JEYPORE: The announcement of making a 56-year-old tribal woman of Patraput village in Koraput district a member of the State Planning Board has brought cheer for the widow as well as the locals. Villagers and elected representatives of Jeypore block are making a beeline for her thatched house... Read more
Green revolution refers to the period when agriculture in India improved due to the adoption of novel methods and technology. This started in the early 1960s and led to an unprecedented increase in the food grain production especially in the states of Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh, in the... Read more
India has increased its forest land mass and spending a huge amount to construct reservoirs in rural areas. Foundations like MSSRF are also trying to make ocean water useable for agrarian purposes. For the sake of better future, India needs every single citizen to come forward for the cause of... Read more
Chennai: “Tamilnadu government is committed to improving the economic independence of farmers by making them entrepreneurs in farm production activities,” said Minister for Tamil Official Language and Tamil Culture, K Pandiarajan.
He said this at the inauguration of 6th edition of AgriCon... Read more
மும்பை அதிர்ந்தது! இதுவரையில் பங்குச் சந்தையின் ஏற்ற இறக்கங்களால் மட்டும் அதிர்ந்த அந்த நகரம், முதன்முறையாக விவசாயிகளின் நீண்ட பேரணியால் அதிர்ந்திருக்கிறது. மகாராஷ்டிராவைச் சேர்ந்த சுமார் ஐம்பதாயிரத்துக்கும் அதிகமான விவசாயிகள் மேற்கொண்ட அந்தப் பேரணி, விவசாயக் கடன்களைத் தள்ளுபடி செய்வதற்காக நடத்தப்... Read more
The Narendra Modi government’s claims that demonetisation has had little impact in rural areas, a severe shortage of cash impacted farmers across most northern Indian states and worsened their condition after last November’s decision, MS Swaminathan, the father of the green revolution,... Read more
e farmers in Maharashtra have called off their protest after the state government agreed to look into their demands. One of the key demands of the farmer community has been the implementation of the Swaminathan Panel report which ask that the minimum support price (MSP) should be 1.5 times to their... Read more
CHENNAI: Coral reefs are on a decline globally. But it is in the understanding of the disturbances, which change the structure and functioning of the diverse underwater ecosystem, that lies the answer of preservation, at least for some of them.
Thousands are farmers have marched into Mumbai to present a list of demands to chief minister Devendra Fadnavis – and things would not have come to such a pass if a 2006 report had been implemented. Their demands include a complete loan waiver, an overhaul of the river linking scheme keeping in... Read more
If you are interested in science, here is a chance for you to know more about various aspects of the subject. The M S Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF), Chennai is inviting young students and researchers to submit the abstracts of their work based on "role of young scientists in developing... Read more