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Q3FY24 GDP to drop to 6.7-6.9% due to poor agri performance

Mumbai: The Indian economy is expected to grow by 6.7-6.9 percent in the December quarter of FY24, down from the 7.6 percent growth recorded in the second quarter, according to a report by SBI Research released on Wednesday.

How MS Swaminathan, architect of Green Revolution, bolstered India’s food security

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday announced that the late Indian agricultural scientist MS Swaminathan, along with former Prime Ministers PV Narasimha Rao and Chaudhary Charan Singh, would be conferred the Bharat Ratna.

India’s rice sowing area crosses 411 lakh hectares

New Delhi: India’s rice sowing area touched 411.52 lakh hectares as of September 22 while it was 400.72 lakh hectares on the same date last year, the Ministry of Agriculture said on Friday.

Agriculture: Centre to spend Rs 20,000 cr for Kisan Credit Card loans

Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar announced on Tuesday that the government is set to allocate around Rs 20,000 crore for Kisan Credit Card (KCC) loans.

Assam launches Rs 250 crore fund in collaboration with World Bank to boost agriculture sector

The World Bank and other multiple stakeholders have joined forces to establish a Rs 250 crore fund in Assam promote small and medium units in the agriculture sector.

G20 Agriculture Ministerial meeting to be held in Hyderabad

New Delhi: The G20 Agriculture Ministerial meeting will be held in Hyderabad from 15-17 June 2023.

Budget 2023-24: Push for millets, bio gas, agri-tech, increased agriculture credit target welcomed

New Delhi/IBNS: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman allocated around Rs 1.15 crore to Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare in Budget 2023-24 against the last year's approximately Rs 1.10 lakh crore, a hike of around 4.6 percent.

How Is India Managing the Digitization of Agriculture?

Agriculture has played a crucial role for Indians. The country’s climate facilitates the cultivation of different crops with top-quality soil. This has made India the powerhouse of food production in the world. 

Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) inks MoU with National Research Development Corporation (NRDC)

New Delhi: The Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) Friday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with National Research Development Corporation (NRDC).

India to get $115 million World Bank loan for REWARD project

World Bank will grant a $115 million (Rs 869 crore) loan to India for Programme (Rejuvenating Watersheds for Agricultural Resilience through Innovative Development Programme), Ministry of Finance said Friday.

Three Indo-Israel Centres of Excellence inaugurated in Karnataka

New Delhi: Taking forward the ever-growing partnership in agriculture between Israel and India, three Indo- Israel Centres of Excellence (CoE) were inaugurated virtually in Karnataka Wednesday.

IIT-Kgp inks MoU with NCDC to promote sustainable developments in cooperatives, agriculture and allied sectors

Kharagpur, West Bengal: IIT Kharagpur and the National Cooperative Development Corporation (NCDC) have signed an MoU towards greater collaboration in issues and areas related to the development of cooperatives, agriculture and allied sectors and to the holistic approach towards sustainable development.

Solar-powered pest control system developed by IIT Kharagpur for smaller farm fields

Kharagpur(WB)/IBNS: Researchers at IIT Kharagpur have developed an energy-efficient pest controlling device for smaller agricultural tracts owned by marginal farmers.

Conclave Rural Connect-2018 encourages farmers to turn into agro-entrepreneurs

Kolkata, Dec 7 (IBNS): A two-day conclave titled 'Rural Connect 2018' was recently organised in Kolkata to encourage farmers in West Bengal to turn into agro-entrepreneurs from agro-producers.

Centre signs $318 million loan agreement with World Bank to support climate resilient agriculture in TN

New Delhi, Dec 26 (IBNS): The Government of India, the Government of Tamil Nadu and the World Bank on Tuesday signed a $318 million loan agreement for the Tamil Nadu Irrigated Agriculture Modernization Project to promote climate resilient agriculture technologies, improve water management practices, and increase market opportunities for small and marginal farmers.