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Budget provides a road map for long-term growth

Interview: Ajay Jakhar, Chairman, Bharat Krishak Samaj The finance minister has recognised that agricultural income is under stress. The Budget was low on specifics like last time so it will take time to read the fine print. First impressions are ... Financial Express, 1 month ago
Agriculture credit has many shades of grey Financial Express, 1 month ago
Sowing growth with credit support, micro-irrigation Financial Express, 1 month ago
Indian Express

If you do not hear the farmer

Combination of world commodity trends and poor internal policies could unite farmers, be the nemesis of the Centre. Duringthe election campaign, the BJP had promised a 50 per cent profit margin on minimum support prices to farmers. But over the ...
 Indian Express1 week ago

Are Farmers Going to Be Modi's Biggest …

Farmer's walk. By Niranjan Ramesh via Flickr CC BY 2.0 Prime Minister Narendra Modi vehemently declares his commitment to farmers in all public forums, including his signature radio show and the social media. In Twitter terminology, @narendramodi ...
 Yahoo! India1 week ago

Seeds of discontent in govt over paddy support price

The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government at the Centre seems to be in a dilemma over what should be the increase in minimum support price (MSP) for paddy for the 2015-16 crop season (July-June). A section within the Narendra Modi-led ...
 Business Standard India2 weeks ago
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Guarantee income, don't give out doles, please: Farmers

Experts point to the need for a shift from culture of relief packages; weather and price insurance needed for farmers At Rajiv Kumar Palania’s living room in Bharna village of Hapur district, Uttar Pradesh, farmers are debating whether or not the government has failed to address the crisis resulting from unseasonal rains, non-payment for the sugar cane crop and a fall in commodity prices. “Where is (Prime Minister Narendra) Modi, who had promised 1.5 times the crop cost to farmers ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Income guarantee, not doles, the answer

At Rajiv Kumar Palania's living room in Bharna village of Hapur district, Uttar Pradesh, farmers are debating whether or not the government has failed to address the crisis resulting from unseasonal rains, non-payment for the sugar cane crop and a ...
 Business Standard India1 month ago

Thundershower, rain in March-April to affect rabi harvest

NEW DELHI: Rain and thundershowers predicted from Friday evening through the weekend over the Himalayan region and adjoining northwest India could pose a threat for rabi, or winter-grown, crops. Rain is also expected in the second half of this ...
 Economic Times1 month ago

India's Food Minister Backs Subsidy Reform Plans

India is taking steps to improve the purchasing, stocking, and release of grains, food minister Ram Vilas Paswan has said, in response to proposals to reform the country's complex food subsidy system. Paswan told reporters last Thursday that the ...
 ICTSD1 month ago
Indian Express

Progress on the farm

I fear that the supposed windfall to states will be used elsewhere and farm extension services will suffer further. TheBharat Krishak Samaj (BSK) has long urged the merger of the agriculture ministry with the water resources and rural development ...
 Indian Express1 month ago

Pro-Poor? Bah!

For a party and government that has traditionally been identified as pro-business, projecting a pro-poor face in its maiden full budget is a departure. This has led to more than a couple of raised eyebrows. Budget 2015-16 had welfare measures and ...
 Outlook India1 month ago
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