Budget 2020: Rising food inflation is good for economy, not just farmers; here’s what govt must do

Budget 2020-21: Low consumer price food inflation in the Narendra Modi government’s first term has hit rural income which also later showed up in the sales of FMCG companies, tractors and agro-inputs, among others. Budget 2020 India: Currently, farmers are getting decent amounts for onions, potatoes, groundnut, maize, cotton and most pulses. Union Budget 2020: The rise… Continue reading Budget 2020: Rising food inflation is good for economy, not just farmers; here’s what govt must do

Young qualified workforce taking up agri as primary career option: Expert

Indian agriculture is making a strategic shift to small farms which are seen to be more productive. This is seen with the country’s young qualified workforce turning to agri business as a second or even primary career option, even if they are armed with skills in engineering or non-agri backgrounds.“Small farm lands are far more… Continue reading Young qualified workforce taking up agri as primary career option: Expert

Is Zero Budget Natural Farming A Panacea To India’s Agrarian Crisis?

Touted as a panacea to the agrarian problems in India, Zero Budget Natural Farming (ZBNF), inexpensive, chemical-free farming rooted in traditional Indian practices, is the new buzzword in agricultural economy. In her maiden budget speech, Nirmala Sitharaman espoused it as ‘going back to basics’ and said that methods like these could help double the farmer’s… Continue reading Is Zero Budget Natural Farming A Panacea To India’s Agrarian Crisis?

Centre plans to set up Food Parks in all states of North East Region: Rameswar Teli

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External Affairs Minister lays foundation for skill development centre for tribal…

Union Minister of External Affairs S. Jaishankar on Wednesday laid foundation for Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Centre for Empowerment and Livelihoods” – A state-of-the-art skill Development centre  for Tribal Youth at Kevadia. With over 38 lakh visitors registered so far, and more than 17,000 people visiting this place daily, Statue of Unity has emerged as a major… Continue reading External Affairs Minister lays foundation for skill development centre for tribal…

Govt taking progressive measures to double income of farmers by 2022, says PM

SCREEN GRAB Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that Government is continuously working and taking progressive measures to double the farmers’ income by 2022. Addressing 3rd Global Potato Conclave at Gandhinagar, Gujarat today through video conferencing, Mr Modi said, the combination of efforts of farmers and government’s policy has resulted in bringing India among the… Continue reading Govt taking progressive measures to double income of farmers by 2022, says PM

Budget preview: Rural stimulus & protectionist measures may aid consumption stocks

Highlights- Direct income incentives & focus on rural infra to help staples- Made in India initiatives to support consumer durable cos- Sub-segments to watch – footwear, paper and contract manufacturers- Relatively inexpensive FMCG scrips of ITC, Jyothy Labs, Marico require closer lookLast year’s Union Budget tried to address growth challenges by improving income – through direct tax incentives,… Continue reading Budget preview: Rural stimulus & protectionist measures may aid consumption stocks

“Food safety can damage reputation of manufacturing co”

OZiva is India’s first Clean Label Active Nutrition brand that offers plant based as well as other nutritional products along with a fully digitised ecosystem intended to enable  people live a healthier, active and fitter life. Founded in 2016 by IIT & INSEAD alumni, Aarti Gill along with nutrition & functional fitness specialist Mihir Gadani,… Continue reading “Food safety can damage reputation of manufacturing co”

Republic Day 2020: India Brazil to have a bilateral trade of $15 billion by 2022

India Brazil bilateral ties: After wide ranging talks between PM Modi and President Bolsonaro, India and Brazil are reported to have a bilateral trade of $15 billion by 2022Hit by economic slowdown, India and Brazil on Saturday drew up an ambitious plan to boost their stuttering economies by significantly expanding cooperation in key sectors like… Continue reading Republic Day 2020: India Brazil to have a bilateral trade of $15 billion by 2022