GUWAHATI, March 13 – The State at present has two big, three medium and 1,194 small irrigation projects under construction. Four big projects and 11 medium projects have already been completed.

The government expects a bumper harvest of nearly 1.5 million metric tonnes of paddy from cultivation areas during this Maha season.

New Delhi: The Food Security Bill has put in a clause to restrict the diversion of agricultural land, a move that can become a headache for industry.

Meeting the food demand of a global population expected to reach 9.1 billion in 2050 and over 10 billion by the end of the century will require major changes in agricultural production systems. Improving cropland management is key to increasing crop productivity without further degrading soil and water resources.

The state Cabinet, which met under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Omar Abdullah here today, approved the National Food Security Bill draft.

Bhubaneswar: Noted social activist Medha Patekar on Thursday urged the Odisha government not to allow use of agricultural land for setting of industries.

The Keran Taryamber Kisan Kalyan Samiti has filed a complaint before the SP, Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), Shimla, alleging that Harish Cement Company was cheating farmers whose land would

Amitabh Bachchan may have been a popular mascot for the national pulse polio campaign, but the Goa Law Commission has now used the superstar as a celebrity footnote to promote its crucial draft agr

Says it may compromise food and nutritional security.

Amid rising disputes over land acquisition, the draft food Bill has cautioned against unwarranted diversion of farm land, as it may compromise food and nutritional security.

NAMPHAI-I, July 18: The Alombro Mayu Yaku Chi Amey Aroga (AMYAA) of Namphai-I in Miao Administrative Circle has formed another six farmers