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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.
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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
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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.
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New Delhi [India], Apr 2 (ANI): Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday urged the Centre to prepare and publish a Common Minimum Relief Programme, stating that it will alleviate several concerns of people triggered due to the lockdown imposed to contain the spread of coronavirus.
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New Delhi [India], Apr 1 (ANI): The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) on Tuesday issued an advisory to farmers with regard to harvesting and threshing of Rabi crops and post-harvest, storage and marketing of farm produce in the wake of COVID-19 threat.
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Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Mar 31 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Congress president Ajay Kumar Lallu has written a letter to Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath requesting him to waive off six months electricity bills of farmers, small shopkeepers, and common people as a relief measure amid nationwid
Chandigarh (Haryana) [India], Mar 31: Congress leader and Adampur MLA Kuldeep Bishnoi on Tuesday urged Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar to make arrangements like harvesting machines and combines (harvester) for the reaping of wheat and mustered crop amid nationwide lockdown.
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New Delhi [India], Mar 31 (ANI): The Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Limited (IFFCO) on Tuesday announced a donation of Rs 25 crores to PM-CARES Fund to aid the fight against COVID-19.
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Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) [India], Mar 30 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday held a high-level review meeting with officials via video conference and instructed them to take adequate measures in medicare, tracking patients of coronavirus and their contacts,
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New Delhi [India], Mar 30 (ANI): In view of the situation arising out of the nationwide COVID-19 lockdown, the Centre has extended the benefit of 2 per cent interest subvention (IS) to banks and 3 per cent prompt repayment incentive (PRI) to all farmers till May 31 for all crop loans upto Rs
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New Delhi [India], March 28 (ANI): In a relief to farmers during the lockdown, the government has granted relaxation to agriculture-farming and allied activities to ensure uninterrupted harvesting of crops.
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Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) [India], Mar 28 (ANI): Former Chief Minister Kamal Nath on Saturday wrote to Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, seeking immediate interim relief for the farmers in the state as the harvest has been affected due to untimely rain.