As per the food department, paddy is being procured smoothly at all the centres and the guidelines issued for protection against coronavirus are being followed, he said.
He urged the PM to direct the Union Food department and Jute Commissioner to ensure a timely supply of gunny bags.
Rains lashed several parts of Punjab and Haryana on Sunday leading to a dip in the day temperature. Rain and hailstorm had lashed some places in Punjab on Saturday.
He was speaking at the first ‘Sehkarita Sammelan’ or National Cooperative Conference here. In the Union Budget 2021, the government had announced the setting up of the Ministry of Cooperation.
Speaking at the Kisan Samman Samaroh organised at the Deen Dayal Veterinary University here, he said a total of Rs 1.60 lakh crore has been spent on the scheme so far.
He said even former Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal argued in favour of these laws but changed their tune completely when their move backfired.
The Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh Bhupesh Baghel on Friday launched the ‘Millet Mission’ and said the state will become the millet hub of the country in the future. While addressing a program at his residence office in Raipur, he said that the initiative under Millet Mission has been taken to[Read More…]
Tomatoes in some areas have also got damaged due to adverse weather conditions, forcing farmers to dump their produce on roads, they added.
The company said in a statement that the Series A funding round was led by FMC Ventures and Omnivore, with participation from existing investor Blume Ventures.
These constant attacks have left several people dead, cattle injured, crops and buildings damaged and farmlands barren.
Under this scheme, which has been started with the aim of saving rain water, raising greenery and increasing prosperity, work is being undertaken across 4,000 gram panchayats.
Additional Chief Secretary (MSME) Navneet Sehgal cleared the consignment of Siddhartha Nagar’s famous black rice, ordered by Singapore company Kapilvastu Kisan Nirmata Company Ltd.
Stalin said six months has passed since the farmers are agitating against the three farm laws passed by the Union government.
Last year, mango trade was adversely affected due to lockdown which prevented transportation and exports of the fruit. Business was hit further due to unavailability of labour and pesticides.
Under PM Kisan Samman Nidhi, the central government provides assistance of Rs 6,000 per financial year to the beneficiary farmers of the scheme. These amounts are transferred directly to the farmers’ accounts.
“Data consolidation (both at macro and real-time farm-level), lack of infrastructure awareness in data processing, and its availability have been some of the key challenges faced by the sector today.
At intervals of every 4 months, the government sends 3 installments of Rs 2-2 thousand to farmers. The government has already put all the three installments of the current financial year in the bank accounts of farmers. It is believed that the government can give gifts to the farmers by putting the next installment before Holi.
A video clip showing Sohit Ahlawat, 27, riding a tractor over his wheat crop at Kulchana village in Chandpur tehsil went viral on messenger apps.
“Government’s intention is good. These farm laws are good. But yes, there are some apprehensions and they need to be removed,” Sodhi said.