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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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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.

Cabinet approves MoU between India and Lebanon for cooperation in the field of agriculture and allied sectors

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Lebanon for cooperation in the field of agriculture and allied sectors.

Sustainable production can be achieved through organic farming by way of improvement in soil health and fertility: Radha Mohan Singh

  Union Agriculture & Farmers Welfare Minister Shri Radha Mohan Singh has said that organic farming has the potential to provide livelihood to farmers and create employment opportunities for rural and urban people.

Financial assistance is being provided by the government to promote value chain in organic farming in North East region : Radha Mohan Singh

Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Shri Radha Mohan Singh while addressing the conclave of Chief Ministers of Himalayan states organized in Shimla said that Himalayan states are diverse in agricultural species, agricultural production systems and livestock breeds.

India willing to share its expertise and technological knowhow and would like to work closely for the benefit of the people of Suriname: Radha Mohan Singh

Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Shri Radha Mohan Singh met Mr. Lekhram Soerdjan, Minister of Agriculture, Animal Husbandry and Fisheries of the Republic of Suriname in Krishi Bhawan, New Delhi today and called for deepening bilateral cooperation in agriculture and allied sectors for the benefit of the people of Suriname.

Cabinet approves enhanced Minimum Support Prices (MSP) for Rabi Crops of 2018-19 Season to be marketed in 2019-20 Season.

Giving a boost to farmers’ income, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the increase in the Minimum Support Prices (MSPs) for all Rabi crops for 2018-19 to be marketed in 2019-20 season.

Gram Sabhas to inform farmers about the enrolment of farmers under Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojna (PMFBY)

Gram Sabhas across the country have been asked to inform the farmers about the enrolment and benefits of Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojan (PMFBY) at the beginning of the Rabi Season today. The Gram Sabhas will also inform the farmers on how they can insure their crops under the Scheme.

Twenty Embryo Transfer Technology (ETT) centres are being established in the country

    Twenty Embryo Transfer Technology Centres are being established in the country and a proposal of 19 centres has been approved so far .This was stated by the Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Shri Radha Mohan Singh at the foundation laying ceremony of Embryo transfer Technology ceremony of Embryo Transfer Technology (ETT) centre in the Bharatiya Agro Industries Foundation (BALF), Uruilikanchan, Pune.

20th livestock Census to be conducted from 1st October in all districts of the country

The 20th Livestock Census will be conducted in all districts of the Indian Union in participation with all States and Union Territories. States/UTs have been requested to start the census operations from 1st October, 2018.

Under the PM Kisan SAMPADA Yojana modern infrastructure with efficient supply chain management from farm gate to retail outlet will be created

    Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Shri Radha Mohan Singh has said that a developed agri food value chain in the country can not only enhance the farm income of farmers but also make available quality food to the consumers.

Agmark online system is being implemented across the country to conduct quality control functions

Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Shri Radha Mohan Singh today launched the online software for Agmark. On this occasion he said that fulfilling Prime Minister’s Digital India dream and following its footsteps, the application processes related to Agmark certification are being done online by the Directorate of Marketing & Inspection (DMI).

Cabinet approves Agreement between India and Uzbekistan on cooperation in the field of Agriculture and Allied sectors

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the signing of an Agreement between India and Uzbekistan for cooperation in the field of agriculture and allied sectors.          The Agreement between India and Uzbekistan provides for cooperation in the following fields: Exchange of information regarding laws, standards and product samples of mutual interest; Establishment of joint agriculture clusters in Uzbekistan; Exchange   of experience   in   the   field   of  crop   production   and   theirdiversification; Exchange of experience in the field of seed production based on modern technology; exchange of information concerning certification of seed in accordance with the legislation of the States of the Parties; exchange ofsamples of seeds on beneficial terms.

Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare releases 1st Advance Estimates of production of major Kharif crops for 2018-19

The 1st Advance Estimates of production of major Kharif crops for 2018-19 have been released by the Department of Agriculture,   Cooperation   and   Farmers   Welfare   on 26th September, 2018. The assessment of production of different crops is based on the feedback received from States and validated with information available from other sources.

Government modifies operational guidelines for Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojna (PMFBY)

The Government has decided to incorporate the provision of penalties for States and Insurance Companies for the delay in settlement of insurance claims under the Pradhan Mantri Fasal BimaYojana (PMFBY).

Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Shri Radha Mohan Singh launches Dairy Processing & Infrastructure Development Fund with an outlay of Rs 10881 crore

    Vast opportunities exist today for dairy entrepreneurs and in order to concretize these opportunities and help double the income of dairy farmers, Rs 51,077 crore is needed to operationalize the National Action Plan (Vision-2024), Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Shri Radha Mohan Singh said at the inauguration ceremony of Dairy Processing & Infrastructure Development Fund (DIDF) in New Delhi today.

Cabinet approves MoU between India and Egypt on cooperation in the field of Agriculture & allied sectors

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Egypt for cooperation in the field of agriculture & allied sectors.

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