Category: Agriculture Current Affairs

PM Narendra Modi to address farmers at Krishi Unnati Mela

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be attending Krishi Unnati Mela 2018 in New Delhi on 17 March, 2018. PM will address farmers on Saturday regarding agriculture. He will also inaugurate “Jaivik Kheti” Portal and confer Krishi Karman Award and Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Krishi Vigyan protsahan awards. Main points The three days Krishi Unnati Mela […]

NABARD Area development plan for Punjab Launched Worth Rs 1,918 cr

National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development– NABARD area development plan for Punjab of worth Rs 1,918 crore has been launched to supplement farmers income. The plan was launched by NABARD Chief General Manager (Punjab), Deepak Kumar at a meeting of State Level Bankers Committee (SLBC). The goal of the plan is to provide income […]

Government of Punjab bans sale of Endosulfan and other 19 insecticides

After observing bad health effects, government of Punjab banes sale of Endosulfan along with other 19 insecticides from February, 2018. The ban was imposed by Punjab govt on the recommendations of Registration Committee, Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) and Punjab State Farmers’ Commission (PSFC). As per the ban order, CM ordered the concerned officials to apply […]

Punjab CM launches benefits under ‘Mahatma Gandhi Sarbat Vikas Yojana’ on Republic day

Chief Minister of Punjab Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday started launching the release of benefits under ‘Mahatma Gandhi Sarbat Vikas Yojana’ – The scheme aiming to improve the conditions of distressed sections of the society. He launched it on the occasion of Republic Day of India and also make an appeal to the people in […]

NABARD Sanctioned Rs 372.51 crore Loan to Odisha

National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development – NABARD Sanctioned Rs 372.51 crore loan to Odisha. The NABARD loan to Odisha has been provided under Rural Infrastructure Development Fund (RIDF) for the construction of rural bridge projects and for irrigation purpose for last fiscal quarter of this year. Out of total Rs 372.51 crore Loan to […]

World Bank to Provide Tamil Nadu $318 million loan for irrigation projects

World bank will be providing a loan of amount $318 million to Tamil Nadu for moderanization of irrigation projects in the state to benefit approximate 5,00,000 farmers of state. Under the world bank loan for Tamil Nadu, a tripartite agreement was signed between central government, the World Bank and the state government of Tamil Nadu. […]

Madhya Pradesh Govt Approved Rs 7546 crore Narmada Parvati river linking project

Narmada Parvati river linking project : Madhya Pradesh State Government has given its approval for linking Narmada River with Parvati River project. The project estimated costed Rs 7546-crore has aim to develop irrigation facilities on two lakh hectares of agriculture land in Malwa region of Madhya Pradesh. The approval to Narmada-Parvati River Linking Project was […]

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