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When Punjab Farmers Named A Rice Variety 'Dev Gowda'!

Dec 12, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Deve Gowda has been in public life for nearly seven decades. He started at the very bottom, as a member of the Holenarasipur Taluk Development Board and reached the very top as India's 11th prime minister, in 1996.

Salt- Tolerant Paddy Production Helps Over 4 Lakh Farmers In Bengal To Beat Cyclone Woes

Dec 06, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The state government had introduced the ‘Krishak Bandhu’ (friends of farmers) scheme in January 2019 to provide financial assistance to all farmers for agricultural purposes and to provide social security to the farm families in the event of the untimely death of a cultivator.

Paddy Crisis May Deepen In Telangana As Centre Rejects Demands

The central minister also turned down the demand of the state government to fix procurement targets for the two crops during the entire year saying this was not feasible.

Chhattisgarh CM Demands 5.25L Gunny Bags For Purchase Of Paddy

Nov 23, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Tuesday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi requesting him to ensure timely supply of new jute gunny bags as per the plan issued by the Food Department, Government of India on November 12, 2021.

Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi Meets PM Modi, Discusses Farmers' Issue And Paddy procurement

Farmers, mainly from Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh, have been protesting at Delhi's borders against three farm laws since November last year and have been demanding the legislations be repealed.

28 January, 2021

Government Urges Farmers To Join PMFBY Crop Insurance Scheme

Outlook Web Bureau

Claims worth Rs 90,000 crores have already been paid out under the insurance, according to a statement from the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare.

03 January, 2021

Congress Slams Govt Over Rice Procurement Halt In Chhattisgarh


FCI not lifting the stocks would impact close to 21.52 lakh farmers, Congress spokesperson Gourav Vallabh said.

27 November, 2020

Government Of Chhattisgarh To Commence Paddy Procurement From December 1

Outlook Web Bureau

Paddy is the major crop of Chhattisgarh, therefore, it is referred to as the Rice Bowl of India.

16 October, 2020

Maha Govt Seeks Central Aid For Rain-Hit Farmers: Vijay Wadettiwar


Reports suggest crops spread over 57,354 hectares have been damaged. 'I am going to ask the Union government to provide some compensation to farmers who have lost their livelihood,' says Relief Minister Vijay

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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.

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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.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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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.

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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.

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