Articles tagged under: Agriculture

Gujarat CM announces package for farmers of rain-hit districts Jamnagar, Rajkot, Jungadh, Porbandar

October 19, 2021
Gujarat CM announces package for farmers of rain-hit districts Jamnagar, Rajkot, Jungadh, Porbandar

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8,973 “farmers” barred from PM-Kisan assistance in Banaskantha

October 08, 2021
8,973 “farmers” barred from PM-Kisan assistance in Banaskantha

Gandhnagar: The agriculture department of the state has stopped providing the financial aid of PM Kisan Sahay to as many as 8,973 well-to-do "farmers" of Banaskantha district. The agriculture department had found in a survey that 8,973 "farmers" of Banaskantha having government jobs and paying income-tax were getting financial aid under PM Kisan Sahay. The highest number of farmers whose financial aid is stopped are from Palanpur taluka which is 1,666 "farmers". The lowest number is from Ami...Read More

Farmers in South Gujarat get far better compensation over land acquision for expressway project

October 04, 2021
Farmers in South Gujarat get far better compensation over land acquision for expressway project

Surat: Total 1200 farmers from 32 villages of South Gujarat will receive greater compensation for their aquired farm land for the implementation of the Vadodara-Mumbai expressway project. State Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President CR Patil distributed cheques of total Rs 42 crores to 28 farmers from three villages of Bardoli taluka as compensation today. Total 37 villages of Surat district are under land acquisition for expressway project. The redemption of over Rs. 1 crore per bigha is be...Read More

Successful field trial of Drone spraying of Nano Urea undertaken in Gujarat

October 01, 2021
Successful field trial of Drone spraying of Nano Urea undertaken in Gujarat

Bhavnagar/New Delhi: In the presence of Union Minister of Chemicals & Fertilizers and Health & Family Welfare Shri Mansukh Mandaviya, a practical field trial of Drone Spraying of Nano Liquid Urea was conducted in Bhavnagar, Gujarat. The trial was attended by a large number of farmers. This demonstration of spraying liquid nano urea by drone was undertaken by IFFCO, a company involved in developing nano urea. Union Minister Shri Mandaviya underscored the activity as a huge achievement. “Indi...Read More

No marketing yard has shut in the State: Gujarat govt

September 28, 2021
No marketing yard has shut in the State: Gujarat govt

Gandhinagar: Contrary to certain news reports in vernacular dailies, the cooperation minister on the first day of two-day long monsoon session of State assembly on Monday informed in reply to a question of an MLA that no marketing yards have shut down during the last 2 years in the state. The question was raised by Borsad MLA Rajendrasinh Parmar. It's worth noting that some news reports had surfaced that certain number of market yards in the State have shut permanently after central government's...Read More

Pilot project of online indent portal for chemical fertilizers in Gandhinagar

September 14, 2021
Pilot project of online indent portal for chemical fertilizers in Gandhinagar

Gandhinagar: The pilot project of online indent portal for chemical fertilizers will kick off in Gandhinagar. A four days camp for the cooperative societies and private sellers for providing guidance about this project will take place at Khedut Talim Kendra in sector 15 of Gandhinagar from 14th to 17th September. The deputy director of agriculture informed that the portal for indent of chemical fertiliser is to be started in Gandhinagar district. The registration is mandatory for the private...Read More

Kisan Rail transports Gujarat potatoes to Bihar

September 09, 2021
Kisan Rail transports Gujarat potatoes to Bihar

Himmatnagar: A Kisan Rail train loaded with 248 tons of potatoes produced by the farmers of Gujarat departed from Himmatanagar on 8th September to Motihari in Bihar state. Railway has charged a rent of Rs 5.64 lakhs from the farmers for the whole train. Considering the overproduction of potatoes this year, this initiative is undertaken for saving the farmers in Gujarat from losses and providing them adequate revenue. The potatoes are produced by the farmers of Deesa in Banaskantha. It is the...Read More

Govt of India increases Minimum Support Prices (MSP) for Rabi crops

September 08, 2021

New Delhi: The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) chaired by the  Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the increase in the Minimum Support Prices (MSP) for all mandated Rabi crops for Rabi Marketing Season (RMS) 2022-23. Government has increased the MSP of Rabi crops for RMS 2022-23, to ensure remunerative prices to the growers for their produce. The highest absolute increase in MSP over the previous year has been recommended for Lentil (Masur) and Rapeseeds & Mustard...Read More

Gujarat govt to hold Kamalan and Other Fruits Festival

August 31, 2021
Gujarat govt to hold Kamalan and Other Fruits Festival

Gandhinagar: ‘Kamalam and Fruit Festival’ will take place at Karnavati Club, Ahmedabad from 2nd to 6th September 2021, said the Gujarat Government in a note today. The event is being organized with aim to increase the market of dragon fruit which has been named as 'Kamalam' by State government. Gujarat Agriculture Minister R.C. Faldu will inaugurate this festival, said a release adding that around 40 to 45 farmers across the state will sell their products in 23 stalls during this festiv...Read More

Sufficient storage in Sardar Sarovar dam for one year long drinking water supply: Nitin Patel

August 26, 2021
Sufficient storage in Sardar Sarovar dam for one year long drinking water supply: Nitin Patel

Gandhinagar: Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel today said there's very less water present in over 200 dams across Gujarat, but at the same time, Sardar Sarovar Narmada dam has sufficient water to satisfy the needs of drinking water for all 4 crore beneficiaries in the state for entire year. Patel in reply to media query said, ' there's very less water storage at present in over 200 dams across Gujarat. Sardar Sarovar narmada dam which offers irrigation in lakhs of hectares of agricultural la...Read More

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