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NABARD breather for small farmers in Chhattisgarh"s un-electrified villages

This will be the first project of NABARD to provide solar pump sets for the minor irrigation project.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 16th, 2018

Over 1.1 mn farmers affected by drought in Chhattisgarh during kharif 2017

The revenue tax collected in the affected villages had been suspended till further order.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 15th, 2018

Are big poultry companies abusing SBA loans?

A new audit by the Small Business Administration’s Office of the Inspector General raises questions about $1.8 billion of the government-backed loans received by poultry farmers......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMar 19th, 2018

Farmers protest: Uttar Pradesh crop loan waiver below 60% at Rs 210 billion

UP crop loan waiver scheme currently stands at about Rs 210 billion and benefitting 3.5 million small and marginal farmers.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 13th, 2018

Farmers shun summer paddy, Chhattisgarh government misses rabi target

The state government had set a target to take rabi crops in 1.85 million hectares of area in the current season.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 7th, 2018

Naxal terror, harsh terrain plunge 95 Chhattisgarh villages into darkness

State is working out plan to provide habitats with alternate energy source, aims to distribute 200 kilo-watt solar home-lights to residents.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 1st, 2018

PM Modi"s Mann ki Baat: Waste-to-energy will enrich farmers, power villages

Prime Minister dwells on Swachh Bharat's Gobardhan scheme under which animal and kitchen waste is being converted into electricity.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 25th, 2018

Budget 2018 misses deficit target, FM taxes stock investors to woo votes

Apart from higher spending on farmers, Jaitley also announced tax breaks for small companies but brought back a levy on stock gains.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 1st, 2018

REC to complete $-denominated bond offer by March, hike funding for renewables

‘1,200 villages have been electrified and the rest will be covered by March’.....»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineJan 29th, 2018

Why ethics are integral to the coffee business at Crimson Cup

Crimson Cup launched a “Friend2Farmer” direct trade program in which the company works hand-in-hand with small-plot coffee farmers to develop better coffee and a better quality of life for their families and communities......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 17th, 2018

Budget 2018: How to double farmers" income

Since landholdings in India are small, income growth must be achieved by raising cropping intensity, improving resource-use efficiency and enhancing the role of the rural non-farm sector.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 13th, 2018

Over 40,000 Odisha farmers to gain as Nabard sanctions Rs 3.72 bn

Since the inception of RIDF in 1995-96, NABARD has sanctioned financial assistance of about Rs 19,950 crore to Odisha.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 3rd, 2018

Nitish Kumar says all villages in Bihar electrified

All 39,073 villages of Bihar are now electrified, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said here today. He added that every household in the State would have a free power connection by the end of the next cal........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineDec 27th, 2017

World Bank loan for TN irrigation projects

The World Bank will provide a USD 318 million loan for modernisation of irrigation projects in Tamil Nadu and help small and marginal farmers improve water management and adopt climate resilient techn........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineDec 26th, 2017

1,344 farmers commit suicide in Chhattisgarh in 2.5 years: Minister

As many as 1,344 farmers committed suicide in Chhattisgarh during the last two-and-a-half years, the state government said today. In a written reply tabled in the Chhattisgarh Assembly, state Home ........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineDec 21st, 2017

All Bihar villages will be electrified before 2018, says Sushil Kumar Modi

Now, there will be no problem of power connection in any village of the state: Sushil Kumar Modi.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardDec 20th, 2017

The USDA Rolled Back Protections For Small Farmers. Now The Farmers Are Suing - NPR

NPRThe USDA Rolled Back Protections For Small Farmers. Now The Farmers Are SuingNPRAn organ.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsDec 15th, 2017

MP approves Rs 7,546-cr Narmada, Parvati linking project for irrigation

The river-linking project would benefit farmers of 369 villages of Sehore and Shajapur districts.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardDec 13th, 2017

Walmart Foundation grants $2 mn to support 15,000 small Indian farmers

The project will provide farmers with knowledge, resources and services to enhance their market-readiness and expand their reach......»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 30th, 2017

Walmart Foundation grants $2m to support Indian small farmers

Walmart Foundation on Thursday announced nearly $2 million grant to non-profit consulting firm, Agribusiness Systems International (ASI) to help small farmers in India diversify markets for their pro........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineNov 30th, 2017

Money is getting diverted away from small farmers: TISS Agro Economist

The flow of agricultural credit may have increased from ₹96,000 crore in 2004 to ₹10 lakh crore now; about 18,000 new rural branches have been set up and yet there is an agrarian crisis because of de........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineNov 20th, 2017