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Odisha Govt to provide RuPay Card to 11.40 lakh Farmers by March

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The Odisha Government has set a target to provide RuPay card to 11.40 lakh farmers by March this year, informed by Cooperation Minister Damodar Rout. This steps has been taken following the announcement by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to convert Kisan Credit Card to RuPay cards. RuPay is an Indian domestic card scheme launched byContinue Reading…

Police resorts to lathi charge on Farmers in Puri NH

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Police on Wednesday resorted to lathi charge on farmers staged road blockade in front of the Sakhigopal Block Office beside the Puri National Highway alleging Government’s apathy towards farmers’ community. Demanding Rs 500 minimum support price of paddy per quintal, increase in price for coconut purchase  and exemption of electricity duty for irrigation, farmers under theContinue Reading…

Farmers get 60 days more to repay Crop Loans due following Note Ban

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Following the problems faced by farmers after the demonetisation of Rs 500 and the Rs 1000 notes, the Government has decided to provide an additional grace period of 60 days to farmers, whose crop loan dues fall due between 1st November, 2016 and 31st December, 2016. If such farmers repay the same within 60 daysContinue Reading…

RBI to supply Rs.65 to 70 crore to DCCBs daily to meet Farmers Requirement

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Taking forward the directions of Chief Minister Naveen Pattaniak for improving liquidity level of the District Central Cooperative Banks (DCCBs), Development Commissioner R. Balakrishnan reviewed the progress today in a high level meeting held in secretariat conference hall wherein Principal Secretary Cooperation Manoj Ahuja outlined the issues for discussion. Taking stock of the situation DevelopmentContinue Reading…

Odisha Farmers to wear Black Badges from today: Soumya Patnaik

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Farmers under the banner of Navnirman Krushak Sanghathan (NKS) will wear black badges and hoist black flags on their houses from today protesting use of police force to restrain farmers for coming to Bhubaneswar to attend Chasi Samavesh (farmers’ convention) on Wednesday. This was informed by Former MP and the President of Ama Odisha Party,Continue Reading…

Odisha CM asks Banks to supply adequate Rs 500, Rs 100 Notes in Rural Areas

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Expressing concern over the post demonetization situation, Chief Miniser NaveenPatnaik on Tuesday asked top officials of Reserve Bank of India and other banks to supply adequate number of Rs 100 and Rs 500 notes in rural areas of the state. Due to shortage of notes, farmers are finding it difficult to pay crop insurance premium,Continue Reading…

Government allows Farmers to buy Seeds with old Rs 500 Notes

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In order to support farmers for the current Rabi crop, the Government has decided to allow farmers to purchase seeds with the old denomination bank notes of Rs.500. The farmers can use old notes at the Units or Outlets belonging to the Central or State Governments, Public Sector Undertakings, National or State Seeds Corporations and otherContinue Reading…

Govt announces Cash withdrawal norms for Farmers, Agri-Traders, Weddings

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To ensure smooth supply of inputs to farmers, the Government on Thursday allowed farmers to withdraw up to Rs 25,000 per week against crop loans from their designated bank accounts. Similarly, the registered agri-traders can withdraw Rs 50,000 per week from their bank accounts for a smooth procurement process. A member of the family canContinue Reading…

CM launches Mobile Advisory Service for Animal Husbandry practices

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Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday launched mobile advisory service for enhancing Animal Husbandry practices. The Fisheries and Animal Resources Development (F&ARD) Department  introduced the Mobile Advisory Service to bridge the gap between farming community and Government initiatives. The newly launch mobile advisory service will provide information regarding breeding, preventive vaccination, nutritional management ofContinue Reading…

Odisha Govt to launch ‘Agri Insurance App’ for Farmers

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The State Government has decided to launch ‘Agri Insurance App’ to help farmers to find out complete details about agriculture insurance coverage. The Agriculture will be useful for the farmers to get their insurance amount after verification of the uploaded harvesting images by the grassroot level agriculture officials. The Agri Insurance App will also ensureContinue Reading…


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