Israel and Madhya Pradesh to Cooperate in Agriculture, Irrigation, Water Management and Floriculture

Bhopal. Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that Israel and Madhya Pradesh can cooperate in Agriculture, Irrigation, Water Management and Floriculture. Shri Chouhan said this during the meeting with Ambassador of Israel Shri Daniel Carmon here today. CM Shri Chouhan said that Israel can also cooperate in defence sector. Madhya Pradesh is the first state in the country which has made the defence policy under the defence production policy of the Union Government. Jabalpur and Gwalior of the state are suitable places for this. He further mentioned that IsraelRead More

Note ban: Breather for farmers, weddings; exchange limit reduced to Rs 2,000

New Delhi: In a bid to ease the problems caused in rural areas by demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes, economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das said on Thursday that farmers can now withdraw Rs 25,000 in a week. Government has decided to permit farmers to draw up to Rs 25,000 per week against crop loans sanctioned and credited to their accounts, Das said in a press conference on the issue of demonetisation. “Farmers who sell their produce in the mandis can withdraw upto 25,000 from their verified account,”Read More

Modi, Shinzo Abe seal civil Nuclear-pact, boost India’s energy plans

Tokyo/New Delhi: Japan and India signed a historic non-military nuclear accord on Friday, allowing Tokyo to supply New Delhi with fuel, equipment and technology for nuclear power production, as India looks to sustain its rapid economic growth through atomic energy. The deal will also make it much easier for US-based companies like Westinghouse and GE to set up nuclear power plants in India since both companies have Japanese investments. The deal signed after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s meeting with his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe will help India’s plan to rampRead More

Samarth Kisan Producer Company provides low-cost certified seeds & more

Bhopal. Only 48 farmers had established Samarth Kisan Producer Company in Agar district of Ujjain divison. Now, the company has become a strong platform for redressal of problems of thousands of farmers. About 6,500 farmers of the district have joined the company and are availing benefits of obtaining certified seeds, selling crops on lucrative price and obtaining guidance regarding preparing their budgets and scientific consultations pertaining to agriculture. The company was formed in year 2006 due to initiative and personal interest taken by Ujjain Divisional Commissioner Dr. Ravindra Pastor. TheseRead More

All villages to be connected with main roads by year 2022

Bhopal. Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that all the villages will be connected with main roads by year 2022. He said that country will develop through development of villages. Shri Chouhan was addressing Gram Sabha at village Burhi Barlai in Sanwer development block of Indore district today. He said that a strategy has been chalked out to connect villages with main roads. The Chief Minister said that development has been ensured in all sectors in the state during last 13 years. Area under irrigation has been expandedRead More

Madhya Pradesh keen to collaborate with Israel in agriculture sector

Bhopal. A 5-member delegation led by Israeli Consul General Shri David Akov met Farmers Welfare and Agriculture Development Minister Shri Gaurishankar Bisen here today. Shri Bisen said that Madhya Pradesh is keen to collaborate with Israel in agriculture sector. Shri Bisen said that the state government has chalked out a roadmap to double farmers’ income and work is progressing at a rapid pace in this regard. He desired for Israel’s cooperation in production of fruits and flowers. Besides, he also wished to hold discussion with Israel on collaboration in seedRead More

CM responds to farmers questions on All India Radio

Bhopal. The Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan has urged the farmers to keep patience, not to lose hope and be bold in difficult time. He said that the State Government and concerned people are with them. He said that a year has been lost but all is lot. The State Government is taking every possible measure to help the farmers overcome the crisis. Immediate steps have been taken to provide relief like distribution of relief, ensuring crop insurance amount, providing seeds and fertilizers for the rabi crop, zero percentRead More

National symposium on climate change and smart agriculture on June 13 and 14

Bhopal: An important national symposium will be held during Krishi Mahotsav on climate change, its effects and precautionary methods at Gwalior on June 13 and 14. Eminent subject experts of the country and state will participate in it. The symposium will be inaugurated by Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan. Union Minister of Steel and Mining Shri Narendra Singh will also be present. “Climate Change and Smart Agriculture Technologies” is the topic of the national symposium to be held at Rajmata Vijay Raje Scindia Agriculture University, Gwalior. Apart from inauguralRead More

State level convention of producer organisations at Ujjain to directly link farmers with market

Bhopal: State level farmer producer organisations will be held at Ujjain on May 29 to help farmers get fair prices of their produce and make agriculture profitable. The convention focuses on Krishi Mahotsav where Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan will directly interact with farmers. Farmer producer organisations have been formed to directly link farmers’ produce with market and help them get fair prices. Apart from making available facilities to farmers as per their requirements, the organisations also helps them mobilize fiscal resources. As many as 64 farmer producer organisationsRead More

Industries made “Made in MP Brand” as state’s identity

Bhopal: State has farmer-friendly government initiating a number measures for their welfare. We will relent only after making agriculture a profitable occupation. State is on top in the country in agriculture growth rate. This was stated by Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan at Kisan Diwas programme organised by John Deere Works on the first anniversary of its plant near Khambata in Dewas district today. The Chief Minister said that products manufactured here will have their own identity. “Make in MP Brand” will carve out a distinct identity of theRead More