In the kharif season of 2020-21, the foodgrain output comprising rice, pulses and coarse cereals stood at a record 149.56 million tonne
22 Sep 2021 7:16 AM
The country had produced 140.73 MT foodgrains in the kharif season of 2017-18 crop year (July-June).
26 Sep 2018 12:47 PM
Compensations worth Rs 2,500 crore were distributed to 45 lakh farmers last year when the cotton, paddy and soybean crops had been badly affected.
13 Aug 2018 1:30 AM
Request for proposal (RFP) has been issued for procurement of power through national e-bidding portal.
13 Jun 2018 4:44 PM
Out of the Rs 2,269 crore set aside for crop insurance scheme, Rs 165 crore has been given.
05 Jun 2018 2:02 AM
With the defaulting farmers facing problems in getting new loans, banks have not started restructuring their loans.
21 Apr 2018 6:13 AM
Country had produced a record 138.52 MT in the kharif season of 2016-17 crop year (July-June) on good monsoon rains.
21 Sep 2017 2:15 PM
Over Rs 7,700 crore have already been paid to farmers under the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana.
21 Aug 2017 4:01 PM
The advance was to be given for the Kharif season but it came with strings attached.
19 Aug 2017 2:52 AM
About 30-40 per cent of the country’s total production comes from the kharif season.
10 Aug 2017 3:41 PM
Agriculture Secretary Shobhana K Pattanayak said the overall acreage for all pulses is higher, except tur.
06 Aug 2017 3:38 PM
Total sown area as on July 7, 2017, as per reports received from states, stands at 404.27 lakh hectare.
07 Jul 2017 8:14 PM
During the meet, branches will receive applications for fresh loans as well as for renewal or enhancement of existing loans.
06 Jun 2017 1:53 PM
The chief minister said the crop loan was higher this year by Rs 3,500 crore as compared to 2016.
02 Jun 2017 1:24 AM
CM hints at merger, says it would strengthen network of financial institutions for 30L farmers.
29 Apr 2017 6:41 AM
Farmers from 120 villages in Dindori, Niphad and Chandwad tehsils will not sow seeds from the beginning of the Kharif season.
29 Apr 2017 6:11 AM