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Alliance for Agri Innovation celebrates 25 years of growing GM crops

Alliance for Agri Innovation (AAI), a special interest group of Federation of Seed Industry of India (FSII) is celebrating 25 years of planting biotech crops globally............

Amid lockdown, Tata Trusts initiative helps sustain farmers’ livelihood via collaborative...

The Collectives for Integrated Livelihood Initiatives (CInI), an initiative of Tata Trusts, has scaled up its network and is empowering Harichandanpur’s tribal smallholders to realize profitable returns through collaboration with the existing vegetable value chain.............

Govt committed to doubling farmers income by 2022, says Agri Minister

Strengthening agriculture and the rural economy together will strengthen India, stated Union Agriculture Minister, N S Tomar at the First National Consultative Workshop on Strengthening Agri- Logistics in e-National Agriculture Market (e-Nam) held in New Delhi...............

Revolutionize Indian science & innovation landscape, says PM Modi

Inaugurating the 107th session of the Indian Science Congress, which began at Bengaluru on 3rd January, the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi noted that technology and good effective governance had been behind the success of major welfare programmes from Swachcha Bharat Abhiyan to Ayushman Bharat....................

PM to distribute Krishi Karman Awards

PM to release 3rd installment of Rs 2000 to 6 crore beneficiaries under PM KISAN.................

SABC seeks GST exemption on farm inputs to reduce financial burden...

Farmers are paying about Rs 14,500 crore GST annually on farm inputs to produce farm commodities. The input tax credit is a GST mechanism that allows the manufacturers/producers to adjust tax on inputs against tax liability on output, i.e. sales..................

Smart Farms to disrupt the farming sector with technology

The company has raised an undisclosed amount from a clutch of angel investors to reshape the agriculture products distribution network...................

Govt encourages farmers to adopt crop residue management technologies

Over 1000 farmers attended the National Conference on Crop Residue Management held in New Delhi on 9th September. A Multilingual Mobile App for the farmers to avail the custom hiring services was also launched at the event..................

Govt, experts brainstorm over technological innovations for farmers’ prosperity

A two day brainstorming Session on Technological Innovations and Strategies for Farmers’ Prosperity in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh was held on 26th and 27th August in New Delhi.................

New mobile app ‘Meghdoot’ launched to assist farmers

The app to be updated twice a week on Tuesdays and Fridays will provide forecast relating to temperature, rainfall, humidity, and wind speed and direction, which play critical roles in agricultural operations and advisories to the farmers.....................