Tuesday, June 22, 2021

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MSP Operations during Kharif Marketing Season 2020-21

01 FEB 2021, Delhi In the ongoing Kharif Marketing Season (KMS) 2020-21, Government continues to procure Kharif 2020-21 crops at MSP from farmers as per existing MSP Schemes, as was done in previous seasons. Paddy procurement for Kharif 2020-21 is continuing smoothly in the procuring States & UTs of Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Telangana...

MSP Operations during Kharif Marketing Season 2020-21, 95318.50 MT of ...

28 NOV 2020 Delhi In the ongoing Kharif Marketing Season (KMS) 2020-21, Government continues to procure Kharif 2020-21 crops at its MSP from farmers as per its existing MSP Schemes. Paddy procurement for Kharif 2020-21 is continuing smoothly in the procuring States & UTs of Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Telangana, Uttarakhand, Tamil Nadu,...

Lok Sabha passes The Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce Bill, T...

Delhi, 17 SEP 2020 Two bills aimed at transforming agriculture in the country and raising farmers’ income were passed by Lok Sabha today. The Farmers' Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Bill, 2020 and The Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement of Price Assurance and Farm Services Bill, 2020 were introduced in Lok Sabha...

Record area of 1095.38 lakh ha has been coveredunder Kharif crops

Delhi, 04 SEP 2020 In the current season of Kharif 2020, record area of 1095.38 lakh ha has been covered. Sowing of rice still continues while sowing of pulses, coarse cereals, millets and oilseeds is almost over. There is no impact of COVID-19 on progress of area coverage under kharif crops as on date. Union Minister of Agriculture & Farmers...

Union Minister of Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare depertment Sahak...

Guidance videos produced by NCDC on ‘Formation and Registration of A Cooperative’ for eighteen different states also launched Delhi 04 AUG 2020 Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare department launched the Sahakar Cooptube NCDC Channel, a new initiative by National Cooperative Development Corporation (NCDC).   Cooperatives have a major role in the...

World Bank representatives to bring large Bihad area of Gwalior–Chamba...

Agricultural development in more than 3 lakh hectares of presently non-cultivable rugged land will help in the integrated development of the Bihad area in Gwalior–Chambal region – Shri Narendra Singh Tomar Delhi, 26 JUL 2020 Union Minister of Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare, Rural Development & Panchayati Raj Shri Narendra Singh Tomar he...

Sowing area of Kharif crops 21.2 % more compared to last year

As on 17.07.2020, kharif crops have been sown on 691.86 lakh ha area against 570.86 lakh ha area during the corresponding period of last year Posted On: 17 JUL 2020 4:03PM by PIB Delhi As on 16.07.2020, actual rainfall received in the country is 338.3 mm against normal of 308.4 mm i.e. departure of (+) 10% during the period from 01.06.2020 to 16....

Wheat harvesting 26-33% against total sown area

During Rabi season 2020 over 1 LMT Pulses and Oilseeds procured worth Rs. 526.84 crore, benefitting 75,984 farmers Direct purchase from farmers by Bulk Buyers facilitated; uberisation of logistics aggregator launched on e-NAM Delhi, 10 APR 2020 In order to facilitate the farmers and farming activities at field level during the lockdown perio...

ntra and inter-state movement of harvesting and sowing related machine...

Narendra Singh Tomar chairs meeting with State Agriculture Ministers to review relief steps for farmers Shri Tomar appreciates the efforts of States for their proactive role in undertaking agriculture activities even during the challenging time in wake of COVID-19 pandemic States told to sensitize field agencies about exemptions to farming re...

3% concession in interest on payment of crop credit to farmers

Delhi, 30 MAR 2020 In the wake of lockdown due to ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the Government has extended the benefit of 2% Interest Subvention (IS) to Banks and 3% Prompt Repayment Incentive (PRI) to all farmers upto 31st May, 2020 for all crop loans upto Rs.3 lakh given by banks which have become due or are becoming due between 1st March, 2020 an...

This will also ensure uninterrupted harvesting of crops

Delhi, 28 MAR 2020 Government has granted relaxation in the nationwide lockdown for activities related to agriculture-farming and allied activities with a view to address problems being faced by the farming community. This will also ensure uninterrupted harvesting of crops. In this regard the Union Minister for Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, R...