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Kharif season

Record Foodgrain output expected, pulses output set to increase

In the kharif season of 2020-21, the foodgrain output comprising rice, pulses and coarse cereals stood at a record 149.56 million tonne

22 Sep 2021 7:16 AM

Kharif foodgrains production estimated at record 141.59 MT

The country had produced 140.73 MT foodgrains in the kharif season of 2017-18 crop year (July-June).

26 Sep 2018 12:47 PM

87 lakh farmers opt for insurance this Kharif season

Compensations worth Rs 2,500 crore were distributed to 45 lakh farmers last year when the cotton, paddy and soybean crops had been badly affected.

13 Aug 2018 1:30 AM

Telangana to buy 1,000 mw power for Kharif season, says official

Request for proposal (RFP) has been issued for procurement of power through national e-bidding portal.

13 Jun 2018 4:44 PM

Only 7 per cent farmers received govt aid

Out of the Rs 2,269 crore set aside for crop insurance scheme, Rs 165 crore has been given.

05 Jun 2018 2:02 AM


Maharashtra farmers facing crisis in not getting loans for Kharif season

With the defaulting farmers facing problems in getting new loans, banks have not started restructuring their loans.

21 Apr 2018 6:13 AM

Foodgrain output may drop 2.5 per cent in Kharif season this year

Country had produced a record 138.52 MT in the kharif season of 2016-17 crop year (July-June) on good monsoon rains.

21 Sep 2017 2:15 PM

Over 90 lakh farmers benefited from crop insurance scheme

Over Rs 7,700 crore have already been paid to farmers under the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana.

21 Aug 2017 4:01 PM

Only 24,131 farmers got promised advance: Congress

The advance was to be given for the Kharif season but it came with strings attached.

19 Aug 2017 2:52 AM

Onion gets costlier in Kolkata, selling at Rs 50 per kg

About 30-40 per cent of the country’s total production comes from the kharif season.

10 Aug 2017 3:41 PM


India to produce record level kharif crop in 2017-18

Agriculture Secretary Shobhana K Pattanayak said the overall acreage for all pulses is higher, except tur. 

06 Aug 2017 3:38 PM

Paddy sowing area up 6 per cent; pulses rises 23 per cent in kharif season

Total sown area as on July 7, 2017, as per reports received from states, stands at 404.27 lakh hectare.

07 Jul 2017 8:14 PM

SBI schedules mega farmer meet on June 8

During the meet, branches will receive applications for fresh loans as well as for renewal or enhancement of existing loans.

06 Jun 2017 1:53 PM

Banks approve Rs 54,000 crore loan for kharif season

The chief minister said the crop loan was higher this year by Rs 3,500 crore as compared to 2016.

02 Jun 2017 1:24 AM

District banks to be part of state co-op bank?

CM hints at merger, says it would strengthen network of financial institutions for 30L farmers.

29 Apr 2017 6:41 AM


Nashik farmers to go on strike from June 1

Farmers from 120 villages in Dindori, Niphad and Chandwad tehsils will not sow seeds from the beginning of the Kharif season.

29 Apr 2017 6:11 AM