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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.
Dec 16, 2017
India is trying to double farmers' income by 2022 to make agriculture sustainable, says Arun JaitleyFinance Minister Arun Jaitley Saturday said the government has undertaken the ambitious task of doubling farmers' income by 2022 so that farming becomes sustainable
Dec 08, 2017
Gujarat Elections: Farmers' distress may give Congress the edge over BJP in Cyclone Ockhi-hit AmreliFarmer's distress and water woes, egged on by Hardik Patel, are deeply entrenched in the large agrarian belt of Amreli
Dec 06, 2017
Bollywood hero Akshay Kumar to promote central government's flagship agriculture schemesBesides soil health card scheme, Akshay Kumar will promote Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bhima Yojana, Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana, Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana and others
Jul 17, 2017
General insurers hope to maintain growth momentum in 2017-18crop insurance
Jul 09, 2017
The inheritance of crop losses: How are Centre's insurance schemes faring in drought-hit Tamil Nadu?India has a history of experimenting with crop insurance, most of which have tipped towards failure. Every scheme so far has been made compulsory for farmers who take agricultural loans from any financial institution, and is voluntary for other farmers