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Shri Radha Mohan Singh reviews Pioneer Project CHAMAN

Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister, Shri Radha Mohan Singh said that in order to provide strategic development to the horticulture sector, so as to increase farmers income, a pioneer project called CHAMAN, has been launched three years back by the Government.

Women can propel the country towards second Green Revolution and change the landscape of the development if they get opportunities and facilities: Shri Radha Mohan Singh

Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Shri Radha Mohan Singh said that government is giving preference to women under various policies such

Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana (PMKSY) has been started to provide a permanent solution from drought

Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Shri Radha Mohan Singh said the government started PMKSY to provide a permanent solution from drought. Three ministries are implementing this scheme in mission mode and the Ministry

Embryo Transfer Technology, a promising revolution in Bovine breeding

Embryo transfer technology (ETT) has revolutionized the breeding strategies in Bovines as a tool to optimize the genetic improvement in cattle.

Meeting with stakeholders to discuss the issues related to use of antibiotics in aquaculture for achieving Rupees one lakh crore shrimp export by 2022

Secretary, Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries (DADF), Shri Devendra Chaudhry hold a meeting with representatives of Coastal States, National Fisheries Development Board

A vast network of agricultural research & education thrives in the country under the leadership of ICAR- Shri Radha Mohan Singh

Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) for the first time, a national level workshop has been organized to prepare a roadmap for agricultural knowledge management on September 27-28, 2017.

Agriculture plays an important role in the lives of our people and economy of the country: Shri Radha Mohan Singh

Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister, Shri Radha Mohan Singh said that agriculture plays an important role in the lives of our people and economy of the country where more than 50 per cent of people are dependent on agriculture for their livelihood.

Allocation of remaining vacant seats to B.V.Sc & AH Degree course under 15% on All India Quota in recognized Veterinary Colleges during 2017-18

The Veterinary Council of India through its Public Notice dated 11.09.2017 and 13.9.2017 had published schedule

The country is the world's largest milk producer for the past two decades and its credit goes to the farmers of the country: Shri Radha Mohan Singh

Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare, Shri Radha Mohan Singh has said that the National Dairy Project (NDP) aims to increase the productivity of milch animals which will lead to increase in milk production for meeting growing demand for milk. Shri Singh said this today in the TK Patel Auditorium, NDDB Anand, Gujarat. In this program, Chief Minister of Gujarat Shri Vijaybhai Rupani and Union Minister for State, Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Shri Purushottam Rupala were also present.

Total production of kharif foodgrains during 2017-18 is estimated at 134.67 million tonnes

The 1st Advance Estimates of production of major Kharif crops for 2017-18 have been released today by the Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare.

Shri Radha Mohan Singh addresses inaugurates Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay Centenary Krishi Unnati Mela in Mathura

Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister, Shri Radha Mohan Singh said that the various development and welfare schemes launched by the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare in the last three years helped farmers reap a record production of food grains during 2016-17.

Hon’ble Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister ShriRadha Mohan Singh addressed representatives at e-NAM review meeting at Krishi Bhawan, New Delhi.

Significant progress has been made by most of the states with regards to implementation of e-NAM. Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh deserve appreciation for their work in this regard. Chhattisgarh and Telangana are already making headway.

National Conference on Agriculture for Rabi Campaign – 2017-18

The National Conference on Agriculture for Rabi Campaign – 2017-18 is being organized on 19th – 20th September, 2017 at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. The Conference was inaugurated by Union Agriculture & Farmers Welfare Minister, Shri Radha Mohan Singh in the presence of Ministers of State for Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Shri G.S. Shekhawat and Ms. Krishna Raj.

Curtain raiser on Shri Laxman Madhav Rao Inamdarji

Shri Lakshman Rao Inamdar, popularly known as “Vakil Saheb” was born in Khatav, a village 130 kms south of Pune on 21st September 1917 in a large joint family having seven brothers (he was third among them) and two sisters.

Government has accorded top priority to the agriculture sector and Finance Ministry has announced Rs. 62,376 crore fund allocation for the sector in 2017-18: Shri Radha Mohan Singh

Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister, Shri Radha Mohan Singh said that considering its importance, the Government has accorded top priority to the agriculture sector and Finance Ministry announced Rs.62,376 crore fund allocation for the sector in 2017-18. The government’s aim is to increase the productivity and ensure farmers can get the remunerative price of their produce.

Media Reports regarding drought in 225 districts in 17 States, factually incorrect: Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare

Recently, some news reports have been published regarding drought warning for 225 districts in 17 States, are factually incorrect.

Counselling date extends upto 18th September, 2017 for 15% seats on All India Quota in recognized Veterinary Colleges during 2017-18

The Veterinary Council of India through its Public Notice dated 11.09.2017 published schedule for counselling for allocation of seats to the recognized Veterinary Colleges for admission to B.V.Sc & A.H. course under 15% All India Quota during 2017-18.

Building a new India: Pledge to Double Farmers Income by 2022

In order to improve the economic condition of the farmers, Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has set up an ambitious target in front of the nation. The goal is to double the income of the farmers by 2022.

The Fourth Estimates reveals record production of food grain, paddy, wheat, pulses and coarse cereal: Shri Radha Mohan Singh

Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister, Shri Radha Mohan Singh said that the fourth Estimates has revealed record food grain production at 275.68 million tonnes comprising of 110.15 mn tonnes paddy, 98.38 mn tonnes wheat, 22.95 mn tonnes pulses and 44.19 mn tonnes coarse cereal

Cabinet approves implementation of the scheme “Dairy Processing & Infrastructure Development Fund”

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved a Dairy Processing & Infrastructure Development Fund” (DIDF) with an outlay of Rs 10,881 crore during the period from 2017-18 to 2028-29.


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