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Diversifying crops will mitigate climate impact in India: Study

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 19, 2019

Diversifying the crops in India can be an effective way to adapt its food-production systems to the growing influence of extreme climate change, said US researchers including Indian-origin. The...

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Agriculture is taking the hardest hit of climate change in Chhattisgarh

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 24, 2019

Climate change is slowly beginning to affect the most important cog in the economic wheel of India – agriculture. Rain-fed agriculture systems are taking a hard hit with monsoons becoming...

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Understanding The Economic Consequences Of Climate Change For India

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 15, 2019

As per a report authorized by the UN Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), India's exposure and high vulnerability to the adverse effects of climate change could hinder its economic...

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Gurugram’s new age farmers

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 1, 2019

In Gurugram, urban farmers are attracting attention and urban farming has found a new meaning and definition. In the cyber city, over 200  organisational heads, lawyers, doctors, entrepreneurs,...

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TERI to set up incubation centre in Odisha for biotech solutions

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 14, 2019

The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), one of country’s leading think-tanks, will set up an industrial incubation facility of TERI-Deakin Nanobiotechnology Research Centre, in Odisha. ...

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Over 20 million got Rs Rs 2,000 under PM-KISAN scheme

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 7, 2019

Agriculture minister Radha Mohan Singh said the government has transferred the first instalment of Rs 2,000 under the PM-KISAN scheme to over 20 million farmers across the country. He said the...

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Delhi Budget: Cabinet approves subsidy on electricity for farmers

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 27, 2019

The Delhi cabinet on Tuesday approved a proposal to give farmers a subsidy of Rs 105 per kilowatt on the fixed charge of electricity given under the agriculture connection in the national...

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Odisha to implement PM-KISAN; farmers to benefit from central and state schemes

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 22, 2019

The Odisha government has agreed to implement the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN), deciding to share the first list of beneficiaries under its own farm-intervention programme for...

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Agriculture, energy and technology on Argentine president's agenda during India visit

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 18, 2019

It may be Mauricio Macri's first visit to India, but the Argentine president has met Prime Minister Narendra Modi at least three times in the past year. Macri's visit, said Daniel Chuburu,...

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Maharashtra: Farmers to apply for solar power pumps online

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 21, 2019

The state government discontinued providing solar-powered agriculture pumps to farmers via ...

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