agricultural season

Brazil unveils $57 bn agricultural loan programme

June 29th, 2012 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Brasilia, June 29 (IANS/EFE) President Dilma Rousseff Thursday unveiled a 115-billion-reais ($57 billion) loan programme aimed at reinforcing agriculture's role as a lever of Brazilian economic growth.Rousseff defined the plan ... Read more...

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‘Rural jobs scheme should have off period during agriculture season’

March 20th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) States should be allowed to declare an off period for the rural jobs scheme MGNREGA during peak agricultural season, says Sumitra Mahajan, chief of ... Read more...

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Ramesh rejects Pawar’s suggestion on rural jobs

February 22nd, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh Wednesday rejected Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar's suggestion for curbs on offering jobs to villagers during the three-month peak ... Read more...

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In Bihar, the woes are not of farmers alone

September 21st, 2010 - 9:21 pm ICT by ANI
By Kunal KumarPatna, Sep.21 (ANI): The Kharif acreage across the country is likely to exceed last year's level by 78.93 lakh hectares.The Crop and Weather Watch Group in the Union Agriculture ... Read more...

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No diesel shortage in Madhya Pradesh: Oil ministry

October 15th, 2008 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The petroleum ministry Wednesday said there was no shortage of diesel in Madhya Pradesh even though demand has increased by over 50 percent this month. “The position ... Read more...

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Farm loan waiver will not be repeated: Pawar

March 8th, 2008 - 8:53 pm ICT by admin
Beed (Maharashtra), March 8 (IANS) The farm loan waiver announced in the union budget was a one-time affair which will not be repeated, Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar said Saturday. Addressing a farmers' ... Read more...

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