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Saturday, December 15, 2018
Chandigarh, Ministry of Agriculture has initiated various projects and schemes benefitting farmers fraternity across the country. Amongst them, Krishi Vikas Kendra is an effort in the direction of PM's vision of doubliing the incomes of farmers. Ministry designated agency Biotechnology Development Association of India has so far opened 43...
The stage is set for opportunities of a magnitude that will make India Inc sit up and take note By Lalit Nambiar India lives in its villages. With 18 million households (representing 45 per cent of India’s workforce) living in rural India, hardly anyone would disagree with the economic or political...
A new project in a Punjab village is showing how straw management techniques can increase farmers’ output and reduce air pollution at the same time as protecting nutrients for future crop growth.  To tackle the problem of stubble burning, New Holland Agriculture- an agriculture machinery company has collaborated with...
New Holland Agriculture brand has launched a campaign to spread awareness among farmers about ill-effects of burning crop residue post harvesting, and educate them about brand’s innovative solutions that can help in straw (crop-residue) management. The awareness campaign will be carried out in Punjab and will go on for next...
Union Minister Agrees to Capt Amarinder’s Request For Higher User Charges on Used Gunny Bags Capt Amarinder Says State Getting Geared Up For Smooth Kharif Procurement Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday called upon Union Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Ram Vilas Paswan, to seek central...
Project Set to Take Off in October, Expected to Generate 5000 Jobs in State ITC Limited, one of India’s leading multi-business corporates, has decided to further increase its investment in the integrated Food Park it is development in Kapurthala to Rs. 1700 crore. This was conveyed to Punjab Chief Minister Captain...
British High Commissioner and Deputy High Commissioner on Friday called upon Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh to discuss cooperation with the state government in the promotion of agriculture and allied fields. High Commissioner Sir Dominic Asquith and Deputy High Commissioner Andrew Ayre were accompanied by their wives, Louise Asquith and Bettina...
Takes Stock of White-Fly Infestation of Cotton Crops in Mansa, Convenes Meeting To Launch Surveillance & Action Plan Vowing to take suppliers of spurious pesticides and seeds to task, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday urged farmers to use only the varieties recommended by the Punjab Agricultural University...
Russia Interested in Waste-to-Energy, China in Metro Rail Project, UAE also Keen to Invest Various foreign companies, including Russia, China and UAE, have evinced interest in setting up business units in diverse areas, such as defence and metro railway, in Punjab. This was disclosed here on Tuesday by a spokesperson of...
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh urged the central government to relax the Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management (FRBM) Act, 2003, and enhance the borrowing limit to enable the state government to meets its agriculture debt waiver commitments. In separate meetings with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley...