Next year’s budgeted outlay for agriculture is 32 percent higher than the revised estimates but just three percent more than the Budget estimate of this year.
NITI Aayog for revamp, modernisation of statistical system; says there is need for real-time data to be captured
NITI Aayog is in touch with the World Bank for modernising the country's statistical system
Doubling farmers’ inflation-adjusted income from the current levels, say in six years, will be possible if the government acts in mission mode.
BJP manifesto 2019: Narendra Modi's promise to keep inflation under control and double farmers' income by 2022 is paradoxical
The growth in income of farmers has seen a declining trend in the Modi era. And this isn’t surprising, given that food inflation has come down dramatically.
Anti-Pakistan wave helps Modi salvage some rural votes, but farmers still angry about misery of past five years
Bleeding support in the countryside because of falling farm incomes, Prime Minister Narendra Modi could still persuade just enough rural voters to give him a second term after ordering an air strike inside Pakistan last month.
Around 2,000 delegates from 17 countries are expected to attend the event, which ends 23 February.
NSSO data confirms India's jobs crisis: Unemployment at 45-year high of 6.1%, way out is to make economy grow
The problem of unemployment is very serious and the only way to go ahead is to make the economy grow which happens gradually over time.
Food surpluses have led to dip in farmers' income; spending on natural calamities not populist expenditure: Arun Jaitley
Jaitley underlined that there have been precedents of interim budgets containing major policy announcements to tackle an urgent situation
Arun Jaitley said with the current level of investment in the next two decades, the infrastructure in rural areas will come at par with that in the cities.
Kisan Kranti Yatra: Low income major cause of agrarian distress, but is higher MSP solution to farmers' woes?
The low income and income disparity are a major cause of the agrarian distress, leading to farmers’ suicides and youngsters leaving farming.
Speaking at the company's AGM, ITC chairman YC Deveshwar said "an integrated scheme named 'Baareh Mahine Hariyali' was aimed at maximising farm utilisation over 12 months of the year with the view to multiply farmers' income in locations piloted in select areas of the company's operations."
TMC sought to know how the prime minister is going to fulfill the promise as Mamata Banerjee-led party claimed that the income of farmers in West Bengal has more than tripled in past seven years
MSP hike: Centre's bonanza means little to farmers as govt lacks storage and funds needed to buy most of the produce
The government announces MSP for most crops to set a benchmark, but state agencies mainly buy limited quantities of staples such as rice and wheat at those prices
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.
At NITI Aayog meet, Nitish Kumar warns against farm loan waiver, reiterates special status demand for Bihar
Nitish Kumar also said that there had been no significant improvement in farmers' income.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair the fourth meeting of NITI Aayog's Governing Council on Sunday to discuss various issues, including measures taken to double farmers' income and progress of flagship schemes
The ministry also issued an order directing the quantity of white/refined sugar stock that every producer of sugar shall hold at the end of June 2018.
'National Agriculture Export Policy' is formulated in line with the vision to double the farmers' income and increase the share of agricultural exports from present about $30 billion to over $60 billion by 2022
Farmers body calls Union Budget 2018 anti-farmer, pro-corporate; alleges govt manipulated input cost figures
Farmers leaders said BJP had forgot its poll promise of 1.5 times return of input cost since it had come to power in 2014.
Incentive to corporate sector, selling of public utilities and privatisation in Union Budget 2018 is justified for public needs i.e. capital for development.