User: phemk23 Topic: Indian Agriculture
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CSIR research unit set up in Arunachal 21.8.2019 The Assam Tribune
CSIR research unit set up in Arunachal
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Shah, Nadda hold parleys for poll preparedness in Delhi, Haryana and Mah 20.8.2019 Central Chronicle
New Delhi,  BJP president Amit Shah and working president J P Nadda on Tuesday held a meeting of the party’s poll incharges from Delhi, Maharashtra and Haryana here.  The meeting assumes significance as these three states and Jharkhand will be going for Assembly polls shortly, sources said. On August 9, putting the party’s poll preparedness […]
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Vice President calls for structural reforms in the agricultural sector to make agriculture profitable and sustainable; 10.8.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called for introducing structural reforms in the agricultural sector along with financial assistance schemes like Direct Benefit Transfer to make agriculture profitable and sustainable.
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Need to usher nutrition revolution in the country: Vice President 3.8.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called for ushering a nutrition revolution in the county by creating women nutrition-warriors or change leaders at the hamlet level. Addressing the gathering after presenting the Outlook Poshan Awards 2019 under the “Outlook Speak out-Poshan” program on nutrition, organised by Outlook India, here today, the Vice President said the change leaders must create awareness and provide counseling by visiting every home in villages and hamlets in rural areas.
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Odisha gets geographical indication tag for rasagola 30.7.2019 DNA
With the tag, the sweet now appears in Class 30 of GI tagged products that include other items such as coffee, tea, cocoa, sugar, rice, and tapioca among other items
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Odisha gets Geographical Indication tag for its rasagola 29.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The state government was under pressure to file for recognition of their variant of the sweet in 2018 after West Bengal got the GI tag for the same.
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Jute Bags 26.7.2019 Govt of india: PIB
An Order dated 30.11.2018 was published in Gazette of India to bring into effect the decision of the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) communicated vide 22ndNovember, 2018 stipulating that 100 per cent food grains and 20 per cent sugar shall be mandatorily packed in diversified jute bags.
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Child trafficking: Lack of data is hindering the work of Indian agencies and NGOs 12.7.2019 Scroll.in
In 2016, nearly half the trafficked children were pushed into forced labour and another 22% sold into prostitution.
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DST workshop on Geospatial Technology begins 9.7.2019 The Assam Tribune
DST workshop on Geospatial Technology begins
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Deficit rains hit Kharif crops; acreage down 27% till now 7.7.2019 DNA
Sowing of Kharif crops begin with the onset of the southwest monsoon, which this year arrived late delaying the sowing operation and rainfall remained deficient by 33%, according to the IMD data.
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Capacity building programme on scientific cultivation of rice held 4.7.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Capacity building programme on scientific cultivation of rice held
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#BoycottDabur: Why a Tagore poem in an India-Bangladesh World Cup ad has outraged Bengalis 2.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The spot seems to ignore the fact that Bengali cultural symbols are not exclusive to Bangladesh but also part of the heritage of West Bengal.
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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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Green Revolution 28.6.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Green Revolution made the country self-reliant in foodgrain production. Post Green Revolution, there is increase in the use of chemical fertilizers and irrigation water to meet the nutrients and water demand respectively, of high yielding varieties (HYVs) of crops.
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Bengal rolls out free crop insurance scheme for farmers 28.6.2019 Sify Finance
The West Bengal government on Friday said it has rolled out a crop insurance scheme, in collaboration with the Agriculture Insurance Company of India (AIC), for the 2019 'kharif' season to protect farmers from natural disasters, and to ensure a steady income in case of unstable market prices.
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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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Odisha registers 8.4% growth in 2018-19 28.6.2019 Sify Finance
Driven by the industry sector Odisha has registered 8.4 per cent economic growth in the financial year 2018-19 against 7.4 per cent in 2017-18, according to the Economic Survey Report 2018-19.
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For its afforestation campaign, the Indian government is brazenly usurping Adivasi land 27.6.2019 Scroll.in
A new law allows trees felled because of industrial projects to be replanted on land occupied by indigenous communities without their consent.
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In India, 31.4% children under the age of five will be stunted by 2022: UN report 26.6.2019 Scroll.in
Chronic malnutrition in children has reduced 1% annually in the last decade, the slowest among emerging countries, according to the World Food Programme.
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