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Tag: Union Agriculture Minister

Tomar advises Odisha farmers to adopt tech-driven integrated practices to earn more 
Tomar advises Odisha farmers to adopt tech-driven integrated practices to earn more 

“In case of farming sector, benefits don’t come overnight as it takes time to get results. The Central government had implemented several schemes and initiatives in the last eight years and they have started paying dividends now,” said the Union Minister. 

NAFED Will Strive Hard To Accomplish Tasks Assigned By Govt
NAFED Will Strive Hard To Accomplish Tasks Assigned By Govt

NAFED Chairman Dr. Bijender Singh thanked Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar and other senior officials of the Ministry for reposing confidence in NAFED by entrusting various tasks.

Round 6 Govt-Farmers Talks Underway To End Deadlock

New Delhi: A crucial and ‘decisive’ sixth round of dialogue between the Centre and the 41 farmers’ representatives began on Wednesday here to end the deadlock as the agitation entered 35th day. The meeting started around 2.30 p.m. at Vigyan Bhavan in the presence of Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar, Consumer Affairs Minister Piyush […]

All eligible beneficiaries under PM-Kisan should be covered: Tomar
Agri Minister Launches Rs 10,000 Cr Ayushman Sahakar Fund For Creation Of Healthcare Infrastructure

New Delhi: Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar launched Rs 10,000 crore NCDC Ayushman Sahakar Fund on Monday for creation of healthcare infrastructure by cooperatives. The National Cooperative Development Corporation fund would give a boost to provision of healthcare services. Under the scheme, the NCDC will give loans totalling Rs 10,000 crore to cooperatives to […]

Onion Prices To Calm Down In Next Few Days: Tomar

New Delhi: Onion prices, which are ruling as high as Rs 70-80 per kg in some parts of the country, will calm down in the next few days with supply being boosted through agencies like Nafed, Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said on Tuesday. Onion prices have gradually increased in the last one month due […]

Op-Ed: A Ray of Hope for the Fani-hit Coconut Farmers

By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: In a significant move, union agriculture minister, Narendra Singh Tomar has promised additional assistance to coconut farmers whose crop was hit by cyclone Fani. The assurance must be music to the ears of farmers in areas like Chandanpur and Sakhigopal in Puri that bore the brunt of Fani that made landfall […]

BJD sceptical over proposed MSP hike in Union budget

Bhubaneswar: The noise over minimum support price (MSP) of paddy is yet to die down in Odisha even though Finance minister Arun Jaitley while presenting the Union Budget on Thursday promised farmers a MSP that will be 1.5 times the production cost of Kharif crops. The ruling-BJD and the Congress in Odisha expressed doubts over […]

BJD launches statewide dharna to press for paddy MSP hike

Bhubaneswar: The ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) on Monday intensified its ongoing agitation against Centre for rejecting Odisha’s demand for increasing the paddy minimum support price (MSP). The leaders and activists of the party today staged dharna in 17 districts including Bargarh, Boudh, Sonepur, Deogarh, Kalahandi, Koraput as part of their State-wide agitation against the […]

Radha Mohan calls on jawans injured in Maoist attack

Berhampur: Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh today met jawans injured during the recent Maoist attack in which one SOG jawan was killed. The Minister urged the red rebels to shun violence and join the mainstream. Talking to media after a visit to the MKCG hospital here to meet the injured jawans undergoing treatment, Singh […]

International research centre for FMD opens in Khurdha

Bhubaneswar: An International Centre for Foot and Mouth Disease (ICFMD) has been opened at Jatni Argul on the outskirts of capital city. While inaugurating the facility on Utkal Divas, Union Agriculture Minister Radhamohan Singh said many SAARC countries would be benefited by the centre besides India. Virus of the deadly disease will be identified and […]

Union Agriculture minister to visit Odisha today

Bhubaneswar: Union Agriculture minister Radha Mohan Singh will visit Odisha on Sunday. During his visit to the state, the Union minister will participate in Akhi Muthi, the ceremony on Akshaya Trutiya day that marks the beginning of the agricultural season in Odisha, at the Central Rice Research Institute (CRRI)in Kandarpur. According to sources, Union Petroleum […]

Odisha seeks farm machinery training institute

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has requested the union government to establish a Central Farm Machinery Training and Testing Institute in the state

Union Agri minister unhappy with fund utilisation by Odisha

Expressing displeasure over non-utilisation of Central funds by the Odisha government, Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Saturday said the State government lost Rs 50 crore due to its failure to submit the detailed project report (DPR) for the Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana on time

Union minister Radha Mohan Singh in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: With just a day to go for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Odisha, Union Agriculture minister Radha Mohan Singh arrived in the State on Saturday morning. During his visit to the state, Singh will attend an agriculture review meeting to be held at Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology (OUAT) today. Besides, he […]