Two prominent events marked the Indian agriculture during the calendar year 2014. Firstly, a change of guard at the centre with BJP-led NDA forming the government and secondly, the deficit monsoon that impacted kharif crop output and threatened to pull down the agriculture growth.
The sowing of Kharif crop like paddy, pulses and oilseeds, which usually kicks off from April, has failed to gain pace due to delay in arrival of South-West monsoon, which is important for agriculture as just 40% of the cultivable area is under irrigation.
New Delhi : Kharif crops have been sown on a total area of 1037.15 lakh hectares as on October 9, official data showed on Friday. The sowing of monsoon crops was on an area of 1,020.48 lakh hectares during the corresponding time of last year. Rice, a widely-eaten food in the country, was transplanted on 377.23 lakh hectares, pulses on... Read More
Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana Provides insurance cover to rabi and kharif crops and financial support to farmers in case their crops get damaged.
#Bathinda #Punjab #News KISAN SAMMELAN ORGANISED AT VILLAGE KALJHARANI. One Day Kisan Sammelan on “Pradhan Mantra Fasal Bima Yojana And Successful Cultivation of Kharif crops” was organized by PAU-Krishi Vigyan Kendra Bathinda at adopted Village Kaljharani on 24 April 2016.
Central India to receive good rains in coming days, kharif crops to benefit - See more at: http://www.skymetweather.com/content/weather-news-and-analysis/central-india-to-receive-good-rains-in-coming-days-kharif-crops-to-benefit/#sthash.koIffZGH.dpuf
Accusing Rajasthan government of working against the interests of farmers, a Congress MLA on Saturday alleged irregularities in assessing damage to crops in his constituency in Jalore district during the last Kharif crops season.
It was an honour to be the chief guest at the Kisan Sammelan for the “Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana And Successful Cultivation of Kharif crops” organized by PAU-Krishi Vigyan Kendra Bathinda. Prime Minister's hyper-growth schemes like “Soil health Card” and “Pardhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojna” in favour of the farmer's community are highly commendable. #HarsimratKaurBadal #AkaliDal #FoodProcessing #ShiromaniAkalidal
Sesame is a rain – fed crop. It is cultivated in the plains as well as on elevation up to 1300 metres. It is mostly grown as a kharif crop in the northern states, and as the rabi crop in southern India.
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