NITI Aayog member Ramesh Chand said that there are very high chances of a big increase in income of the farmers if the new laws are allowed to be implemented
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 tells stakeholders to discourage 'false claims' about agrochemicals, tackle spread of wrong perception in public
NITI Aayog member Ramesh Chand outlined the importance of responsible use of agrochemicals utilising precision technologies to reduce wastage of applied chemicals into the environment
Like so many good ideas in India, contract farming is also one which has existed, thrived, and made its mark
Govt forms high-powered committee to transform agriculture, raise farmers' income, suggest policy measures, attract investments
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday constituted a high-powered committee of chief ministers for the transformation of agriculture and raising farmers' income. The nine-member committee, headed by Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis. The committee will further suggest policy measures to boost agricultural export, raise growth in food processing and attract investments in modern market infrastructure, value chains and logistics, besides making other key suggestions.
NITI Aayog to sound out chief ministers on keeping essential commodities act in abeyance, says member Ramesh Chand
No state has adopted the model APMC Act in its entirety except Arunachal Pradesh. The others have inserted riders, says Ramesh Chand
NITI Aayog rejig: All you need to know about Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar, full-time members of govt think-tank
Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the reconstitution of government think-tank Niti Aayog, dropping Bibek Debroy while retaining other full-time members and including Home Minister Amit Shah as an ex-officio member.
Narendra Modi reconstitutes NITI Aayog: Rajiv Kumar remains vice chairman; Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh among ex-officio members
Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday approved reconstitution of policy think tank NITI Aayog, renaming Rajiv Kumar as its vice chairman and appointing Home Minister Amit Shah as ex-officio member
Niti Aayog task force to find long-term solution to problems faced by sugar sector, says Ram Vilas Paswan
The task force was set up in December 2018 under the chairmanship of Niti Aayog member Ramesh Chand, Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said in a written reply to the Lok Sabha.
Finance Commission holds meeting with Maharashtra's leaders; state seeks Rs 50,000 crore for Mumbai's development
The 15th Finance Commission headed by NK Singh is on a three-day visit to the state.
Research on agrarian distress is inadequate; we need some proper indicator, says Ramesh Chand of NITI Aayog
Most researchers are arriving at this conclusion of agrarian distress by citing farmers suicides. We are just using this emotional indicator, says Ramesh Chand of NITI Aayog
Ahead of Chief Ministers Subgroup meeting, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee highlights need to waive institutional loans to farmers
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday urged a group of chief ministers, set up by the Centre, to consider the need to waive institutional loans of farmers and the formation of adequate budgetary provision for it by the union government.
The farmers’ unrest and overall agriculture-related stress has a lot to do with the fact that the markets are not adequately involved.
It would be a matter of immense interest in the government and business circles as to whom Modi chooses to replace Panagariya and how soon he decides to name a replacement.
The rise in farmer suicides on Thursday evoked sharp reaction from the Supreme Court which said the government's welfare schemes should not remain on paper and compensation was no solution to deal with the problem of rural indebtedness.
Niti Aayog told the Himachal Pradesh government to prepare a plan to double the income of its farmers in five years even as the government blamed the think tank for a drastic decline in Central funding to the state
Delhi Police arrested a 56-year-old man at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi for allegedly masturbating on-board a flight from Hyderabad.
Madhya Pradesh farmers' strike: Instead of making glib promises, netas should free farmers of pricing shackles
If political parties of all hues are genuinely interested in the plight of farmers, they will sit down together and work out short term and long term solutions