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On infrastructural aid for farmers

Committee noted that subsidy schemes have not helped much to address the issue.

PATIALA: Having remained in the line of fire of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) over its failure to check air quality and then being in a peculiar situation following the Gurdaspur sugar mill mol

Pune: Bioenergy scientists from Agharkar Research Institute (ARI) have discovered a method to reduce the impact of stubble burning, which is the main cause of air pollution in New Delhi.

In the course of analysis and preparation of estimates of income originating from agriculture in the Central Statistical Office, a large body of data has been generated over the years which will be useful to research workers, government departments and other agencies. It has not been possible to include all these details in the National Accounts Statistics. A need has been felt for a publication which gives a long time series of data on gross value of output both at current and constant prices in one place.

NEW DELHI: A scientific study commissioned by the government to assess the impact of climate change has projected reduction in crop yields for irrigated maize, wheat and rain-fed rice, Rajya Sabha

To manage crop residue effectively, the Agriculture Department will develop 900 custom-hiring centres across the state.

The larger aim of the team, however, is to curb the secondary pollution caused by crop burning and help farmers earn some additional money from the waste generated from their own land.

MALOUT, PUNJAB: Expressing concern over the problem of stubble burning, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today that the central government was working seriously to ensure that farmers were not com

Climate change is posing a challenge not only to agricultural crops but also to livestock.

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