Father of green revolution MS Swaminathan on Friday said to attract the younger generation, India should make the agriculture sector economically viable as at this moment it is not yielding any profit currently. The younger generation thinks it is far risky a profession and insurance... Read more
CHENNAI: A decade ago, when S Raghavan visited Golaghat, a remote village 200km from Guwahati, he came across farmers who lived in abject poverty. He wanted to do something for the small and marginal farmers in the region.
Eminent agricultural scientist MS Swaminathan has termed the direct income support announced by Finance Minister Piyush Goyal as a good step.“The interim budget obviously cannot introduce new schemes. Therefore the Interim Finance Minister’s statement largely summed up all the steps taken during... Read more
From Bihar’s famous Kisan Chachi, a timid homemaker who became a successful organic farmer and helped several women form Self Help Groups (SHGs), to UP’s banana king who used tissue culture to earn Rs 48 lakh a year, India’s 77th Republic Day witnessed the Union Government conferring... Read more