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Agriculture

Major Crops & Cropping Patterns in India

🕔12:07, 8.Aug 2019

Agriculture, with its allied sectors, is the primary source of livelihood for about more than 58 percent of Indians crops such as wheat, rice, pulses, sugarcane and cotton. Known to be an agrarian economy from the British regime, India is the highest producer of

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ICT Enabled Farm Centric Agricultural Services

🕔11:38, 25.Jul 2019

The Indian agriculture system is confronted with its own sheer complexity, inadequate factors of production, weather uncertainty, multiplicity of schemes and multiplicity of Institutions, at farm level, hence there is no size neutral solution possible. Bridging the gaps in human

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PM-KISAN Yojana Extended To All Farmers

🕔10:57, 2.Jun 2019

Download PDF The Union Cabinet has extended the ambit of the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) to include all eligible farmer families irrespective of the size of land holdings. The revised Scheme is expected to cover around 2 crores

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Critical Analysis of Crop Insurance Mechanism in India

🕔18:26, 18.May 2019

Do you know about the critical analysis of crop insurance mechanism in India? Well, the Farmers are often exposed to natural vagaries, which adversely affect their agricultural production and farm incomes. One of the most effective mechanisms to mitigate agricultural

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Crop insurance fail: only ₹8 cr. spent for NE

🕔11:04, 17.May 2019

News: An evaluation of Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana(PMFBY) has been presented. Critical evaluation of PMFBY As per the senior Agriculture Ministry officials, of the total earmarked amount of ₹1,400 crore for north-eastern States under PMFBY, only half a percent

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Pest-struck Mizoram farmers hit by lack of crop insurance

🕔10:16, 16.May 2019

Download PDF News Fall Armyworm (FAW) in Lunglei district, Mizoram had damaged 3,082.5 MT maize across 2,055 hectares of land. More in News From Lunglei, the FAW spread to all the eight districts of Assam and attacked crops in adjoining

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Project To Use Technology To Study Crop Yield Estimates

🕔12:08, 15.May 2019

In a bid to reduce the delay of crop insurance claim settlements and increase the accuracy of compensation due to farmers, a pilot project will test the use of technology to determine crop yield estimates at the panchayat level this

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Pepsico vs Potato Farmers

🕔19:20, 14.May 2019

News PepsiCo India Holding (PIH) has filed a case against 11 farmers of Gujarat for alleged infringement of its Intellectual Property Right (IPR) of a potato variety named FL 2027, also called FC5, which the farmers allegedly produced without the

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