Aatmnirbhar Bharat in agriculture can provide food for all in the world: Narendra Singh Tomar  

India has the potential to become “aatmnirbhar” in agriculture and also meet the food requirement of the world, said Mr Narendra Singh Tomar, Union Minister of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare.   Speaking during the session, Food for All: From Farm to Fork, during the 3rd edition of LEADS 2022—— a global thought leadership initiative of the industry chamber FICCI, the minister […]

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Ministry of Agriculture joins hands with FICCI to launch PPP Projects in Agriculture

India’s Minister of Agriculture and Family Welfare Mr Narendra Singh Tomar  launched a Project Management Unit (PMU) on Public Private Partnership (PPP) model in agriculture in a Joint initiative with FICCI. Narendra Singh Tomar, Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, emphasized the need to strengthen the agriculture sector as it will help in strengthening other […]

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Fishery sector needs an integrated structure like dairy: Secretary, Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India 

It is crucial to have an integrated chain of activities when organising fish farmers, especially those who are poor, said Mr N.N. Sinha, Secretary, Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India, at the First Conference on Fishtech, organised by the industry chamber FICCI.  Delivering the Special address, Mr Sinha alluded to the need to develop an integrated structure akin to […]

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Govt to support industry and farmers to increase maize production in India: Narendra Singh Tomar

India, under its crop diversification is promoting farmers to increase maize production through various initiatives. “The MSP of maize has been increased by 43 percent in last 8 years and with the increase in production the farmers are also getting benefited from this,” said Narendra Singh Tomar, Minister of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare. “The popularity […]

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India plans to fully extract coal resources and ramp up investments before green initiative fully kicks in

The Indian government feels it is the right time to completely extract the available coal resources in the country in a bid to usher in more capital into investments, develop backward regions and expand industries. The statement comes in the backdrop of a growing debate on climate change and assumptions that the demand of coal may […]

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Odisha emerging as an ideal investment destination for food processing industry

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With a larger objective of taking local food products with specific brands to the global market, the Odisha Government is giving a major boost to large number of micro unorganized food processing units within the state for development under the PMFME (PM Formalization for Micro Food Processing Enterprises) scheme.   Addressing a webinar titled ‘Investment Opportunities in […]

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