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Haryana decides to provide 50 pc subsidy on onion seed

Chandigarh, Oct 7 (UNI) Haryana Government has decided to provide 50 per cent subsidy on the onion seed to encourage the farming of Kharif onion in the State.

Giving this information, Principal Secretary, Agriculture and Farmer’s Welfare, Dr Abhilaksh Likhi said on Saturday that the maximum amount limit of subsidy on the onion seed is Rs 500 per kg seed or 50 per cent, whichever is less would be provided. Apart from this, the maximum quantity of seed provided is 10 kg per hectare per farmer.

He said that farmers could obtain the seed of different varieties of Kharif onion from seed sales centres of Haryana Seed Development Corporation (HSDC) and National Horticultural Research and Development Foundation (NHRDF) by just depositing their share of the amount according to rules.

The farmers would have to bring their identity proof like Aadhar card along with its photocopy, for getting the subsidy. This subsidy would be given on first-come-first-serve basis and would be applicable till the availability of subsidy amount, he added.

He said that different varieties of onion seeds available are F-1 Hybrid Vaibhav, F-1 Hybrid Roza, Amar (Research), A.K.-47, K.S.P. 86, B.S.S 258, K. 1700, Lucifer, Topaz, NHRDF Red (L-28) and Agrifound Light Red. For more details, farmers could contact their District Horticulture Officer concerned.


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One more patient dies of swine flu in Nashik

18 Sep 2018 | 10:28 PM

Nashik, Sep 18 (UNI) A 45-year-old man who was being treated for
swine flu in the civil hospital here has succumbed to the disease,
taking the death toll due to H1N1 influenza in the district since
August to 18.

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Retired employees integral part of organisation : SCR GM

18 Sep 2018 | 10:21 PM

Hyderabad, Sep 18 (UNI) South Central Railway (SCR) General Manager Vinod Kumar Yadav on Tuesday said that Retired Employees are integral part of the Organisation and felt happy in interacting with the pensioners from all divisions and welcomed the suggestions made by them
Speaking after inaugurating the All India Railway Pension Adalat, at Rail Nilayam, Secunderabad, Mr Vinod Kumar said that the SCR was in the forefront and striving hard to redress the grievances of pensioners.

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Two taxidermists sent to jail for poaching inside Bhitarkanika National park

18 Sep 2018 | 10:20 PM

Kendrapara, Sep 18(UNI) The Bhitarkanika park Park personnel today arrested two
poachers for poaching a spotted deer in 2009 within Bhitarkanika National Park .

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APGVB employees donate Rs 55 Lakh to Kerala Distress Relief Fund

18 Sep 2018 | 10:19 PM

Hyderabad, Sep 18 (UNI) Officers and Employees of Andhra Pradesh Grameena Vikas Bank (APGVB) have donated Rs.

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HC issues interim order on restoration of Dharna Chowk : IPDCP

18 Sep 2018 | 10:18 PM

Hyderabad, Sep 18 (UNI) Indira Park Dharna Chowk Pariraskshana Committee (IPDCPC) on Tuesday said that the High Court of Judicature at Hyderabad for the States of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana has issued interim order on restoration of Dharna Chowk, Indira Park, here.

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