Articles tagged under: Farmers

Gujarat CM OKays Kisan Sahay Yojana 2021 for Kharif season

June 10, 2021
Gujarat CM OKays Kisan Sahay Yojana 2021 for Kharif season

Gandhinagar: The Government of Gujarat today announced that the Chief Minister has given his approval to Kisan Sahay Yojana 2021 covering over 53 lakh farmers. The Government said, per hectare Rs. 20,000 assistance will be given in the limit of 4 hectares land in cases of 33 to 60 per cent damage to Kharif crops. In case of over 60 per cent damage to crops, per hectare Rs. 25,000 assistance will be given in 4 hectares limit. The farmers will get benefit of this Yojana without paying ...Read More

Govt of India hikes MSP for Kharif crops by up to 62%

June 09, 2021
Govt of India hikes MSP for Kharif crops by up to 62%

New Delhi: The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has approved the increase in the Minimum Support Prices (MSPs) for all mandated Kharif crops for marketing season 2021-22. Government has increased the MSP of Kharif crops for marketing season 2021-22, to ensure remunerative prices to the growers for their produce. The highest absolute increase in MSP over the previous year has been recommended for sesamum (Rs. 452 per quintal) followed by tur ...Read More

Gujarat govt approves lift irrigation scheme for Arvalli district

June 07, 2021
Gujarat govt approves lift irrigation scheme for Arvalli district

Gandhinagar (Information): Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today approved Rs. 117.13 crore lift irrigation schemes for upstream Vatrak reservoir in Aravalli district. This entails filling up total 60 ponds in predominantly tribal Meghraj, Malpur and also Modasa to irrigate 4,695 acre for 12 months. He said this is part of whopping Rs. 6,642-crore spent on 1,644 small, medium and big schemes to irrigate 5.43 lakh acre during the last four years from 2016 to 2022 in the higher hilly terrains of 54...Read More

IFFCO launches world’s first Nano Urea Liquid

June 02, 2021
IFFCO launches world’s first Nano Urea Liquid

Gandhinagar: The Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Limited (IFFCO) on Monday during its 50th annual general body meeting,  launched the "world’s first"  Nano Urea Liquid, a nutrient to provide nitrogen to plants as an alternative to the conventional urea. The Nano Urea Liquid, developed by IFFCO’s scientists and engineers, will be available in 500 ml bottles. “IFFCO Nano Urea Liquid is developed to replace conventional urea and it can curtail the requirement of the same by at leas...Read More

Gujarat government announces relief package for cyclone affected farmers

May 26, 2021
Gujarat government announces relief package for cyclone affected farmers

Gandhinagar: The Government of Gujarat today announced a relief package for farmers who suffered losses due to cyclone Tauktae that made landfall in Southern coast of Saurashtra region on 17-18 May. A Rs. 500 crore package was announced by the Chief Minister in live video. Read More

Govt of India hikes subsidy on DAP fertiliser by 140%; Decision taken in meeting chaired by PM Modi

May 19, 2021
Govt of India hikes subsidy on DAP fertiliser by 140%; Decision taken in meeting chaired by PM Modi

New Delhi: PM Narendra Modi chaired a high level meeting on the issue of fertiliser prices. A detailed presentation was given to him on the issue of fertiliser prices. It was discussed that the price of fertilisers is undergoing an increase due to the rising prices of phosphoric acid, ammonia etc internationally. PM stressed that farmers should get fertilisers at old rates despite the international rise in prices. A historic decision was taken to increase the subsidy for DAP fertiliser fro...Read More

PM releases 8th instalment of Rs 2,06,67,75,66,000 financial benefit under PM-KISAN to 9,50,67,601 farmers

May 14, 2021
PM releases 8th instalment of Rs 2,06,67,75,66,000 financial benefit under PM-KISAN to 9,50,67,601 farmers

New Delhi: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi released 8th instalment of financial benefit of Rs 2,06,67,75,66,000 to 9,50,67,601 beneficiary farmers under Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) scheme today via video conferencing. Prime Minister also interacted with farmer beneficiaries during the event. Union Agriculture Minister was also present on the occasion. While interacting with beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) scheme via video conferencing, Pri...Read More

Gujarat govt announces interest waiver on repayment of crop loan till June 30

May 02, 2021
Gujarat govt announces interest waiver on repayment of crop loan till June 30

Gandhinagar (Information): In a compassionate decision for the benefit of farmers, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has extended the interest waiver on repayment of crop loan from the cooperative sector till June 30, 2021 looking to crisis owing to second wave of the coronavirus Covid-19. According to NABARDs Credit Policy, the lenders in the cooperative sector provided short term crop loan at 7 (seven) per cent interest on which the Central Government provided 3 (three) per cent rebate a...Read More

No price hike in fertilizers, farmers to continue to get it at existing price: Mandaviya

April 09, 2021
No price hike in fertilizers, farmers to continue to get it at existing price: Mandaviya

Gandhinagar: Minister of State in the Central government for Chemicals and Fertilizers, Mansukh Mandaviya today said there will be no hike in prices of fertilizers and farmers will continue to get fertilizers at existing rates. Mandaviya in a video statement said, 'recently, fertilizer production companies had announced hike in prices of DAP, MOP, NPK etc fertilizers. In this connection a high level meeting was held by the Government of India with fertilizer producing companies. A decision w...Read More

TV reports on hike in fertilizer prices false, misleading, Congress sponsored: Faldu

February 27, 2021
TV reports on hike in fertilizer prices false, misleading, Congress sponsored: Faldu

Gandhinagar: Agriculture minister RC Faldu today said that news reports relayed on TV channels that there shall be hike in prices of DAP and NPK fertilizers with effect from 1st March are Congress driven, in attempt to mislead the farmers. Faldu said, on February 26, various TV channels broadcast news reports claiming that from 1st of March this year, DAP fertilizer price will be up from Rs. 1200 per bag to Rs. 1500 per bag and NPK price will go up from Rs 1175 per bag to Rs. 1400 per bag. Wh...Read More

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