Articles tagged under: Farmers

Procurement of groundnut at MSP begins across 145 centers in Gujarat

November 18, 2019
Procurement of groundnut at MSP begins across 145 centers in Gujarat

Gandhinagar: The procurement of groundnut for 2019-20 season under center's Minimum Support Price (MSP) scheme started in Gujarat at 145 centers across the state from today. Earlier the procurement had started from November 1 but in the wake of the wide-spread non-seasonal rain caused by cyclonic storms in Arabian sea it was soon cancelled. The online registration for the same had started from October one. The procurement started from today will continue for at...Read More

GGRC launches online portal to receive micro irrigation applications from farmers

November 18, 2019
GGRC launches online portal to receive micro irrigation applications from farmers

Gandhinagar: Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel today launched an online portal of Gujarat Green Revolution Company http://khedut.ggrc.co.in to facilitate farmers who wish to have micro irrigation system in their farms. Farmers are advised to fill-in the details in a form available on this portal or send the details through SMS on mobile number 97633 22211 in order to have drip irrigation system laid in their farm. GGRC will contact the applicant farmer and help in order to set up the micro ...Read More

Gujarat govt. announces Rs. 700 crore packaged for excess rain-hit farmers

November 13, 2019

Gandhinagar: Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel in his weekly briefing post State cabinet meeting today announced State government's decision to offer Rs. 700 crore package to excess rain-hit farmers of Gujarat. The package according to Dy CM will benefit more than 4 lakh farmers. In cases of more than 33% damage to crops the government will offer assistance of Rs. 13,500 per hectare for irrigated crops and Rs. 6,800 per hectare for non-irrigated crops. The farmers who suffered lesser than 33...Read More

MSP procurement of groundnut suspended in Gujarat till November 15 due to rain

November 02, 2019
MSP procurement of groundnut suspended in Gujarat till November 15 due to rain

Gandhinagar: The procurement of groundnut for 2019-20 season under center's Minimum Support Price (MSP) scheme which started a day ago at over a hundred centers across the state has been suspended till November 15 due to the ongoing spell of non-seasonal rain and the looming specter of more rain due to cyclonic storm Maha which is likely to move towards the state from the day after tomorrow. CM Vijay Rupani today said that the procurement of groundnut at the MSP has been suspended due ...Read More

Procurement of groundnut under MSP scheme in Gujarat from tomorrow

October 31, 2019
Procurement of groundnut under MSP scheme in Gujarat from tomorrow

Rajkot: The procurement of groundnut for 2019-20 season under center's Minimum Support Price (MSP) scheme will be started in Gujarat at over a hundred centers across the state from tomorrow, the labh pacham day. Food and Civil Supply department minister Jayesh Radadiya said that the online registration for the same had started from October one. The actual procurement would start from Labh Pacham day ie from tomorrow on 124 centers across the state under CCTV monitoring...Read More

Process for compensation to farmers hit by excessive rain in Gujarat begins

October 31, 2019
Process for compensation to farmers hit by excessive rain in Gujarat begins

Gandhinagar: The process for compensation to farmers who have suffered loss of crops due to excessive rain in Gujarat this year has begun today. Additional Chief Secretary of Agriculture Department Punamchand Parmar informed here today. He said that toll free numbers for each of the districts have been issued in the state for farmers who have opted for crop insurance scheme. They would have to intimate about the loss of crops on these numbers within 72 hours after which t...Read More

Cabinet increases MSP; approves merger of MTNL, BSNL in principle

October 23, 2019
Cabinet increases MSP; approves merger of MTNL, BSNL in principle

New Delhi: In a move to increase farmers' income, the Cabinet on Wednesday decided to hike MSP for Rabi crops for Marketing Season 2020-21. The Cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi also approved revival plan of state owned telecom bodies Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) and Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL) and in-principle merger of the two. Briefing reporters after the Cabinet meeting, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said spectrum of 4G will be allocated to th...Read More

Extensive damage to crops due to excessive rain, will assist affected farmers: Dy CM Nitin Patel

October 01, 2019
Extensive damage to crops due to excessive rain, will assist affected farmers: Dy CM Nitin Patel

Gandhinagar/Ahmedabad/Rajkot: Gujarat government today accepted that the excessive rain in the state this year has caused extensive damage to crops and proper assistance to the affected farmers would be given. Dy CM cum finance minister said that the state has already seen over 140% rain and for the past few days also heavy rain in many parts was on. 'The rivers, rivulets etc were all full and so the water logged in the agricultural fields was not receding causing damage to s...Read More

Online registration for procurement of groundnut under MSP scheme begins

October 01, 2019
Online registration for procurement of groundnut under MSP scheme begins

Gandhinagar: The online registration for procurement of groundnut for 2019-20 season under center's Minimum Support Price (MSP) scheme has started from today. The actual procurement would start from Labh Pacham day ie from November 1 on 124 centers across the state under CCTV monitoring and foolproof arrangements for storage. This year the MSP has been fixed at Rs 1018 per Mun or 20 kg unit ie Rs 5090 per quintal. Today during the registration process some technical glitch...Read More

Online registration for procurement of Groundnut in Gujarat at MSP from October 1, farmers to get Rs 90 more per quintal this year

September 25, 2019
Online registration for procurement of Groundnut in Gujarat at MSP from October 1, farmers to get Rs 90 more per quintal this year

Gandhinagar: The Gujarat government has decided to start the online registration for procurement of groundnut for 2019-20 season under center's Minimum Support Price (MSP) scheme from October 1. Civil Supply Minister Jayesh Radadiya informed today. He said that actual procurement would start from Labh Pacham day on 124 centers across the state under CCTV monitoring and foolproof arrangements for storage. This year the MSP has been fixed at Rs 1018 per Mun or 20 kg unit ie Rs 5...Read More

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