Updated : 3 months, 1 week ago IST
New Delhi [India], Aug 6 (ANI): Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Tuesday requested Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar to extend the cut-off date for enrollment of farmers under Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojna (PMFBY) for the Kharif Season to August 14.
Updated : 3 months, 2 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], July 26 (ANI): There is no proposal currently to merge the ministries of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, and Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, the government informed the Rajya Sabha on Friday.
Updated : 3 months, 3 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], July 26 (ANI): The average monthly income per agricultural household from all sources is less than Rs. 6,500, said Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Narendra Singh Tomar on Friday.
New Delhi [India], July 26 (ANI): The government on Friday said that smoke from the burning of paddy crops by farmers in Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh contributes to environmental pollution during the winter season, however, there has been a reduction in the incidents of paddy residue bu
New Delhi [India], July 26 (ANI): Artificial Intelligence (AI) can be used in multiple domains of agriculture such as weather, crop and price forecasting and yield estimation, Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Narendra Singh Tomar said on Friday.
Updated : 3 months, 4 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], July 18 (ANI): Several chief ministers on Thursday called for radical reforms to transform agricultural sector with massive thrust on private investments, technological interventions and robust marketing infrastructure across the country.
Updated : 4 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], July 17 (ANI): Rural Development Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Wednesday said that MGNREGA should not continue forever as it was a scheme aimed at the poor and the target should be removing poverty from the country.
New Delhi [India], July 17 (ANI): The Lok Sabha on Wednesday approved the demands for grants for ministers of rural development, agriculture and farmers welfare for 2019-20.
New Delhi, July 10 (ANI): The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on Wednesday approved the launch of the third phase of Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) to improve road linkages in rural areas for faster movement to facilities such as Gramin Agricultural Markets (GrAMs), schools a
Updated : 4 months, 2 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], July 2 (ANI): Minister of Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal on Tuesday called for establishing a framework to increase farm exports from Rs 2.75 lakh crore to about Rs 7 lakh crore by 2024-2025.
New Delhi [India], July 2 (ANI): Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Tuesday asked the Congress government in Punjab to implement the Ayushman Bharat scheme to give relief to people suffering from cancer and said no evidence had surfaced so far about fertilisers being a caus
Updated : 4 months, 3 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], June 22 (ANI): In a bid to double farmers' income by the year 2022, the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare is set to use digital technology to modernise and organise agricultural activities in rural India.