Diesel subsidy to farmers hiked in Bihar for additional crops

The Bihar government on Friday hiked diesel subsidy to farmers for irrigation of additional paddy and maize crops in Bihar, an official said.

Drought-hit Orissa seeks Rs 50 cr diesel subsidy from Centre

With 106 of the state`s 314 blocks declared drought-hit due to insufficient rainfall, Orissa govt has asked Centre to release Rs 50 cr as diesel subsidy for farmers.

Uproar in Bihar Assembly over diesel subsidy

The Bihar Assembly on Thursday witnessed
uproarious scenes with opposition MLAs alleging irregularities
in distribution and non-payment of subsidy on diesel to
farmers in 26 districts declared drought-hit.

Govt to extend Rs 1,000-cr diesel subsidy to paddy growers

The Centre will provide a Rs 1,000-crore subsidy on diesel to paddy farmers for irrigation during the on-going Kharif season that would provide relief to growers in times of erratic monsoon, Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar said.

Nitish asks Centre to sanction diesel subsidy

Diesel subsidy of about Rs 320 crore was demanded by Bihar CM Nitish Kumar to ensure irrigation in 28 lakh hectares for saving kharif crops.