agriculture

Growth of agriculture to be slightly more than 3.5% in FY2020-21

Rahul Gandhi attacked the centre for implementing the farm laws without any open discussion in the parliament and during a crisis like coronavirus.

Industry Report by Government of India Introduction Agriculture is the primary source of livelihood for about 58 per cent of India’s population. Gross Value Added by agriculture, forestry and fishing is estimated at Rs 18.53 trillion (US$ 271.00 billion) in FY18. The Indian food industry is poised for huge growth, increasing its contribution to world …

Union minister of State for Agriculture Kailash Chaudhary faced the ire of Congress workers who allegedly pelted stones at his car while he along with Rashtriya Loktantrik Party MLA Hanuman Beniwal were on their way to attend a religious function in Rajasthan's Barmer district on Tuesday night, police said.

The Maharashtra State Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices is planning to start a dedicated community radio channel to inform farmers about climate change and help in resolving their problems.

Meritorious students willing to pursue M Phil and Ph.D. courses in the fields of art, agriculture, law, medicine, and engineering, etc, will be able to apply under the scheme.

Observing that fertilizer response ratio has been declining over time, the survey said organic and natural farming techniques, including Zero Budget Natural Farming (ZBNF), can improve both water use efficiency and soil fertility.

Agriculture Secretary Sanjay Agarwal said the sowing of kharif (summer) crops like paddy will pick up as the India Meteorological Department (IMD) estimates good rains in the coming months.