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Intensifying their protest against the Centre’s newly enacted farm laws, the agitating farmers have called for a nationwide Bharat Bandh on March 26. Notably, the Bharat Bandh has been called by Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) on completion of four months of farmers’ protest at Delhi borders. The SKM has planned several protests over the days, […]
With the aim to double the income of farmers, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has taken measures to link over 2.5 million farmers to Kisan Credit Card (KCC) scheme. Under KCC, loans are provided at a subsidised rate to the farmers for seeds, irrigation purposes, crop production, land preparation, fertilisers and other requirements. This […]
In the ongoing Kharif Marketing Season, Government continues to procure Kharif crops at its Minimum Support Price from farmers as per its existing MSP Schemes. About 32.92 lakh paddy farmers have benefitted from Kharif Marketing Season Procurement Operations with MSP value of over Rs. 63,563 crore. Agriculture Ministry said, paddy procurement for the current Kharif […]