Articles tagged under: Agriculture
February 19, 2020
New Delhi: The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has approved revamping of "Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY)" and "Restructured Weather Based Crop Insurance Scheme (RWBCIS)" to address the existing challenges in implementation of Crop Insurance Schemes.
It is proposed to modify certain parameters/provisions of ongoing schemes of PMFBY and RWBCIS as under:
Allocation of business to Insurance Companies to be done for three years (Both PMFBY/RWB...Read More
February 15, 2020
Gandhinagar: Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) which functions under Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce and Industries, Government of India has opened its office in Ahmedabad. APEDA helps farmers for export of their produce.
In accordance with the Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority Act, 1985, (2 of 1986) the following functions have been assigned to APEDA.
Development of industries relating to the...Read More
February 13, 2020
Palanpur: Chief Minister Rupani will on February 16 perform ground breaking for Banas Dairy's daily 30 lakh litre milk processing plant at Sanadar in Diyodar taluka of Banaskantha district in North Gujarat.
Union Dairy minister Sanjivkumar Baliyan will also remain present in this function.
The Chief Minister during his visit will dedicate a 100 hectare Krushi Mahavidyalay and hostel at Tharad set up by Dantiwada based Agriculture University at a cost of Rs. 32.5 crore. The function will ...Read More
January 28, 2020
Gandhinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today urged the scientists to provide solutions to various issues in Agriculture through modern biotechnology, Artificial Intelligence, Block chain and Drone Technology to counter the issues like hunger, poverty and Mal-nutrition.
PM Modi addressed the inaugural session of the 3rd Global Potato Conclave being held at Mahatma Mandir through Video Conferencing today. The previous two Global Potato Conferences were organized during 1999, and 20...Read More
January 27, 2020
Ahmedabad:India has full potential to become the food factory of the world like China has become the global manufacturing factory,' Agricultural Counsellor of the Embassy of the Netherlands in India, Siebe Schuur today said.
Talking to newsmen here Schuur, who is leading the official delegation of his country for the three day Global Potato Conclave 2020 to be held at Mahatma Mandir in Gujarat capital Gandhinagar from tomorrow, said that the key to making India a food factory for the wo...Read More
January 27, 2020
Gandhinagar: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi shall be addressing the 3rd Global Potato Conclave at Gandhinagar, Gujarat through remote video conferencing tomorrow i.e 28th of January 2020.
Prime Minister is expected to take an overall view of the achievements and opportunities in the area of potato research, trade and industry, and value chain management and set a roadmap for the decade.
The present conclave is the third in the series. In a gap of every ten years it is necessary to work ...Read More
January 21, 2020
Palanpur: The innumerous locusts that had entered at least 3 villages of Vav Taluka in Banaskantha district of Gujarat have now completely returned to Rajasthan due to wind pattern, District Agriculture Officer (DAO) P K Patel today said.
He said that the locusts swarmed towards Rajasthan, in the noon yesterday from where they had made repeat entry in Gujarat 3-4 days back.
'Now they have gone out of the boundries of Gujarat. They have now entered Rajasthan and might fu...Read More
January 20, 2020
Palanpur: The repeat locust attack in Banaskantha district of North Gujarat has so far affected only three bordering villages in Vav taluka even as strong possibility of their returning back to neighbouring Rajasthan and further in to Pakistan is there amid extensive control measures by the state and central government teams, District Agriculture Officer (DAO) P K Patel today said.
Patel said that Mavsari, Radha Nesda and Kundariya villages have been affected by recent locust attack...Read More
January 09, 2020
Ahmedabad: The Gujarat Agro Industries Corporation (GAIC) launched various grades of imported water-soluble fertilizers at an event in Ahmedabad on Thursday.
GAIC Chairman Shri Madhubhai Shrivastav launched the water-soluble fertilizers in the presence of GAIC Managing Director Shri KS Randhawa, senior GAIC officers Shri Abhay Jain and Smt Hetal Desai, and a large number of prominent dealers of GAIC from all across the state.
Addressing the audience at the launch event, GAIC Chairman Shr...Read More
January 07, 2020
Gandhinagar: The Gujarat government today announced the monetary assistance for the farmers in the wake of recent locust attacks in North Gujarat.
Agriculture Minister R C Faldu today said that during the survey to estimate the damage it has come to fore that in a total of 285 villages in 15 talukas of the two districts Banaskantha and Patan the crops, mainly of castor seed and cumin seed were damaged. Of these 280 villages were in 13 talukas of Banaskantha and remaining 5 in ...Read More
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