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Minister releases Model Contract Farming Act

With a view to integrate farmers with bulk purchasers including exporters, agro- industries etc. for better price realization, Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh released “Model Contract Farming Act” in Vigyan Bhawan on Tuesday. Farmer’s producer organizations (FPO’s) have a major role in promoting Contract Farming and Services Contract. On behalf of famers they can enter […]

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Fishermen to get Kisan Credit Card: Singh

Addressing the National Conference of Fisheries Ministers of Coastal states Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Radha Mohan Singh said like farmers, fishermen will also get the benefit of ‘Kisan Credit Card’. On this occasion Singh also announced a budgetary provision of Rs 7,522.48 crore for establishing Fisheries and Aquaculture Infrastructure Development Fund. The […]

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Singh inaugurates Frozen Semen Station in Bihar

Frozen Semen Station is being set up in Maranga, Purnea under the Rashtriya Gokul Mission with 100% contribution from the Central Government. The Mission aims to conserve and develop indigenous breeds to increase milk productivity. Laying the foundation stone of the frozen semen station in Maranga, Purnea Union Minister of Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare Radha […]

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Cabinet approves continuation of Krishonnati Yojana

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for the Umbrella Scheme, “Green Revolution – Krishonnati Yojana” in agriculture sector beyond 12th Five Year Plan for the period from 2017-18 to 2019-20 with the Central Share of Rs. 33,269.976 crore, reports govt agencies. The Umbrella scheme comprises of 11 […]

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ASSOCHAM: Singh dreams of a chemical-free India

Participating in the ASSOCHAM’s National Conference on Organic farming in New Delhi on Wednesday Union Minister Radha Mohan Singh said through government’s various schemes, approximately 23 lakh hectares of land has been made suitable for organic farming. On this occasion Singh referred to Prime Minister’s dream of an India that should move towards becoming a chemical free […]

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Unnati Mela: When co-ops move in tandem with govt

Keeping pace with the govt, the cooperative sector displayed its skills and capacity during the three day Krishi Unnati Mela which concluded on Sunday with the valedictory address of Union Minister Radha Mohan Singh. One can find well known co-op brands lining the stalls put up for the benefits of farmers. If fertilizer giants IFFCO and Kribhco […]

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Rising clout of co-ops: Watch Video

Cooperatives and farmers are cousin brothers and this was proved in the three day Krishi Unnati Mela which concluded on Sunday. The mela was a national celebration of an emerging India as from the Prime Minister to an ordinary farmer, from top-notch scientists to dedicated cooperators-each participated and rubbed shoulders with one another. Facilitated by NCDC-the […]

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Singh kicks off Krishi Unnati Mela 2018

Bringing fruits of agri-research to farm through modern means of communication is the motto of Krishi Unnati Mela 2018 which was kicked off on Friday by the Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh in Delhi. Using ubiquitous mobile telephony to the hilt the Minister said seamless linking of Information Technology with agriculture is possible in the changing […]

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Unnati Mela 2018: Modi to address farmers

With an aim to create awareness about the latest technological developments in the field of agriculture and farming, the Krishi Unnati Mela 2018 is going to be kicked off soon, informed Union Minister Radha Mohan Singh addressing media men in Delhi on Wednesday. The three-day Annual Krishi Unnati Mela is being organised between March 16 and March […]

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