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Minimum Support Prices for Kharif Crops for 2015-16 season has been revealed by Ministry of Agriculture

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval for the Minimum Support Prices (MSPs) for Kharif Crops of 2015-16 Season. ...

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Agriculture Ministry issued Guidelines and Strategy for National Mission on Oilseeds and Oil Palm.

  Agriculture Ministry has issued detailed guidelines and strategy to be adopted for implementation of the National Mission on Oilseeds and Oil Palm (NMOOP). Rs. 3507 crore have been sanctioned ...

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MoU between NRLM (National Rural Livelihoods Mission) and Digital Green for women empowerment

NRLM (National Rural Livelihoods Mission) is the biggest programme for women empowerment in India. Talking to the media here after signing of an  MoU between NRLM and Digital Green, a ...

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Creating Physical Infrastructure in Rural-Urban Clusters will be a Major challenge for the country in the Coming Years, Says Jairam Ramesh

Shri Jairam Ramesh, Union Minister for Rural Development, said that creating physical infrastructure in rapidly urbanizing clusters will be a major challenge for the country in the coming years. He said, ...

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Veerappa Moily to seed a change, likely to approve GM food crops in India.

Environment Minister Veerappa Moily is expected to cast his vote in favour of allowing genetically modified (GM) food crops in the country, overturning the position of his immediate predecessors – ...

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M.S Swaminathan gets Indira Gandhi National Integration Award

Eminent agricultural scientist Dr. M.S Swaminathan, known as the father of Green Revolution, will be conferred the Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration, it was announced today. The Award for ...

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Centre to build storage for steady flow of foodgrains under Food Security Act

The government has proposed to set up intermediate grain storage facilities at block level in each state, a move aimed at ensuring steady flow of foodgrain under the National Food Security Act. ...

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Afghani Onions in Punjab to Help Contain Prices.

With onion prices continuing to remain high, Punjab based traders have started importing it from Afghanistan through Attari-Wagah land route in Amritsar. While 400 tonnes of onion came from Afghanistan ...

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Centre’s call to state ministers for a meet on food processing on Sept 20th

The Centre has called a meeting of state ministers on Friday, 20th sept, 2013. The purpose of meeting is to discuss ways to give a boost to the food processing sector in the ...

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Indian Scientists develop 200 GM Crops, awaits Govt. nod for trials.

Indian Scientists, working with public research institutes and universities have developed about 200 genetically engineered varieties. But, It could not move beyond lab or “restricted” trials. Indian scientists have over ...

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