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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 […]

Agriculture Op-ed

“Poisoning Pesticides, Perishing Peasants” – The miseries of Chemical Poisoning and Farmers’ Deaths

“UNNATURAL DEATHS ARE ON THE RISE” shouted the magazine’s column as I took a pew in bamboo chair for the evening coffee, at our home garden. The news slayed me completely with disturbing data on the rising killings, accidents, suicides and all possible aberrant deaths, that I totally forgot about my dying coffee and remained […]

Environment Resource Management Sanitation & Cleanliness

Peroorkada – a residential locality in Trivandrum that inspires India in Waste Management at source.!

A report from Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) says that the Indian urban population of 377 million (Census of India, 2011) generates around 1.5 Lakh metric tonnes of municipal solid waste per day. In 2017, with the urban population having risen, the amount of waste generated has also increased. Collection of municipal waste is one […]

Agri Startups Organic Farming Success Stories

Read about India’s First Organic nursery that also grows plants by leaf culture

How many methods of propagation of plants are commercially successful ? By seeds, Cuttings, Grafting, Layering, Tissue culture…..that’s it ??? There is another method of propagation. It was identified and commercialized and also has been applied for patent by a farmer Mr. Rajarathnam (Now a nursery holder) in EDEN GARDENS Mettupalayam, Coimbatore District. It is […]