Government expected to push the pedal for agri reforms; here's a list of centre's schemes that can help
With an increased focus on addressing the systemic challenges in the agriculture sector, the upcoming Budget may see greater attention on the agriculture sector covering policy reforms and technical intervention.
Punjab govt's decision to advance paddy sowing aims to placate angry farmers ahead of polls, but ignores impact on groundwater
While the Amarinder Singh-led Congress government's decision to prepone the date for paddy sowing in Punjab to 13 June may ease the angry farmers ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, early sowing will put further pressure on the already depleted groundwater of the state
RBI raises collateral-free farm loan limit to Rs 1.6 lakh from Rs 1 lakh to help small and marginal farmers
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Thursday raised the limit of collateral-free agricultural loans to Rs 1.6 lakh from the current Rs 1 lakh with a view to help small and marginal farmers