Government gives stimulus packages to around 5 lakh farmers

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Incentives disbursed to farmers at an event held at the Osmani Memorial Auditorium in Dhaka on Wednesday Government has given a total cash incentive of Tk468,86,41,250 as a gift from Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to 4,65,476 farmers affected by tax in the fisheries and livestock sector. Incentives have been delivered to the farmers through cash, […]

Govt considers referring farm laws to House panel

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The Narendra Modi government is considering referring the three contentious farm laws to a parliamentary committee, while keeping them suspended until suggestions by the panel are examined, as a way of ending the protracted showdown with farmers, a person familiar with the discussions said. The proposed solution is under consideration at the highest level in […]

Government purchase committee approves 8 proposals

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The Cabinet Committee on Government Purchase on Wednesday approved a total of eight proposals, including two for 1.50 lakh metric tonnes wheat import from Russian Federation and Argentina. The approval came from a meeting of the CCGP held virtually with finance minister AHM Mustafa Kamal in the chair. Briefing reporters virtually after the meeting, Cabinet […]

Government procures 9,572.87 tonnes of Aman rice in Rajshahi division

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The government has, so far, procured around 9,572.87 tonnes of Aman rice during the current procurement drive contributing a lot towards ensuring food security amidst the pandemic situation. As part of the nationwide ongoing Aman rice procurement drive, the government has procured the food grain from all eight districts in Rajshahi division. Raihanul Kabir, regional […]

Minister Asks Farmer Unions To Form Panel With Government Officials Over New Laws: Report

Minister Asks Farmer Unions To Form Panel With Government Officials Over New Laws: Report

Farmers have been protesting on different borders of Delhi since November 26 New Delhi: During the tenth round of talks on farm laws, Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Wednesday asked farmer unions to form a committee with farmers and government representatives as members  that will discuss the laws clause wise. According to sources, […]

What happens after the UK government cuts Direct Payments under the new Transition Plan?

What happens after the UK government cuts Direct Payments under the new Transition Plan?

News What happens after the UK government cuts Direct Payments under the new Transition Plan? 15 January 2021 Property consultancy Bidwells explores the impact that the UK’s Agricultural Transition Plan (ATP) could have on sustainable farming. The biggest surprises in the Government’s Path to Sustainable Farming were the scale and speed of cuts to the […]

Government decides to reimpose 5pc duty on onion import

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The government has decided to reimpose 5pc duty on onion import to protect the interests of local growers as India has lifted ban on export of the item. The harvesting season of the crop will begin fully in Bangladesh in March. A meeting between the commerce ministry, agriculture ministry and the National Board of Revenue […]

Indian farmers agree to meet government over contentious farm laws

Indian farmers agree to meet government over contentious farm laws

Farmers arrive in a tractor to attend a protest against the newly passed farm bills at Singhu border near New Delhi, India, December 14, 2020 Reuters Modi has dismissed the farmers’ protests as motivated by his political opponents Leaders of Indian farmers’ unions have agreed to meet ministers on Tuesday, possibly paving the way for […]