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Agriculture Ministry issues advisory to States on farm residue management

New Delhi, Nov 10 (UNI) After being grilled up by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) over burning of crop residue, the Agriculture Ministry has directed the Government of Delhi, Haryana, Punjab and Rajasthan for the crop residue management and create awareness among farmers on Friday.
These five State Governments are also advised to facilitate the farmers the residue management machines and equipments through custom hiring Centres or village level Farm Machinery Banks.
The State Governments have also been directed to pay Rs. 4000 per hectare from the funds available for demonstration of machines under Sub-Mission on Agricultural Mechanization for demonstration of straw management machinery at farmers’ fields.
For crop residue management, under Sub-Mission on Agriculture Mechanization, the Department of Agriculture Cooperation and Farmers Welfare has allocated funds to the four states. The Ministry has also released the data of allocation to these States and how much spent by them. As per the data released on Friday, the Punjab got 48.50 Crore for 2017-18 but state has failed to utilise the fund till date. Similarly, Haryana could utilize 39 Crore out of 45 crore, Rajasthan spent three crore out of nine crore and Uttar Pradesh spent 26.01crore on residue management.
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Modi to visit Rwanda, Uganda and South Africa on Monday

Modi to visit Rwanda, Uganda and South Africa on Monday

22 Jul 2018 | 3:26 PM

New Delhi, Jul 22 (UNI) Aiming to further cementing bilateral relations with the African nations, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Rwanda and Uganda on Monday.

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22 Jul 2018 | 3:25 PM

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Quicken the pace of sanitation in Bihar, UP, JK, Odisha : Parliamentary Panel

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