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Kharif sowing lower by 24% due to monsoon delays

The south-west monsoon is critical to the kharif crop season as over half of India's farmland lacks assured irrigation New Delhi: The delayed arrival of the monsoon in some states and lower-than-normal rains in others has led to lower sowing of ..., 1 day ago

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Sambar with chana dal? The challenges of pulses shortage

India needs to grow more of all varieties of pulses but access to better technology and irrigation are major hurdles New Delhi: Driven by consecutive years of drought and soaring prices, the Indian government this week sent two high-level ...
 Livemint.com2 days ago

Review points to procedural lapses in MGNREGS

Delays in payment and indifferent implementation, among other reasons, have blunted the programme's effectiveness Procedural lapses have marred the implementation of the state-funded job guarantee programme aimed at alleviating rural distress in ...
 Livemint.com5 days ago

Kharif sowing lags as monsoon makes slow progress

So far, an area of 8.4 million hectares has been sown, nearly 11% lower when compared to 9.4 million hectares sown by this time last year New Delhi: A slower-than-normal progress of the south-west monsoon has impacted sowing of rain-fed kharif ...
 Livemint.com1 week ago Kharif sowing begins with onset of monsoon  Livemint.com2 weeks ago Micro-irrigation lags far behind potential, shows study  Livemint.com1 month ago

States have failed to comply with SC order on drought, say activists

So far not a single state has universalized the public distribution system in drought-hit areas New Delhi: It has been more than a month that the Supreme Court gave a series of orders to provide relief to the drought affected but state governments ...
 Livemint.com1 week ago Ensure food security for all in drought-hit areas: Supreme Court  Livemint.com1 month ago Frame national drought policy: Supreme Court  Livemint.com1 month ago Rs7,329 crore released for MGNREGS for 2016-17, govt tells Supreme Court  Livemint.com2 months ago

Govt to hike pulses buffer stocks by over five times in bid to tame rising prices

At present, the government procures about 1.5 lakh tonnes of pulses, and this will be enhanced to eight lakh tonnes New Delhi: In a significant decision to tame rising pulse prices, the Centre has decided to raise buffer stocks by over five times.
 Livemint.com1 week ago Centre urge states to impose stock limits on pulses, sugar  Livemint.com1 month ago Taking steps to tame pulse prices: Food minister  Livemint.com1 month ago

Should I eat soil? Voices of the drought-hit from under a Delhi flyover

More than 400 people reach the Sarai Kale Khan flyover every day, driven from their villages in Bundelkhand by two back-to-back droughts New Delhi: Dasarath Ahirwar is hopeful he will find work. Earlier this week, he joined dozens of other migrants ...
 Livemint.com2 weeks ago

How 110 day power connections changed the wheat scene in Madhya Pradesh

Production of wheat in Madhya Pradesh more than doubled, from 8.4 million tonnes in 2009-10 to 17.1 million tonnes in 2014-15 New Delhi: Is public irrigation a bottomless pit in Indian agriculture? Between 1991 and 2007, the country invested over ...
 Livemint.com2 weeks ago

This is the most farmer-unfriendly govt in independent India: Yogendra Yadav

Swaraj Abhiyan's co-founder Yogendra Yadav on the drought situation in India New Delhi: Back from a tour of drought-affected parts of the country, Yogendra Yadav, political scientist and co-founder of non-profit Swaraj Abhiyan, speaks on state ...
 Livemint.com2 weeks ago Narendra Modi reviews drought situation in Gujarat  Livemint.com1 month ago Narendra Modi meets CMs of Rajasthan, Jharkhand to review drought situation  Livemint.com1 month ago

IMD forecasts above-normal monsoon

Rains forecast to be well-distributed across India, bringing relief to the agrarian economy reeling under distress New Delhi: India will receive an above-normal monsoon this year, ending the run of two back-to-back poor ones. The rains, expected to ...
 Livemint.com3 weeks ago
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