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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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To connect with Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT), an online portal “ENSURE” has been launched

     Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Shri Radha Mohan Singh launched a portal ENSURE- National Livestock Mission-EDEG developed by NABARD and operated under the Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying & Fisheries today.

Food and Agriculture organisation (FAO) Council approves India’s proposal to observe an International Year of Millets in 2023

Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Shri Radha Mohan Singh has said that the 160th session of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) Council, currently underway in Rome, approved India’s proposal to observe an International Year of Millets in 2023.

Foundation stone of PUSA ‘Kisan Haat’ in ICAR’s Agriculture Technology Information Centre (ATIC) was laid by Union Agriculture & Farmers Welfare Minister Shri Radha Mohan Singh today

  Union Agriculture & Farmers Welfare Minister Shri Radha Mohan Singh Minister laid the foundation stone of Pusa Kisan Haat in ICAR’s Agricultural Technology Information Centre (ATIC) in New Delhi, today.

Distribution of Soil Health Cards (SHC) for optimal utilization of fertilizers

Soil Health Card Scheme has been taken up for the first time in a comprehensive manner across the country. Under the scheme soil health cards are provided to all farmers so as to enable the farmers to apply appropriate recommended dosages of nutrients for crop production and improving soil health and its fertility.

Pulses and Oilseeds amounting to Rs. 44,142 crore procured from farmers during 2014-15 to 2018-19

Government has undertaken various interventions to boost the pulse and oilseeds production during last four and a half years to achieve self-sufficiency in the country. The country has reported production of 25.23 Million Tonnes of pulses during 2017-18 against production of 14.66 Million Tonnes in the year 2009-10, an increase of 72.10%.

Emphasis is being given on soil health card, use of neem-coated urea and schemes related to per drop more crop for reducing cost of agriculture

  Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Shri Radha Mohan Singh has said that with the efforts of the government unprecedented progress has been made in the agriculture sector. Speaking on the occasion of the inaugural session of 2-day Global Agriculture & Food Summit-2018 at Ranchi he said that foodgrain production in 2017-18 (4th Advance Estimate) stood at 284.83 million tonne as compared to 255.59 million tonne average production in 2010-14.

Embryo transfer technology is extremely effective for increasing production and breed improvement

     Union Agriculture & Farmers Welfare Minister Shri Radha Mohan Singh has said that agriculture and dairy business complement each other for the social and economic upliftment of cattle farmers.

Blue Revolution aims at doubling the income of farmers. In the last four & half years, Rs 1915.33 crore has been released for its implementation

  Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Shri Radha Mohan Singh has  said that the Blue Revolution mission aims at doubling the income of farmers and in the last four & half years, Rs 1915.

Network for Development of Agricultural Cooperatives in Asia and the Pacific (NEDAC) sets agenda for Cooperatives to cooperatives trade

Addressing the inaugural session of the General Assembly of Network for Development of Agricultural Cooperatives in Asia and the Pacific(NEDAC) in New Delhi today Shri Parshottam K Rupala, Union Minister of State for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare said that NEDAC is a unique organization encompassing mix of Government and non Government organizations created by FAO for synergizing policies and programmes of government and cooperative institutions at country level.

Dr. Rajendra Prasad Central Agricultural University has begun work on five new themes targeted by the Union Agriculture Ministry for the development of agriculture in the country.

  Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Shri Radha Mohan Singh has said that Dr. Rajendra Prasad Central Agricultural University has begun work on five new themes targeted by Union Agriculture Ministry for the development of agriculture sector.

Union Agriculture Minister launches NCDC’s new scheme to promote young entrepreneurs in cooperatives

                                                                                                                                                To cater to the needs and aspirations of the youth, the National Cooperative Development Corporation (NCDC) has come up with a youth-friendly scheme ‘Yuva Sahakar-Cooperative Enterprise Support and Innovation Scheme” for attracting them to cooperative business ventures.

Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Shri Radha Mohan Singh felicitates architect of Green Revolution,Professor M. S. Swaminathan in Chennai

    The Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare, Shri Radha Mohan Singh hailed the efforts of Prof. M. S. Swaminathan, the architect of India’s Green Revolution and said that India is today not only self-sufficient in foodgrains but is also an exporter due to his efforts.

Union Agriculture Minister addresses Inter – Session Meeting of Consultative Committee of the Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare

        The Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare, Shri Radha Mohan Singh addressed the Inter-Session Meeting of Consultative Committee of the Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare in New Delhi today.

To achieve the goal of doubling farmers’ income, the agriculture budget has been enhanced by 74.5%: Radha Mohan Singh

Union Agriculture & Farmers Welfare Minister Shri Radha Mohan Singh has said  that with an aim to double farmers’ income, the budget outlay of the agriculture sector has been enhanced by 74.5% to Rs 2,11,694 crore during 2014-2019 as compared to Rs 1,21,082 crore during 2009-2014.

Creation of Fisheries and Aquaculture Infrastructure Development Fund (FIDF)

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for creation of special  Fisheries and Aquaculture Infrastructure Development Fund (FIDF).

Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Shri Radha Mohan Singh meets Ambassador of USA in India Mr. Kenneth I. Juster,

  The US Ambassador in India Mr. Kenneth I. Juster called on the Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmer Welfare Shri Radha Mohan Singh today at Krishi Bhawan in New Delhi. During the course of the meeting, both the dignitaries discussed ways and means to reinforce trade and bilateral relations in agriculture.

Modi government is working continuously in a phased manner to achieve the goal of zero hunger: Radha Mohan Singh

     The purpose of celebrating World Food Day this year is to demonstrate our global commitment to achieve the goal of creating “Zero Hunger World” by 2030. Modi government is working continuously in a phased manner to achieve the goal of zero hunger.

Agriculture Minister’s Message on World Food Day

World Food Day is a day of action dedicated to tackling global hunger. The theme of World Food Day 2018 is ‘Our actions are our future – A zero hunger world by 2030 is possible’. Speaking on the World Food Day, Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Shri Radha Mohan Singh said that the Indian Council of Agricultural Research takes action to remove  the suffering from hunger and ensure food security and a nutritious diet for all. The focus of the Government of India is that food is a basic need and fundamental human right.

Womens participation is 75% in the production of major crops in the country: Radha Mohan Singh

  The government has allocated more than 30% funds for women under various major schemes, programs and development related activities in order to bring women in the agriculture mainstream. Stating this   on the occasion of Mahila Kisan Diwas, today, Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Shri Radha Mohan Singh informed that about 18% of the agricultural households in India are led by women.

The Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries observes “World Egg Day”

The Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries, Government of India organized “World Egg Day” today. The Minister of State of Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare Smt. Krishna Raj was the Chief Guest at the event and Minister of State of Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare Shri Parshottam Rupala was the Chairman for the event.

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