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426 farmers benefitted from Hindustan Zinc Samadhan Project

Under Samadhan Project, 426 farmers at Chittorgarh were taught advanced technologies in farming and horticulture and breed improvement in their cattle through artificial insemination. This event was carried out at Dagla ka Kheda village wherein, out of 16 villages, 5 farmers were given spray machines, 250 farmers were provided with ... Read More »

President Kovind in Chhattisgarh; interacts with farmers and SHGs

President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday arrived in Chhattisgarh’s Bastar district on a two-day visit to the region during which he took part in several programmes. Soon after his arrival, Kovind left for Jawanga in Dantewada district. From Jawanga, he reached Heeranar village by road, where he interacted with farmers and ... Read More »

PM Modi to address farmers’ rally in Shahjahanpur today

The prime minister will arrive at the rally venue via Bareilly. He is likely to make announcements for the welfare of farmers, BJP district unit chief Rakesh Kumar Anaba said. The district administration has made preparations to ensure a smooth conduct of the rally in view of the monsoon season. ... Read More »

SBI organises Kisan Mela to educate farmers on financial literacy

It is one-of-its-kind initiative to develop connect with farmer customers, resolve their grievances and educate them about their various rights and bank’s initiatives.  SBI, which has close to 1.50 crore farmer customers, plans to connect with at least 10 lakh farmers through this mega mela. As part of the mela, SBI ... Read More »

PM: Govt working towards doubling farmers income by 2022

Farmers from Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan gathered at what Prime Minister Narendra Modi described as a Kumbh of Farmers in Malout. This was Prime Minister Modi’s first Kisan rally since the recent hike in MSP for Kharif crops. Prime Minister Narendra Modi hit out at the Congress party for making ... Read More »

Farmers’ overjoyed by MSP hike

Fulfilling a promise made to farmers of the nation, the NDA government announced a huge increase in the minimum support price for Kharif crops for the 2018-19 season. Chaired by Prime Minister Modi, Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approved the increase in the MSPs for all kharif crops. Prime Minister ... Read More »

Govt’s big decision favouring farmers

The Narendra Modi government has been constantly working for the welfare of farmers. Prime Minister Narendra Modi met about 140 sugarcane farmers at his residence on Friday and discussed all issues that were troubling them. Prime Minister took stock of their concerns and made a big announcement, much to their ... Read More »

PM Modi to interact with delegation of sugarcane farmers today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will today meet and interact with a delegation of about 150 sugarcane farmers at his residence in Lok Kalyan Marg. The delegation will consist of farmers from Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Maharashtra and Karnataka. The Union Government’s interventions and initiatives taken for the sugarcane sector are ... Read More »

PM Modi to interact with delegation of sugarcane farmers

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will today meet and interact with a delegation of about 150 sugarcane farmers at his residence in Lok Kalyan Marg. The delegation will consist of farmers from Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Maharashtra and Karnataka. The Union Government’s interventions and initiatives taken for the sugarcane sector are ... Read More »

PM Modi interacts with farmers on issues concerning them

It is a direct dialogue with farmers across the country, in which various initiatives related to doubling farmers incomes by 2022 were discussed. The farmers are participating through Krishi Vigyan Kendras and Common Service Centers. It is being telecast on Doordarshan, DD Kissan and All India Radio. The Narendra Modi government is ... Read More »

PM Modi to video conference with Farmers

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with farmers at 9:30 AM on Wednesday. It would be a direct dialogue with farmers across the country, in which various initiatives related to doubling farmers incomes by 2022 will be discussed. The farmers will be participating through Krishi Vigyan Kendras and Common Service Centers. ... Read More »

Centre provides major relief to sugarcane farmers

In a major relief, the Union cabinet has announced a package of nearly 8,000 crore rupees on Wednesday. The cabinet chaired by Prime Minister has approved the creation of a 30 lakh tonne sugar buffer stock. The buffer stock will be maintained by sugar mills and the govt will pay ... Read More »

Cabinet gives relief to Cane Farmers

 The Central government  has been taking steps consistently for the benefit of farmers.Wednesday saw the Modi government  announce a major step to give relief to cane farmers. The meeting of the union cabinet under Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s chairmenship on Wednesday saw the Centre grant nearly 8,000 crore rupees as ... Read More »

Govt issues orders for extending assistance to sugarcane farmers

The said assistance shall be paid directly to the farmers on behalf of the mills and be adjusted against the cane price payable due to the farmers against Fair and Remunerative Price including arrears relating to previous years. The total assistance would be about Rs 1540 crore which will directly benefit ... Read More »

40,000 Farmers To Participate In ‘GRAM’ Udaipur

Udaipur : The Global Rajasthan Agritech Meet (GRAM) in Udaipur, scheduled to be held from 7 to 9 November, will see the participation of 40,000 farmers over a period of 3 days. Out of these, 20% participation will be of women farmers. This was stated today by Minister of Agriculture ... Read More »

Angry farmers stuff agri officer’s mouth with spoiled food in Chittor

Udaipur : Infuriated over the bad  quality of food served to them at the Kisan Mela held at the Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) Chittorgarh, on friday,  farmers staged a massive protest against the agriculture department and the contractor who was responisble for the catering. A senior agriculture officer who came to pacify ... Read More »

Rahul address farmers’ rally at Banswara tomorrow

Udaipur : Seeking to corner the BJP over the agrarian crisis in Rajasthan, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi is scheduled to address a farmers’ rally at Banswara in the state tomorrow. Gandhi will address the ‘Kisan Aakrosh Rally’ at the Guru Govind Singh College Ground in Banswara, where he is expected to raise the farmers’ issues. Rajasthan Congress chief Sachin Pilot ... Read More »

82 farmers arrested on fifth day of Mahapadav in Udaipur

 Udaipur : Backed by the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), farmers under the flagship of the Bharatiya Kisan Sangh protested vehemently outside the divisional commissioner’s office here on Monday under the Mahapadav (sit-in) program. On the fifth day, 82 farmers from the entire division offered voluntary arrest who were transported to some ... Read More »

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