CSIR signs MoU with KVIC for Promotion of Honey Production; Khadi Outlets to Display CSIR Products

CSIR signs MoU with KVIC for Promotion of Honey Production; Khadi Outlets to Display CSIR Products

The Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) to leverage the expert…

Need to Focus on Important Finfish Species like Grey Mullets, Red Snapper: Dr. Mohapatra

Need to Focus on Important Finfish Species like Grey Mullets, Red Snapper: Dr. Mohapatra

Dr. Trilochan Mohapatra, Secretary (DARE) & Director General (ICAR) visited the Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture in Chennai. During his visit, Dr. Mohapatra interacte…

Environment Friendly Alternate Fertilizer Usage is the Need of the Hour

Environment Friendly Alternate Fertilizer Usage is the Need of the Hour

Farmers and agriculture sector is the backbone of any country. Over the years, India has seen substantial growth in the sector. Fertilizer industry continues to contribute to incre…

FAI to Discuss Fertilizer Industry Issues in its Annual Seminar

FAI to Discuss Fertilizer Industry Issues in its Annual Seminar

India, by 2050 will surpass China as the most populous country in the world, with an estimated population of over 1.67 billion. Hence the food security will remain an important nat…

Honey cubes - a Healthier Alternative to Sugar

Honey cubes - a Healthier Alternative to Sugar

Nitin Gadkari, Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises on Thursday (28 November 2019) informed Lok Sabha that there are plans to start production of honey cubes that will r…

Rajasthan to Introduce “Kulhad” in 25 New Destinations

Rajasthan to Introduce “Kulhad” in 25 New Destinations

The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) is planning to distribute 30,000 electric pottery wheels across India to meet the demand of 400 Railway Stations. 30,000 electric…

National Water Policy Needs Wider Consultation with Various Stakeholders

National Water Policy Needs Wider Consultation with Various Stakeholders

Many challenges have emerged significantly in water sector that needs to be addressed through appropriate revision of National Water Policy. In order to meet the present challenges…

How and Where the Poultry Farmers Lose Rs. 1 per Egg

How and Where the Poultry Farmers Lose Rs. 1 per Egg

On the sidelines of Poultry India 2019, Chakradhar Rao, President of the Indian Poultry Equipment Manufacturers' Association (IPEMA) said that the poultry sector is reeling under s…

Agri-Business Incubation Centre of ICAR-National Research Centre on Pig, Guwahati Inaugurated

Agri-Business Incubation Centre of ICAR-National Research Centre on Pig, Guwahati Inaugurated

Dr. Trilochan Mohapatra, Secretary (DARE) & Director General (ICAR) inaugurated the Agri-Business Incubation (ABI) Centre of ICAR-National Research Centre on Pig, Guwahati. He also…

Need to Adopt High Yielding Varieties of Rice Suitable for Organic Conditions to Raise Productivity

Need to Adopt High Yielding Varieties of Rice Suitable for Organic Conditions to Raise Productivity

The ICAR-National Organic Farming Research Institute, Tadong and Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK), East Sikkim jointly organized a “Field Day on Rice” including the crop cutting experime…

Authorized Capital of Food Corporation of India Increased from Rs. 3,500 crore to Rs.10,000 crore

Authorized Capital of Food Corporation of India Increased from Rs. 3,500 crore to Rs.10,000 crore

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the increase of authorized capital of Food Corporation of India (FCI) from existing R…

Cabinet Approves Extension of Norms for Mandatory Packaging in Jute Materials

Cabinet Approves Extension of Norms for Mandatory Packaging in Jute Materials

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has accorded its approval for mandatory packaging of food grains and sugar in jute material for t…

With Stevia Cultivation Farmers Can Increase their Productivity at Minimum Cost

With Stevia Cultivation Farmers Can Increase their Productivity at Minimum Cost

The Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology (IHBT), Palampur demonstrated a potential of Stevia cultivation in Vidarbha, which is known as sweet herb of Paraguay and 300 time…

India’s Efforts to Combat Global Climate Change

India’s Efforts to Combat Global Climate Change

Reports from various sources including Intergovernmental Panel Climate Change namely Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C, Special Report on Climate Change and Land, and Speci…

Need to Create a Global Knowledge Hub for Agricultural Statistics: Dr. Trilochan Mohapatra

Need to Create a Global Knowledge Hub for Agricultural Statistics: Dr. Trilochan Mohapatra

On the concluding day of the 8th International Conference on Agricultural Statistics - 2019 (ICAS-VIII) , Dr. Trilochan Mohapatra, Secretary (DARE) & Director General (ICAR) accent…

FAI Annual Seminar on 'New Approach to Fertilizer Sector' to be Held on 2-4 December

FAI Annual Seminar on 'New Approach to Fertilizer Sector' to be Held on 2-4 December

The theme of this year’s FAI Annual Seminar is “New Approach to Fertilizer Sector”. The objective is to explore the possibilities of bringing major changes in the policies related…

The Importance of Crossbred Cattle for National Milk Production

The Importance of Crossbred Cattle for National Milk Production

“18th Annual Review Meet” organized by the All India Coordinated Research Project on Cattle Research was concluded with an eventful note at ICAR-Central Institute for Research on…

Workshop on Management of Wetland Fisheries of Bihar

Workshop on Management of Wetland Fisheries of Bihar

Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute, Barrackpore, Kolkata in collaboration with the Bihar Animal Science University, Patna organized a one-day “Workshop-cum-Training Progra…

Popularizing Fish Products through Live Kitchen at CMFRI, Kochi

Popularizing Fish Products through Live Kitchen at CMFRI, Kochi

The ICAR-Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI), Kochi organized a three-day Buyer-Seller Meet and Kisan Mela from 14th to 16th November 2019. The meet was jointly org…

6th Yak Mela - An Effort to Promote Yak Husbandry and Enrich Yak Farmers

6th Yak Mela - An Effort to Promote Yak Husbandry and Enrich Yak Farmers

The ICAR-National Research Centre on Yak, Dirang organized the prestigious “6th Yak Mela” at West Kameng District of Arunachal Pradesh in collaboration with the District Administ…

Eighth International Conference on Agricultural Statistics Concludes in Delhi

Eighth International Conference on Agricultural Statistics Concludes in Delhi

The “Eighth International Conference on Agricultural Statistics (ICAS-Vlll)” was inaugurated earlier this week in the presence of Narendra Singh Tomar, Union Minister of Agricultur…

What is the Reason for Low Sugar Production This Year?

What is the Reason for Low Sugar Production This Year?

During the current 2019-20 SS, sugar production as on 15th November 2019 was 4.85 lakh tons, as compared to 13.38 lakh tons produced last year on 15th November 2018. 100 sugar mill…

Need to Address Issues of Small & Marginal Farmers by Providing them Right Information & Basic Agricultural Inputs

Need to Address Issues of Small & Marginal Farmers by Providing them Right Information & Basic Agricultural Inputs

Inaugurating the first ever National Agrochemical Congress in New Delhi, Narendra Singh Tomar Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare exhorted that there is a need to ad…

NRRI Organizes ‘Rice Walk: Walk with Rice, Know Your Rice’ Programme

NRRI Organizes ‘Rice Walk: Walk with Rice, Know Your Rice’ Programme

The ICAR-National Rice Research Institute, Cuttack organized “Rice Walk: Walk with Rice, Know Your Rice” Programme on 13th November 2019. Dr. Himanshu Pathak, Director of the Insti…

TSS Launches New Organic Fertilizer for Arecanut, Pepper and Banana Crops

TSS Launches New Organic Fertilizer for Arecanut, Pepper and Banana Crops

The Totagars’ Cooperative Sale Society (TSS) Ltd at Sirsi in Uttara Kannada district has launched a new organic fertilizer product in the market.  Ravish Hegde, General Manager of…

'Non-Dairy Millet Ice Cream' is Not Only Tasty But Nutritious

'Non-Dairy Millet Ice Cream' is Not Only Tasty But Nutritious

Can you think of an ice-cream without milk, but is full of fat. Now ice-cream with micronutrient enriched lactose-free low fat is available having the same taste and flavor. Yes,…

TERI School of Advanced Studies to Organize International Workshop on ‘Strengthening International Agribusiness Trade’

TERI School of Advanced Studies to Organize International Workshop on ‘Strengthening International Agribusiness Trade’

TERI School of Advanced Studies is organizing a two-day international workshop on Strengthening International Agribusiness Trade in collaboration with Global Centre for Land-Based…

Workshop on Academia-Industry-Government Linkages for Quality Agricultural Education Held in Bengaluru

Workshop on Academia-Industry-Government Linkages for Quality Agricultural Education Held in Bengaluru

The “4th Consultative Workshop on Academia-Industry-Government linkages for Quality Agricultural Education” was jointly organized by the ICAR-National Academy of Agricultural Resea…

Is Spice Farming Sustainable for Farmers?

Is Spice Farming Sustainable for Farmers?

Indian spices, with an export base of Rs 17,000 crore, have a share of 40% of all the global spice trade. The domestic market for spices is around Rs 1 lakh crore but the spice far…

Kirloskar Group Introduces Water-cooled Chillers, Propagating Green Movement in India

Kirloskar Group Introduces Water-cooled Chillers, Propagating Green Movement in India

The Kirloskar Group has launched a new range of water-cooled chillers with the use of India’s first oil-free magnetic bearing centrifugal compressor. The new product is named as Ki…

MRF Farm Tyres