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Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], April 6 (ANI): Punjab Food and Supply Minister Bharat Bhushan Ashu on Monday said that purchase centres in the state have been increased to about 4,000 to streamline the procurement of wheat in a staggered manner in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
Updated : 23 hours, 17 min ago IST
New Delhi [India], April 6 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said the government would provide all possible help to farmers in the harvesting season and suggested harnessing technology and encouraging innovative solutions like using 'truck aggregators' to connect farmers with
Updated : 1 day ago IST
Dehradun (Uttarakhand) [India], April 6 (ANI): Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat has directed cooperative banks to extend the repayment of crop and agricultural loans by the farmers for three months.
Updated : 1 day, 7 hours ago IST
New Delhi [India], April 6 (ANI): Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday expressed his happiness over Centre's decision to procure gram and lentil at MSP from farmers in 13 states saying the move will benefit farmers.
Updated : 1 day, 17 hours ago IST
Nashik (Maharashtra) [India], April 5 (ANI): Grape farmers in villages of Nashik region are facing problem of the price of crop dropping due to coronavirus crisis which led to the government declare a lockdown.
Updated : 2 days, 13 hours ago IST
New Delhi, [India], April 5 (ANI) Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Saturday said that farmers will not face problems during the lockdown with relaxation given to them by the government.
Updated : 2 days, 17 hours ago IST
Nalgonda (Telangana) [India], April 4 (ANI): A senior official of the government visited Indira Kranti Patham (IKP) centres here and supervised arrangements for procurement of paddy while maintaining social distancing.
Updated : 2 days, 20 hours ago IST
Amritsar (Punjab) [India], Apr 4 (ANI): Amid the lockdown in the country to prevent the spread of coronavirus, farmers in Amritsar are facing trouble in the harvest season due to non-availability of labour and required machines.
Updated : 3 days, 20 hours ago IST
New Delhi [India], April 3 (ANI): Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla on Friday wrote to Chief Secretaries of all states and Union Territories (UTs) for effective exemption of agriculture operations from lockdown to ensure smooth harvesting and sowing by farmers.
Updated : 4 days, 5 hours ago IST
Ludhiana (Punjab) [India], Apr 3 (ANI): Punjab government has extended the crop procurement date from April 15 to June 15 in order to assist the farmers in selling their farm produce. This comes in the backdrop of COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdown.
Updated : 4 days, 21 hours ago IST
New Delhi [India] April 2 (ANI): Agriculture and Rural Development Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Thursday said that the central government has initiated several steps, including early payment of PM-KISAN instalment and additional funds to states under MGNREGA, in an effort to provide r
Updated : 5 days, 2 hours ago IST
Idukki (Kerala) [India], Apr 2 (ANI): Farmers in Kerala are facing the brunt of the lockdown as they are not able to sell their produce in the markets.