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  • PHDCCI lauds direct transfer of Rs. 18,000 crore to farmers

    Agriculture Sector contributes Rs. 87,372 crore as an incremental GDP in H1 FY 2020-21, early resolve of farm laws  will strengthen the economic recovery, says industry body PHDCCI While appreciating the second instalment of financial benefit under Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) of Rs. 18,000 crore to more than 9 crores beneficiary farmer families, […]

    5 Agritech startups funded in 2020

    The agricultural sector is one of the primary contributors to the Indian economy. Investments in the agritech sector are likely to exceed $ 500 million in the next two years with the recently funded startups scaling up well for further rounds and also because the scalability potential remains high.Here are 5 startups which got funded in […]

    INI Farms becomes India’s First Horticulture Company to be recognised as a Great Place to Work®

    Delhi: INI Farms, India’s leading farm-to-home Ag-tech fruit brand has been recognised among India’s Best Workplace by the Great Place to Work® Institute. It is the first and only horticulture company in India to be certified by Great Place to Work® Institute. INI Farms has earned this recognition based on a rigorous assessment independently conducted […]

    Samunnati Launches Agri-Elevate, India’s First Ecosystem Platform to Digitally connect FPOs and Agri-Enterprises

    Hyderabad: Samunnati, an agri value chain enabler, today announced the launch of Agri-Elevate, a first-of-its-kind ecosystem platform offering services across the agri value chain to FPOs and Agri-Enterprises. In line with the company’s vision to make markets work for smallholder farmers by enabling value chains to operate at a higher equilibrium, this platform is aimed […]

    Birlasoft receives SABERA 2020 Award for its community-benefiting Initiative – Project Shodhan

    OIDA, PUNE : Birlasoft Ltd [BSE: 532400, NSE: BSOFT], part of the USD 2.4 billion diversified, The CK Birla Group was awarded for the third consecutive year by the Social and Business Enterprise Responsible Awards (SABERA) for its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative of crop residue management titled ‘Shodhan’ (meaning ‘purity’ in Hindi) under the category of Paryavaran & Upbhog (Environment and Consumption). Project Shodhan was set up in […]

    Startups empowering farmers and herders, making the sector more profitable

    Farmers are the backbone of the nation, with over 70 percent of Indian households still dependent on farming. However, over the last few decades, farmers have become the forgotten workers of the nation. Recent times have witnessed a boom in the agri-tech industry with several start-ups emerging to help India’s agricultural sector make rapid progress by bridging […]

    Reducing Role of Monsoon in Farming is Important for Agrochemicals Growth

    Mr. Pradip Dave, President, PMFAI At present, agri inputs like agrochemicals are one of the sectors that may have narrowly escaped the debilitating onslaught of the pandemic. According to the Department of Chemicals & Fertilizers, fertilizer sales in April this year was 2.06 million tonnes, as against 1.42 million tonnes in the last April while […]

    Govt continues to procure Kharif 2020-21 crops at its MSP from farmers

    Government continues to procure Kharif 2020-21 crops at its MSP from farmers as per its existing MSP Schemes in the ongoing Kharif Marketing Season. Paddy procurement is continuing smoothly in Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Telangana, Uttarakhand, Tamil Nadu, Chandigarh, Jammu and Kashmir, Kerala, Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh with purchase of over 248.99 LMTs of paddy […]

    Paddy procurement at MSP by govt registers increase of nearly 19.42 % this year

    Paddy procurement at MSP by Government has registered an increase of nearly 19.42 per cent this year. Government has said that compared to previous year’s corresponding purchase so far, paddy procurement under Kharif 2020-21 marketing season has witnessed a huge upsurge. Over 20 lakh 50 thousand farmers have already benefitted. Government has paid an amount […]

    Paddy procurement crosses two crore metric tonne in ongoing Kharif season

    Paddy procurement for Kharif 2020-21 has now crossed two Crore Metric Tonnes mark with bumper procurement of 204.59 Lakh Metric Tonne Paddy in the procuring States and UTs of Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Tamil Nadu, Chandigarh, Jammu and Kashmir, Kerala and Gujarat till Saturday against the last year corresponding purchase of 168.87 LMT. This […]