Articles tagged under: Farmers

As July starts, have a look at figures of taluka wise rainfall, reservoir wise storage and crop wise sowing across Gujarat

July 01, 2020
As July starts, have a look at figures of taluka wise rainfall, reservoir wise storage and crop wise sowing across Gujarat

Gandhinagar: Gujarat has completed 15.80 per cent of average monsoon rain till the beginning of July. Presented below are the figures of rainfall in mm reported at 8.00 am on 1st July 2020. Reservoirs in Gujarat filled with 46.23 per cent water storage against capacity. As on 29 June, Gujarat has witnessed 48.16 per cent sowing of Kharif crops against normal. Read More

Rupani inaugurates distribution of ‘Fertilizer-Seed Kits’, worth Rs. 35-Cr, to tribal from Ambaji – Umargam

June 30, 2020
Rupani inaugurates distribution of ‘Fertilizer-Seed Kits’, worth Rs. 35-Cr, to tribal from Ambaji – Umargam

Gandhinagar: Chief Minister Vijaybhai Rupani today urged farmers of vanbandhu-tribal areas to change their traditional mind set for farming and to adopt modern farming technologies. He was addressing more than 76,000 tribal farmers at the e-launching of distribution of ‘Fertilizer-Seed Kits’, worth of Rs. 35-crore, under ‘The Agricultural Diversification Scheme’. On the occasion the tribal farmers had gathered from 53 tehsils of 14 tribal districts covering from Ambaji to Umargam (Umb...Read More

State Civil Supplies Corporation purchases wheat at MSP worth Rs82 cr, tuar dal at MSP worth Rs.67 cr

June 17, 2020
State Civil Supplies Corporation purchases wheat at MSP worth Rs82 cr, tuar dal at MSP worth Rs.67 cr

Gandhinagar: The State Civil Supplies Corporation has purchased 42,472 Metric Tonnes (MT) of wheat at Minimum Support Price (MSP) worth Rs.28-crore at its 219 purchasing centres from 10,296 farmers till today (June 17, 2020), said a release issued by the State government. The Corporation had begun purchasing wheat on March 16 last but suspended the operation on March 23 due to countrywide lockdown due to COVID-19, but renewed it on May 1. It will continue June 30, 2020. Similarly, the Corpor...Read More

6 lakh kg mangoes worth Rs. 4.5 crore sold at Mango Market: AMC

June 11, 2020
6 lakh kg mangoes worth Rs. 4.5 crore sold at Mango Market: AMC

Ahmedabad: Amdavad Municipal Corporation (AMC) today in a statement said that 15-day Mango market organized at GMDC ground here witnessed sell of more than 6 lakh kg mango worth Rs. 4.5 crore through around 75,000 visitors. AMC informed that the motive behind this event was to create positive atmosphere in the city in order to normalize the situation and also to help the farmers. AMC statement said: A temporary mango market was, established by Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation, in association ...Read More

Release of Narmada water for Kharif season from June 7 onward: Nitin Patel

June 04, 2020
Release of Narmada water for Kharif season from June 7 onward: Nitin Patel

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Dy Chief Minister Nitin Patel today said that Narmada water for Kharif season irrigation will be released from Sunday, June 7. Patel said, Sardar Sarovar has huge water storage compared to past five years which 1.51 million acre ft. Water level in the dam is at 123.61 meter mark. This storage is being used for drinking water supply and also for supply to regional water schemes such as Sujalama Sufalam Yojana and SAUNI yojana for the benefit of water tanks, local reservoi...Read More

PM chairs Cabinet Meeting to give historic boost to Rural India

June 03, 2020

New Delhi; The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi met on 3rd June, 2020. Several landmark and historic decisions were taken in the meeting, which will go a long way in helping India’s farmers while also transforming the agriculture sector.   Historic Amendment to Essential Commodities Act The Cabinet today approved historic amendment to the Essential Commodities Act. This is a visionary step towards transformation of agriculture and raising farmers’ inc...Read More

રાજ્યના ખેડૂતોના ટુંકી મુદતના પાક ધિરાણ પરત ભરપાઈ કરવાની સમય મર્યાદા વધુ ૩ મહિના વધારાઇ

May 29, 2020
રાજ્યના ખેડૂતોના ટુંકી મુદતના પાક ધિરાણ પરત ભરપાઈ કરવાની સમય મર્યાદા વધુ ૩ મહિના વધારાઇ

ગાંધીનગરઃ ભારત સરકારે ગુજરાતના ખેડૂતો/ધરતીપુત્રોના વ્યાપક હિતમાં ખેડૂતોના ટુંકી મુદ્દતના પાક ધિરાણની રકમ પરત ભરવાની મુદ્દત વધુ ત્રણ મહિના માટે એટલે કે, તા. ૩૧મી ઓગષ્ટ-૨૦૨૦ સુધી વધારી આપી ...Read More

FM announces measures to strengthen infra, logistics; agri-marketing administrative reforms

May 15, 2020

New Delhi: Aiming to implement Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision of 'Vocal for Local with Global outreach', Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday announced measures to strengthen the infrastructure, logistics and storage and three governance and administrative agri-marketing reforms. Addressing a press conference here along with Minister of State Anurag Thakur, Ms Sitharaman said a scheme will be launched to help two lakh Micro Food Enterprises for improved health and safety...Read More

Gujarat govt issues ordinance for APMC act amendment

May 11, 2020

Gandhinagar: Gujarat government has issued an ordinance for APMC act amendment. Farmers are now free to to sell their yield at any APMC. Even private APMC will also be allowed. Read More

When we are in difficulty, nation backs us, when nation is in difficult time, we want to extend our support: Farmers in Amreli

April 08, 2020
When we are in difficulty, nation backs us, when nation is in difficult time, we want to extend our support: Farmers in Amreli

Amreli: In a unique development, the farmers of Ditla village in Amreli district of Gujarat donated the sum received under PM-Kisan Nidhi scheme to PM-Cares, a fund created by the Prime Minister for nation's fight against Coronavirus. Under the PM-KISAN Scheme an amount of Rs.6000/- per year is transferred in three 4-monthly installments of Rs.2000/- directly into the bank accounts of the farmers, subject to certain exclusion criteria relating to higher income status. The Scheme was formally...Read More

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