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Kissan Mela

Two day Kissan Mela starts at PAU Ludhiana

Ranjit Singh Dhindsa : Two-day Kissan Mela has started at Punjab Agriculture University Ludhiana. Instead of bad weather people are continuously coming from various regions of Punjab & other states. This mela is a storehouse of agricultural knowledge where farmers, rural women and youth get updated information about improved crop varieties, their production-protection technologies and

Punjab farmers burnt stubble in protest, sent memorandum to CM

Farmers burnt stubble in protest, sent memorandum to CM

As a protest against the prohibition for burning the paddy straw on the Chandigarh border ‘Bhartiya Kisan Union’ (Rajewal) marched for their demands. A large number of police personnel were deployed by Mohali and Chandigarh Administration and to deal with any kind of violence situation, the police had also arranged Riot-proof vehicles and armed forces.

Pau kisan mela

Pau gears up to hold two-day kisan mela

LUDHIANA, SEPTEMBER 19: Pau kisan mela : Pau gears up to hold two-day kisan mela. The preparations are afoot at Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) for the two-day Pau kisan mela on September 22 and 23 at Ludhiana. The theme of the mela is “cut expenses on social functions.”Dr Baldev Singh Dhillon, Vice-Chancellor, PAU, called upon the farmers

Take care of Mental Health of Farmers: PAU VC Urges Experts

Take care of Mental Health of Farmers: PAU VC Urges Experts

“Taking care of mental health of farming populace is crucial,” said Dr Baldev Singh Dhillon, Vice-Chancellor, Punjab Agricultural University (PAU), while addressing a meeting of University experts and sociologists working on suicide prevention activities. To avert farmers’ suicides, little work has been done on factors other than economic or agricultural, he observed. Psychological and behavioural

Captain Govt fails to fulfill promises

Captain Govt fails to fulfill promises

Captain Govt fails to fulfill promises. Farmers, women and laborers in the local village Maluwal have gathered under the leaderhip of President Gurvinder Singh Bharwad Kisan Sangharsh Committee at Punjab Zone Baoli Sahib, in which the leaders claimed that captain’s government failed to fullfill any of them promises.Addressing the gathering, President Bharowal said that before

Farmers from outside Maharashtra too apply for crop loan waiver scheme

Farmers from outside Maharashtra too apply for crop loan waiver scheme

Farmers from outside Maharashtra too apply for crop loan waiver scheme. Farmers from outside Maharashtra have also applied for the government’s crop loan waiver scheme. Information Technology Department’s secretary V K Gautam said applications have been received from Raebareli, Lucknow and Pratapgarh districts of Uttar Pradesh, Bijapur in Karnataka, Surat in Gujarat and Adilabad in

Two farmers commit suicide due to debt

Bathinda: Two farmers commit suicide. A farmer of village Shehzadi, Ferozepur jumped into the canal and commited suicide. The body has been recovered from the Rajasthan feeder Malout.The farmer’s father Baljinder Singh resident of village Shehzadi said that his son Gursewak Singh had used five acres of land for pepper cultivation but due to lack

Riteish

Riteish dedicates eco-friendly Ganesha idol to farmers

Riteish dedicates eco-friendly Ganesha idol to farmers. Actor Riteish Deshmukh created an eco-friendly idol of Lord Ganpati on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi and dedicated it to the farmers of the country. Continuing with the annual tradition, the 38-year-old actor, made a unique planter pot statue of the tusked god, right from scratch.  Deshmukh, who

Farmer no-need burn paddy straw

Good new for farmers, no-need to burn paddy straw

Chandigarh: Farmer no-need burn paddy straw. Now farmers will not need to burn straw. A system has been created and it will reduce the cost of farmers as well as it will be reduced the level of pollution. A new system will be prepared by Jagatjeet Industries (Straw Management System).Chairman of the company Dharam Singh

Farmers protest GNIDA

Farmers protest at GNIDA office

Greater Noida, Aug 22, Farmers protest GNIDA. Several farmers today staged a protest at the GNIDA’s office here to press for their demand for payment of additional compensation.The demonstration at the Greater Noida Industrial Development Authority (GNIDA) office was led farmers’ leader Manvir Bhati.“The authority is not serious in making the payments to farmers and

Over 90 lakh farmers benefited from crop insurance scheme: Officials

Over 90 lakh farmers benefited from crop insurance scheme:

Potato Farmers protests

Potato Farmers protests against Capt. Government

Chandigarh: Potato Farmers protests. These time potatoes are disappointing the farmers. While the farmers did not get the actual price of potato, the cost of the store was also disturbed. In spite of this, the potato production association, Rampura Phul, has protested on the sale of potatoes and increased prices of the store.In Punjab, Rampura

Kurki clause ends in Cooperative Banks: Punjab Government

Kurki clause ends in Cooperative Banks: Punjab

Farmers to get crop loans at subsidised 7 percent: RBI

Farmers to get crop loans at subsidised 7 percent:

Farmers can avail upto 10 cr. Subsidy on Food Park: Harsimrat Badal

Farmers can avail upto 10 cr. Subsidy on Food Park: Harsimrat Badal

Subsidy on Food Park:Union Minister of Food Processing, Harsimrat Kaur Badal said that the farmers of Punjab could get a subsidy of Rs 10 crores for setting up Mini Food Park. At the same time, they can also take other benefits through small processing units as cooperative groups. The aim of this program is to

Harsimrat Kaur Badal launched Kisan Sampada Scheme

Harsimrat Kaur Badal launched Kisan Sampada Scheme

Harsimrat Kaur Badal launched Kisan Sampada Scheme. Today Harsimrat Kaur Badal Visited Amritsar. Food Processing Minister Harsimrat addresses Farmers there.She launched the Kisan Sampada Scheme. She said that it is aim to double the income of farmers till 2022.She also appealed farmers to take advantage of Centre Government Schemes. She said instead of doing politics,

Punjab farmers boycott Independence-Day

Punjab farmers to boycott I-Day celebrations

Barnala / Fatehgarh Sahib: Punjab farmers boycott Independence-Day. India is celebrating 70th anniversary of independence, but farmers have announced its boycott. Farmers’ boycott has raised a big question on the celebrations of independence. Struggle of farmers showed that after 70 years, farmers could not be independent yet.According to reports, before Independence Day the farmers decided

Malwa

Farmers start uprooting cotton plants in Malwa

Farmers start uprooting cotton plants in Malwa. Condition of farmers in the state, especially Malwa region, has turned pitiable. In the past three months, hardly any day would have passed without the news of farmers here committing suicide.     Despite the chief minister’s repeated appeals and his government’s announcements of waiving off agricultural debt

Big Relief for Farmers, Debt waiver to be on August 17

Big Relief for Farmers, Debt waiver to be on August 17

UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will give Debt waiver certificate to the farmers in Lucknow on August 17.PM Narendra Modi promised to waiver on farmer’s debt during the UP assembly elections. The Yogi Government had decided to waive farmer’s crop loan in the first meeting of the Cabinet.This facility will be available to small farmers

NGT rapped 4 states failing in preventing crop pollution

The National Green Tribunal has rapped four northern states — Punjab, Haryana, UP and Rajasthan — for not submitting action plans to prevent pollution emanating from crop burning after the harvesting season. A bench, headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar, warned the state governments that if they failed to comply with its directions, it