Banks Start Campaign to Increase Kisan Credit Card Loans

Banks have started a Kisan Credit Card (KCC) saturation campaign with the support of respective State-Level Bankers’ Committees (SLBCs) & District-Level Bankers’ Committees (DLBCs)…

PM Urges Farmers to Cut Down the Use of Chemical Fertilizer in Fields

On the occasion of the 73rd Independence Day, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi from the Red Fort Ramparts addressed the farmers of the country and asked them to curtail the use of…

Bone Substitutes from EggShells Developed by IIT Hyderabad and NIT Jalandhar

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Hyderabad, and NIT Jalandhar have developed a process by which bone implant materials — which are usually manufactured using synthetic mat…

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University Develops Nano Formulations to Protect Shelf Life of Fruits, Vegetables

India is the second largest producer of Fruits and Vegetables. According to data, 18 percent of India’s fruit and vegetable production – valued at Rs 13,300 crore – is wasted annua…

Clean-O-Fresh is Providing a Boon in the Poultry Farming by Its Eco Friendly & Cost Effective Program

Diseases and infections have always been a major concern to the poultry, especially in the hatchery. Fortunately, microbial contamination can be prevented and controlled using prop…

Government of Punjab Announces Seed Potato Traceability and Certification Program

To protect the interest of the Punjab farmers and uphold the state’s leadership position/image as the largest potato seed producing state, the Department of Agriculture and Welfare…

Are You Interested in Padma Awards? Apply online before 15th September 2019

Online nominations/recommendations for Padma Awards-2020 started on 1stMay, 2019. Last date for nominations/recommendations is 15th September, 2019. The nominations/recommendations…

Now Battery Operated Live Fish Carrier System (LFCS) for Farmers

The ICAR-Central Institute on Post harvest Engineering and Technology, Ludhiana has developed a system for transporting live fish to help the farmers to sell their produce in live…

Quick Response Code Labeled Quality Planting Materials of Perennial Crops

QR Code which is known as Quick Response (QR) helps in finding the genuineness of the product. It may be books, magazine or any other material such as drugs for human or the animal…

Honey Mission: A Game-Changer in the Lives of Tribal’s and Farmers

‘Honey Mission’ has proved as a game-changer in the lives of tribal’s, farmers, SC/STs and unemployed youths. Around 350 Bee-Boxes were distributed at the function. So far, KVIC ha…

Dhanuka Agritech Limited Launches New Website

Dhanuka Agritech limited, one of India’s leading Agrochemical Formulations Company, on the occasion of their 39th Founder’s day celebration revitalized their Social Media presence…

Health Ministry to Promote Breastfeeding by Creating Awareness about its Benefits Every Month

“Breastfeeding should not be seen as an issue that concerns only women and mothers. Let’s make the breastfeeding a shared societal responsibility where not only the mother but all…

E-Rozgar Samachar Launched for Creating Awareness Regarding Job Opportunities in Government Sector

The e-version of Rozgar Samachar has been launched recently by Union Minister of Information & Broadcasting Shri Prakash Javadekar. It has been launched with a view to make aspiran…

KPFBA and Agriculture Skill Council of India (ASCI) Collaborate for Skill Development in Poultry Sector

The Karnataka Poultry Farmers and Breeders Association (KPFBA) today announced that the Agriculture Skill Council of India (ASCI), part of the Ministry of Skill Development & Entre…

Sugartech 2019 to be Held on 19th September in Lucknow

With modern technology & better farm practices, sugar cane production has been on the constant rise in the past few years. This scenario has its own challenges for the industry. Wi…

National Conference on Risk Mitigation through Tech Innovations in Agri Insurance

Farming is a risky activity that is undertaken by farmers to ensure that the entire nation is provided with food and nutrition. In a country of over 1.2 billion people this is a he…

Expogenética 2019 to Begin on August 17 in Brazil

The 12th edition of Expogenética was officially launched on 15 July 2019 in Uberaba. The exhibition will start on 17 August at Parque Fernando Costa.  This year technical lectures…

Jain Farm Fresh Foods Ltd. Forays into ‘Organic Spices’

Jain Farm Fresh Foods Ltd. (JFFFL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Jain Irrigation Systems Ltd., with one of the largest spice processing facility in India has forayed into organic s…

IFFCO Kisan Will Soon Market Swarnahar Spices

The IFFCO Kisan has been actively engaged in the development of farmers. So far, IFFCO Kisan has shown progress by providing advanced agricultural advice to farmers through green S…

Netherland Reduces Dependence on Water by 90 Percent; Will be Number One to Feed World by 2050

Irrespective of the availability of water which is 70 percent, there is a threat and fear of non availability of water for the future generations. So, what to do now? Answer is sim…

Making Piggery as a Profitable and Sustainable Venture for Farming Community

Dr. Sanjeev Kumar Balyan, Union Minister of State for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry & Dairying visited the ICAR-National Research Centre on Pig, Rani in Guwahati. The Minister app…

Opportunities and Challenges for Sustainable Development of Indian Fisheries

The ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Technology Research Centre, Visakhapatnam organized the “Haritha Matsyaki - 2019”, a National Seminar in Hindi Opportunities and Challenges…

Government to Map 40,000 Villages in Maharashtra Using Drones

Survey of India - the national mapping agency of the country under the Ministry of Science & Technology has signed a MoU with Department of revenue & Land records, Govt of Maharash…

ICAR Scientists Mapped Indian Mithun Genome

A team of Scientists of ICAR-National Research Centre on Mithun, Nagaland on 30th July 2019 reported the first de novo draft genome assembly of Indian mithun (Bos frontalis) in the…

Dr. N. Vigneshwaran of ICAR-CIRCOT Selected for International Award

Dr. N. Vigneshwaran, Principal Scientist from the ICAR-Central Institute for Research on Cotton Technology, Mumbai has been selected for the “International Cotton Researchers Assoc…

CSE's First-of-its-Kind Environmental Rating of the Indian Fertilizer Industry

The Indian fertilizer industry is one of the most important industrial sectors of the country. In this unique rating and study, Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) and its Gre…

IIT Hyderabad Researchers Use Salt & Sugar to Produce Nanocarbon

The taste of a dish changes with the addition of sugar or salt. Now these two important kitchen ingredients will be used to develop the nanocarbon catalyst to help in the productio…

What is the Significance of the National Flag?

On 15th August, the nation celebrates Independence Day and the Prime Minister unfurls the national flag at Red Fort. Every Indian feels proud to be associated with the tri colour n…

Brazil is Confident to Meet Increase in Global Food Demand

Brazilian agribusiness has undergone great evolution, transforming the country into the largest agricultural trade balance in the world. The projections for the main agricultural c…

Village Level Knowledge Sharing Session on Annapoorna Krishi Prasara Seva Held

Cornell Sathguru Foundation for Development in partnership with Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agriculture University and with the financial support of Aurobindo Pharma Foun…

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