Keyword Results for   'agriculture'  
MP CM Chouhan lauds PM Modi's agriculture policy  Feb 7, 3:54 pm
Bhopal, Feb. 7 (ANI): Lauding Prime Minister Narendra Modi's agriculture policy, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday highlighted his government's commitment towards the farming community and thanked the farmers for making the state win 'Krishi Karman' award yet again.
Agricultural education in India must conform to global standards: President  Feb 5, 4:17 pm
New Delhi, Feb. 5 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday said that agricultural education in India must conform to global standards, while speaking on the occasion of the 54th Convocation of Indian Agriculture Research Institute (IARI) here.
Punjab to constitute "Think Tank" between farmers and policy makers  Feb 4, 6:22 pm
New Delhi, Feb 4 (ANI-NewsVoir): In a historic move to involve the farmers in the policy making, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal has approved to constitute a 'Think Tank' for agriculture sector. The Think Tank will be an exclusively Farmer's organization with Agro experts, progressive farmers and others as its representatives.
Urge Muzaffarnagar admn to take appropriate steps: Balyan on gang-rapes  Jan 21, 9:38 pm
Muzaffarnagar, Jan.21 (ANI): In the wake of two gang-rapes taking place in the district, Minister of State for Agriculture Sanjeev Balyan on Thursday urged the local administration to take proper actions and arrest the guilty as early as possible.
Manipur's Kourouhanba Spices Industry comes as a boon for jobless  Jan 20, 9:39 am
Imphal, Jan. 20 (ANI): Given the favourable agro-climatic conditions and rich agriculture resources, the Food Processing Industries sector is fast developing in Manipur.
PM Modi to declare Sikkim as the first organic state  Jan 18, 8:28 am
New Delhi, Jan. 18 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the valedictory session of the ongoing National Conference on Sustainable Agriculture and Farmers in Gangtok on Monday and he is expected to formally declare Sikkim as the first organic state of the nation.
Gangtok: 2-day National Conference on 'Sustainable Agriculture, Farmer's Welfare' begins  Jan 17, 10:08 am
Gangtok, Jan. 17 (ANI): The two-day National Conference on "Sustainable Agriculture and Farmer's Welfare" begins in Sikkim today where the matter of 'organic farming' will also be discussed.
Farmers should use low-cost agriculture technology to get more crop yield: Agri Minister  Jan 15, 11:11 pm
Ahmadabad (Gujarat), Jan. 15 (ANI): Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Friday said today's farmers cannot be self reliant only by using old farm techniques, because agriculture inputs are costly that is why it is necessary that our farmers should use low-cost agriculture technology to get more crop yield and increase their income.
Centre urges Manipur farmers to take up organic farming for a healthy society  Jan 15, 4:54 pm
Imphal, Jan. 15 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Agriculture and Farmer Welfare Mohanbhai Kundariya has urged farmers in Manipur to take up organic farming if they are keen on having a good and healthy society.
New software for e-connectivity of agriculture markets soon, says Govt.  Jan 7, 11:10 pm
Medak (Telangana), Jan. 7 (ANI): Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare Radha Mohan Singh on Thursday said the Centre would soon launch a new software to enable e-connectivity of agricultural markets in the country.
Tata Trusts and Mars, Incorporated announce collaboration on agriculture development in India  Jan 6, 6:21 pm
Mumbai, Jan 6 (ANI): Tata Trusts and Mars, Incorporated today announced their joint entry into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to work together to advance agriculture development, address malnutrition, and improve food safety in India.
ASSOCHAM pleas govt. to keep agricultural produce out of service tax ambit  Jan 6, 2:29 pm
New Delhi, Jan 6 (ANI): Apex industry body ASSOCHAM has urged the Finance Ministry to keep all services provided for agricultural produce outside service tax ambit.
Jaitley to hold first pre-budget meeting on Monday  Jan 2, 4:55 pm
New Delhi, Jan.2 (ANI): Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will hold the first pre-budget meeting with the representatives of different agriculture groups on Monday.
Sharad Joshi demise a big setback for the agriculture sector: Gadkari  Dec 12, 4:54 pm
Pune, Dec. 12 (ANI): Expressing grief over the demise of farmers' leader Sharad Joshi, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Saturday said it is a big setback for the agriculture sector of the country.
President Mukherjee lauds Pawar's contribution as agriculture minister  Dec 10, 10:17 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 10 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday said during Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) founder Sharad Pawar tenure as Minister for Agriculture, the country witnessed record levels of agricultural production, and the policies he initiated played a significant role in India becoming one of the largest producers of wheat and rice and turning from a net importer to exporter.
Essential to improve post-harvest handling and processing, says agriculture minister  Dec 9, 5:11 pm
New Delhi, Dec.9 (ANI): Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Radha Mohan Singh has said that while increased productivity is an essential component of a vibrant agricultural sector, improved post harvest handling and processing is also essential to ensure value addition, reduction in wastage and transporting good quality products to markets.
Congress accuses Sanjeev Balyan of misusing his position  Nov 25, 12:12 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 25 (ANI): The Congress Party on Wednesday accused Minister of State for Agriculture Sanjeev Kumar Balyan of misusing his position and said the latest revelation contradicts the stand of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
India for implementation of Bali package  Nov 16, 11:44 pm
Antalya, Nov. 16 (ANI): The Sherpa for G20 Summit, Arvind Panagaria, today said India made all efforts to ensure that the Bali package, including those on agriculture, development, public stock holding and ratification of the trade facilitation agreement, is implemented.
President Mukherjee to attend 29th convocation of Govind Ballabh Pant University  Nov 16, 1:49 pm
Pantnagar (Uttarakhand), Nov.16 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday will visit Uttarakhand where he will be attending the 29th Convocation of Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture and Technology. (ANI)^
USAID pledges assistance in Afghan agriculture sector  Nov 1, 3:54 pm
Kabul, Nov. 1 (ANI): The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has promised 300 million dollar assistance to improve Afghanistan's agriculture sector.
South Sudan approaches India for agriculture, hydropower assistance  Oct 27, 7:18 pm
New Delhi, Oct.27 (ANI): The Ministry of External Affairs(MEA) on Tuesday said that South Sudan, one of the African nations participating in the ongoing Third India-Africa Summit, has asked for assistance from New Delhi in the areas of agriculture and hydropower resources.
Radha Mohan Singh says Nitish responsible for price rise in Bihar  Oct 20, 5:34 pm
Patna, Oct. 20 (ANI): Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Tuesday took a swipe at Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar over rising prices of pulses, saying the latter was responsible for it.
Nitish bothered only for 'chair' not shortage of pulses, says Radha Mohan Singh  Oct 18, 8:25 pm
Patna, Oct.18 (ANI): Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Sunday said Nitish Kumar-led Bihar Government is not bothered about the welfare of the people, as the government is not doing anything to contain rising prices of pulse, and only worried about coming to power.
Agriculture Minister stresses on pulses, organic farming  Oct 17, 4:51 pm
Agartala, Oct. 17 (ANI): Minister of State for Agriculture Mohanbhai Kalyanjibhai Kundariya has urged the farmers to shift from paddy to pulses and organic farming for making better profits.
Govt. to create buffer stock of pulses to counter price rise  Oct 16, 10:11 pm
New Delhi, Oct. 16 (ANI): The Government on Friday said it will buy 40,000 tonnes of pulses from farmers to create a buffer stock for controlling the prices, which have reached to Rs 190 per kilogram.