Agriculture Minister

Small reshuffle in West Bengal government

West Bengal`s Mamata Banerjee government on Wednesday carried out a small reshuffle, replacing Agriculture Minister Purnendu Basu with Asish Banerjee.

Sep 07, 2017, 00:25 AM IST

Govt non-committal on granting nationwide farm loan waiver

The government on Friday remained non-committal on whether to follow the erstwhile UPA dispensation's decision to grant a farm loan waiver across the country, after the Congress made the demand in Rajya Sabha.

Apr 07, 2017, 17:02 PM IST

India to support implementation of past commitments at G20

Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Sunday said India was for the early implementation of past commitments made at the G20 agriculture ministers` meetings.

Jan 22, 2017, 21:09 PM IST
Speed up transferring of agri tech to land from lab: Agriculture Minister

Speed up transferring of agri tech to land from lab: Agriculture Minister

Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Saturday called upon farm scientists to speed up efforts to transfer technologies from the lab to the grassroots level in an effort to double farmers' income in the next five years.

Jul 16, 2016, 15:30 PM IST

Ahluwalia says will focus on farmers' welfare

 The government will work towards farmers' welfare and make Indian agriculture globally competitive, new Minister of State for Agriculture, S S Ahluwalia on Wednesday said.

Jul 06, 2016, 19:25 PM IST