Category: Daily Agri News

Cabinet approves ‘Three Year Action Plan” Agri News 15/06/2018

Cabinet approves ‘Three Year Action Plan of Agricultural Education Division & ICAR Institutes The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the continuation of the Three Year Action Plan (2017-2020) of the scheme for Agricultural Education Division and ICAR Institutes with an outlay of Rs.2225.46 crore [Rs. 2197.51 crore + Rs. […]

INDIA BECOME LEADING COUNTRY IN COCONUT PRODUCTION & PRODUCTIVITY

India makes unprecedented progress in coconut cultivation from mid 2014 to 2018 & becomes the leading country in coconut production and productivity India begins coconut oil exports to Malaysia, Indonesia and Sri Lanka and for the first time exports dry coconut in large quantities to U.S. and European countries India has made unprecedented progress in […]

Horticulture crops current production data and area 2017-18

2017-18 (Second Advance Estimates) of Area and Production of various Horticulture Crops The Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare has released the 2017-18 (2nd Advance Est.) of Area and Production of Horticulture Crops. These Estimates are based on the information received from different States/UTs in the country. Total Horticulture 2016-17 2017-18 % change of 2017-18 […]

MODEL CONTRACT FARMING ACT AGRI NEWS 23/05/2018

Union Agriculture Minister releases Model Agriculture Produce and Livestock Contract Farming and Services (Promotion & Facilitation) Act, 2018 The Act will provide adequate confidence to farmers and incentives to the sponsors to enter into a contract: Radha Mohan Singh With a view to integrate farmers with bulk purchasers including exporters, agro- industries etc. for better […]

Cabinet approves Corpus for Micro Irrigation Fund agriculture news 21/05/2018

Cabinet approves Corpus for Micro Irrigation Fund with NABARD under Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs chaired by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi today has approved an initial Corpus of Rs.5,000 crore for setting up of a dedicated “Micro Irrigation Fund” (MIF) with NABARD under Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee […]

AGRI NEWS 3rd Advance Estimates of production of major crops for 2017-18

Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare releases 3rd Advance Estimates of production of major crops for 2017-18  Country witnesses record foodgrains production in current year estimated at 279.51 million tonnes The 3rd Advance Estimates of production of major crops for 2017-18 have been released by the Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare on […]

Daily agriculture news 04/05/2018

Cabinet approves continuation of Umbrella Scheme ‘Green Revolution — Krishonnati Yojana’ in Agriculture Sector The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for the Umbrella Scheme, “Green Revolution – Krishonnati Yojana” in agriculture sector beyond 12th Five Year Plan for the period from 2017-18 to […]

National Bamboo Mission Agri News 27/04/2018

Cabinet approves restructured National Bamboo Mission   The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs chaired by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has approved Centrally Sponsored Scheme of National Bamboo Mission (NBM) under National Mission for Sustainable Agriculture (NMSA) during remaining period of Fourteenth Finance Commission (2018-19 & 2019-20). The Mission would ensure holistic development of […]

NAFED SIGNS AGREEMENT WITH BANKS

NAFED SIGNS THE DEBT SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT WITH ITS EIGHT LENDER BANKS NAFED ने आठ लेनदार बैंकों के साथ एकमुश्‍त समाधान समझौते पर हस्‍ताक्षर किए  Farmers Welfare Minister, Union Finance Minister, and Minister of State for Agriculture & Farmers Welfare for the unstinted support and trust in NAFED. He especially thanked the Principal Secretaries to the […]