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October - 2014 : Eighth Annual General Meeting 13th September-2014

The Eighth Annual General Meeting of the National Seed Association of India (NSAI) was convened on Saturday 13 September 2014 at Hyderabad International Convention Centre, Hyderabad. The AGM was chaired by NSAI President, Mr. M. Prabhakar Rao. A large number of NSAI members participated in the AGM. The AGM began with a warm welcome by the Executive Director, NSAI, Dr. Kalyan Goswami. He thanked Office Bearers & Governing Council for providing continued support and guidance as well as the members for their belief in NSAI and its activities. The huge turnout of the members at the AGM also reflected the interest members take in the activities...

Last Updated: Wednesday, 1st October, 2014 06:19 PM Visits 365

September‐ 2014 : The New Government – A Promise of Progress

Agriculture minister in the new government, Radha Mohan Singh, highlighted his six focus areas: 1) Expand irriga􀀠on coverage: The government will launch a Prime Minister's Gramin Sinchayi Yojana to expand irriga􀀟on coverage and reduce the dependence on monsoons. A similar pilot scheme was launched in 2003 by former NDA government but was discon􀀟nued by UPA. 2) Insure farmers' income: The government will launch an Agriculture Income Insurance Scheme to provide compensa􀀟on to farmers in case of crop damage arising out of factors like drought. The government will take the average of the last seven years of a farmer's income and...

Last Updated: Wednesday, 17th September, 2014 06:22 PM Visits 360