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3rd advance estimates of #Foodgrain production for the year 2017-18.

3rd advance estimates of #Foodgrain production for the year 2017-18.

Secretary, Agriculture released reports for Site Suitability of Horticulture crops in Jhum lands of North Eastern States.

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Insurance Cover for Risk-Prone Crops

Government has conducted several studies to measure and quantify the adverse effects of climate change on agriculture. Extensive field and simulation studies were carried out in agriculture and allied sectors by several network centers consisting of ICAR Institutes such as Indian Agricultural Research Institute at New Delhi, Central Research Institute for Dryland Agriculture at Hyderabad, Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Kochi, Indian Institute of Horticultural Research, Bangalore etc. and State Agricultural Universities, located in different parts of the country.

Ban on Crop Residue Burning

The National Green Tribunal in the order passed on 10.12.2015, directed and prohibited agricultural residue burning in any part of the NCT of Delhi, State of Rajasthan, State of Punjab, State of Uttar Pradesh and State of Haryana.

Technology for Crop Damage Assessment

The Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare, through Mahalanobis National Crop Forecast Centre (MNCFC) has involved 8 agencies/ organizations to carry out pilot studies for Optimization of Crop Cutting Experiments (CCEs) in various States including Andhra Pradesh under Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY).

Modernization of Technology to Double the Income of Farmers

The Government has set a target of doubling of farmers’ income by the year 2022. The Government has constituted an Inter-Ministerial Committee to examine issues relating to doubling of farmers’ income and recommend a strategy to achieve doubling of farmers’ income in real terms by the year 2022.

Agricultural Production in The Country

The total foodgrain production in the country during each of the last three agriculture years (July-June) i.e. from 2015-16 to 2017-18 are given as under: Year Production (in million tonnes) 2015-16 251.

Organic Farming in The Country

As on date 4, 53,622 farmers are practicing organic farming under Participatory Guarantee System (PGS India) and 11, 47,401 farmers are registered in TraceNet under third party certification. The estimated value of domestic organic market was Rs. 500-1000 crores as per Yes Bank study published in 2015.

Union Agriculture Minister Shri Narendra Singh Tomar urges all states and UTs to expedite farmers’ enrolment process so they get the benefit under PM-Kisan

Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Shri Narendra Singh Tomar  chaired a meeting with Agriculture Ministers of all States/UTs via Video Conference today and discussed the implementation of three key schemes of Government of India namely Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojna (PM-Kisan), Pension Scheme for Small and Marginal Farmers and Kisan Credit Card Campaign.

3rd Advance Estimates of production of major crops for 2018-19

The 3rd Advance Estimates of production of major crops for 2018-19 have been released by the Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare on 03rdJune, 2019. The assessment of production of different crops is based on the feedback received from States and validated with information available from other sources.

Union Agriculture Minister Shri Narendra Singh Tomar holds review meeting with Agriculture Ministry officials

After taking charge of the Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Ministry, Union Minister Shri Narendra Singh Tomar held a review/presentation meeting with senior officers of Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare at Krishi Bhawan today.

Union Minister Shri Narendra Singh Tomar officially takes charge of Ministry  of Agriculture and Farmers welfare

  Union Minister Shri Narendra Singh Tomar today officially took charge of the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers welfare. Shri Parshottam Rupala and Shri Kailash Choudhary also took charge as Ministers of State in the Ministry.

Landmark decision taken in the first Cabinet meeting of the NDA Government offers pension coverage to crores of farmers

The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved  a new Central Sector Scheme, a historic decision that will empower farmers across India. This is a path breaking scheme that will provide pension cover to our industrious farmers who toil day and night to keep our nation fed. It is also for the first time since independence that such a pension coverage has been envisioned for farmers.

PM-KISAN Scheme extension to include all eligible farmer families irrespective of the size of land holdings

The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved that the ambit of the Pradhan Mantri KisanSamman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) would be comprehensively extended. With this decision, all land holding eligible farmer families (subject to the prevalent exclusion criteria) would avail of the benefits under this scheme.

Union Cabinet clears new initiative to control Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) and Brucellosis to support the livestock rearing farmers

During the Union Cabinet Meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi today, the first since the outcome of the 2019 Lok Sabha election, a novel initiative was cleared that will benefit crores of farmers and improve the health of animals.

Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare Releases the Second Advanced Estimate (2018-19) of Area and Production of various Horticulture Crops

Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare has released the Second Advanced Estimate (2018-19) of Area and Production of various Horticulture Crops, as compiled from information received from different State/UTs and source agencies.

PM-KISAN SCHEME – More than 2 crore Small/Marginal Farmers have benefited so far

With a view to augment the income of farmers by providing income support to all Small and Marginal landholder farmers’ families across the country and to enable them to take care of expenses related to agriculture and allied activities as well as domestic needs, the Central Government had started a new Scheme on 01.02.

Special emphasis has been given on the role & contribution of women in doubling the income of farmers by 2022:- Radha Mohan Singh

Union Minister of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare Shri Radha Mohan Singh has congratulated women on the occasion of International Women's Day. He has said that the efforts of the government will certainly prove to be effective in strengthening the participation of women and their empowerment in agriculture.

Cabinet approves Relaxation in Aadhaar related Conditions for Second Instalment under PM - KISAN scheme

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved Relaxation in Aadhar related Conditions for the release of Second Instalment of income support to all Small and Marginal land-holder farmers’ families with cultivable land-holding up to 2 hectares across the country under PM - KISAN scheme.

The efforts ICAR in agriculture technology development have helped in enhancing the country's agricultural production and productivity: - Radha Mohan Singh

  Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Shri Radha Mohan Singh said that Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) has achieved many notable successes during last 10 decades despite the challenges.

Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare releases 2nd Advance Estimates of production of major crops for 2018-19

The 2nd Advance Estimates of production of major crops for 2018-19 have been released by the Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare on 28th February, 2019. The cumulative rainfall in the country during the monsoon season (June to September, 2018) has been 9% lower than Long Period Average (LPA).

National Cooperative Development Corporation (NCDC) new scheme ‘Yuva Sahakar’, launched in November 2018 is giving wings to young entrepreneurs in cooperatives: - Radha Mohan Singh

    Union Agriculture & Farmers Welfare Minister Shri Radha Mohan Singh has said that National Cooperative Development Corporation (NCDC) has played a crucial role in promoting cooperative development in the country by progressively shaping its financial schemes and programmes for benefitting farmers through cooperatives.

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Honourable Ministers

Shri Narendra Singh Tomar
Hon’ble Minister of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare
Shri Parshottam Rupala
Hon'ble Minister of State
Shri Kailash Choudhary
Hon'ble Minister of State

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