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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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Need to protect farmers from climate change, price fluctuations, says President Kovind

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 4, 2018

President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday commended the farmers for their contributions in the farming sector. He said that the farmers have proven to be remarkably adaptable and unafraid of...

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Maha to extend CM's agri solar scheme across the state

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 26, 2018

After the success of a pilot project, the Maharashtra government plans to extend the chief minister's agricultural solar feeder scheme in the rest of the state. 

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Solar power for all agriculture pumps by 2022, says Maharashtra's energy minister

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 26, 2018

State Energy Minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule on Wednesday said all agriculture pumps in the state will switch over to solar power by 2022.

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Maharashtra utility issues EOI for 10MW of agrophotovoltaics

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 13, 2018

Maharashtra State Power Generation Company (Mahagenco) has called for an expression of interest (EoI) for setting up 10MW of agricultural solar PV, involving the creation of green house and poly...

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