User: phemk23 Topic: Indian Agriculture
Category: Eastern India Agriculture
Last updated: Feb 17 2019 20:19 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Prime Minister visits Hazaribagh in Jharkhand, unveils several Development Projects 17.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi visited Hazaribagh in Jharkhand. He unveiled several Development Projects for Jharkhand. Governor of Jharkhand Ms DraupadiMurmu, Union Minister Shri Jayant Sinha and CM of Jharkhand Shri Raghuvar Das was also present among other dignitaries.
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Prime Minister to visit Jharkhand tomorrow 16.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, will visit Hazaribagh and Ranchi in Jharkhand tomorrow on 17 February. He will unveil multiple Projects pertaining to health, education, water supply and sanitation.
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UK-India Research Innovation ties to cross 400m pound 13.2.2019 The Assam Tribune
UK-India Research Innovation ties to cross 400m pound
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'11 out of 10 for Budget's politics' 10.2.2019 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
'The finance minister has told the BJP's core voters we are hearing you and we are sensitive to your aspirations.'
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Bengal secures over Rs 40k cr investment proposals on Day 1 of business summit 8.2.2019 Sify Finance
West Bengal has bagged over Rs 40,000 crore worth of investment proposals on the opening day of the flagship business summit, which was inaugurated by state Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday.
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ITC proposes to invest Rs 1,700 crore in West Bengal 7.2.2019 Sify Finance
FMCG major ITC Ltd. is proposing to make new investments of Rs 1,700 crore in West Bengal in its various businesses, an official said on Thursday.
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Address by the President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind to the joint sitting of two Houses of Parliament 31.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Address by the President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind to the joint sitting of two Houses of Parliament
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  Farmers’ Welfare is an integral part of New India: - Radha Mohan Singh 31.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
               Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Minister Shri Radha Mohan Singh, while addressing the conference of Vice Chancellors of State Agriculture Universities and Directors of ICAR institutes in Pusa, New Delhi, said that in the "Sabka Sath - Sabka Vikas" mantra of Hon’ble Prime Minister, Farmers’ Welfare is an integral part of New India.
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Modi’s ambitious crop insurance scheme is failing. Here are the hard facts 31.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Rapid increase in enrolment was to be the hallmark of Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana. Instead, coverage is shrinking.
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Farmers may get interest-free loans, premium-free insurance 29.1.2019 Sify Finance
The Modi government has worked out a relief package for farmers including interest-free farm loans and premium-free crop insurance ahead of its interim Budget to be tabled on February 1, informed sources say.
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Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) launches National Agricultural Higher Education Project (NAHEP) to attract talent and strengthen higher agricultural education in the country 28.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
    Skilled human resources in agriculture must become the basis of agricultural advancement and in view of this, the Modi government has given special emphasis on the upliftment of agricultural education.
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India’s farmers are throwing away their produce in despair – and there’s only one way to stop them 28.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Loan waivers are not the solution. New jobs are.
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Organised coconut plantation in Manipur 20.1.2019 The Assam Tribune
Organised coconut plantation in Manipur
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'Sabka saath sabka vinash': In mega show of unity, Oppn targets Modi govt 19.1.2019 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
Over 20 political parties, except the Biju Janata Dal and the Communist Party of India-Marxist-led Left Front, took part in the massive rally.
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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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Bharat Bandh: Protesters block rail lines across several stations in West Bengal, vandalise school bus 8.1.2019 Zee News : States
Bharat Bandh supporters have blocked railway tracks across several stations in West Bengal. 
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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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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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