Farm Sector News
Revamping agriculture: Govt scores high on intent, patchy on implementation; litmus test will be persuading states to reform
If 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.
NITI Aayog vice-chairman terms Modi govt's performance 'miraculous', says macroeconomic parameters improved in 4 years
NITI Aayog vice-chairman Rajiv Kumar on Sunday termed the performance of the Modi government as 'miraculous'.
Agriculture sector growth likely to be higher than CSO estimate of 2.1%, says ministry
The agriculture sector is expected to grow higher than projected 2.1 percent growth by the Central Statistics Office for the current fiscal, following better Rabi crop prospects
India's water reservoirs at 34% capacity in week to June 2
The latest levels were higher than the last 10 years' average of 33 percent, and were 5 percentage points more compared with the previous week
Remove inequality in the farm sector; good monsoon alone cannot push growth
If the government really wants to get the benefit out of expected good monsoon, it has to put effort into the agricultural sector
Govt extends interest subvention but it's a flawed solution for farm woes
The bottomline is the current funding structure of India’s ailing agriculture sector is flawed primarily due to absence of mechanism to monitor the end-use of the money
Farm sector will lose 4 mn workers in 12th Plan period, says govt
The country's agriculture sector is projected to lose four million workers in the 12th Plan period, the government informed Parliament today.
Farm sector will benefit from FDI in retail greatly, says Kamal Nath
Union Minister Kamal Nath today strongly defended FDI in multi-brand retail, saying the agricultural sector would benefit from the move in a big way.