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Foodgrains to be transported from Punjab as per FCI rates

Foodgrains to be transported from Punjab as per FCI rates

Foodgrains to be transported from Punjab as per FCI rates Chandigarh – Punjab government has disbanded the state truck union and has decided to give first priority to the traders to transport the procured wheat from the mandis to warehouses during coming procurement season. According to sources, if the traders will not come forward then

Farmers to get subsidised fertilisers through DBT

Farmers to get subsidised fertilisers through DBT

Farmers to get subsidised fertilisers through DBT JALANDHAR: Gearing up for introducing Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) scheme on subsidised fertilisers from December 1, the district administration Thursday organised a training session for retail dealers and officers of the cooperative department. Additional Deputy Commissioner Jasbir Singh said that the DBT Scheme has been introduced with the

Stubble burning: HC seeks written reply from Punjab

Stubble burning: HC seeks written reply from Punjab

Punjab and Haryana High Court on Monday asked the Punjab government to file written reply relating to the matter of stubbles paddy straw burning by the farmers. The court gave two weeks’ time to the Punjab government to file written reply. Counsel for the petitioners Charanpal Singh Bagri said that the court was informed by

Smog paralyses life badly, causes delay in wheat sowing

Smog paralyses life badly, causes delay in wheat sowing

Smog paralyses life badly, causes delay in wheat sowing. Ferozepur – Dense smog continued to disturb the general life of people for the eleventh consecutive day. Due to this, all the activities of the people had been badly affected. Almost all the trains had been affected so badly in the region that as per information given

Farmers urged to adopt organic paddy straw management

Farmers urged to adopt organic paddy straw management

Farmers urged to adopt organic paddy straw management  Jalandhar – Alarmed over rising smog and pollution level, the state government on Wednesday apprised the farmers about an organic method of doing away with paddy straw, which has hit the state hard in the past few months. This unique project was first launched in Tarn Taran

OTS policy for defaulting rice mills fails to get expected response

OTS policy for defaulting rice mills fails to get expected response

OTS policy for defaulting rice mills fails to get expected response Punjab government’s One Time Settlement (OTS) policy has failed to get expected response from the defaulting rice millers against whom Rs 7,500 crore was outstanding, a senior official said on Monday. “The outcome of the OTS has not been up to the level of

Punjab procure over 118 lakh tonnes paddy

Punjab procure over 118 lakh tonnes paddy

Punjab procure over 118 lakh tonnes paddy. Agrarian state Punjab have procured over 118.18 lakh tonne of paddy this season so far, Food and Supplies Department officials said here on Saturday. Government agencies have procured 98.1 per cent of the paddy arriving in grain markets in Punjab. The rest of the paddy has been procured by rice

Punjab Government assures supply of fertilizers for Current Rabi season

Punjab Government assures supply of fertilizers for Current Rabi season

Punjab Government assures supply of fertilizers for Current Rabi season Chandigarh – Punjab Government has assured the supply of fertilizers in the cooperative societies for the current Rabi season to ensure that the farmers of the state should not face any problem regarding availability of fertilizers. In a meeting held here today under the chairmanship of Mr.

NGT to take up stubble burning case on October 30

NGT to take up stubble burning case on October 30

NGT to take up stubble burning case on October 30. The National Green Tribunal on Tuesday said it would consider later this month the steps taken by the Centre and Punjab and Haryana governments to check burning of crop residue by farmers to curb air pollution.A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar deferred the