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Centre to launch Tilhan Mission

During the event organised on Soil Health Card Day, the Union Agriculture Minister of India, Narendra Singh Tomar announced that the government will launch Tilhan Mission. The objective of the mission is to make the country self-reliant in oilseed production. He also announced that the Government is to set up 10,000 new farmer produce organisations ..

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India’s food-grain production to reach an all-time high

The second estimate of food-grain production has been released by the Agriculture Ministry. As per the data, total food-grain production is pegged at a record 291.95 million tonne for the 2019-20 crop-year. It also stated that India is set to harvest a wheat production of 106.21 million tonne in the 2019-20 crop-year due to good ..

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West Bengal topped in Vegetable Production, Andhra Pradesh in Fruits

At a conference organized by the Ministry of Agriculture last week, the State-wise horticulture production data for the year 2018-19 was released. This the third advance estimate report, as per which, West Bengal was the top State in vegetable production with 29.55 million tonnes (mt) of vegetables last year. The state accounted for 15.9 % ..

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Rabi Crop Sowing increase by 36 lakh hectares

The Ministry of Agriculture on December 31, 2019, announced that the sowing area of rabi crops have increased by 36 lakh hectares. This is mainly due to improvement in soil moisture in Rabi growing states. Highlights The total area under Rabi crops was 536 hectares last year and this has increased to 571 hectares. Of ..

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BIMSTEC: International Seminar on Climate Smart Farming Systems held in New Delhi

A three day “International Seminar on Climate Smart Farming systems” is being held in New Delhi. It was inaugurated on December 11, 2019. The seminar is being organized by the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare. Highlights The seminar is attended by all the seven BIMSTEC countries. It includes Sri Lanka, Bhutan, Nepal, Bangladesh, India, ..

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