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…

Advantages of Income transfer policy

Income transfer policy combined with direct cash transfer should be implemented to address farmers…

MSP for Minor Forest Produce

Cabinet has approved a centrally sponsored scheme for providing MSP to forest dwellers for minor for…

Assessing Farm Loan Waivers

With mounting pressures from farmers, many state governments are announcing farm loan waivers.

Reforming agri-credit system

Agriculture in India should be made profitable, in addition to reforming the credit system in the se…

Year End Review 2018 - Ministry of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare - Part II

Major highlights of the schemes, initiatives and activities of the Ministry of Agriculture, Cooperat…
UPSC Admissions 2019