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Farmers’ income doubled in six years

Farmers’ income doubled in six years

Kolkata, Mar 10 (UNI) The net increase in the annual income of farmers has increased from Rs 91,011 during financial year (FY) 2010-11 to Rs 2,39,000 during FY 2016-17, a doubling of income or an increase of 262.74 per cent.

The expected production of foodgrains and rice will be around 184.23 lakh metric tonnes (MT) and 161.84 lakh MT, respectively, during 2017-18.

The System of Rice Intensification (SRI) has been adopted to increase the production of rice at low cost.

The state has been able to increase the area of production of aromatic rice varieties like Gobindobhog and Tulaipanji.

The State Government has also attached importance on the production of pulses. The estimated production during 2017-18 has been 4.63 lakh MT while for 2018-19, the target has been fixed at 4.75 lakh MT.

The department has taken several initiatives to improve the overall economy of state-run farms and to attain self-sufficiency in quality seed production.

The farms will engage contractual, daily and piece-rated workers to ensure maximum coverage of the net cultivable area under them.

UNI SJC KK

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Things happening as per script, Balakot airstrikes are ‘election stunt’: Mehbooba

Things happening as per script, Balakot airstrikes are ‘election stunt’: Mehbooba

19 Mar 2019 | 10:13 PM

Jammu, Mar 19 (UNI) Asserting that things are happening as per the script, former Chief Minister and Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday termed Balakot airstrikes as ‘election stunt’.

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Massive anti-Maoist drive underway in view of Lok Sabha election

19 Mar 2019 | 10:01 PM

Patna, Mar 19 (UNI) A massive anti-Maoist drive has been launched in four extremist
dominated Lok Sabah constituencies going to the poll in the first phase of election
on April 11.

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Four wanted criminals arrested in Gorakhpur

19 Mar 2019 | 9:58 PM

Gorakhpur, Mar 19 (UNI) Four wanted criminals carrying cash rewards on their heads were arrested in Kampierganj area on Tuesday.

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Medical student commits suicide in Saharanpur

19 Mar 2019 | 9:55 PM

Saharanpur, Mar 19 (UNI) A medical student committed suicide by hanging himself in hostel room here on Tuesday.

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BJP MP Election Committee readies panels

BJP MP Election Committee readies panels

19 Mar 2019 | 9:55 PM

Bhopal, Mar 19 (UNI) A pivotal meeting of the Bharatiya Janata Party’s Madhya Pradesh Election Committee – conducted on Tuesday in the state capital to discuss candidate selection vis-a-vis the state’s 29 parliamentary constituencies – arrived at a decision and panels are to be forwarded to the Central Committee that shall deliberate and place a final seal of approval prior to issuing the much-awaited list, BJP sources said.

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