Agriculture Sector
West Bengal  /  Published 12.07.22

Bengal: Paddy sowing hit

Lack of rainfall in the agriculture-rich districts of Bengal has halted sowing of paddy, leaving lakhs of rural workers in trouble at a time the state government had to press a pause button on the 100...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 31.01.22

Prioritise crop diversification: Survey

The farm sector has been resilient to the Covid-19 shock and is estimated to grow at 3.9 per cent this fiscal, the Economic Survey said on Monday, while suggesting to the government to give priority t...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 19.04.21

Nabard gives Rs 22,709 crore to Odisha

The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development’s financial support to Odisha has touched Rs 22,709 crore during the financial year 2020-21.  The money has been given to the state ...
By Our Correspondent in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 28.03.21

Modi: modernisation need of hour in agriculture

Modernisation in the agriculture sector is the need of the hour as already a lot of time has been lost, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday. In his monthly Mann Ki Baat radio address, Modi al...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 14.06.20

S&P wants agri reform

Rating agency S&P will give credence to reforms in the agriculture and labour markets as well as easing of bad loan stress in the banking sector while deciding the future rating action on India, a...
By PTI in New Delhi


North East  /  Published 21.05.20

Sonowal: Work has resumed

Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Thursday said regular work in industrial and agriculture sectors in Assam had resumed according to the Centre’s guidelines to boost the economy of the stat...
By Devajit Baruah in Jorhat

West Bengal  /  Published 21.05.20

Breached dyke submerge villages

A total of 60km of river embankments were breached in South 24-Parganas and North 24-Parganas in the Cyclone Amphan, leaving a number of villages inundated as water through the breaches sipped into re...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 15.05.20

Rs 1.63 lakh cr push for agriculture, dairy

The government on Friday announced a Rs 1.63 lakh crore package for agriculture and allied sectors aimed at strengthening infrastructure, logistics and capacity building at farmgate.Announcing the thi...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 02.05.20

Farm reforms get priority

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday discussed ways to reform the agriculture sector with emphasis on marketing, access to institutional credit and freedom from various restrictions with appropria...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 01.02.20

Farmers get a bad deal

It’s a lost opportunity. At a time when a slump in rural spending had led to a decline in rural demand pulling down country’s GDP to less than 5 per cent, providing more money into the hands of ru...
By Devinder Sharma


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