Previously, high-yield and bio-fortified varieties were different, but now our research institute is developing such varieties having all characteristics in one and these crop varieties are climate resilient as well, he added.
Bhubaneswar: Food, Supplies and Consumer Welfare Department Secretary, Vir Vikram Yadav on Wednesday wrote letter to all district collectors for starting farmers’ registration process to ensure procurement of paddy (kharif crop) for the upcoming Kharif marketing season 2020-21. Online registration is mandatory for the farmers in their nearest PACS, LAMPCS, WSHG and Pani Panchayats to […]
Bargarh: Hundreds of farmers in Bargarh district are now a worried lot over non-completion of paddy procurement process for the rabi season. Besides, quintals of paddy stock at several market yards in Atabira, Bargarh, Padampur have been reportedly damaged in the monsoon rain in several parts of the State in the past couple of days. […]
Bhubaneswar: After all-time high paddy procurement during the Kharif season, Odisha Government has now set a target to procure 11 lakh MT of paddy during the current Rabi season. After a review meeting of Paddy Procurement Committee, Chief Secretary AP Padhi on Saturday directed the concerned officials to undertake the procurement in phased manner. He […]
Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today announced an assistance package for the farmers of drought-hit districts who have suffered crop loss of more than 33 percent. As per the announcement, agriculture input subsidy will be provided to small and marginal farmers at Rs 6,800 per hectare for non-irrigated land, Rs 13,500 per hectare for […]
Bhubaneswar: Paddy procurement for the Rabi season will begin across 19 districts in the second week of May and continue till June 30. The decision was taken at a meeting of the State level paddy procurement committee today. According to sources, the paddy procurement target for the Rabi season has been set at 10.29 lakh […]