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Aug 11, 2018
Marathwada farmers complain of low payout under PMPVY scheme; 30 lakh farmers yet to receive any moneyOver 30 lakh farmers in drought-hit Marathwada region of Maharashtra are yet to receive payout under Pradhan Mantri Pik Vima Yojana (PMPVY) crop insurance scheme
Jul 05, 2018
Govt approves MSP hike for Kharif crops: Decision draws mixed reactions from agri-experts, farm bodiesStating that Kharif crops' MSP announcement was a "small victory" for farmers, Yogendra Yadav said, the support price fixed is not the rate the PM had promised in 2014
Jul 03, 2018
Revamping agriculture: Govt scores high on intent, patchy on implementation; litmus test will be persuading states to reformIf PM Modi is really serious about doing his bit for agriculture, he and Amit Shah must push BJP governments to execute the needed agriculture reforms.
Jun 04, 2018
Farmer protests: Where did the Narendra Modi government go wrong in addressing the agrarian crisis?If the farmer protests escalate, it will stoke inflation, apply brakes on economic growth and hamper Narendra Modi’s prime ministerial aspirations in 2019.
Mar 26, 2018
India's agritech startups are employing data mining and AI to improve crop yield, make farming profitableAgritech startups are disrupting the Indian agricultural economy in unexpected ways by employing data mining and AI to help improve crop yield.
Feb 07, 2018
Farmers body calls Union Budget 2018 anti-farmer, pro-corporate; alleges govt manipulated input cost figuresFarmers leaders said BJP had forgot its poll promise of 1.5 times return of input cost since it had come to power in 2014.
Jan 31, 2018
Budget 2018: Govt should create awareness about crop insurance to ease out farmers' distressThe government should focus more on creating awareness on crop insurance with farmers through training about the benefit of the scheme at Krishi Vikas Kendra and rural NGOs
Jan 20, 2018
Budget 2018 must stimulate agriculture sector to help fertiliser players, says ICRAThe forthcoming Union Budget should provide several policy measures to give a stimulus to the troubled agricultural sector, which in turn would help the cash-starved fertiliser companies, says a report.
Jan 16, 2018
Budget 2018: Arun Jaitley can't treat agriculture as just another sector; it needs targeted policy actionAny set of solutions – and they will have to be a set – will have to address this volatility in growth and by extension, agricultural incomes.
Jan 10, 2018
Budget 2018: Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana likely to get Rs 13,000 cr for 2018-19, up 21%Under the upgraded crop insurance scheme, Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana, launched early 2016, farmers pay very nominal premium and get full claim for the crop damage.