Coronavirus Outbreak: COVID-19 exposes lacunae in India's food security, system needs overhaul from production to last-mile delivery
One of the most critical challenges that the current coronavirus pandemic has underscored is India's ability of the food sector to effectively cope with crisis situations.
Narendra Singh Tomar tells Lok Sabha Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojna to be made more effective; invites suggestions from MPs
Narendra Singh Tomar said that over 10 crore soil health cards have already been issued, adding that work on allotting 9.82 crore cards in the second phase is under way.
Drought in Rajasthan: Barmer farmers unimpressed by tall claims of Centre’s crop insurance scheme as rains play truant
The district of Barmer, on the India-Pakistan border in Rajasthan, has been drought-hit almost continuously for the past ten years.
Funds allocation to "wasteful projects" of UP government have been "stopped" to create resources for farm loan waiver, agriculture minister Surya Shahi said
Three years of drought in Marathwada and extreme weather events have made agriculture unpredictable, but insurance meant to defray the risk is failing farmers