In her Chancellor's address at the 5th convocation of Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University (PJTSAU) held virtually, she said, “Research in agricultural universities is vital to make agriculture sustainable
Hyderabad-based company's agri-tech solution helps reducing farming costs, improving crop yield there by raising farm incomes
She said horticulture has become one of the major drivers of the growth as it is more remunerative given its higher productivity compared to agriculture crops.
"The time has come for FAST development in Kerala- F for fisheries and fertilisers, A for agriculture and Ayurveda, S for skill development and social justice and T for tourism and technology," PM Modi said
The State government is all set to give an impetus to the Agriculture sector with emphasis on modern cultivation methods, farm mechanisation and market-driven production.
Narendra said the Centre is under any misconception that it can “cull” the farmers' protest like it has "culled" other agitations in the past using various tactics.
As the exports of 'red rice' grow, it would enhance the incomes of farming families of the Brahmaputra flood plains, the Ministry of Commerce and Industry said in a release.
Modi said the government has taken various decisions for the benefit of 12 crore small and marginal farmers.
"The entire world can see the difficulties faced by Indian farmers. But the government in Delhi is unable to understand the pain of the farmers," Gandhi said
To provide expenditure support to small and marginal farmers, the President said almost Rs 1,13,000 crore have been directly transferred to their bank accounts.
The Samyukta Kisan Morcha, a pro-farmer body, has given a nationwide call for a struggle from January 23 to 26, including rallies to Raj Bhavans (governor houses) in states.
Tourism Minister V Srinivas Goud said farm operations had increased significantly due to the proactive measures of the State government including construction of numerous irrigation projects.
Nagula Gangaram, popularly known as ‘Chinni Krishnudu’ is the proud owner of a ‘Grain Bank’ of mind-boggling 110 varieties of paddy
Farmers were "annadaata", said the actor-turned-politician, who earlier deputed a party delegation to express solidarity with the agitating farmers near Delhi
“We have to think of ways to give poor children access to a device that enables them to access classes (may be pre-recorded) and work on improving internet penetration,” he said stressing the need to spend more on healthcare and education.
"As far as exports are concerned, some sectors have done wonderfully well. Even during the slowdown, agriculture exports and pharmaceutical exports went up," he said at an event organised by industry body PHDCCI.