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India extends Line of Credit worth USD 30 mn to Sierra Leone for irrigation development

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 14, 2019

India and Sierra Leone on Sunday signed six agreements including a Line of Credit to the tune of USD 30 million for irrigation development in Tomabum to achieve self-sufficiency in rice production. "India is committed to be being a reliable partner of #SierraLeone in its...

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Social enterprise Sistema.bio raises $12M, to help 2 lakh farmers in India and globally

By : Sustainability ..., May 28, 2019

Social enterprise Sistema.bio on Monday said it had raised $12 million from investors, to help two lakh farmers globally, including India, over the next three years. "Shell Foundation, DILA...

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In First Budget, Centre Likely to Announce Vehicle-scrapping Policy, Focus on Doubling Farmers' Income

By : Sustainability ..., May 28, 2019

The focus of Prime Minister Narendra Modi government’s first 100 days will be agriculture and automobile industry, according to CNBC-TV18. Promoting electric vehicles tops the Centre's agenda...

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India can't attain 9-10% GDP growth without revolution in farm sector: Kant

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 19, 2019

India cannot achieve 9-10 per cent GDP growth without a revolution in the farm sector, Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant said Monday. ...

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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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