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Pranab Mukherjee, Nanaji Deshmukh awarded Bharat Ratna

On 26th January 2019, President Ramnath Kovind conferred the Bharat Ratna, the nation’s highest civilian honour, on former President Pranab Mukherjee, along with social activist Nanaji Deshmukh (posthumous), and Assamese musician Bhupen Hazarika (posthumous). Nanaji Deshmukh was a senior RSS leader who also worked for rural development and welfare of farmers, and was considered a ..

Maharashtra Government launches Nanaji Deshmukh Krishi Sanjivani Yojna to promote climate-resilient agriculture

The Maharashtra Government has approved a Rs 4,000-crore Nanaji Deshmukh Krishi Sanjivani Yojna project to promote climate-resilient agriculture. It will be implemented in 5,142 villages across 15 districts. The purpose of the project is to improve soil quality, develop foodgrain varieties which can sustain climate variations and effect necessary changes in the crop pattern as ..

Maharashtra government to set up village climate resilient committees for adopting different agricultural practices

The Maharashtra government will soon set up village climate resilient committees for adopting different agricultural practices in over 5,000 villages of 15 districts in the state. A 13-member committee will be set up in all these villages to stress on adopting new agricultural practices, judicious use of water and soil testing to keep a check ..

Vayalar Ravi becomes Union Minister for Science and Technology

Vayalar Ravi took the seat as Union Minister for Science and Technology. He was given the charge by the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh after Vilasrao Deshmukh, who was holding the position passed away.

Vilasrao Deshmukh passed away

Union Minister for Science and Technology and Earth Sciences, Vilasrao Dagadojirao Deshmukh (67) passed away.