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‘Pay attention to pricing, procurement and public distribution’ advises Prof Swaminathan in the wake of farmers march to Delhi

Thousands of farmers assembled in several parts of Delhi as part of a two-day Kisan Mukti March over the lack of attention paid to the increasing woes of those engaged in agriculture. Professor M S Swaminathan on Friday issued a statement in support of farmers agitating in New Delhi.  He stated that Evidence of agrarian unrest has […]

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April 2018 – Agricultural News

Agricultural News bits – April ‘18 – (click here for previous month) 1. India will have a normal monsoon this year India will have a normal monsoon this year, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Monday. “There is a maximum probability of 42 percent for normal monsoon and low probability of 14 percent for […]

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March 2018 – Agricultural News

Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana to promote organic farming: Radha Mohan Singh  Organic farming Revolution in India on the lines of the Green Revolution. Min. Radha Mohan Singh said it is the mission of Hon’ble Prime Minister to ensure a successful “Organic Farming Revolution” in India on the lines of “Green Revolution” so that the farming community […]

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Feb 2018 – Agricultural News

AGRI NEWS BITS – FEB ‘18 First Regional Centre for Agriculture in North East India It has been set up with a cost of Rs 8-10 crore with the tripartite collaboration of Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Government of India, Government of Israel and State Government of Mizoram. This will be the first centre […]