Farm Inputs

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Centre commences Phase-2 of DBT in fertiliser subsidy

Centre commences Phase-2 of DBT in fertiliser subsidy

Phase-II of DBT in fertiliser subsidy will explore the feasibility of direct cash transfer to farmers’ accounts. An expert committee under NITI Aayog had been constituted in September 2017 to suggest a model for the implementation of phase-2 

Agribusiness

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Commerce Minister calls for mass movement of agriculture coo

Commerce & Industry Minister stressed the need for both Ministries of Commerce and Agriculture to work in close coordination to tap the true potential of the cooperative sector

Allied Sectors

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Hatsun Agro Product to commence cattle feed plant in Maharashtra

The feed will be marketed under the brand name ‘Santosa’ and will be primarily used to serve the cattle feed requirements of HAP’s farmers in Maharashtra

Opinion

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Sustainable farming through commercial aquaponics

With shrinking land and water resources along with threats of climate change are putting challenges in front of India’s food security. And therefore, it is the need of the hour to think on alternative ways of farming. Anubhav Das writes on the future of such alternative ways…

Policy

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Centre commences Phase-2 of DBT in fertiliser subsidy

Phase-II of DBT in fertiliser subsidy will explore the feasibility of direct cash transfer to farmers’ accounts. An expert committee under NITI Aayog had been constituted in September 2017 to suggest a model for the implementation of phase-2 

Farmers` Corner

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Foodgrains production estimated at 283 mn tonnes in 2018-19

Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare, Government of India has released the 3rd Advance Estimates of production of major crops, including foodgrains, for 2018-19