To put it into context, the country’s total wheat output rose from 98.5 lakh tonne in the early 1960s to 1,068.4 lakh tonne in 2021-22, the centre said on Wednesday through a data chart.
The increase in interest subvention will ensure the sustainability of credit flow in the agriculture sector as well as the financial health and viability of the lending institutions.
Roads leading to Hoshiarpur, Nawanshahr and Nakodar were also blocked by parking tractors, leading to traffic snarls.
Quoting recent data, he said the state had received 41 per cent less than normal rains till July 31 following which more than 90 per cent of farmers are suffering from drought-like conditions.
As per the data of India Meteorological Department (IMD), Uttar Pradesh received only 170 millimetre (mm) rainfall between June 1 and July 29, which is 50 per cent less than the normal rainfall of 342.8 mm.
The Telangana government under the leadership of Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao has increased its power installed capacity to 17,234 MW from 7778 MW in 2014 when the state was formed.
With monsoon rains giving the state the miss during the peak sowing season, the sowing of paddy is less than ten percent so far, they said.
The agriculture ministry on Thursday released its second advance estimates (2021-22) of area and production of horticultural crops.
In a conversation with ANI, he also said that the process of registrations will start on July 18.
Farmers are worried as the overall coverage of Kharif crops is only 5.32 percent against the total target of 28.27 lakh hectares of land till Wednesday.
The prices of the pulpy fruit are also expected to soar this summer season due to low production, they said.
The Jharkhand State Livelihood Promotion Society conducts a 25-day training session for women to help them understand the basics of lac cultivation.
Modi launched the drones on Friday with officials describing it as a ”very novel and exciting initiative” for farmers.
“The families of farmers have lost more than 700 of their loved ones in the movement. Farmers will never forget these days of last year,” said Tikait in a tweet (roughly translated from Hindi).
The company has international collaborations with seven of the world’s leading agrochemical companies including the US, Japan, and Europe.
The FAO Conference unanimously endorsed World Soil Day in June 2013 and requested its official adoption at the 68th UN General Assembly. In December 2013, the UN General Assembly responded by designating 5 December 2014 as the first official World Soil Day.
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.