In a case of police brutality caught on camera, a Special Sub Inspector (SSI) was arrested on charges of murder after a farmer he allegedly beat up at a checkpost in Salem district succumbed to his injuriesat a hospital. The SSI, Periasamy was also placed under suspension, pending departmental inquiry. A day after the incident, A Murugesan, 40, the farmer… Continue reading "Farmer dies after getting beaten by police"
Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi released 8th instalment of financial benefit of Rs 2,06,67,75,66,000 to 9,50,67,601 beneficiary farmers under Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) scheme today via video conferencing. Prime Minister also interacted with farmer beneficiaries during the event. Union Agriculture Minister was also present on the occasion. While interacting with beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) scheme… Continue reading "PM releases 8th instalment of financial benefit under PM-KISAN"
Union Textiles Minister Inaugurates Certified Jute Seeds Distribution Program AndAwareness Workshop For Jute Farmers
Union Minister for Textiles and Women & Child Development, Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani has called upon the farmers to use certified seeds to increase their income and productivity and contribute to the country in Jute diversified and Technical textile products. Inaugurating, virtually, the Certified Jute Seeds Distribution Plan and Jute Farmers Awareness Workshop, organised at ICAR-CRIJAF Institute at Barrackpore, West… Continue reading "Union Textiles Minister Inaugurates Certified Jute Seeds Distribution Program AndAwareness Workshop For Jute Farmers"
Union Minister for Agriculture Shri Narendra Singh Tomar, Union Minister for Railways, Commerce and Industry and Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Shri Piyush Goyal and Union Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Shri Som Prakash participated in the 8th round of talks with the representatives of 41 Farmers’ Unions at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi today. Once again they… Continue reading "8th round of talks between Government and Farmers Unions held in Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi"
An MoU has been signed between Government of India, State Government and Food Cooperation of India in both DCP and non – DCP States for procurement of paddy from farmers under central pool. As per Clause No.3 of MoU of DCP State, “in the situation of State giving any bonus/ financial incentive in direct or indirect form, over and above… Continue reading "Procurement of paddy under MSP in Chhattisgarh region"