Category: Agriculture Current Affairs

Odisha launches Rs 96-cr Fish Pond Yojna to Increase Fish Production

Odisha government introduced a Fish Pond Yojna scheme to increase the production of fish in the state. The scheme with a budgetary outlay of Rs 96 crore was launched by CM Naveen Patnaik who was at the inauguration ceremony of a workshop that will work for doubling of Farmer Income through Dairy and Allied Farming […]

Punjab Land Improvement Schemes Act (Amendment) Bill, 2017 introduced to empower farmers in state

Punjab state government has introduced Land Improvement Schemes Act bill to empower farmers of the state. The bill has been introduced for insertion of new Section 14-A in the current Vidhan Sabha session for enactment thus will straight away benefit the farmers of the Punjab in terms of supply of water along with better infrastructure. […]

India and Philippines signed four Agreements in Various Fields

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on a visit to Philippines. Four agreements have been signed between India-Philippines in areas of defence, agriculture, small and medium enterprises and tie-up between think-tanks. The signing of agreements was done after a bilateral talk between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte in Manila. Prime Minister […]

Free electricity to Farmers for 24 Hours by Telangana

Free Electricity to Farmers in Telangana

Telangana government has decided to provide free electricity to farmers of state for 24 hours a day with an aim to boost the agriculture sector . The free 24 hours power supply to farmers starts from Monday on experimental basis for five days. This is a pilot project of the Telangana state government. Earlier state […]

India and World Bank signed $200 million loan agreement to boost agribusiness in Assam

India and world Bank signed $200 million loan agreement for boosting agribusiness in Assam and Rural Transformation Project. The project will help Assam government to Facilitate agri-business investments increase in production in agriculture market access The project will also make small farm holders of Assam to be able to produce crops that are resilient to […]

NRCB, Andhra Pradesh Govt signs Agreement

The National Research Centre for Banana (NRCB) and Andhra Pradesh govt signed a memorandum of cooperation in the implementing technology for improving Banana production in the state. NRCB under the agreement will serve as knowledge partner for state government in technologies developments relating to production of fruit banana. The agreement was signed in the presence […]

Maharashtra government to Release Rs. 4000 Crore For farm loan weaving scheme

Maharashtra government has announced the release of Rs. 4000 Crore for farm loan weaving scheme. This amount has been released under the first phase of the total Rs. 34,000 to be released. The Disbursal of first phase will be covering total 8 lakh of farmer of the state as the initiatives of the state government […]

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