Articles tagged under: Farmers

Paddy, millet, corn increased MSP procurement across Gujarat from October 16

October 10, 2018
Paddy, millet, corn increased MSP procurement across Gujarat from October 16

Gandhinagar: Gujarat government today announced that millet, paddy and corn (Bajri, Dangar and Makai) would be procured at increased MSP from October 16 to December 31 this year. Minister, Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs, Jayesh V Radadiya told newsmen that the Gujarat State Civil Supplies Corporation would be the nodal agency for the procurement to be done through 188 centers across the state. He said that MSP of Rs 1750 per quntal (earlier 1050) has been fixed fo...Read More

Increase in prices of fixed subsidy fertilizers like DPA due to rise in rates of main ingredients like Potash, Phosphorous in international market: Mandaviya

October 02, 2018
Increase in prices of fixed subsidy fertilizers like DPA due to rise in rates of main ingredients like Potash, Phosphorous in international market: Mandaviya

Gandhinagar: Union Minister of State for Chemical and Fertilizers Mansukh Mandaviya today said that there was no increase in the price of Urea and only the prices of other fertilizers for which the union government gives nutrient based or fixed subsidy have seen a rise due to hike in the prices of Potash and Phosphorus which were the main ingredients of these including DPA, MOP, NPK and SSP. Talking to newsmen here today Mandaviya said that the union government has complete control over...Read More

PM to launch Mujkuva solar cooperative project of farmers in Central Gujarat

September 29, 2018
PM to launch Mujkuva solar cooperative project of farmers in Central Gujarat

Anand: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch Mujkuva Solar Energy Cooperative Group of 11 farmers during his public function at Mogar in Central Gujarat tomorrow. With this, a group of 11 farmers in Mujkuva will be able to sell surplus electricity to power company after utilization at farms. They shall become energy supplier and earn income. In connection with Prime Minister's target to double the income of farmers by year 2022, the government of Gujarat has launched Suryashakti Kisan...Read More

Gujarat govt hikes compensation for land acquisition for bullet train project

September 27, 2018
Gujarat govt hikes compensation for land acquisition for bullet train project

Gandhinagar: To expedite the land acquisition for ambitious Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project, Gujarat government has decided to revise the compensation rates for the same. Revenue Minister Kaushik Patel today said that the state government was resolute to take forward this dream project of PM Narendra Modi, who was a loved son of Gujarat. He said that during the ongoing land acquisition process, requests for more compensation to the farmers whose land was in urban are...Read More

Mahindra Mutual Fund launches ‘Mahindra Rural Bharat and Consumption Yojana’

September 27, 2018
Mahindra Mutual Fund launches ‘Mahindra Rural Bharat and Consumption Yojana’

Ahmedabad: Mahindra Mutual Fund, a wholly owned subsidiary of Mahindra and Mahindra Financial Services Limited (MMFSL) is going to launch a new open ended equity scheme ‘Mahindra Rural Bharat and Consumption Yojana,’ on October 19. The new fund offer will cloe on November 2 this year. The scheme will reopen for continuous sale and repurchase within 5 business days from the date of allotment. The scheme is for investors who are seeking long-term capital appreciation by investing predomina...Read More

First consignment of Indian non-Basmati rice ready to be shipped to China

September 27, 2018
First consignment of Indian non-Basmati rice ready to be shipped to China

New Delhi: The first consignment of non-basmati rice (white rice 5% broken) of 100 tonnes is to be shipped to China from Nagpur tomorrow. The consignment will be received by China National Cereals, Oils and Foodstuffs Corporation (COFCO) which is one of China's state-owned food processing holding companies. After concerted efforts of the Government of India, 19 rice mills and processing units have been registered for export of non-basmati rice from India to China. The protocol between Gen...Read More

Gujarat govt doubles the risk covered amount in Farmers Accidental Scheme, includes sons,daughters and wife of farmers in it

September 20, 2018
Gujarat govt doubles the risk covered amount in Farmers Accidental Scheme, includes sons,daughters and wife of farmers in it

Gandhinagar: In yet another significant pro farmer decision, the Gujarat government today announced to double the risk covered amount under Farmers Accidental Insurance Scheme from existing Rs one lakh to Rs two lakh for accidental deaths cases and from Rs 50 thousand to Rs one lakh for serious injury/ disability. The government has also increased the base of those covered by including the sons/daughters and wife of farmers also in the scheme. Addressing press conference Dy C...Read More

Government modifies operational guidelines for Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojna (PMFBY)

September 19, 2018
Government modifies operational guidelines for Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojna (PMFBY)

New Delhi: The Government has decided to incorporate the provision of penalties for States and Insurance Companies for the delay in settlement of insurance claims under the Pradhan Mantri Fasal BimaYojana (PMFBY). This crucial provision is part of the new operational guidelines issued by the Govt for the implementation of PMFBY.The farmers will be paid 12% interest by insurance companies for the delay in settlement claims beyond two months of prescribed cut-off date. State Governments will have ...Read More

Gujarat makes record 10 crore units supply to farmers in a single day: Saurabh

September 17, 2018
Gujarat makes record 10 crore units supply to farmers in a single day: Saurabh

Gandhinagar: Gujarat government today said that a record 10 crore units of electricity, highest ever single day supply to farmers, was supplied to around 15 lakh farmers of Guajrat yesterday and the government was committed to provided adequate electricity to them to save their standing crops. Talking to newsmen here Energy Minister Saurabh Patel said that last month CM Vijay Rupani had decided last month to extend the power supply hours to farmers from 8 hours a day to 10 hrs a day. 'Y...Read More

Scanty rain and fag end of monsoon: Gujarat govt to continue Narmada water supply for irrigation

September 14, 2018
Scanty rain and fag end of monsoon: Gujarat govt to continue Narmada water supply for irrigation

Gandhinagar: Gujarat government today said that it would continue to provide irrigation water from Sardar Sarovar Narmada reservoir to farmers for their standing crops in the wake of scanty rain at the fag end of monsoon season. It also said that despite supply for irrigation purposes there was enough water for the drinking needs of the state for a year in the reservoir. Talking to newsmen here Deputy CM Nitin Patel said that the state government had decided to s...Read More

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