Biswa Sarma, who held a meeting with various stakeholders, directed the agencies to open more paddy procurement centres.
The pact has been signed between NCDC (National Cooperative Development Corporation) and NPC (National Productivity Council) to promote productivity and innovation in agriculture.
He also stressed on the need for promoting sustainable farming by combining traditional practices with modern technology, an official statement said.
Jammu and Kashmir Administrative Council under the chairmanship of Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha, approved the regulations framed by the board of revenue for conversion of agricultural land for non-agricultural purposes.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the three laws were for the benefit of farmers but 'we couldn't convince a section of farmers despite best efforts.'
On World Cotton Day, stakeholders from the global cotton community come together to speak on the many benefits of cotton.
The product is equipped with a built-in display that offers a step-by-step growing guide and real-time data monitoring
Increasing population, growing urbanization, diminishing farmlands, demand for locally grown food may require capital intensive vertical farms in and around major metro cities
Due to the increasing global food demand, growers must adopt better ways for growing to maximize their yield: Report
Aquaculture shall have to hold on and consolidate upon its growth to keep up with the supply of our requirement of animal protein
The decision to increase the MSPs (Minimum Support Prices) was taken at a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
As the state celebrate its Golden Jubilee year, the govt has proposed a Rs.550-lakh programme to conserve indigenous seeds varieties
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.