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New Delhi, Dec.6, (ANI): Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar on Friday announced interest free loans to sugar mill owners to encourage them to produce raw sugar.
Pawar for strong post-harvest infrastructure, appropriate farm technologies in northeast Dec 1, 11:04 am
Sikkim, Dec 1 (ANI): Agriculture and Food Processing Industries Minister Sharad Pawar advocated the strengthening of post-harvest infrastructure in the north-eastern states and evolving farm technologies suitable for this region.
New Delhi, Nov.25 (ANI): The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on Monday approved a proposal of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry for continuation of the Agriculture Export Promotion Plan Scheme of the Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) with four components in the 12th Plan period (2012-13 to 2016-17).
Govt. to fast track national dairy plan: Pawar Nov 20, 5:11 pm
New Delhi, Nov.20 (ANI): Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar has told members of parliament who part of the consultative committee monitoring the activities of his ministry, that the government will fast track the National Dairy Plan in the coming years to meet the fast growing demand of milk in the country.
New Delhi, Nov.16 (ANI): Minister of State for Agriculture Tariq Anwar has praised India's decision to point out to Sri Lanka that it has come up short in safeguarding the human rights of the minority Sri Lankan Tamil community during the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Colombo.
Tariq Anwar calls for judicious use of technologies and resources to achieve food security Nov 6, 10:00 am
Hyderabad, Nov 6 (ANI): Minister of State for Agriculture and Food Processing Industries Tariq Anwar has said that use of better technologies can help us to achieve our primary goal of food security even if availability of land and water is kept constant.
Shimla, Nov. 2 (ANI): Vegetable cultivation is fastly gaining popularity among farmers in the hill state of Himachal Pradesh, which has become a 'natural glass house' for production of off-season vegetables in the region.
PM lauds M S Swaminathan for his contributions in agriculture sector Oct 31, 10:04 pm
New Delhi, Oct.31 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday lauded renowned agriculture scientist Dr. M S Swaminathan, and said that it would not be wrong to say that India could achieve Green Revolution due to Indira Gandhi's leadership and Swaminathan's efforts.
Water conservation in agriculture a key necessity for India's water security: Experts Oct 30, 8:27 pm
New Delhi, Oct.30 (ANI): Experts attending the India Water Forum 2013 said that conservation of water in agriculture is a key necessity for water security in the country.
Water management in agriculture crucial: Mukherjee Oct 28, 3:57 pm
New Delhi, Oct 28 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said water management in the agriculture sector is crucial for the overall sustainability of the nation's water resource.
Pawar promotes sustainable food systems on World Food Day Oct 17, 8:46 pm
New Delhi, Oct. 17 (ANI): Union Agriculture and Food Processing Industries Minister Sharad Pawar on Thursday promoted sustainable food systems, on the occasion of World Food Day, and said that the only long-term solution to ensuring nutrition was to increase farm production.
Assam youth display their entrepreneurship Oct 14, 3:52 pm
Guwahati, Oct. 14 (ANI): Assam Gramin Vikas Bank and National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) recently hosted a youth-focus entrepreneurship fair here, which aimed at urging aspiring young entrepreneurs in the region to showcase their products and attract financial investors.
Rahul Gandhi hopes to make Amethi 'agricultural hub' Oct 7, 3:50 pm
Amethi, Oct. 7 (ANI): Addressing a rally here after laying the foundation stone for a mega food park, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Monday said the initiative would provide large scale employment to residents of the area and ensure just pay to farmers exporting agricultural items.
Sivaganga (Tamil Nadu), Oct.6 (ANI): Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Sunday said that banks would disburse 7.5 lakh crore rupees as agriculture loan in this fiscal year
Rahul sole reason for reconsideration of ordinance: NCP Oct 2, 4:33 pm
New Delhi, Oct. 2 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Agriculture and senior Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Tariq Anwar on Wednesday admitted that Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi's public disapproval of the ordinance on convicted lawmakers is the sole reason behind the Centre having a relook at the proposal.
Major federal websites go offline following US govt. shutdown Oct 2, 10:55 am
Washington, Oct. 2 (ANI): Some of the major US federal agencies' websites went offline following the partial shutdown of the government as the budget had not been restored.
Nearly 50 students killed in terror attack on Nigeria college Sep 30, 10:08 am
Washington, Sept. 30 (ANI): Nearly 50 students were killed after Islamic terrorists dressed in Nigerian military uniforms assaulted a college in the country on Sunday.
New Delhi, Sep 28 (ANI): Minister for Agriculture and Food Processing Industries Sharad Pawar on Saturday narrated the progress of Indian agriculture sector in the recent past and offered to share its experience with ASEAN nations.
New Delhi, Sep 28 (ANI): Minister for Agriculture and Food Processing Industries Sharad Pawar on Saturday invited ASEAN countries to collaborate with India in farm research so as to face common challenges such as climate change.
United Nations says 168 million children still working as labourers Sep 24, 11:07 am
Johannesburg, Sept. 24 (ANI): Nearly 168 million children still work as child laborers, the United Nations labour agency has said.
New Delhi, Sept. 20 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Agriculture Minister Ghulam Hassan Mir on Friday denied allegations of being paid Rs 1.19 crore from secret service funds to destabilize the state government, and claimed that though he knew former army ch
How tropical forests speed their own recovery Sep 16, 2:01 pm
Washington, Sept 16 (ANI): A new study has revealed that tropical forests speed their own recovery by capturing nitrogen and carbon faster after being logged or cleared for agriculture.
Modi, Badal attack UPA over farmers' issues Sep 10, 4:05 pm
Gandhinagar, Sept.9 (ANI): Addressing the Vibrant Gujarat Global Agriculture Summit here, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and his Punjab counterpart Prakash Singh badal criticised the UPA Government of neglecting the country's rural community and farmers in particular.
Gorkha Jan Mukti Morcha leaders meet Sharad Pawar Aug 3, 2:18 pm
New Delhi, Aug 3 (ANI): Gorkha Jan Mukti Morcha (GJMM) leaders met Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar on Saturday and renewed their demand for the creation of a separate state of Gorkhaland.
Mamata justifies her action in Singur, says West Bengal is a gold mine for investment Aug 1, 9:40 pm
Mumbai, Aug. 1 (ANI): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said here today that she was proud of what she did in Singur, after the Supreme Court had asked Tata Motors to return the land to the local farmers.
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