Articles tagged under: Agriculture

Gujarat CM announces Rs. 3700 crore package for assistance to farmers hit by excess rains

September 21, 2020
Gujarat CM announces Rs. 3700 crore package for assistance to farmers hit by excess rains

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Rupani today in the State assembly announced Rs. 3700 crore package for around 27 lakh farmers who are hit by excess rains in the month of August of current monsoon season. Farmers who suffered 33 per cent or more damages in crops will get Rs. 10,000 per hectare relief for maximum 2 hectares of land. For however little size of land he/she owns, a farmer beneficiary of this package, will get at least Rs. 5,000 assistance under this package. 37 lakh hectare land...Read More

‘કૃષિ સુધાર બિલ ૨૦૨૦’માં માત્રને માત્ર ખેડૂતોના હિતોનું જ ધ્યાન રાખવામાં આવ્યું છે: સી.આર.પાટીલ

September 21, 2020

આજરોજ ભાજપાના પ્રદેશ અધ્યક્ષશ્રી સી.આર.પાટીલે વિડીયો કોન્ફરન્સના માધ્યમથી પત્રકાર પરિષદને સંબોધતા જણાવ્યું હતું કે, 'કૃષિ સુધાર વિધેયક ૨૦૨૦' પ્રધાનમંત્રીશ્રી નરેન્દ્રભાઈ મોદી દ્વારા દ...Read More

Agriculture Officer nabbed taking Rs. 1.50 lakh bribe by ACB in Chhota Udepur district

September 15, 2020
Agriculture Officer nabbed taking Rs. 1.50 lakh bribe by ACB in Chhota Udepur district

Gandhinagar: Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) has nabbed an agriculture officer of Government (class-2) in Chhota Udepur district for seeking and accepting Rs. 1.5 lakh bribe. Accused officer Yogesh Jethabhai Amin is at present posted in Agriculture Director office ( Jamin Chakasni laboratory) in Dahod. Accused who is resident of Vadodara city had served show cause notice to a shop keeper who is into business of pesticides, chemical fertilizers and seeds. Bribe accused officer demanded Rs. 2.50 ...Read More

Gujarat government announces groundnut purchase on support prices from October 21

September 14, 2020

Gandhinagar: Groundnut purchase on support price will kick off on 21 October in Gujarat, announced Agriculture minister RC Faldu today while speaking to media persons here. He added that online registration will begin from 1st October. Read More

Gujarat Chief Minister announces Mukhyamantri Kisan Sahay Yojana for crop insurance for Kharif 2020

August 10, 2020

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani addressing a press conference today announced Mukhyamantri Kisan Sahay Yojana for Kharif season of agriculture in year 2020. He said, all farmers of Gujarat are to be covered under this scheme without any need of paying premium or registration process. He said,the premium, the State govt had to pay this year on account of crop insurance was as high as Rs. 5700 crore. The State government therefore decided to scrap the tender and choose alternate s...Read More

PM launches financing facility of Rs. 1 Lakh Crore under Agriculture Infrastructure Fund

August 09, 2020

New Delhi: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today launched a new Central Sector Scheme of financing facility under the Agriculture Infrastructure Fund of Rs. 1 Lakh Crore. The scheme will support farmers, PACS, FPOs, Agri-entrepreneurs, etc. in building community farming assets and post-harvest agriculture infrastructure. These assets will enable farmers to get greater value for their produce as they will be able to store and sell at higher prices, reduce wastage, and increase processing an...Read More

PM to launch financing facility under Agriculture Infrastructure Fund

August 08, 2020
PM to launch financing facility under Agriculture Infrastructure Fund

New Delhi: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will launch the financing facility of Rs. 1 lakh crore under the Agriculture Infrastructure Fund on 9th August at 11 AM via video conferencing. Prime Minister will also release the sixth instalment of funds of Rs. 17,000 crore to 8.5 crore farmers under the PM-KISAN scheme. The eventwill be witnessed by lakhs of farmers, cooperatives, and citizens across the country.Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare, Shri Narendra Singh Tomar, will ...Read More

Works on Bhadbhut barrage project kick off

August 07, 2020
Works on Bhadbhut barrage project kick off

Gandhinagar: Works for Bhadbhut barrage project have kicked off today, said Gujarat government statement. The statement said: The project once completed will offer potable water to areas located on the bank of river Narmada including Bharuch and Ankleshwar. Bhadbhut barrage will also offer water for irrigation and for industries. The project will also prevent further spread of salinity. The project once completed will offer 21,000 MCFT water. A 6 lane bridge which is part of this project...Read More

10 hour power to farmers in North and Central Gujarat from August 7

August 05, 2020
10 hour power to farmers in North and Central Gujarat from August 7

Gandhinagar: The Government of Gujarat has taken a decision to supply agriculture power to farmers, daily for 10 hours instead of 8 hours with effect from August 7 in North Gujarat and Central Gujarat, considering delay in rains in these regions. The decision was taken in State cabinet meeting held earlier today. Read More

For the first time, bulk export of Agriculture produce from Gujarat to abroad via train

August 03, 2020
For the first time, bulk export of Agriculture produce from Gujarat to abroad via train

Rajkot: Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Monday shared photographs of first train from Dhoraji in Gujarat that would take onion to neighboring country Bangladesh for export. According to Western Railway, after prolong talks with traders and APMCs in Dhoraji, Upleta, Gondal area, the first loading of onion started on 3rd August in a train to Bangladesh. WR द्वारा भावनगर मंडल की बीडीयू द्वारा धोराजी/उपलेटा/ग...Read More