Articles tagged under: Agriculture

One injured in Lion’s attack in rural Junagadh

April 07, 2024
One injured in Lion’s attack in rural Junagadh

Junagadh: A farm laborer was attacked by lion in farm area of Umrala village near Bilkha in Junagadh district. The injured laborer is under medical treatment at present in Junagadh based Civil hospital. A laborer was on nature's call in farm area when a lion attacked it at around 7 am. The locals gathered nearby and shouted loudly and also honked to force lion to leave the place. The owner of the farm, Virendra Vala took injured laborer to hospital. Forest department has meanwhile initia...Read More

ગુજરાતમાં તા. ૧૮મી માર્ચથી ૯૦ દિવસ સુધી તુવેર, ચણા, રાયડાની ટેકાના ભાવે ખરીદી

March 15, 2024
ગુજરાતમાં તા. ૧૮મી માર્ચથી ૯૦ દિવસ સુધી  તુવેર, ચણા, રાયડાની ટેકાના ભાવે ખરીદી

ગાંધીનગરઃ કૃષિ મંત્રી શ્રી રાઘવજી પટેલે જણાવ્યું છે કે,વડાપ્રધાન શ્રી નરેન્દ્રભાઈ મોદીના માર્ગદર્શન હેઠળ ખેડૂતોને પોષણક્ષમ ભાવો મળે એ માટે અનેકવિધ પ્રયાસો થઈ રહ્યા છે. ખેડૂતોના ઉત્પાદિત ...Read More

Villagers hold meeting to oppose airport project near Statue of Unity

February 17, 2024
Villagers hold meeting to oppose airport project near Statue of Unity

Statue of Unity: Villagers from Bhadarwa area held a meeting and staged protest against the State government's move to develop an airport in Tilakvada taluka. The village representatives from Ferkuva, Ruppura, Surva and Bhadarwa met at Bhadarwa village and took decision to oppose the proposed airport project. The villagers said that they will lose their land if the airport proposal moves further. DeshGujaratRead More

Ram Janmabhoomi Mandir inauguration; Unjha APMC to remain shut on 22nd January

January 17, 2024

Unjha: Unjha-based Agriculture Produce Market Committee (APMC) will remain shut on 22nd January so that the farmers, traders, and others associated with the APMC can join the celebrations linked to Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Mandir's inauguration in Ayodhya. Unjha APMC, located in the Mahesana district of North Gujarat is considered one of the biggest agricultural market yards in India. The announcement of the closure of the market was declared by Dineshbhai Patel, in-charge secretary of APMC Unjha to...Read More

8 MoUs inked for Rs. 3,265 crore investment in agro and food processing sector in Gujarat

January 11, 2024
8 MoUs inked for Rs. 3,265 crore investment in agro and food processing sector in Gujarat

Gandhinagar: As part of the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2024, eight Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs) were signed in the Agro and Food Processing Sector on the second day, in the presence of state agriculture minister Raghavji Patel. Among them, Asandas And Sons Private Limited plans to invest Rs. 1,100 crores in Mehsana, Bheetar Enterprise Private Limited plans to invest Rs. 500 crores in the state of Gujarat, Tidy Agroceutical Private Limited plans to invest Rs. 400 crores in the state, ...Read More

રેકોર્ડ બ્રેક ભાવ મળતા ચાલુ વર્ષે જીરાનું વાવેતર ગતવર્ષની સરખામણીએ બમણું: કૃષિ મંત્રી

December 21, 2023
રેકોર્ડ બ્રેક ભાવ મળતા ચાલુ વર્ષે જીરાનું વાવેતર ગતવર્ષની સરખામણીએ બમણું: કૃષિ મંત્રી

ગાંધીનગર: સમગ્ર રાજ્યમાં રવિ પાકોનું વાવેતર લગભગ પૂર્ણ થવા આવ્યું છે. ગુજરાતના ખેડૂતોને ગત વર્ષે રવિ પાકના રેકોર્ડ બ્રેક ભાવ મળ્યા હતા. એટલા માટે જ, રાજ્યમાં હાલની સ્થિતિએ રવિ પાકોનું પુષ્ક�...Read More

Onion export banned till 31st March; NCCF and NAFED to procure 7 lakh tonnes buffer

December 11, 2023
Onion export banned till 31st March; NCCF and NAFED to procure 7 lakh tonnes buffer

New Delhi: The export of onion has been put under prohibition w.e.f. 8th December, 2023 till 31st March, 2024 to ensure availability of onion to the domestic consumers at affordable prices. The Government took the decision taking into account delay in Kharif arrival, the quantity of onion exported and global situation such as trade and non-trade restrictions imposed by major suppliers such as Turkey, Egypt and Iran. To ensure that farmers are not adversely affected, the government is continuousl...Read More

Upto four lakh hectares damage in standing crops estimated due to unseasonal rains: Gujarat govt

November 28, 2023
Upto four lakh hectares damage in standing crops estimated due to unseasonal rains: Gujarat govt

Gandhinagar/Rajkot: The Gujarat government has ordered a survey to assess the damage to crops to provide compensation to farmers affected by the recent spell of unseasonal rains, state Agriculture Minister Raghavji Patel said on Tuesday. He said affected farmers will be granted compensation as per the State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF) norms once the report arrives. He said a preliminary estimate suggests that the rains may have damaged standing crops in an area of around 3 to 4 lakh hectares. ...Read More

20 years imprisonment to a farmer in Rajkot for cultivation of Ganja

November 25, 2023
20 years imprisonment to a farmer in Rajkot for cultivation of Ganja

Rajkot: A 55-year old farmer from rural Rajkot has been given 20 years imprisonment and Rs. 1 lakh fine by a local court. Ebhal Rambhal Lavadiya from Satapar village of Kotdasangani belt in Rajkot district was nabbed for cultivation of Ganja (cannabis) in his farm in 2016. The Special Operation Group(SOG) of police had recovered 33 kg ganja, also known as Weed from a four acre farm of Ebhal. Forensic Science Laboratory(FSL) team had later confirmed it was Ganja, also known as Marijuana. DeshGuja...Read More

Gujarat govt to offer additional power connection for surface water farming

November 17, 2023
Gujarat govt to offer additional power connection for surface water farming

Gandhinagar: The Government of Gujarat has taken a decision to offer one additional power connection to farmers with the same survey number in the farm if they use rainwater (surface water) for farming. Power minister Kanubhai Desai declared this decision and said it would increase crop production and strengthen the farmers economically. He said the farmers who use canals, ponds, water, bays, dam, check dam, Sujalam Sufalam scheme covered ponds, farm-side ponds, and other rainwater linked resour...Read More