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FreshToHome attracts ADIO funding, to expand operations in UAE capital

FreshToHome attracts ADIO funding, to expand operations in UAE capital

Bengaluru-based FreshToHome, an integrated online brand in fresh fish, poultry and meat e- commerce, said on Monday it would receive fina...Read More

Cautious optimism is the watchword

Cautious optimism is the watchword

The progressive unlocking, coinciding with the festive season and pent-up demand, helped the economy deliver a positive surprise

Farm liberalisation still 
has a long way to go

Farm liberalisation still has a long way to go

Politics and vested interests keep agriculture from living the 1991 Eureka moment. The farm bills have put agricultural reforms on auto-p...Read More

Agriculture loans is different government's interest waiver scheme

Agriculture loans is different government's interest waiver scheme

In what may be a severe hit for farmers and other stakeholders in the country's agricultural sector, crop loans, tractor loans and other...Read More

For and against: What BJP and Congress are saying on agri bills

For and against: What BJP and Congress are saying on agri bills

The ruling BJP and the opposition Congress continued to clash over the three agricultural bills for what the critics of the government al...Read More

Welcome agri sector reforms

Welcome agri sector reforms

The monsoon session of Parliament began on Monday under extraordinary conditions due to the pandemic. Twenty-five MPs were found to be co...Read More

GDP: India vs. the globe

GDP: India vs. the globe

We at least had a bright spot, with the agriculture sector growing by a healthy 3.4 per cent in the June quarter

SIES-FPJ: Why agriculture matters for India

SIES-FPJ: Why agriculture matters for India

‘Why agriculture matters for India’ is the first session of ‘Future of Agriculture’ series which has been organised by SIES College of A...Read More

SIES-FPJ: Is it Industry status for agri or contract farming or FPOs a better solution to ease rural distress?

SIES-FPJ: Is it Industry status for agri or contract farming or FPOs a better solution to ease rural distress?

Farmer Producer Organisations (FPOs) was first introduced in the year 2011-2012. The process of implementation of this initiative has bee...Read More

Many states are embracing new agri reforms, says Niti Aayog's Ramesh Chand

Many states are embracing new agri reforms, says Niti Aayog's Ramesh Chand

Many states like Madhya Pradesh are embracing the new agriculture reforms but unfortunately, some states are encouraging the farmers to p...Read More

SIES-FPJ: Agriculture finance is a struggle since Independence

SIES-FPJ: Agriculture finance is a struggle since Independence

Rural distress is a reality. Figures after figures from Nabard and other organisations have confirmed this. Adding to it is the burden on...Read More

SIES-FPJ: Continued dependence on agriculture will make farmers poorer unless ...

SIES-FPJ: Continued dependence on agriculture will make farmers poorer unless ...

Agriculture cannot get stronger without allied sectors

Maharashtra Cabinet gives nod to new rules to promote agri firms

Maharashtra Cabinet gives nod to new rules to promote agri firms

In a bid to give further impetus to agriculture and food processing industries, the Maharashtra Cabinet chaired by Chief Minister Uddhav ...Read More

Maharashtra Cabinet gives nod to new rules to promote agri firms

Maharashtra Cabinet gives nod to new rules to promote agri firms

In a bid to give further impetus to agriculture and food processing industries, the Maharashtra Cabinet chaired by Chief Minister Uddhav ...Read More

SIES-FPJ: India’s amazing milk story – vibrant but threatened

SIES-FPJ: India’s amazing milk story – vibrant but threatened

Just a day ago, farmers’ unions held a protest demanding a rise in prices in milk and seeking a special subsidy for milk producers. Such ...Read More

Agriculture emerges as bright spot in COVID-19 gloom

Agriculture emerges as bright spot in COVID-19 gloom

During these COVID-19 times, the only silver lining for the economy is agriculture. Its contribution to GDP has increased partly because ...Read More

SIES-FPJ webinar: Time to look at agriculture and the Indian economy

SIES-FPJ webinar: Time to look at agriculture and the Indian economy

Unlike other sectors that are weighed down by the COVID-19 pandemic, the agriculture sector has literally become the nerve centre for eco...Read More

Focus is on agriculture, now need a booster with tech and FDI, says Dilip Rajan, MD, East-West Seeds India

Focus is on agriculture, now need a booster with tech and FDI, says Dilip Rajan, MD, East-West Seeds India

It takes six to eight years to launch a new product into the market as the breeder has to find the right combination.

NABARD gets its new chief, G R Chintala

NABARD gets its new chief, G R Chintala

From today (March 27, 2020), G R Chintala has taken over as the Chairman of National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD)....Read More

Amid coronavirus lockdown, govt stresses on need to exempt transport of all agriculture products from restriction

Amid coronavirus lockdown, govt stresses on need to exempt transport of all agriculture products from restriction

The central government has moved swiftly to contain what could be both a humanitarian disaster and a political blunder. On 3 April, Ajay ...Read More

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