Tag: Narendra Singh Tomar

India, Fiji sign MoU for cooperation in the field of agriculture and allied sectors

NEW DELHI: India’s Agriculture & Farmers Welfare Minister  Narendra Singh Tomar and Fiji’s Minister of Agriculture, Waterways & Environment, Dr. Mahendra Reddy signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for cooperation in the field of Agriculture and allied sectors between India and Fiji in a virtual meeting held today. On this occasion, Tomar said that India […]

Modi government proposes to suspend farm laws for 1.5 years, set up panel for solution;next meeting on January 22

NEW DELHI: Yielding some ground to end the nearly two-month-long protest by thousands of farmers on the national capital borders, the Narendra Modi government on Wednesday (January 20) proposed to suspend the three contentious farm laws for 1-1.5 years and set up a joint committee to find an amicable solution in the interest of the […]

Narendra Modi releases more than Rs 2600 crores to over 6 lakh beneficiaries in UP under Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana – Gramin

NEW DELHI: The Prime Minister Narendra Modi released financial assistance to over 6 lakh beneficiaries in UP under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Gramin through video conference. He interacted with the beneficiaries. Union Rural Development Minister Narendra Singh Tomar , Governor of Uttar Pradesh Anandiben Patel  and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath were present […]

Give up stubborn stand, come for discussion on January 19: Narendra Singh Tomar tells farmers

NEW DELHI: Ahead of the tenth round of talks scheduled on January 19, Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Sunday again urged the protesting farm leaders to give up their “stubborn” stand on the new farm laws and come for a clause by clause discussion. “Now that the Supreme Court has stayed the implementation of […]

Modi government-farmer talks to continue;Narendra Singh Tomar asks unions to be flexible

NEW DELHI: Three central ministers and farmers unions on Friday committed to continue holding direct talks to resolve the over-one-month-long deadlock over three agriculture laws, with Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar urging farmer leaders to be flexible in their approach as has been done by the Narendra Modi government. The ninth round of talks between […]

Protesting unions must understand sentiments behind farm reforms: Narendra Singh Tomar

NEW DELHI: Days before the next round of talks, Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Wednesday said a large number of farmers from across the country are coming out in support of three farm laws and urged protesting unions to understand the sentiments behind reforms brought through these legislations. He also expressed confidence that the […]

North Delhi ground becomes epicentre of farmers’ protest

NEW DELHI/ CHANDIGARH: Hundreds of farmers entered the national capital on Friday to hold peaceful protest at a north Delhi ground after facing tear gas and water cannons and clashing with security personnel while thousands remained at border points, undecided whether to go to the demonstration site identified by police. The day witnessed police using […]

Narendra Singh Tomar unveils preparation framework for block and district development plans

NEW DELHI: The preparation framework for Block and District development plans was unveiled today through video conference by the Union Minister of Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare, Rural Development & Panchayati Raj and Food Processing Industries, Narendra Singh Tomar. This framework is a step-by-step guide for Block and District Panchayats to formulate plans and will assist […]

India launches Rs 1 lakh crore-financing facility under Agriculture Infrastructure Fund

NEW DELHI: India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched a new Central Sector Scheme of financing facility under the Agriculture Infrastructure Fund of Rs. 1 lakh crore. The scheme will support farmers, PACS, FPOs, Agri-entrepreneurs, etc. in building community farming assets and post-harvest agriculture infrastructure. These assets will enable farmers to get greater value for […]

BJP appoints Prakash Javadekar and Narendra Singh Tomar as poll incharge for Delhi, Haryana respectively

NEW DELHI: Gearing up for the upcoming Asembly polls, the BJP on Friday appointed Union Ministers Prakash Javadekar and Narendra Singh Tomar as its incharge for elections in Delhi and Haryana respectively. The Bharatiya Janata Party also appointed its senior leaders OP Mathur and Bhupinder Yadav as poll incharges for Jharkhand and Maharashtra respectively, according […]

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