Articles tagged under: Farmers

PM to launch physical distribution phase of SVAMITVA Scheme; Drone surveys are part of the initiative

October 09, 2020
PM to launch physical distribution phase of SVAMITVA Scheme; Drone surveys are part of the initiative

New Delhi: In a historic move set to transform rural India and empower millions of Indians, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will launch the physical distribution of Property Cards under the SVAMITVA Scheme on 11th October, via video conferencing. The launch will enable around one lakh property holders to download their Property Cards through the SMS link delivered on their mobile phones. This would be followed by physical distribution of the Property Cards by the respective State government...Read More

Gujarat govt announces online registration, purchase schedule for Dangar, Bajri, Makai, Mung and Soybean at MSP

October 07, 2020
Gujarat govt announces online registration, purchase schedule for Dangar, Bajri, Makai, Mung and Soybean at MSP

Gandhinagar: The Government of Gujarat today announced purchase of agriculture produces like paddy, corn, Bajri, Mung and Soybean at support prices. According to a decision taken in the State cabinet, Dangar will be purchased at a price of Rs. 1869 per quintal (20 kg), Makai Rs. 1850, Bajri Rs. 2150, Mung R. 7196, Udad Rs. 6000, Soybean Rs. 3880. Online registration for Dangar, Makai and Bajri will take place during 1st October to 29 October while purchase will take place during 16 Octob...Read More

Live: Smriti Irani addresses media in Gandhinagar over farm bills passed by parliament

October 05, 2020

GANDHINAGAR: Union minister Smriti Irani on Monday ridiculed Congress leader Rahul Gandhi as a "VIP kisan" after photographs showed him sitting on a cushioned seat on a tractor during his party's protest rally in Punjab against the Centre's new farm laws. Gandhi is holding a series of tractor rallies named 'Kheti Bachao Yatra' across the Congress-ruled northern state to protest against the three farm laws being seen as major reforms in the agriculture sector. "He is someone who uses a ...Read More

News in brief from across Gujarat

October 04, 2020
News in brief from across Gujarat

Gandhinagar: - Renown international car rally participant Bharat Dave died of lack of oxygen while on way to Rajkot based hospital from his hometown Surendranagar. Bharatbhai was being takent o Rajkot but due to lack of sufficient oxygen supply he died near Kuvadva. His body was brought back to Surendranagar. -Gujarat government has today decided to provide grain to additional 10 lakh families under National Food Security Act(NFSA). With this, all NFSA benefits will be available to total 50 ...Read More

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

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