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University of Petroleum and Energy Studies to start School of Smart ...

agro bing hindubusinessline - Sat, 25/01/2020 - 05:05
The University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES) is gearing up to start “School of Smart Agriculture” soon at its campus in Dehradun, Uttarkhand
Categories: Agricultural

Chant Vedic mantra in farms to increase yields: Goa govt to farmers ...

agro bing hindubusinessline - Sat, 25/01/2020 - 04:22
“The Agriculture Department wants to tread the path of organic and eco-friendly farming. It has been holding talks with propagators of cosmic farming and other believers of similar activities ...
Categories: Agricultural

Agriculture Ministry working to strengthen farm logistics in e-NAM ...

agro bing hindubusinessline - Fri, 24/01/2020 - 21:56
The Ministry for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare organised the first National consultative workshop on Strengthening Agri-Logistics in e-National Agriculture Market (e-Nam) in Delhi on January 21.
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Agri Business News - The Hindu BusinessLine

agro bing hindubusinessline - Fri, 24/01/2020 - 20:08
Kill your bad debt before it kills you . Go for only those loans that create assets and can be a future source of money. Profit growth, FY20 guidance leave L&T in a good place
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Do farmers have a retirement age, or is it a life long struggle? - The ...

agro bing hindubusinessline - Fri, 24/01/2020 - 17:09
Making agriculture profitable. Self-reliance is the best answer, say farmers in Hiware Bazar village in Ahmednagar district. Farmers here have multiplied their income by conserving every drop of ...
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Agriculture market reforms are a must - The Hindu BusinessLine

agro bing hindubusinessline - Fri, 24/01/2020 - 05:21
The state of agriculture market. Farmers’ participation in agriculture markets is equally worrisome. The Dalwai Committee on Doubling Farmers’ Income has pointed out that the share of farmers ...
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Impact on Agriculture - The Hindu BusinessLine

agro bing hindubusinessline - Thu, 23/01/2020 - 11:20
A farm relief or booster package for the farmers was expected in the Interim Budget 2019, given the focus of the Government on addressing the agrarian crisis. Living up to these expectations and walki
Categories: Agricultural

Agriculture, MSME NPAs rise sharply during Q1 in Gujarat - The Hindu ...

agro bing hindubusinessline - Thu, 23/01/2020 - 10:23
Financial stress in the banking sector was visible in Gujarat, where the non-performing assets (NPAs) of the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) and agriculture sectors rose sharply during ...
Categories: Agricultural

Kaleshwaram — the making of an engineering marvel - The Hindu BusinessLine

agro bing hindubusinessline - Wed, 22/01/2020 - 20:18
Waters of the Godavari will be tapped by reverse pumping and storage, thereby facilitating agriculture on over 38 lakh acres, including creating about 18 lakh acres of new ayacut, helping ...
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Chant Vedic mantra in farms to increase yields: Goa govt to farmers ...

agro bing hindubusinessline - Wed, 22/01/2020 - 19:42
“The Agriculture Department wants to tread the path of organic and eco-friendly farming. It has been holding talks with propagators of cosmic farming and other believers of similar activities ...
Categories: Agricultural

A credible blueprint for agriculture credit - The Hindu BusinessLine

agro bing hindubusinessline - Tue, 21/01/2020 - 14:57
Gross Capital Formation (which is a proxy for investments) in agriculture as a percentage of agri-GDP was 9.2 per cent in 1980-81, and reached its peak at 18.2 per cent in 2011-12.
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Agriculture R&D spend: A reality check - The Hindu BusinessLine

agro bing hindubusinessline - Tue, 21/01/2020 - 06:36
In 1995, the share of private investment in total agriculture R&D spend was a trivial 3 per cent which grew to 9 per cent in 2000 and 16 per cent in 2006 in China. Back home, the private sector ...
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How many farmers are there in India? Government has no clue - The Hindu ...

agro bing hindubusinessline - Tue, 21/01/2020 - 05:24
The number of farmers that the Centre assumed for calculating the cost of PM-Kisan scheme is from the Agriculture Census 2015-16 which had put the number of operational agriculture landholdings in ...
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Not all agri-loans are for agriculture, many are diverted - The Hindu ...

agro bing hindubusinessline - Sat, 18/01/2020 - 01:46
Diversion of agriculture loans in some of the states is a huge cause for concern, as it accentuates the problem of debt overhang. RBI data suggests that there is a high risk of indebtedness in ...
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University of Petroleum and Energy Studies to start School of Smart ...

agro bing hindubusinessline - Fri, 17/01/2020 - 04:46
The University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES) is gearing up to start “School of Smart Agriculture” soon at its campus in Dehradun, Uttarkhand
Categories: Agricultural

Agriculture, MSME NPAs rise sharply during Q1 in Gujarat - The Hindu ...

agro bing hindubusinessline - Wed, 15/01/2020 - 18:32
Financial stress in the banking sector was visible in Gujarat, where the non-performing assets (NPAs) of the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) and agriculture sectors rose sharply during ...
Categories: Agricultural

Nabard announces ₹ 700-cr venture capital fund for agri, rural startups ...

agro bing hindubusinessline - Wed, 15/01/2020 - 17:20
The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) on Monday announced a Rs 700-crore venture capital fund for equity investments in agriculture and rural-focused startups.
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Private investment in agriculture is falling - The Hindu BusinessLine

agro bing hindubusinessline - Wed, 15/01/2020 - 16:16
The share of agriculture, forestry and fishing in the overall GVA has been sliding over the years and in 2018-19, it stood at 14.4 per cent. In 2013-14, the share was 17.8 per cent.
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Does credit induce agricultural growth? - The Hindu BusinessLine

agro bing hindubusinessline - Tue, 14/01/2020 - 10:12
The manifesto of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), on the other hand, promised to “provide short-term new agriculture loans up to ₹1 lakh at a 0 per cent interest rate for 1-5 years on the ...
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How an AI-powered precision farming solution is helping small and ...

agro bing hindubusinessline - Tue, 14/01/2020 - 05:18
“In agriculture, we have to plan from seed to consumption and Aibono is India’s first seed-to-plate aggregator platform”, Rajkumar claimed, before explaining the company’s strategy. How it ...
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