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Farmers prefer DBT route for fertiliser subsidy: Study
Thu, Oct 10, 2019
The first study commisioned by the NITI Aayog on Direct Benefit Transfer in Fertiliser (DBT-F) programme has found that farmers prefer the new system because it has improved the availability of fertilisers and reduced instances of overcharging.
Farmers alert! These 5 agri-startups are boosting rural incomes, all you need to know
Mon, Sep 30, 2019
The agriculture sector was the core of the Union Budget for the year 2019-20 and the government has planned to invest widely in agriculture infrastructure to provide assured income to small and marginal scale farmers across the country.
Farmers can now get expensive agri equipment on rent at doorstep; download these apps
Tue, Sep 24, 2019
Farmers will now have easy access to high-value agricultural equipment at their doorstep and also they will get best possible information on high-yielding crops and seeds through apps.
Kharif crops 2019-20: Output above 5 years average due to higher rainfall
Tue, Sep 24, 2019
The production of most of the crops for the agricultural year 2019-20 has been estimated higher than their normal production due to higher cumulative rainfall during the monsoon season up to mid-September.
No sector is riskier than Agriculture: Godrej Agrovet
Fri, Sep 13, 2019
“Doubling farmers income in real terms is a difficult task but we may achieve it in nominal terms”, says Balram Singh Yadav, Managing Director, Godrej Agrovet Limited (GAVL), in an interview with Zee Business.
Pradhan Mantri Kisan Maan-Dhan Yojana: Registrations open today; check other details
Fri, Aug 09, 2019
Pradhan Mantri Kisan Maan-Dhan Yojana: The farmers will have to make a monthly contribution of Rs.55 to Rs.200, depending on their age of entry, in the Pension Fund till they reach the retirement date i.e. the age of 60 years.
Good news for farmers, Puducherry exersises solar power for farming
Wed, Jul 31, 2019
Good news for farmers, Puducherry exercises solar power for farming. Watch video to know more.
Know what Agriculture Sector gets from Budget 2019
Fri, Jul 05, 2019
The current government ensures farmers to avail all the benefits of e-nam and access to safe and adequate water. Continuing further, the survey conducted in the year 2018- 19 showed farmer sector growth witnessed tapering in total Gross Value Added (GVA) has been consistently falling and now positioned at 16.1 per cent in the last fiscal.
Big agricultural boost expected in first Budget of Modi 2.0
Thu, Jul 04, 2019
Taking forward the setting up of a separate ministry for fisheries (one of the promises made by Modi), the Budget will have schemes for ushering in a "blue revolution".
Late, but not too late! From Rallis India to Dhanuka Agritech, Monsoon makes these 5 stocks best bets on D-Street
Wed, Jul 03, 2019
The Monsoon has finally started with a bang especially in states like Maharashtra, Gujarat, Odisha and Uttar Pradesh and it has put in perspective certain stocks.
With Monsoon firmly set, Budget 2019 seen as a forthcoming blessing; SBI Ecowrap explains why
Tue, Jul 02, 2019
SBI Ecowrap in its research note on Tuesday said that emphasis should be on making country-mandated fiscal rules that are credible and achievable.
This app that helps improve agricultural business, now available on iOS
Thu, Jun 27, 2019
In a statement released on Thursday, the company said that this version of the app will equip the heads of agribusinesses to have complete visibility of near-real-time farming operations and enable access to actionable data insights on-the-go to make timely decisions.
PM Kisan SAMPADA Yojana to generate 5,30,500 direct/indirect employment in country by 2019-20
Wed, Jun 26, 2019
The MoS for Food Processing industries said that 100% FDI is permitted under the automatic route in food processing sector, and the same percentage is also allowed through government approval route for retail trading, in respect of food products manufactured and/or produced in India.
Will Budget 2019 have special focus on agriculture sector?
Wed, Jun 26, 2019
Will the upcoming budget make a path-breaking announcements in the field of agriculture as the Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in Lok Sabha yesterday that the government will now focus on promotion of oilseed production because the nation has gained self-sufficiency in production of pulses. To discuss the focus of budget on rural and agriculture sector, Zee Business discusses the expectations from upcoming Union Budget 2019 with a panel of experts.
Budget 2019 expectations: Here's what can really help agriculture sector
Tue, Jun 25, 2019
Agriculture sector makes up a major part of Indian economy, and hence every development for revival would be keenly watched.
Budget 2019 expectations: Modi govt may provide several long term measures for agriculture sector, says SBI report
Sat, Jun 22, 2019
The government must develop efficient global value chains and liberalise land lease markets across all states, which should encourage contract farming on a medium to long-term basis, said the report.
Kisan Credit Card scheme: Modi government to target one-crore farmers in 100 days
Sat, Jun 15, 2019
Since the Kisan Credit Card scheme plays a key role in helping out farmer in the hour of need, Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar recently held a meeting with counterparts of all States/UTs.
From farmers, government employees to workers, CM Jagan Reddy takes key decisions in first Andhra Cabinet meeting
Mon, Jun 10, 2019
Huge hike in the salary of various categories of workers, 27 per cent interim relief to the government employees and implementation of cash assistance scheme for farmers were some of the major decisions taken at the first meeting of the new Andhra Pradesh Cabinet on Monday.
Rythu Bharosa scheme: Farmers in Andhra Pradesh to get Rs 12,500 each from October 15
Thu, Jun 06, 2019
Farmers in Andhra Pradesh will get annual financial support of Rs 12,500 each as the new YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) government in the state has decided to implement the "Rythu Bharosa" scheme from October.
What could be PM Modi's new steps towards agriculture sector in nation
Fri, May 24, 2019
In this segment of Zee Business, watch What could be PM Modi's new steps towards agriculture sector in nation.