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Jan 30, 2019
One-time farm loan waiver, crop insurance scheme to be part of Congress' Lok Sabha election promisesBesides a one-time loan waiver, the other promises being considered by the Congress for farmers for the Lok Sabha polls include a new crop insurance scheme and promotion of food processing, Congress' farmers' welfare department head Nana Patole said.
Jan 28, 2019
Cabinet may announce relief package for farmers before interim budget; plan includes waiving premium for crop insuranceAgriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh had recently indicated that the government would announce an agriculture package before the 2019-20 budget. The NDA government will present an interim budget on 1 February.
Jan 10, 2019
Farmers are like entrepreneurs, need access to markets and credit to offset external risksAmbitious agricultural credit targets set by the government have been consistently exceeded;
Dec 27, 2018
Farm distress: Govt must restructure subsidy regime, invest more in rural infrastructure and agricultural researchSpeeding up overall economic growth will absorb the slack in the agricultural sector and push up farm wages.
Nov 16, 2018
Chhattisgarh polls: Farmers in Dhamtari, Balod districts wracked by drought, non-payment of crop insurance for 2017Farmers in Chhattisgarh’s Dhamtari and Balod districts are anticipating a repeat of the 2017 severe drought situation this year too.
Nov 14, 2018
Food inflation is falling sharply: Good news for urban consumers but not for poor farmers; shows MSP pill hasn’t worked yetThe situation is particularly bad for debt-ridden small farmers with tiny landholdings.
Oct 10, 2018
Kisan Kranti Yatra: After raising minimum support prices, will the Centre blink and waive farmers’ loans?There is yet another way of providing relief to farmers, easy and popular though not necessarily the best way to address the issue – waiving off their loans.
Aug 27, 2018
Sharad Yadav urges Election Commission to clear doubts about EVMs, reiterates call for return to ballot papersSharad Yadav on Monday urged the Election Commission to clarify doubts regarding electronic voting machines (EVM) and demanded that elections should be held on ballot paper.
Aug 20, 2018
Farmers still unaware of details of Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bhima Yojana, says surveyFarmers are still unaware of the details of the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bhima Yojana (PMFBY) even as the government and insurers are trying to increase the penetration in the non-loanee segment, said a climate risk management firm WRMS
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