India  /  Published 04.02.22

Agri: Centre disburses Rs 6,540 crore

The Centre has approved over 9,000 applications and sanctioned Rs 6,540 crore so far, for the development of agri-infra projects, Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said on Friday in Rajya Sabh...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

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

News  /  Published 22.12.21

IAUA recommends 10 per cent increase in UG, PG seats in agricultural universities

At present, agricultural universities, totalling about 75, represent 9% of the country's public sector universities but intake capacity is only 1% ...
By Our Correspondent

News  /  Published 21.12.21

Jharkhand Government urges scientists to minimise ill effects of chemical-based farming

The governor of Jharkhand addressed the 45th vice chancellors' convention of the Indian Agricultural Universities Association (IAUA) at Birsa Agricultural University (BAU)...
By Our Correspondent

Jharkhand  /  Published 17.12.21

BIT: Students counter lockdown challenge

Enterpreneurship provides opportunities which help expand the horizon of an individual. It throws up new challeges before us that prompts us to explore new practices and things. It provides freedom to...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad


India  /  Published 16.12.21

Modi bats for natural farming

  Urging farmers to turn to organic or natural farming, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said there is a need to take agriculture out of the chemical laboratory and connect it with the n...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Anand

India  /  Published 16.12.21

Bihar to buy parboiled rice only

Bihar has decided to procure parboiled rice instead of raw rice from this year, at a time the Centre has contentiously stopped buying the parboiled variety from Odisha and Telangana citing lack of dem...
By Dev Raj in Patna

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.12.21

Abandoned coal dumps go green

A young man who started promoting organic farming in the Dhanbad coal belt is now planning to raise orchards in abandoned coal dumps in the area. “It’s still in the planning stage as we n...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

News  /  Published 12.12.21

Birsa Agricultural University asked to prepare paper for increasing cultivation area

Suggestions invited for additions, deletions, modifications in the ongoing projects and schemes of the agriculture department...
By Our Correspondent

India  /  Published 02.12.21

Farmer aid? Question does not arise, govt tells Parliament

The “question does not arise”, the Narendra Modi government has told Parliament in response to a query on whether it plans to pay compensation for the farmers who died during the agitation...
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi


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