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Monday, May 28, 2018
Project Set to Take Off in October, Expected to Generate 5000 Jobs in State ITC Limited, one of India’s leading multi-business corporates, has decided to further increase its investment in the integrated Food Park it is development in Kapurthala to Rs. 1700 crore. This was conveyed to Punjab Chief Minister Captain...
New Holland Agriculture brand has launched a campaign to spread awareness among farmers about ill-effects of burning crop residue post harvesting, and educate them about brand’s innovative solutions that can help in straw (crop-residue) management. The awareness campaign will be carried out in Punjab and will go on for next...
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh sought from the central government one-time settlement of the Rs. 6000 crore loans taken by the state’s farmers from the national and private banks. Such a settlement will benefit 4.5 lakh of the state’s beleaguered farmers, the Chief Minister told Union Finance Minister Arun...
Chandigarh : To boost crop diversification and motivate farmers to shift towards horticulture, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh gave the go-ahead for integrated horti-forestry models for planting clonal-eucalyptus and poplar plants along with sweet oranges. Chairing a meeting with top officials of the Horticulture Department, Chief Minister asked the...
MSDE will facilitate identification of new job roles and alignment of the ongoing courses with NSQF for MoA&FW through Agriculture Skill Council of India (ASCI) Both the ministries intend to use Training Infrastructure (TI) already established under MoA&FW viz. NIAM, MANAGE etc. In order to develop skills and...
British High Commissioner and Deputy High Commissioner on Friday called upon Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh to discuss cooperation with the state government in the promotion of agriculture and allied fields. High Commissioner Sir Dominic Asquith and Deputy High Commissioner Andrew Ayre were accompanied by their wives, Louise Asquith and Bettina...
Subsidy worth 54 lacs directly transferred to the accounts of farmers. Agriculture machinery and equipment's on subsidized rates distributed to farmers for crop diversification. SAS Nagar: 24 December( NewZNew) 6000 quintal wheat seed on subsidized rates distributed to farmers this season, so that farmers could gain more profit from these hybrid...
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh urged the central government to relax the Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management (FRBM) Act, 2003, and enhance the borrowing limit to enable the state government to meets its agriculture debt waiver commitments. In separate meetings with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley...
NewZNew (Chandigarh) : Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the new area of interest in the Agriculture and though it’s not a solution to everything but it can help improving the productivity and quality in farming in a big way, yet it has to be applied in a cautious way. These...
Young Minds from 24 Universities present new perspectives towards reshaping Indian agriculture NewZNew (Chandigarh) : CII Agro Tech 2016, witnessed Agri Hackathon (AgHack), a 20 hour hacking session that brought together a mix of young minds with diverse backgrounds to develop applications on pre-identified themes at Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Headquarters,...