Budget 2020: Need unified solution for the farmer, says Ajay Kakra , Leader – Food and Agriculture …

Budget 2020 India: Ajay Kakra, Leader – Food and Agriculture with PwC IndiaUnion Budget 2020 India: India is aiming to become a $5-Trillion economy in the near future. Agriculture sector is going to play an important role in achieving this ambitious goal. For decades, agriculture has played central role in Indian economy but its current… Continue reading Budget 2020: Need unified solution for the farmer, says Ajay Kakra , Leader – Food and Agriculture …

Solving The Issues Of Macro Environment: Krishna Kumar Karwa, MD, Emkay Global Financial …

The government’s capacity to spend more is seriously dented by its already high borrowing programme and likely fiscal slippages. 1580383715_M93jUy_Krishna_Kumar_Karva_MD_Emkay.jpg Unlike in the recent past, the 2019-2020 Union Budget is going to be presented under tough and distressful macro-economic conditions. There is ample liquidity available in the system but credit flow to sectors such as… Continue reading Solving The Issues Of Macro Environment: Krishna Kumar Karwa, MD, Emkay Global Financial …

Budget 2020: Zinc deficiency affecting crops, humans; need for a conducive policy in agriculture

India is a zinc-deficient country. Given deficiency of this essential micronutrient, WHO has reported that about 800,000 deaths happen annually due to zinc deficiency, of which 450,000 are children under the age of fiveUnion Budget 2020 will be announced on February 1. Crucial policy measures are expected from the government across sectors to uplift the… Continue reading Budget 2020: Zinc deficiency affecting crops, humans; need for a conducive policy in agriculture

Budget 2020: Farming a more productive agriculture sector

Prabhat Chaturvedi Despite the current emphasis on the correlation of water management with farm productivity, India’s agriculture sector continues to be beset with water scarcity, making it hardly remunerative and uncertain at times. Also due to uncertain climate, frequent draughts, climate resilient technologies in agriculture needs to be adopted & promoted for enhancing productivity in… Continue reading Budget 2020: Farming a more productive agriculture sector

Over 1 Million Farmer Households to Benefit from New Agri-Business Project in Maharashtra

The Government of India, the Government of Maharashtra and the World Bank today signed a loan agreement of $210 million to support small holder farmers participate in competitive agriculture value chains, facilitate agri-business investments, increase market access and productivity in focus commodities, and build resilience of crops to recurrent floods or droughts in the Indian… Continue reading Over 1 Million Farmer Households to Benefit from New Agri-Business Project in Maharashtra

Wheat Production Would Rise by 10.6% Due to Good Rains: Skymet

‘Skymet Weather’ has recently released its first volume of ‘Rabi Report’ for the year 2020 where it has predicted that wheat production in the country would rise by 10.6% owing to good rains in January and ample soil moisture due to excessive Monsoon rains.  Moreover, the largest private weather monitoring and Agri-risk solutions company of… Continue reading Wheat Production Would Rise by 10.6% Due to Good Rains: Skymet

Exploring the linkages between sustainable urbanisation and rural infrastructure

Urban agglomerations are engines of economic growth. As such, sustainable economic growth demands sustainable urbanisation. There is evidence which indicates that higher the non-agricultural labour share, higher is the log of output per worker in the non-agricultural sector. However, this relationship is true for the agricultural sector as well. This implies how the growth of… Continue reading Exploring the linkages between sustainable urbanisation and rural infrastructure

PM Modi says Gujarat has become hub for production, export of potatoes

India’s potato production increased by 20 per in the last decade while in Gujarat, it increased by 170 per cent, Modi said.Policy decisions and modern facilities for irrigation helped in this growth, Modi said. (Twitter image)Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said his home state Gujarat has become a hub for production and export of… Continue reading PM Modi says Gujarat has become hub for production, export of potatoes

Gujarat has become hub for production, export of potatoes: PM Modi

Gandhinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said his home state Gujarat has become a hub for production and export of potatoes in the last two decades. Addressing the third Global Potato Conclave via video conferencing, Modi said India became a leader in production of food grains and food products due to farmers’ hard work… Continue reading Gujarat has become hub for production, export of potatoes: PM Modi

In last 11 years, India’s area under potato rose by 19%, says PM in address at 3rd Global Potato …

Chandigarh Today’s Forecast Max Temp : 31.0°C Min Temp : 18.0°C Rainfall : 0.70mm Forecast 13-04-2018 Max Temp : 33.0°C Min Temp : 18.0°C 14-04-2018 Max Temp : 33.0°C Min Temp : 19.0°C 15-04-2018 Max Temp : 34.0°C Min Temp : 19.0°C 16-04-2018 Max Temp : 34.0°C Min Temp : 20.0°C 17-04-2018 Max Temp :… Continue reading In last 11 years, India’s area under potato rose by 19%, says PM in address at 3rd Global Potato …