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Helping Uttarakhand Farmers Scale New Heights

Sep 20, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

How Tata Trusts, through its implementation organisation Himmotthan, supports Uttarkhand farmers in establishing better market linkages

Domestic Tractor Sales in Aug 2021 Down 17%

Sep 16, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

‘This year’s August sales is not strictly comparable with last year corresponding due to the pent-up demand then, following nationwide lockdowns’


Cementing A Platform For Farmers’ Growth

During the pandemic, ACF mobilised farmers into sharing messages on WhatsApp groups while field facilitators connected directly with farmers who did not own smartphones.

RBI Defers Target Date For Meeting Thresholds Under Covid Debt Recast Scheme

Aug 06, 2021 Outlook Business

In further relief to the stressed corporate sector, the RBI deferred the target date by six months to October 1, 2022.


Tractor Sales In India Register 3.3% Growth In July

Monsoon has caught up to normal, sowing has picked up, lockdown lifted; these should augur well for the remaining months this year, say observers

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04 June, 2021

Amidst Covid-19 Wave, Tractor Sale In India Takes A Hit

Outlook Web Bureau

Figures compiled by Tractor Junction show 55,599 units sold in May 2021 against 60,441 in May 2020, registering a drop in tractor sales by 8%


11 May, 2021

Tractor Sales Show Upswing Despite Pandemic: Reports

Outlook Web Bureau

Available figures indicate that in April 2021 tractor sales have registered a growth of 436 percent over last year corresponding


25 April, 2021

Covid 19: Corporates Shouldn’t Leverage Charitable Acts For Brand Building

Sumali Moitra

Attempts to shore up the image of a business by going to town about good deeds done are not in keeping with the principles of stakeholder capitalism.


22 March, 2021

How Uttarakhand Rajma Growers Benefit Using This Method

Outlook Web Bureau

Introduction of new methods, like ridge planting, use of vertical net trellis system instead of wooden stakes have helped farmers increase yield by 40%.


02 March, 2021

Tata Trusts Hope To End Crop Residue Burning By 2024

Outlook Web Bureau

In northern India, the practice has long been a major cause of air pollution despite intervention by authorities.


22 February, 2021

From Mining To Farming: How NMDC Is Contributing To Tribal Villages

Outlook Web Bureau

The National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC) Limited was founded in 1958


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19 February, 2021

App For Recording Real-Time Crop Data Found Effective, Efficient

Outlook Web Bureau

Developed by Tata Trusts’ Data Driven Governance team, the app allows farmers to self-report crops sown across different stages in real time.


14 January, 2021

IIT Mandi To Set Up Farmer Producer Bodies In Himachal Pradesh

IANS

NABARD has sanctioned Rs 35 lakhs to IIT Mandi and EWOK Society to promote and set up three farmer producer organisations in three years.


14 January, 2021

Agri Minister Tomar Releases New Guidelines For Setting Up 10,000 FPOs

PTI

A total of 10,000 FPOs are to be formed in the country by 2023-24 and each FPO will be supported for five years.


06 October, 2020

What Corporatization Did To Agrarian Societies Of World?

Rutvi Dattani

Unchecked corporate power and increasing political influence has left farmers to operate under the push ‘get big or get out’ and often driven abuse of farmers’ rights.


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A disabled girl walks through a corridor at a school run by the Association of People with Disability in Bengaluru.

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A group of physically challenged people stage a protest on the 'International Day of Disabled Persons' in Srinagar.

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi addresses a press conference on farmers issue at AICC HQ in New Delhi.

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Workers prepare beds inside a special COVID-19 ward to treat persons infected with the Omicron variant, at Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital in Chennai.

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