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Category: Eastern India Agriculture
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Mizoram one of highest growing State economies: CM 15.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
Mizoram one of highest growing State economies: CM
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PM Narendra Modi’s insurance scheme for farmers sees poor response in Rajasthan 7.8.2018 DNA: Urban Tales
The farmers’ interests to avail Modi government’s flagship scheme Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojna has declined drastically in Rajasthan. A dip of 33 per cent in its coverage has been reported, which is the highest as compared to the other states across the country. In a reply made in Parliament recently the Union state minister for Agriculture Purushottam Rupala shared details of progress of the scheme which was launched in the year 2016-17. The details underline poorest response of farmers to the scheme in Rajasthan, registering a decline of over 3 million farmers here.  Nearly 91.5 lakh farmers were registered under the insurance scheme in 2016-17, which in the following year reached to 60.1 lakh, recording a dip of 33 per cent. Rajasthan is not alone where the crop insurance scheme failed to attract farmers. In Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, Kerala, West Bengal etc, the scheme’s coverage has declined.  In these states the farmers coverage dipped in lakhs up to 10 lakh ...
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How India consumes tobacco: PART 2 2.8.2018 Rediff: News
In the second part we will explain the ways of tobacco use and its consequences.
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Address by the Hon’ble President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind on the Occasion of Dedication of a Medical College and Hospital to the Nation in Jagdalpur 26.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
I feel a special affinity when I am among my tribal brothers and sisters in Chhattisgarh. As such, I was extremely happy to accept the invitation of Chief Minister Raman Singh to be here today. There was another reason too. Yesterday, I completed a year of my Presidency.
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Deficient rain shrivels India's east, North-East 18.7.2018 Rediff: Business
Rain deficiency in eastern and western Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Gangetic West Bengal, Assam and Meghalaya is 20-46 per cent less than normal as of June 17.
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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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West Bengal has performed well in social sector; however, High Debt to GSDP ratio and Low Base of Capital Expenditure matter of concern 14.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Fifteenth Finance Commission of the Government of India is visiting the state of West Bengal from 16th to 18th July 2018. Ahead of the visit, Commission understood various aspects of its finances from Accountant General of West Bengal in New Delhi.
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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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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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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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Monsoon to revive over East and North India soon 12.7.2018 Rediff: Business
Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha and Gujarat, have been left out, despite a strong start to the monsoon in June
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Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi to interact directly with beneficiaries of National Rural Livelihoods Mission across the country tomorrow 11.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will interact directly with the members of Self Help Groups under DeendayalAntyodayaYojana – National Rural Livelihoods Mission(DAY-NRLM) and beneficiaries of DDU-GKY and RSETIs, through video conferencing, tomorrow on 12th July at 9.30 am. The interaction is expected to provide an opportunity to the Prime Minister to get to know, directly from the SHG members, about the various activities being undertaken by them under DAY-NRLM and how it has impacted their lives.
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Examining the impact of MSP 9.7.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Examining the impact of MSP
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West Bengal: PM Modi to address rally on July 16, to focus on MSP hike 8.7.2018 DNA: Urban Tales
 Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a rally in West Midnapore district of West Bengal on July 16 with a focus on the Centre's decision to increase MSP of kharif crops, a senior BJP leader said today. The Union Cabinet recently approved a substantial increase in the minimum support price (MSP) of all 14 notified kharif crops, including paddy. "Prime Minister Narendra Modiji will address a rally at Midnapore town (in West Midnapore district) on July 16. He will speak on the government's decision to increase the MSP of the kharif crops, including paddy," BJP national spokesperson Shahnawaz Hussain said here. "The decision to increase the MSP of kharif crops is just another example of our developmental initiatives for the cause of farmers," Hussain told reporters. State BJP president Dilip Ghosh said the West Bengal unit would felicitate the prime minister for his decision to increase the MSP by 1.5 times the cost of production. Modi's rally at Midnapore comes just days after BJP national president ...
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21 Indian cities will run out of groundwater by 2020 6.7.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
At the bottom of the water index for 2016-17 are Odisha, Bihar, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh (UP), and Haryana, which are major producers of paddy, wheat, along with a host of horticulture crops.
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NFR to plant 10 lakh saplings during 2018-19 3.7.2018 The Assam Tribune
NFR to plant 10 lakh saplings during 2018-19
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NABARD sanctions over Rs 735 crore for Bengal for rural Infrastructure projects 2.7.2018 Sify Finance
NABARD on Monday said it has sanctioned Rs 735.53 crore in the first quarter of the current fiscal under the Rural Infrastructure Development Fund (RIDF) for West Bengal for facilitating the execution of 86 projects.
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lightning killed five in Jharkhand 26.6.2018 Zee News : India National
All the victims were rushed to a hospital in Bokaro but doctors declared them brought dead.
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MP awarded for best performance in overall agriculture production 26.6.2018 Central Chronicle » Bhopal
Union Agriculture Minister Singh gave away award in New Delhi Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal,Madhya Pradesh was honoured with the Best State Award in New Delhi on Saturday for best performance in integrated agriculture production. The award was given by the Union Minister of Agriculture, Radha Mohan Singh at the India Today magazine’s Agro Summit and Award-2018 […]
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