User: phemk23 Topic: Indian Agriculture
Category: Eastern India Agriculture
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Foodgrain Storage Capacity 19.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Depending on requirement in specific areas and for modernization of storage facilities, Government has been implementing following schemes for construction of godowns and silos in the country:   Private Entrepreneurs Guarantee (PEG) Scheme: Under this Scheme, which was formulated in 2008, storage capacity is created by private parties, Central Warehousing Corporation (CWC) and State Government Agencies for guaranteed hiring by FCI. A capacity of 141.82 LMT has been created as on 31.10.
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Severe Cyclonic Storm ‘PHETHAI’ over west central Bay of Bengal weakens into a cyclonic storm over west central Bay of Bengal 17.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
RED warning issued for Andhra Pradesh & Yanam (Puducherry) Coasts Landfall today afternoon around Kakinada              The Severe Cyclonic Storm ‘PHETHAI’ over westcentral Bay of Bengal moved further northwards with a speed of 24 kmph during past 06 hours, weakened into a cyclonic storm and lay centred at 0830 hrs IST of 17th December, 2018 over westcentral Bay of Bengal near latitude 15.8°N and longitude 82.2°E, 370 km north-northeast of Chennai (Tamil Nadu), 120 km east-southeast of Machilipatnam (Andhra Pradesh) and 130 km south of Kakinada (Andhra Pradesh).
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Cyclonic storm ‘PHETHAI’ over southwest & adjoining Westcentral Bay of Bengal 16.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
              The Cyclonic storm ‘PHETHAI’over southwest Bay of Bengal moved further north-northwestwards with a speed of 16kmph during past 06 hoursand lay centred at 0830 hrs IST of 16th December, 2018 over southwest & adjoining Westcentral Bay of Bengal near latitude 11.8°N and longitude 84.0°E, about 460 km northeast of Trincomalee (Sri Lanka), 430 km east-southeast of Chennai (Tamil Nadu),560 km south-southeast of Machilipatnam (Andhra Pradesh) and 600 km south-southeast Kakinada (Andhra Pradesh).
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A Reality show with a difference - Mahila Kisan Awards programme launched by DD Kisan 14.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
DD Kisan today launched a first-of-its-kind reality show 'Mahila Kisan Awards'. To be telecast from 17th December, the show will see participation of women farmers from across the length and breadth of India, including from Jammu & Kashmir, all the states of North Eastern Region, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, West Bengal, Punjab, Haryana, Goa, Bihar, Jharkhand, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh among others.
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Year End Review- 2018: Cabinet & CCEA 14.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
03 Jan 2018   Cabinet gives approval to the Approach to be adopted by India at the Eleventh Ministerial Conference of the WTO held in Buenos Aires, Argentina during 10-13 December 2017   The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given ex-post facto approval to the Note submitted by the Department of Commerce and approved the approach to be adopted by India at the Eleventh Ministerial Conference of the WTO held in Buenos Aires, Argentina in December 2017.
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At Jharkhand hearing, Adivasis describe how Aadhaar is a barrier to accessing food, pensions 14.12.2018 Scroll.in
In Latehar district on Thursday, government officials acknowledged the problems faced by Parhaiya Adivasis, a ‘particularly vulnerable tribal group’.
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Year End Review 2018-NITI Aayog 12.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
INITIATIVES AND PROGRAMMES: (i)   Measuring performance and ranking States on outcomes in critical sectors With emphasis on outcomes, NITI finalized indices to measure incremental annual outcomes in critical social sectors like health, education, water and Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).
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Year End Report 2018- Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas 12.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
  Energy is a key driver of economic growth and the Government’s focus has been to bring about transformational changes in the energy landscape of India to fulfil the twin objectives of energy justice and climate justice.
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Implementation of Modern Techniques in Agriculture 12.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
As per the results of ‘Situation Assessment Survey of Agricultural Households’ conducted by National Sample Survey Office (NSSO) in 2013, about 63.5 percent of the agricultural households in the rural areas of the country reported cultivation as their principal source of income.
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Tackling Agrarian Crisis 12.12.2018 Financial Chronicle
Ujjwal K Chowdhury First on August 9 this year and now recently on November 29-30, 2018, peasant organisations held massive demonstrations in the national capital. Earlier, there was a kisan march in Mumbai as well. Issues for the farmers include waiver of loans, subsidy for crops and a mandatory procurement of crops by government, and an acceptance of the MSP-C2+50 percent equation for assessing the minimum price of crops, with C2 being the sum of paid out costs, imputed value of family labour, interest on the value of owned capital assets, rent paid for leased-in land and the rental value of owned land. Farmers’ movements across India became poignant after several instances of atrocities on them. During the last two years of the NDA regime, there have been several cases of firing on farmers: six were killed in Mandsaur, Madhya Pradesh; seven in Jharkhand; 13 in Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu. No action has been taken against the police in any of these cases. As for relief, very little, delayed or none at all ...
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LIVE! PM Modi congratulates Congress, KCR on poll victories 11.12.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
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Adani Benefits, Bangladesh Benefits, at the plight of Jharkhand's Adivasi farmers 8.12.2018 Sify Finance
Jharkhand government's manipulation of a law meant to protect Adivasi farmers has resulted in benefits for Adani Group.
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Around 12.4 lakh deaths in India in 2017 attributable to air pollution: Study 6.12.2018 Zee News : India National
One in eight deaths in India last year was attributable to air pollution.
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Jharkhand farmers' income to grow four times by 2022: CM 1.12.2018 Sify Finance
Enthused by the response at the Global Agriculture and Food Summit, Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das on Friday said the state would be first in India where farmers' income would increase four times by 2022.
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Thousands of farmers storm Parliament Street, demand end to agrarian crisis 30.11.2018 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, Slogans like ‘Ayodhya nahi, karz maafi chahiye (Not Ayodhya, need debt waiver), resonated in the air as thousands of farmers across the country assembled at the Parliament Street, here on Friday to demand loan waiver, better price for their produces and special session of Parliament for agrarian crisis. Over one lakh farmers, who were […]
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Delhi: Thousands of farmers to march to Parliament today protesting against agrarian distress 30.11.2018 Scroll.in
Farmers from at least 10 states converged at Ramlila Maidan on Thursday.
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‘If they lose polls in all five states, they’ll fulfil our demands’: Farmers march in hope in Delhi 30.11.2018 Scroll.in
The thousands of farmers from across India who converged in Ramlila Maidan on Thursday will march to Parliament on Friday to press for their demands.
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Traffic hit as farmers from across India converge in Delhi for Kisan March 29.11.2018 Zee News : States
The farmers, who marched to Ramlila Ground on Thursday and will reach Parliament Street on Friday, came from different corners of the country, including Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal and Uttar Pradesh.
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Radha Mohan Singh to inaugurate Global Agriculture and Food Summit 27.11.2018 Sify Finance
Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh will inaugurate the two-day Global Agriculture and Food summit here starting November 29, an official said on Tuesday.
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Cup of elephant-friendly tea: Assam’s tea growers are making their plantations safer for pachyderms 21.11.2018 Scroll.in
Tea plantations are generally used as ‘stepping stones’ or ‘rest stops’ by elephants as they move through a human-dominated landscape.
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