BHUBANESWAR: Union Minister for New and Renewal Energy Farooq Abdullah on Wednesday said the Centre would provide financial assistance to states for grid connectivity to renewable energy sources.

Srinagar: The state government aims at planting 33.70 lakh saplings across the Valley in the coming months. The plantation season begins in the Valley after the harsh winter.

Jasmine growers near Coimbatore are now able to export them to the Gulf and the US, thanks to the packaging technology that has enhanced the shelf-life of the flowers.

The National Agricultural Research Plan (NARP) is a consolidated action plan for scientific research in agriculture. It sets out the research agenda of the major thrust areas in agriculture.

To increase the State's agriculture products and production in Madhya Pradesh, Agriculture University of Holland (Netherlands) has agreed to impart technical and scientific support to the State and

A poverty-stricken Tripura village has blossomed into an exporter of flowers after the villagers adopted floriculture with the assistance from Horticulture Department and Technology Mission.

Minister for Health, Horticulture and Floriculture Sham Lal Sharma was awarded the Agriculture Leadership Award 2011 in New Delhi yesterday for his outstanding performance in the horticulture secto

Agartala: The Ministry of Development of Northeastern Region (DoNER) has been working on a six-pronged strategy for comprehensive development of the region as suggested in NE Vision document 2020, Tripura Rural Development Minister Jitendra Chowdhury said here on Wednesday.

Sunflower harvesting has just concluded in Punjab but state agriculture minister Sucha Singh Langah seems to be blisfully unaware. With the Akali-BJP ministers being on pressnote-issuing spree, Langah announced a subsidy to boost sunflower cultivation last week.

Punjab Government said it would lay thrust on increasing cultivation of sunflower crop in the State by offering subsidies.