Aggarwal It is one of the marvels of human innovation but artificial intelligence (AI) offers a tough competition to us. The days of speculating rain and sunshine may soon fade with artificial intelligence’s capability to predict right conditions with precision to an extent. It comprises one of the basic aspects of precision agriculture (PA) promoted even by the government to boost productivity and in turn, farmers’ income. AI-based sowing advisories lead to 30 per cent higher yields as Microsoft, in collaboration with ICRISAT, developed an AI Sowing App powered by Microsoft Cortana Intelligence Suite including Machine Learning and Power BI. The app sends sowing advisories to participating farmers on the optimal date to sow without them installing any sensors in their fields or any additional cost; all they need is a phone capable of receiving text messages. The performance of AI on the fields have prompted NITI Aayog, to start a pilot project on precision agriculture using AI in 10 districts from ...
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Agricultural Project with FAO 2.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The government has launched a Global Environment Facility (GEF) assisted project namely, “Green – Ag: Transforming Indian Agriculture for global environment benefits and the conservation of critical biodiversity and forest landscapes” in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) during September, 2018 in high-conservation-value landscapes of five States namely (i) Madhya Pradesh : Chambal Landscape, (ii) Mizoram: Dampa Landscape, (iii) Odisha: Similipal Landscape, (iv) Rajasthan: Desert National Park Landscape and v) Uttarakhand: Corbett-Rajaji Landscape.
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