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Maharashtra Launches Millet Mission With A Budget of Rs 200 crore 

The state government has hiked the Minimum Support Price (MSP) for millets, including for Jowar by 73 per cent, Bajra by 65 per cent, and Ragi by 88 per cent  

Making Millets Last Longer

Scientists are working on how to increase the shelf life of products made from coarse grains without compromising on their nutritional value

Indian Agriculture Is Doing Well Despite Challenges: Economic Survey 

Noting that the sector is performing well, the survey adds, it needs “re- orientation” due to factors like climate change, low levels of productivity and increase in input costs 

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Developed Nations Must Help Farmers In Transforming Food Systems: R K Singh

During a panel discussion at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2023 in Davos, Singh said that India is assisting farmers in lowering their carbon footprint through the use of green ammonia and solar water pumps

Transforming Food Systems Leads To Resilient Livelihoods

In India, a multi-decade programme supporting smallholder farmers and dairy enterprises has helped transform dairy into India's largest agricultural commodity    

82 Agripreneurs Bag National Awards On National Youth Day 

AC & ABC, a mega flagship scheme implemented in the country in collaboration with NABARD aims to transform unemployed youth into self-employed agripreneurs through 45-day free residential training 

Assam Hosts Business Summit To Attract Investment For Making NE A Palm Oil Production Hub

The central government’s palm oil mission envisages expanding oil palm plantation in the country by another 6.5 lakh hectres out of which 3.28 lakh hectres is proposed in the North Eastern states.

How You Can Take Part In Celebrating World Cotton Day

On World Cotton Day, stakeholders from the global cotton community come together to speak on the many benefits of cotton.

Agricultural Sector Anticipates Incentives For Innovation

The upcoming budget should provide incentives for technology rather than fertilisers because, over the long term, it can deliver the best ROI and a sustainable path