Comparing MGNREGA and PM-KISAN

Strengthening the MGNREGA would be more prudent than a targeted cash transfer plan like PM-KISAN.

Inter-State Agri Trading via e-NAM

Inter-state trade of farm products in mandis (wholesale markets) through the e-NAM is gathering pace…

Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi

The 2019 budget announced the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi, guaranteeing direct income support …

Addressing Tenant Farming

It is vital to cover the vulnerable section of tenant farmers with credit and insurance, for an incl…

Restoring Patent Rights, Bt Cotton II

Recently, the Supreme Court has restored US-based Monsanto Technology’s patent on technology used …

Expanding Income support schemes  

Despite challenges, agricultural investment support scheme could be implemented as an alternate for …

KALIA Scheme – Odisha

The Odisha government recently launched the Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentatio…

Sugarcane Farmers' Protest in Maharashtra

Sugarcane farmers in western Maharashtra called off their violent four-day-old agitation.

India’s Trend in Rice Exports

India has been the world’s top rice exporter since the beginning of this decade.

Restoring Patent Rights – Bt Cotton

The Supreme Court on Tuesday recently restored Monsanto Co.’s patent claim on genetically modified…
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