Only 23% Rural Household income come from farming
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Only 23% Rural Household income come from farming

What do we think about rural India? It’s all about agriculture and all the income for livelihood comes from agriculture. Isn’t it? But a report from NABARD will…

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Six startups revolutionizing the technology in agriculture
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Six startups revolutionizing the technology in agriculture

Enormous effort from the governments and the people’s inclination towards producing the value added agro products has given rise to the technological innovations in agriculture. There have been…

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Double the farmers’ income through integrated farming – union agriculture minister
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Double the farmers’ income through integrated farming – union agriculture minister

As the government of India is intended to double the income of farmers has asked members of parliament to promote location specific integrated farming system for achieving the…

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Biscuit makers want a cut in GST rate to 12%
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Biscuit makers want a cut in GST rate to 12%

Biscuits eaten mostly by poor: IBMA The Indian Biscuit Manufacturers’ Association has called for a reduction in the GST rate on biscuits to 12% from the current 18%,…

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Govt extends mandatory jute packaging for foodgrains, sugar
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Govt extends mandatory jute packaging for foodgrains, sugar

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Wednesday extended the mandatory packaging of foodgrains and sugar products in jute bags for the year ending June 2018. The…

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24×7 free power to farm sector goes on stream
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24×7 free power to farm sector goes on stream

Chief Minister announces special increment to staff of power utilities Excited by the snag-free launch of the round-the-clock free power supply to the agriculture sector, Chief Minister K.…

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Low pressure area over Andaman sea likely to become depression
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Low pressure area over Andaman sea likely to become depression

There is a presence of associated cyclonic circulation extending up to 5.8 km above the mean sea level, it said. A fresh spell of rainfall is expected to…

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Food prices spur CPI inflation to 3.58%
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Food prices spur CPI inflation to 3.58%

Acceleration in Oct. retail price gains also driven by fuel and light segment as crude oil climbs globally Retail inflation accelerated to 3.58% in October on the back…

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Mapping the not-so-normal monsoon
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Mapping the not-so-normal monsoon

States where rainfall has been deficient make a difference to crop prospects If you’re statistically inclined, you may be celebrating the fact that the south-west monsoon for 2017,…

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Andrew Yule to set up bought leaf factories in Assam and Bengal
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Andrew Yule to set up bought leaf factories in Assam and Bengal

Diversified PSU Andrew Yule would set up two bought leaf factories in Assam and north Bengal to raise production, an official of the company said. “The company board…

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