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Implement SC order on stubble burning: Punjab CM

Implement SC order on stubble burning: Punjab CM

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday ordered the Agriculture Department to work out the modalities for implementation of the Supreme Court order on providing financial assistance to small and marginal farmers in order to check paddy straw burning.At the same time, the Chief Minister also ordered stringent action against those found violating the ban

CM Amarinder Singh's push for Digital Punjab Mission

CM Amarinder Singh bats for crop diversification

Pushing forward his crop diversification agenda to check the depleting ground water, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday asked the state planning board to chalk out a comprehensive crop diversification model. The board has also been directed to review the schemes of the Agriculture Department.Chairing an interactive session of the board, set up to

Cotton arrivals rise to 3.19 lakh quintals in Punjab

Cotton arrivals rise to 3.19 lakh quintals in Punjab

Cotton arrivals rise to 3.19 lakh quintals in Punjab. Cotton arrivals have picked up in market yards of Punjab due to higher production, touching 3.19 lakh quintals so far, officials said.Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh today reviewed the ongoing procurement of cotton and reiterated his governments commitment that entire crop would be purchased at minimum

Mansa police raided pesticide shops

Mansa police raided pesticide shops. Barnala-  District Mansa police raided two shops of pesticides in a local market and attempted to arrest the shopkeepers, but both the shops were closed due to which the shopkeeper was escaped from police. Both these shops were sealed by the team of agriculture department which came with the police.

Lack of labour the Farmers to make use of technology, Planting paddy with machines.

The directive of the Punjab government has initiated the paddy plantation. Since June 15, the work of sowing of paddy was started in the state. But this time, due to the shortage of migrant laborers, the farmers are facing huge difficulties. However, the farmers are now aware of machinery used for plantation. They are giving

Dump Rugs Paddy crop drowning Burj Kahan Singh Wala

Dump in Rugs; Paddy crop drowning in Burj Kahan Singh Wala

Dump Rugs Paddy crop drowning Burj Kahan Singh Wala. Around 15 acres of paddy was sunk in Burj Kahan Singh Wala Minor, passing through the fields of village Bhucho Kalan due to a 10-foot widening gap. Farmer Tarlochan Singh’s 5 acres, Mela Singh’s 6 acres and Kulwant Singh’s 4 acres of paddy crop damaged. In

Punjab Agriculture Dept on alert, White fly scare in Malwa

Punjab Agriculture Dept on alert, White fly scare in Malwa. The Agriculture Department has called a meeting of the inter-state monitoring committee here on June 3 to take stock of the emerging situation, which could be detrimental to the growth of the cotton crop. The white fly has surfaced after a gap of about two

Seed shops raided in Sangrur district

Seed shops raided in Sangrur district

The attempt to sell fake seeds in the Sangrur district, the Agriculture Department conducted raids on shops of 12 seed sellers of the Sangrur district in the last 24 hours.The authorities have taken 183 samples of seed of various kharif crops for testing. The district Agriculture Department authorities have appointed seven teams on block level