Articles tagged under: Farmers

GSFC issues statement, briefs media over underweight DAP bags

May 13, 2019
GSFC issues statement, briefs media over underweight DAP bags

Gandhinagar: Gujarat government today said that the sale and supply of the Sardar DAP fertilizer bags of the state run Gujarat State Fertilizers and Chemicals (GSFC) would be normalize in a day or two. Additional Chief Secretary of the Agriculture, Farmers Welfare & Co-operation Department, Sanjay Prasad said that in a day or two the sale of GSFC fertilizers would be normalized. 'After the loss of some weight in the fertilizers sacks due to technical reasons, the sal...Read More

Gujarat govt. orders probe in to alleged less weight of fertilizer sacks of GSFC and GNFC

May 10, 2019
Gujarat govt. orders probe in to alleged less weight of fertilizer sacks of GSFC and GNFC

Gandhinagar: Gujarat government today ordered probe in to the issue of alleged 'less' weight of the sacks of fertilizers sold by government run Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizers & Chemicals (GNFC) and Gujarat State Fertilizers and Chemicals (GSFC). CM Vijay Rupani and Agriculture minister R C Faldu said that the matter would be probed and whoever was found responsible for it would be dealt with strictly. The opposition Congress had made it an issue. GPCC president Amit Cha...Read More

Pepsico withdraws cases against 9 more farmers in Gujarat, with this all the cases taken back

May 10, 2019
Pepsico withdraws cases against 9 more farmers in Gujarat, with this all the cases taken back

Ahmedabad : PepsiCo India Holdings Ltd, today withdrew cases against nine more farmers of Gujarat in connection with the alleged unauthorized farming of a variety of potato the multinational food and beverages company used for its popular lays brand of chips. With this all the cases filed by farmers in Gujarat for similar reasons have been withdrawn. Earlier on May 6 the company had withdrawn cases against two farmers of Bansakantha district in the commercial court of Deesa. T...Read More

Pepsico withdraws cases against two Gujarat farmers unconditionally

May 06, 2019
Pepsico withdraws cases against two Gujarat farmers unconditionally

Palanpur: PepsiCo India holding private ltd. has unconditionally withdrawn cases field against two farmers in Commercial Court of Deesa in connection with the alleged unauthorized farming of the potato Variety the company used for making chips. Advocate of farmers Kailash Gehlot said that Commercial Civil Suit No-1/2019 against farmer Fulchandbhai Kachchhawa and Sureshbhai Kachchhawa has been withdrawn without any condition. Notably, the company had earlier announced to withd...Read More

Kesar Mango lovers of Gujarat likely to get full supply of the juicy fruit

May 06, 2019
Kesar Mango lovers of Gujarat likely to get full supply of the juicy fruit

Veraval: It seems that the Kesar mango lovers of Gujarat won't be disappointed this season despite fear perception of not-so-better crop of this juicy fruit in parts of the state due to a few rounds of thunderstorms and non-seasonal rains during flowering and ripening period. While the Kesar mango had made its first arrival in the market yards of Gujarat in the last week of March this year when it was sold in Junagadh yard yet the real flow has started now. On the first day of ...Read More

A day after announcement of withdrawal of cases against farmers, Pepsico to hold meeting with Gujarat govt

May 03, 2019
A day after announcement of withdrawal of cases against farmers, Pepsico to hold meeting with Gujarat govt

Gandhinagar: A day after the announcement of withdrawal of Rs one crore compensation demand lawsuit against four farmers of Gujarat, senior officials of the Indian wing of the US based food and beverage company PepsiCo, PepsiCo India will hold a meeting with the state government today. DyCM Nitin Patel said that the Chief Secretary and Additional Chief Secretary (Agriculture) would participate in the meeting. If available CM Vijay Rupani would also remain present during the meeting. ...Read More

Pepsico announces to withdraw cases against 4 Gujarat potato farmers

May 02, 2019
Pepsico announces to withdraw cases against 4 Gujarat potato farmers

Gandhinagar: The Indian wing of the US based snacks and beverage company PepsiCo, PepsiCo India has decided to take back the case filed against four Gujarat potato farmers accused of infringing its patent of a particular variety of potato used in its popular Lay's Chips. According to the company spokesperson the company has taken the decision to withdraw the lawsuit filed in a commerce court in Ahmedabad last month after the assurance from the government about a long term amicable solu...Read More

Pepsico Potato farmer dispute issue: Gujarat govt expresses solidarity with farmers, ready to be a party in the matter

April 27, 2019
Pepsico Potato farmer dispute issue: Gujarat govt expresses solidarity with farmers, ready to be a party in the matter

Gandhinagar:A day after US snacks and beverage company PepsiCo offered to stop pursuing the suit filed for seeking fine of Rs one crore each from four farmers of Gujarat it accuses of illegally growing a variety of potatoes registered for exclusive use in its Lays chips, the state government today said that it stood with the farmers and was even ready to become a party in the matter. Gujarat Deputy CM Nitin Patel today said that the state government would become a party and would, if ...Read More

Congress MLAs on Dharna spend night inside Director of Agriculture Chamber

April 09, 2019
Congress MLAs on Dharna spend night inside Director of Agriculture Chamber

Gandhinagar: Three MLAs of main opposition Congress in Gujarat, who along with some farmer leaders had started dharna in the chamber of Director Agriculture in the state capital Gandhinagar spent last night there itself. Congress MLAs Brijesh Merja, Chirag Kalaria and Rutwik Makwana are terming their protest on the issue of alleged discrepancy in payment of crop insurance, apolitical. They had gone to meet Director of Agriculture in Gujarat Bharat Modi on the issue. Merja today ...Read More

Amid rising electoral heat, Gujarat’s famous Kesar Keri (mango) makes first arrival in marketing yard, mango-lovers delighted

March 28, 2019
Amid rising electoral heat, Gujarat’s famous Kesar Keri (mango) makes first arrival in marketing yard, mango-lovers delighted

Junagadh: Even as the electoral fever has gripped Gujarat completely and nominations for the LS poll as well as assembly by-poll begin today, the mango-lovers of this western state also saw the first arrival of famous Kesar Keri (Mango) in Junagadh Marketing Yard and felt delighted. Though the arrival of Kesar in the yard was 11 days later than that of last year (March 17), It was at least third consecutive year that it has arrived earlier than proper beginning of the mango seaso...Read More