Karnataka launches Aadhar-based, single-window digital registration for farmers to avail of govt benefit schemes

The Karnataka government has launched an Aadhar-based, single-window digital registration for various government schemes to guarantee that farmers have simple access to benefits granted under various government schemes. Agriculture, horticulture, animal husbandry, revenue, food, civil supplies, and fisheries sectors of the state government are all included in the effort. The software – christened FRUITS – […]

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SEA to develop 1000 model farms over 5 years as part of the Mustard Mission

The Solvent Extractors’ Association (SEA) has undertaken a Mustard Mission along with Solidaridad to help increase India’s rapeseed production to 200 lakh tons by 2025. This can be achieved by improving productivity by providing better inputs and technology to the farmers and encouraging the crop diversification from water-intensive surplus wheat and rice to mustard, said […]

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India raises MSP for rabi crops for 2022-23 season; aims to encourage crop diversification

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The Indian government on Wednesday announced minimum support prices (MSPs) for six rabi crops for the 2022-23 marketing season, keeping the increase for wheat at its lowest in 12 years in an attempt to encourage crop diversification. The MSP for wheat was raised by a mere 2.03 percent, while those for barley, gram, masur, rapeseed […]

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India says procures record 400.45 lakh tonnes of wheat, 780 lakh tonnes of paddy in current marketing year

The Indian government said it had procured a record 400.45 lakh tonnes of wheat up till May 27 in the current marketing year that started in April at a cost of Rs 79,088 crore. Procurement of wheat in ongoing RMS (rabi marketing season) 2021-22 is continuing smoothly in Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Rajasthan, Gujarat, […]

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