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Closely monitoring drought situation in country: Centre  Apr 30, 7:20 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 30 (ANI): Saying that the country has experienced two successive years of poor rains, Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Saturday said immediately after the India Meteorological Department's (IMD) monsoon forecasts in April last, recognising the gravity of the situation, the Centre in collaboration with state governments responded rapidly with a multi-pronged approach to mitigate the effects of the drought.
India, Papua New Guinea to sign four MoUs  Apr 29, 8:24 am
Port Moresby, Apr.29 (ANI): India and Papua New Guinea will be signing four Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)s in the areas of agriculture, health, information technology and infrastructure on the second day of President Pranab Mukherjee's visit to the Pacific Island country today.
Tata Trusts, Jain Irrigation Ltd. tie up for tech advancements  Apr 19, 3:00 pm
New Delhi, Apr 19 (ANI): Tata Trusts and Jain Irrigation Systems Ltd. (JISL) have signed an MoU to work towards improving agriculture extension, agribusiness, and research and development systems in multiple geographies across India.
PM says 'e-NAM' to greatly benefit farmers  Apr 14, 10:54 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 14 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the pilot of 'e-NAM' (e-trading platform for the National Agriculture Market) here on Thursday.
PM Modi to launch National Agriculture Market portal to connect e-mandis  Apr 14, 8:54 am
New Delhi, Apr.14 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch National Agriculture Market portal to connect e-mandis in several states at a function in the national capital on the 125th birth anniversary of Bhim Rao Ambedkar today evening.
PM Modi to launch portal merging e-mandis from eight states  Apr 13, 11:02 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 13 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Thursday launch National Agriculture Market portal to connect e-mandis in several states at a function in the national capital on the 125th birth anniversary of Bhim Rao Ambedkar.
Sirisena calls for strengthening foundations of agriculture in Lanka  Apr 11, 5:44 pm
Anuradhapura, April.11 (ANI): Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has said that the foundations of agriculture in the country must be strengthened in order to build a healthy nation and uplift the people's standards of living.
Maldivian Prez comes to pay official visit to India  Apr 7, 6:51 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 7 (ANI): Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom will arrive here on a two-day official visit to India on April 10.
Khadse seeks Prabhu's help transport water to drought-hit Latur  Apr 5, 5:00 pm
Latur (Maharashtra), Apr.5 (ANI): Maharashtra Agriculture Minister Eknath Khadse on Tuesday said he has requested the Union Railways Ministry to help transport water to drought-hit Latur.
Boost for Australia-India science collaboration  Mar 30, 2:42 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 30 (ANI): Australian and Indian research projects on agriculture productivity, food security and developing clean energy technologies are among those that will benefit from a 5.6 million dollar boost to the Australia-India Strategic Research Fund (AISRF).
Govt. issues directives over adverse effect of white fly on cotton  Mar 28, 11:13 pm
New Delhi, Mar 28 (ANI): Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Ministry on Monday issued extensive directives to the States producing cotton to check the adverse effect of white fly on the crop.
PM Modi for modernizing agricultural practices  Mar 19, 1:42 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 19 (ANI): Asserting that efforts are being made on ushering a second green revolution, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday called for modernizing the agricultural practices.
Canada to showcase its excellence in Agriculture at AAHAR 2016  Mar 11, 5:12 pm
New Delhi, Mar.11 (ANI): A group of 23 Canadian agriculture companies and organisations are planning to visit India from March 15 to 19 to participate in AHAAR 2016.
VP Ansari stresses on 'Grow in India' programme to transform Agriculture  Mar 5, 11:16 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 5 (ANI): Vice President Hamid Ansari on Saturday emphasized the need for putting in place a 'Grow in India' programme so as to transform the socio-economic fabric of the agriculture sector.
India launches first national disaster management plan for animals  Mar 3, 6:44 pm
New Delhi, Mar.3 (ANI-Businesswire India): Today is a big day for animals, with the launch of National Livestock Disaster Management Plan by the Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries by Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Radha Mohan Singh.
Multi stakeholders to adopt scientific practices to reduce burden  Mar 3, 12:52 pm
New Delhi, Mar 3 (ANI): An interactive stakeholder meeting of ICAR, State Agricultural Universities (PAU, HAU, RAU), CICR, Ministry of Agriculture, scientists, agrochemical industry associations, state government representatives, department of agriculture and the farming community met to deliberate effective management of white fly pest attacks in the cotton crop in multiple states.
PM Modi lauds Jaitley for focusing on agriculture, farmers in Budget  Feb 29, 3:45 pm
New Delhi, Feb. 29 (ANI): Asserting that the General Budget aimed at fulfilling the dreams of people, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday lauded the efforts of Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for focusing on the development of agriculture, farmers and rural areas.
Govt. puts more focus on agriculture in General Budget  Feb 29, 12:08 pm
New Delhi, Feb 29 (ANI): Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in his 'Make in India' Budget speech laid more emphasis on agriculture and farmers welfare with an aim to double the farmers' income in the next five years.
India's potential growth to cater to three critical areas: FICCI  Feb 27, 11:12 am
New Delhi, Feb 27 (ANI): The Economic Survey 2015-16 tabled in the Parliament has highlighted that India's potential growth rate is in the range of eight to 10 percent and achieving the same requires a push in three critical areas, which are promoting entrepreneurship and reducing the role of the state, higher investments in health and education and greater focus on agriculture.
@7.2%, India emerges world's fastest growing major economy  Feb 26, 1:11 pm
New Delhi, Feb. 26 (ANI): India has emerged as the fastest growing major economy in the world, registering 7.2 percent growth in 2014-15 and 7.6 percent in 2015-16 despite global headwinds and a truant monsoon, points out the Economic Survey for 2015-16, envisaging the Indian economy - notwithstanding the global meltdown and helped by a normal monsoon - will continue to grow more than 7 percent for the third year in succession in 2016-17.
Second green revolution can start from Odisha: PM Modi  Feb 21, 3:53 pm
Bargarh (Odisha), Feb.21 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the second green revolution can start from Odisha, which is blessed with natural resources necessary for agriculture
PM lures farmers, says 'want to integrate technology in agriculture sector'  Feb 18, 3:37 pm
New Delhi, Feb.18 (ANI): Asserting that his government's first aim was to win the trust of the farmers, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said his government wants to integrate technology in the agriculture sector for the farmers' welfare.
PM to release guidelines for Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana at Sehore Kisan Kalyan Mela  Feb 18, 7:36 am
New Delhi, Feb.18 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address farmers at a Kisan Kalyan Mela at Sehore in Madhya Pradesh on Thursday, highlighting his Government's initiatives for the development of the agriculture sector and welfare of farmers.
PM to address Kisan Kalyan Mela at Sehore  Feb 17, 8:30 pm
New Delhi, Feb.17 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi, will address farmers and highlight initiatives of his government for the development of the agriculture sector and welfare of farmers at the Kisan Kalyan Mela at Sehore in Madhya Pradesh tomorrow.
Organic ag could help offset climate-related food insecurity  Feb 15, 1:35 pm
Washington D.C, Feb 15 (ANI): With global warming taking a toll on agriculture, organic farming could be the key to feeding the world sustainably, according to a new study.