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Punjab Government hikes compensation for damaged crops

Coming to the aid of farmers whose crops have been damaged by natural calamity, Captain Amarinder Singh led Punjab Government has enhanced the compensation to Rs. 12000 per acre. The decision will be implemented from June 20, 2017. This is a 50 per cent hike over the earlier compensation. 

Punjab to come down heavily upon milk adulterators: Pannu

It is high time for consumers to realise that ‘Everything white is not Milk’, said Kahan Singh Pannu, Director Mission Tandarust Punjab while interacting with the representatives of Progressive Dairy Farmers Association, Punjab here at Kisan Bhawan on Wednesday. Detailing the comprehensive strategy to check milk adulteration in the State, he informed that Government will come down heavily upon the milk adulterators.

Will present full budget in July: Kumaraswamy

Settling speculation over the nature of the state budget for fiscal 2018-19, Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy has said that he will present a full budget in July.

Farmers' income increasing, says Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said the income of farmers in the country increased, and also doubled in many cases, due to various initiatives taken by the central government.

Punjab farmers to get regular water supply, assures power minister

farmers would get regular power supply during the paddy plantation season. Assuring the farmers, the Minister said that the department is fully alive to the paddy season requirement and adequate arrangements have been made for the same.

SAD delegation to call on Union HM on Sikh issues: Release documents on Op Bluestar

Raj Nath Singh  to ask the Govt of India to release  the secret documents pertaining to the tragic army  assault on  Sachkhand Sri Harmandar Sahib and other sacred Sikh shrines in June 1984 in addition to securing documents from the UK government regarding the role of the government f that country in this tragedy.

Capt Amarinder seeks early clearance of Shahpur Kandi Dam project

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh today sought early clearance of Shahpur-Kandi dam project and requested to put this project in fast track priority projects maintaining 90:10 ratio.

Punjab CM seeks PM's intervention for settlement of Rs 31,000 crore on food account

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday sought the intervention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the settlement of Rs.31,000 crore of Food Account on procurement of wheat and paddy, which was wrongly taken over by the erstwhile state government instead of being adjusted between state & central governments.

Overseas Indian sets up region's first Tech based Dairy Farm in Punjab

CHANDIGARH: Fifty -four year-old Deepak Gupta, was till recently based in  Singapore, heading the commodities business in Asia for Agri-Major Cargill. He left the stable & comfortable environment of an international career to follow his dream of setting up a technology enabled modern dairy farm  in Punjab, despite friends & colleagues advising him against taking the step.

Himachal Pradesh CM attends Governing Council Meeting of Niti Aayog

Himachal Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur attended the Governing Council Meeting of Niti Aayog held under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Narendra Modi at New Delhi today.

Tandarust Punjab Mission: Orders issued to come down heavily on dealers selling fertilizers and agro chemicals without bills

To ensure an access to pure and natural agricultural produce to the people of Punjab, it is essential to provide quality fertilizers and agro chemicals to the farmers. Under the 'Tandarust Punjab Mission', in order to decimate the possibility of sale of fake fertilizers and agro chemicals, the dealers selling fertilizers and insecticides without bills are being strictly dealt with.

Capt Amarinder urges PM to set up Centre-State committee to formulate national farm debt waiver scheme

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Sunday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to constitute a Committee of the Union Government and some Chief Ministers to formulate a blueprint of a National Debt Waiver Scheme for farmers in consultation with States. 

SAD establishes helpline to come to aid of Punjab farmers

The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) today established a helpline to come to the aid of beleaguered farmers whose standing paddy crops are being destroyed on the orders of the Congress government, even as it asked its senior as well as district leadership to forcefully oppose this move across the State.

Punjab CM announces grants worth Rs.2140 crore for development projects in Jalandhar & Shahkot

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday announced development projects to the tune of Rs 2140 crore for Jalandhar and Shahkot, as a gesture of gratitude to the people for ensuring the Congress candidate’s landslide victory in the Shahkot bypoll, which he said had laid the foundation for an anti-Modi wave across the country.

SAD won’t allow Congress government to end free power facility through

The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) today said it would not allow the Congress government to scrap the free power facility given to farmers for agricultural operations as well as subsidized power facility given to industry, scheduled castes and below poverty line (BPL) beneficiaries through the back door.

Diploma in Agriculture started at Aryans Group of Colleges

 Aryans Group of Colleges, Rajpura near Chandigarh to start Diploma in Agriculture Course from this academic session 2018-19 under its Degree College i.e Aryans Degree College.

Rahul targets Modi in Maharashtra

Congress President Rahul Gandhi targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Tuesday, accusing him of "keeping silent" on crucial issues confronting the country.

Bio CNG and Bio-ethanol to be manufactured from paddy straw

The Government is committed to free Punjab from pollution due to paddy straw burning and every possible effort is afoot for the same. The Punjab Energy Development Agency (PEDA) is serious on the issue and is working consistently in this direction.

Modi, Shah, Bhagwat will know India's 'strength' of unity soon: Rahul

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday said the entire opposition was getting united and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP President Amit Shah and RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat will get to know India's "strength" in six months to one year -- an apparent reference to the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

Majithia asks Jakhar to stop sham protests and ask Cong govt to slash VAT on petrol and diesel

The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) today asked Pradesh Congress president Sunil Jakhar to stop sham protests on the issue of lowering taxes on petrol and diesel and instead put pressure on the Congress government to slash VAT on these petroleum products to give an instantaneous relief of Rs 20 per liter to the common man.

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