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Swachh Bharat Internship - A grand Success.

3rd advance estimates of #Foodgrain production for the year 2017-18.

3rd advance estimates of #Foodgrain production for the year 2017-18.

Secretary, Agriculture released reports for Site Suitability of Horticulture crops in Jhum lands of North Eastern States.

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Signing of MoU between MoA&FW and MSDE on 20th March 2018 to promote Skill Development in Agriculture.

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Need of the hour is to address issues of small and marginal farmers by providing them right information and basic agricultural inputs: Shri Narendra Singh Tomar

Inaugurating the first ever National Agrochemical Congress in New Delhi, Shri Narendra Singh Tomar Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare exhorted that there is a need to address the issues of small and marginal farmers through generation of right knowledge access platforms and provision of basic agricultural inputs at affordable costs as these farmers predominantly comprises (around 86%) the farm sector today and their contribution towards national economy is quite significant.

Agriculture Ministry relaxes fumigation condition on imported onion

In the light of public concern over high prices of onions in the market the Ministry of Agriculture has decided to allow relaxation from the condition of fumigation and endorsement on PSC as per the Plant Quarantine Order, 2003 for onion imports upto 30th November 2019 on the following conditions:   i) Such consignments of imported onions which arrive in Indian port without fumigation and endorsement to that effect on the PSC, would be fumigated in India by the importer through an accredited treatment provider.

International Conference on Soil and Water Resources Management for Climate Smart Agriculture and Global Food & Livelihood Security begins in New Delhi

Dr. Trilochan Mohapatra, Secretary (DARE) & Director General (ICAR) inaugurated the five day-long “International Conference on Soil and Water Resources Management for Climate Smart Agriculture and Global Food and Livelihood Security” at the National Agricultural Science Centre Complex in New Delhi today.

Union Ministry for Agriculture & Farmers Welfare adopts several steps to tackle Stubble burning

Union Ministry for Agriculture & Farmers Welfare has adopted several measures to tackle Stubble burning incidents. As per ICAR’s Creams Laboratory latest bulletin, number 34 (available at http://creams.

Role of Agriculture Scientists is vital in farmers’ welfare and country’s progress: Shri Narendra Singh Tomar

Laying the foundation stone for the new office building of Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board (ASRB) at the Pusa Campus in New Delhi today, Union Minister for Agriculture Shri Narendra Singh Tomar said that the revamped ASRB shall play a greater role in ensuring availability of capable and qualified Agriculture Scientists through a transparent and streamlined process.

Shri Narendra Singh Tomar meets German Food & Agriculture Minister, Ms. Julia Klockner in New Delhi

Shri Narendra Singh Tomar, Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare met Ms. Julia Klockner, German Minister of Food & Agriculture in New Delhi, today. The Ministers signed a Joint Declaration of Intent between India & Germany on cooperation in agriculture market development.

CCEA approves MSP for Rabi Crops of 2019-20 to be marked in Rabi Marketing Season 2020-21

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the increase in the Minimum Support Prices (MSPs) for all mandated Rabi Crops of 2019-20 to be marketed in Rabi Marketing Season (RMS) 2020-21.

Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Shri Narendra Singh Tomar & Union Minister for Chemical and FertilizersShri D. V. SadanandaGowda jointly inaugurate the Fertilizer Application Awareness Program at Pusa in New Delhi

  In order to disseminate knowledge to farmers on optimum usage of fertilizer nutrients based on various parameters to sustain agricultural productivity and to make farmers aware of new developments in the field of fertilizer usage and management, the Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Shri Narendra Singh Tomar along with Union Minister for Chemical and Fertilizers Shri D. V. SadanandaGowda jointly inaugurated the bi-annual Fertilizer Application Awareness Program at Pusa in New Delhi today.

Release of two diagnostic kits developed under ‘Make in India’ initiative by Indian Council of Agricultural Research - Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar

Two diagnostic kits developed by Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) - Indian Veterinary Research Institute (IVRI) under the ‘Make in India’ initiative, namely the Bluetongue sandwich ELISA (sELISA) and the Japanese Encephalitis lgM ELISA kit for the control of Swine and Detection of Antigen, were released by Shri Atul Chaturvedi, Secretary Department of Animal Husbandry & Dairying and Dr. T. Mahopatra, Secretary DARE and DG, ICAR at Krishi Bhawan today.

35 countries participated in the first ever India International Cooperatives Trade Fair (IICTF)

Union Minister for Commerce and Industries Shri Piyush Goyal has called for discipline and professionalism in the cooperative sector. He also recalled while addressing the closing ceremony of “India International Cooperative Trade Fair’ (IICTF) in New Delhi today that the foundation of the cooperative movement was laid by Sardar Patel.

Union Agriculture Minister Shri Narendra Singh Tomar inaugurates first ever ‘India International Cooperatives Trade Fair’; Says Cooperatives will play a key role in doubling farmers’ income & achieving Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision of 5 Trillion $ economy

The first ever ‘India International Cooperatives Trade Fair’(IICTF) was inaugurated today by the Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Shri Narendra Singh Tomar at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi.

Aimed at achieving the goal of doubling farmers’ income, first ever ‘India International Cooperatives Trade Fair’ to be held from 11-13 October, 2019 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi

  In line with Government’s Start-up India and Stand-up India aimed at young entrepreneurs, Union Agriculture Minister Shri Narendra Singh Tomar to launch Yuva Sahakar-­Cooperative Enterprise Support and Innovation Scheme 2019 with an annual outlay of 100 crores   The first ever ‘India International Cooperatives Trade Fair’(IICTF) is going to be held at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi from 11th till 13thOctober, 2019.

Cabinet approves relaxation of Aadhaar seeding of data of the beneficiaries under Pradhan Mantri KisanSamman Nidhi (PM-Kisan)

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the relaxation of the mandatory requirement of Aadhaar Seeded data as a pre-condition for release of funds to the beneficiaries under the Pradhan Mantri KisanSamman Nidhi (PM-Kisan) scheme.

Press Note

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI ) vide its order dated 23rd September, 2019 superseded the Board of Punjab and Maharashtra Cooperative Bank Ltd. Mumbai and Shri Jai Bhagwan Bhoria has been appointed as the Administrator of the bank by RBI with all the powers of the Board.

PM KISAN has given recognition and confidence to the farmers across country: Agriculture Secretary

Recognition as a farmer by the Government through its PM KISAN scheme has played an important role in not only is ensuring income but also is giving confidence to every farmer across the country. Addressing the “3rd India Agricultural outlook forum 2019” with theme ‘Universal Basic Income for Farmers’ today, Secretary Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, Shri Sanjay Agarwal said that 85 million farmers have already registered for the scheme and an amount to the tune of US $ 3.5 billion has been transferred to about 65 million farmers in the first installment itself.

Shri Narendra Singh Tomar launches two agriculture related Mobile Apps

Farmers will now have easy access to high value and technical agricultural equipments at their doorstep Shri Narendra Singh Tomar, Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare said this while launching two mobile Apps – ‘CHC Farm Machinery and Krishi Kisan App for Geo Tagging’ in New Delhi today.

First Advance Estimates of production of major Kharif crops for 2019-20

The First Advance Estimates of production of major Kharif crops for 2019-20 have been released by the Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare today. The assessment of production of different crops is based on the feedback received from States and validated with information available from other sources.

National Conference on Agriculture- Rabi Campaign 2019

            Inaugurating the National Conference on Agriculture for Rabi Campaign 2019 Union Minister of State for Agriculture & Farmers Welfare Shri Parshottam Rupala highlighted the record production achieved for food grains (285 million tonnes) and also complimented state governments for effective implementation of Centrally Sponsored Schemes.

Over 1000 farmers attend the National Conference on Crop Residue Management

Thanking the farmers for bringing down the Stubble burning incidents, Shri Parshottam Rupala Union Minister of State for Agriculture & Farmers Welfare requested further support and ideas from the farmers to ensure zero burning in all the villages.

Scheduling irrigation, constructive use of water, proper crop selection and utilising modern irrigation technologies will enhance water security: DG ICAR

Highlighting the efforts of ICAR in scientific water management in line with the Jal Shakti Abhiyan Shri T. Mohapatra, DG ICAR and Secretary DARE said that measures like scheduling irrigation, constructive use of water, proper crop selection and utilising modern irrigation technologies are some major aspects which will enhance water security ensuring a high agricultural productivity.

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Honourable Ministers

Shri Narendra Singh Tomar
Hon’ble Minister of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare
Shri Parshottam Rupala
Hon'ble Minister of State
Shri Kailash Choudhary
Hon'ble Minister of State