India Business News

  1. PM to inaugurate Krishi Unnati Mela

    New Delhi, March 14 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will here on Saturday inaugurate a three-day annual 'Krishi Unnati Mela' aimed at creating awareness about the latest technological developments in the agriculture sector among farmers, Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh said on Wednesday.
  2. Promote secondary agriculture, composting, bee-keeping, says panel on doubling income

    By Vivian Fernandes, Mar 11 : Secondary agriculture is an important and independent activity and a division needs to be created in all the three departments of the agriculture ministry to promote it, says the Doubling Farmers' Income (DFI) Committee, headed by Ashok Dalwai, Additional Secretary.
  3. Himachal reap peas grown under zero budget natural farming

    Shimla, March 11 : In a first, a Himachal Pradesh university has successfully undertaken the harvesting of peas planted under the zero budget natural farming, scientists said on Sunday.
  4. 'Mission Aroma' now in J and K with huge potential for farmers

    Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir)Mar 10: In an effort to boost the cultivation of the aromatic plants like lavender, rosemary and lemon grass and medicinal plants like ashwagandha and satavar, Prime Minister, Narendra Modi launched 'The Aroma Mission'.
  5. 'Use greenhouse technology for healthy vegetables, better output'

    New Delhi, March 9 : Advanced hydroponics and aeroponics technologies can address the problems of contamination in fresh vegetables, besides assuring greater output to feed increasing population in the country, said a greenhouse facility builder on Friday.
  6. Government discusses ways to implement MSP scheme

    New Delhi, March 9 : The government on Friday discussed various ways to implement the Minimum Support Price (MSP) for different agricultural crops in light of Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's budget announcement of fixing the MSP at 1.5 times the cost of production.
  7. Agriculture Fair in Imphal aims to boost Organic-Agro products

    Imphal, (Manipur) Mar 09 : As Sikkim leads the organic farming scene in the country, the state of manipur hosted a an agricultural fair in order to boost and strengthen the conventional farming method.
  8. MP frontrunner in organic farming: Chouhan

    Balaghat (Madhya Pradesh) March 7 : Madhya Pradesh is frontrunner in India in organic farming, said Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Wednesday.
  9. Haryana offers price guarantee to farmers growing vegetables

    Chandigarh, March 5 : The Haryana government is offering guarantee to the farmers cultivating potato, onion, tomato and cauliflower that they will never incur any loss, whatever be the selling price for their produce, said Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki on Monday.
  10. Radha Mohan Singh launches six new user friendly features of National Agriculture Market (e-NAM) Platform

    New Delhi : The Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare, Shri Radha Mohan Singh today launched six new features of National Agriculture Market (e-NAM) Platform to make it more users friendly.
  11. Mizoram to get first regional agricultural centre with Israeli collaboration

    Guwahati, Feb 21 : A regional centre for agriculture set up with Israeli collaboration will be inaugurated in Mizoram -- the first of its kind in the northeast region -- on March 7.
  12. New bio-policy to double farmer income by 2022: PM

    Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) India, Feb 21 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday highlighted that the Uttar Pradesh government has initiated a new bio-policy in the state to reduce crop-grain-fruits and waste of vegetables.
  13. PM Modi lauds farmers over increase in pulses production

    New Delhi , Feb. 20 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday lauded farmers and their agricultural methods, stating that because of them, the production of pulses increased from 17 million tonnes to 25 million tonnes.
  14. Agriculture sector needs support: Jaitley

    New Delhi , Feb 20 : Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday said that the agriculture sector needs a lot of support for the Indian economy to grow at a steady pace.
  15. Allied business, low crop waste can double farmers' income: PM

    New Delhi, Feb 20 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday reiterated that the income of Indian farmers can be doubled if revenue from allied sectors is generated and crop waste losses reduced, besides increase in farm yield.
  16. Radha Mohan Singh addresses inaugural session of National Conference "Agriculture 2022 - Doubling Farmers' Income"

    New Delhi : The government is working towards increasing farmers' income and that's the reason that the budget for Agriculture has been increased from Rs.51,576 crore in 2017-18 to Rs.58,080 crore for the year 2018-19 while ensuring sufficient funds for each component of the Seven-Point' Strategy devised for doubling farmers' income.
  17. Curtain Raiser for National Conference "Agriculture 2022- Doubling Farmers' Income"

    New Delhi : The Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare (MoA and FW) is organizing a National Conference under the title of "Agriculture 2022 - Doubling Farmers' Income" at National Agriculture Science Complex (NASC), Pusa, New Delhi. It is a two days conference scheduled on 19th and 20th February, 2018.
  18. Agriculture Ministry to hold conference on doubling farm income

    New Delhi, Feb 16 : The Agriculture Ministry will hold a National Conference, Agriculture 2022 - Doubling Farmers' Income, here on February 19-20 to identify various critical farm-related issues and to find their solutions.
  19. Ministry constantly working to achieve the goal of doubling farmers' income by 2022: Union Agriculture Minister

    New Delhi : Prime Minister has set a target to double farmers' income by 2022 and the Ministry is constantly working to achieve this goal.
  20. Organic farming should be promoted with the same spirit as Green Revolution: Union Agriculture Minister

    Port Blair : Small and marginal farmers, who are unable to meet agriculture expenditure, can switch to organic farming as it is cost-effective and profitable.