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Supply of 700 sacks of Rice for UPV Employees

Gujarat government doubles rice quota under NFS Act, 2013

The Gujarat State Government told the state assembly that it has doubled the quantity of rice given under the National Food Security Act, 2013,...
Indian scientists working on flood tolerance rice varieties

Indian scientists working on flood tolerance rice varieties

Dr Nitendra Prakash of crop research station at Bahraich, Uttar Pradesh told that farmers would no longer have to fret when the surging river...

Rabi season witnesses rise in area under paddy cultivation in Telangana, India

According to the latest figures available with the Agriculture Department, the Rabi season has seen an over three-fold increase in the area under paddy...

Climate-smart rice key to farmer resilience, says IRRI head

Stress-tolerant rice varieties can help make farmers more resilient against the increasingly destructive effects of climate change, said Matthew Morell, director general of the...

New Delhi Says Iran May Resume Imports of Indian Rice Soon

India’s Commerce and Industry Ministry said Iran is expected to resume imports of the South Asian country’s rice in the near future. “Government of...

Indian Government conducting study on agrarian distress and farmer’s suicide

The Centre is conducting a study to ascertain agrarian distress in major farmer suicide-hit states, Parliament was informed on Friday. The data on number...

Andhra rice becomes dearer following shortage

The southern districts in the Andhra Pradesh may soon face shortage of the Jaya brand of rice also known as Andhra rice. The price...

Union Budget 2017 sectoral impact: Agriculture

Farmers, rural employment and infrastructure development are the focus areas of Budget 2017, finance minister Arun Jaitley said. "The government will continue to work...
Delta paddy harvest affected by unseasonal rains

Unseasonal rains affecting paddy harvest in Tamil Nadu’s delta region

Delta district farmers have claimed that unseasonal rains in the past few days have ruined paddy harvest and urged the Tamil Nadu government to...

Indian Rice Industry seeks traceability in paddy to curb rejections and boost exports

Over two dozen rice industry leaders, who attended a CII round-table on opportunities and challenges in the rice industry in India, have urged the...

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